Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Windows tablet

Microsoft Surface Pro 2
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 2
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 2
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 2
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Pros

  • Ultrabook-like performance
  • Improved battery life from original Surface Pro
  • High-res, good quality 1920x1080 display
  • Very solid magnesium-alloy build
  • Dual-angle kickstand

Cons

  • Still too heavy and thick for comfortable ‘tablet’ use
  • Older Windows desktop applications don’t scale well to the high-density display
  • Paint job is prone to scratches and marks
  • Only one USB port, no SD card slot
  • Not really suited to lap-top use (or other precarious perches)

Bottom Line

A major improvement over the Surface Pro, but a few issues still leave it struggling for relevance among established tablet, netbook and laptop form factors.

Would you buy this?

All Features

Screen resolution 1920x1080
Screen size 10.6in
Touch screen Capacitive
Accelerometer Yes
Other features Surface Pro Pen digitizer with 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity
RAM 4GB
CPU type Intel 4th gen Core i5
Processor speed 1.6GHz
Processor type Intel Core i5-4200U
Weight 910g
Height 13.5mm
Width 275mm
Depth 173mm
Operating system Windows 8
Application store Yes
Hard drive type Solid-state drive
Internal storage 64GB
Memory card support? Yes
Solid-state drive? Yes
Supported memory media microSD
Number of USB 3.0 ports: 1.0
Wired Terminals / Ports 3.5mm headphone jack, Mini DisplayPort, USB 3.0
Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi (wireless networking) Yes
Wireless technology supported Bluetooth 4.0, Wireless 802.11a, Wireless 802.11b, Wireless 802.11g, Wireless 802.11n

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