Microsoft Surface specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Microsoft Surface
  • Released 2012, November 680.4g, 9.4mm thickness Microsoft Windows RT 32GB/64GB storage, microSDXC
  • Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9 ULP GeForce No About 291.2 USD
  • 10.6" 1366x768 pixels
  • 1.3MP 720p
  • 2GB RAM Nvidia Tegra 3 T30
  •   Li-Ion

Microsoft Surface overview

Microsoft Surface is a tablet that runs on Windows Phone. It was released on 2012, November. Microsoft Surface has 10.6 inch, TFT, a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels screen. It uses Nvidia Tegra 3 T30 chipset, Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, ULP GeForce GPU. It supports 2G networks. It has 1.3MP Single main camera, 1.2MP Single selfie camera. Microsoft Surface uses Li-Ion battery, non-removable (31.5 Wh). The price of Microsoft Surface is about 291.2 USD.

Score the key features of Microsoft Surface compared to the other tablets on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 67 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 28 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 28 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: N/A points
  • Price: 28 / 100 points

Microsoft Surface full specifications

NETWORK

Technology No cellular connectivity
2G bands N/A
GPRS No
EDGE No

LAUNCH

Announced 2012, October. Released 2012, November
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 274.6 x 172 x 9.4 mm (10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in)
Weight 680.4 g (1.50 lb)
SIM No
  Built-in kickstand

DISPLAY

Type TFT
Size 10.6 inches, 309.7 cm2 (~65.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~148 ppi density)
  ClearType technology

PLATFORM

OS Microsoft Windows RT
Chipset Nvidia Tegra 3 T30
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU ULP GeForce

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 2GB RAM

MAIN CAMERA

Single 1.2 MP
Video 720p

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 1.2 MP
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
GPS No
NFC No
Radio No
USB USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass
  TV-out MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player Photo viewer/editor Microsoft Office 2013 RT

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion battery, non-removable (31.5 Wh)
Stand-by Up to 360 h
Talk time Up to 8 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Dark Titanium
Price About 291.2 USD

TESTS

Display Contrast ratio: 1324:1 (nominal)
Audio quality Noise -82.6dB / Crosstalk -81.7dB

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