Microsoft Surface 2

  • Available. Released 2013, October
Microsoft Surface 2
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  • Microsoft Windows RT Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15
  • 32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 64/128 GB ROM
  • 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash 8 MP (Front)
  • Microsoft Windows RT Non-removable Li-Ion battery

Launch

  • Announced 2013, September
  • Status Available. Released 2013, October

Network

  • Technology No cellular connectivity
  • 2G N/A
  • GPRS No
  • Edge No

Body

  • Dimensions 274.6 x 172.5 x 8.9 mm (10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 in)
  • Weight 675.9 g (1.49 lb)
  • SIM No

Display

  • Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 10.6 inches (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (~208 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes, up to 5 fingers

Platform

  • OS Microsoft Windows RT
  • Chipset Nvidia Tegra 4 T40
  • CPU Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15
  • GPU ULP GeForce (72 cores)

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal 32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash
  • Features Geo-tagging
  • Video 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP
  • GPS No
  • Radio No
  • USB USB v3.0, USB Host support

Features

  • Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass
  • Messaging Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No

Battery

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery

Misc

  • Colors Dark Titanium
  • Price group 7/10 (About 330 EUR)

Overview

Microsoft Surface 2 is an Microsoft Windows RT smartphone announced by Microsoft in 2013, September. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, No phone which comes in 10.6 inches (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio) and 274.6 x 172.5 x 8.9 mm (10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 in) with 1920 x 1080 pixels (~208 ppi pixel density) and TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors . Some other notable features of Microsoft Surface 2 are Accelerometer, gyro, compass Sensors.

Microsoft Surface 2 Built in running OS is Microsoft Windows RT and it’s powered with Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15 while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15 32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Microsoft Surface 2 features 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash on the back with Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15Geo-tagging options whereas the front selfie camera is 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps . Battery of the phone is Non-removable Li-Ion battery

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Microsoft Surface 2 comes in various colors like Dark Titanium . You can find here detailed Microsoft Surface 2 specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Microsoft Surface 2 for other members.

Pros & Cons of Microsoft Surface 2

Advantages

  • Bigger screen Size Screen is ideal to give you more pleasent experince while browsing, reading and watching movie
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
  • Gyroscope Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.

Dis-Advantages

  • Single Sim You wont be able to use two sims at the same time in one cellphone
  • Older OS makes it tough to install latest app updates
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec
  • Not having a 4G , is a big disadvantage in these days if you prefer to stay connected on the go
  • 3G Not having a 3G, is a big disadvantage in these days if you prefer to stay connected on the go.

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