Microsoft Surface Pro 2

38 Reasons why Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is better

than the average

1.Substantially faster CPU clock speed
8 x 1.9GHzvs 3.0 x 1.4GHz (the average)
vs 8 x 2.1GHz (best: Linshof Performance Tablet)
2.Substantially higher resolution
1,920x1,080pxvs 1302x1278px (the average)
vs 3,840x2,560px (best: Panasonic UT-MB5)
3.Explicitly more RAM memory
8GBvs 2GB (the average)
vs 16GB (best: Microsoft Surface Pro 4)
4.Bigger screen size
10.6"vs 9.1" (the average)
vs 21.5" (best: Wacom Cintiq 22HD)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Distinctly more megapixels (photo, front camera)
3.5MPvs 1.7MP (the average)
vs 8MP (best: Linshof Performance Tablet)
6.Has a HDMI output
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
7.Explicitly more internal storage
512GBvs 53GB (the average)
vs 1000GB (best: Microsoft Surface Pro 4)
8.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (70% don't have it)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
9.Substantially more microphone(s)
2vs 1 (the average)
vs 3 (best: Acer Aspire Switch 12 S)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
10.Substantially newer USB version
3vs 2 (the average)
vs 3.1 (best: Acer Aspire Switch 12 S)
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
11.Installation of x86/64 and Desktop Software
The OS can run both 32bit and 64bit software.
12.Supports 64-bit
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB (8GB on the Surface Pro 2), giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications and Software
13.Supports more gamepads
The Surface Pro 2 has support for almost all gamepads built for desktop PCs.
14.Has a pressure sensitive screen
The screen supports WACOM digitizer pens. Great for illustrating in popular illustrating software such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop. Paint Tool SAI
15.Remote Connection
Can be controlled using a Windows Phone 8 device.
16.Runs android apps
Because the OS supports desktop software, Android apps can run using the SDK provided by Google.
17.Has Snap View
With Snap Vie users can run apps side-by-side. Supports 4 apps on one display.
18.Has Live tiles
With Live tiles users can see information on the go without opening the app.
19.Runs on Windows 8.1
Syncs with your Xbox One and Windows Phone easily.
20.Has free Skydrive
Skydrive is a file hosting service that allows users to upload and sync files to a cloud storage and then access them from a Web browser or their local device.
21.Trun by turn directions
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route. Nokia Maps and Bing Maps combined.
22.Kinect Support
Control the device using normal day-to-day movements
23.Has Semantic Zoom
In contrast to ordinary graphical zoom, semantic zoom does not only change parameters of a graphical representation, but modifies the selection and structure of data to be displayed.
24.Backwards Compatibility
Can run software from previous OS versions.
Because of microsoft brand name, almost everyone in the world has used atleast once a microsoft product unlike apple covering only a small part of world market
26.Better Multiple Monitor Support
Connect the device to multiple displays for better viewing.
27.Has a Task Manager
Control all apps and software running. Change Priority values to run some apps faster and some apps slower.
28.Has Connected Standby
29.Enhanced Task Manager
A task manager is a System monitor program used to provide information about the processes and programs running on a computer, as well as the general status of the computer. Some implementations can also be used to terminate processes and programs.
30.Multiple monitor support
Allows the device to connect to multiple displays for better viewing.
31.Refresh and Reset your PC
Refresh re installs the OS without deleting user data and settings. Reset removes all user data and re installs the OS.
32.Has Picture Password
Can use gestures and touches as password instead of the traditional letters and numbers.
33.Has Secure boot
Uses a public-key infrastructure to verify the integrity of the operating system and prevent unauthorized programs such as bootkits from infecting the device.
34.ISO/VHD mount
Supports native mounting of ISO
Run up to 4 apps side by side on one or multiple displays.
Windows RT 8.1
Yesvs No (the average)
37.Sync with Windows Phone 8
Surface Pro 2 seamlessly syncs with Windows Phone 8 because they have the same kernel.
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