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Microsoft Surface 2

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Microsoft Surface 2 review: specs and price

Microsoft Surface 2
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Microsoft Surface 2

Why is Microsoft Surface 2 better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 1.7GHzvs4.23GHz
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs1.84MP
  • RAM
    2GBvs1.93GB
  • Screen size
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    10.6"vs9.16"
  • Thickness
    8.9mmvs9.3mm
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    3.5MPvs2.08MP
  • USB version
    ?

    3vs2.08
  • Number of microphones
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    2vs1.22

Price comparison

Design

1.thickness
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Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

8.9mm

2.weight
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Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

676g

3.height
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

172mm

4.width
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

275mm

Display

1.resolution
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Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

1080 x 1920px

2.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

10.6"

3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.CPU speed
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

4 x 1.7GHz

2.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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3.RAM
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Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

2GB

4.internal storage
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Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

32GB

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

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6.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

5MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

8MP

3.5MP

3.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

720 x 30fps

4.Can create panoramas in-camera
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It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

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5.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

2

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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2.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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3.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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4.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e (64GB / 4GB RAM)

3.1

3

5.The browser has word wrap
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The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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6.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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