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Microsoft Surface Book

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Microsoft Surface Book review: specs and price

Microsoft Surface Book
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Microsoft Surface Book

Why is Microsoft Surface Book better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    2 x 2.4GHzvs4.23GHz
  • Resolution
    3000 x 2000pxvs1.83MP
  • RAM
    16GBvs1.94GB
  • Pixel density
    267ppivs210.03ppi
  • Screen size
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    13.5"vs9.16"
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    8MPvs5.84MP
  • Internal storage
    1000GBvs46.43GB
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2.09MP

Price comparison

Design

1.thickness
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Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

22.8mm

2.weight
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Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

1.52kg

3.height
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

232.1mm

4.width
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

312.3mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
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You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

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6.Has a backlit keyboard
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The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

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Display

1.resolution
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Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

3000 x 2000px

2.pixel density
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Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

267ppi

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

13.5"

4.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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5.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

2 x 2.4GHz (Intel Core i5-6300U)

2.RAM
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Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

16GB

3.Supports 64-bit
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A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

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4.internal storage
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Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

1000GB

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

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6.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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Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

8MP

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

1080 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.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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3.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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4.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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5.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

3.1

3

6.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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Miscellaneous

1.mini DisplayPort outputs
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Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

Best

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

1

1

2.performance per watt
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This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.

Best

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 (2018)

437

437 (Intel Core i5-6300U)

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