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Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 18 Jun 2012
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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSWindows (8)Windows (8 Pro) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions10.43 x 6.81 x 0.39 inches (265 x 173 x 10 mm)10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm) 
Weight19.19 oz (544 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
32.00 oz (907 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
 
Design features Stylus 
ColorsBlack  
Display
Physical size10.1 inches10.6 inches 
Resolution1366 x 768 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

155 ppi208 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera 1 megapixel 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) (29 fps) 
Front-facing cameraYesYes 
Video capture 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Intel Atom Z2760  
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1800 MHz, SaltwellDual core, 1700 MHz, Intel Core i5-3317U 
Graphics processorIntel HD GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 4000 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR24096 MB RAM (Dual-channel) 
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC 
Battery
Capacity6800 mAh  
TypeLi - Polymer  
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3MP3 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264 
SpeakersStereo speakersLoudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Browser Internet Explorer 10 
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5, Flash 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload)  
Technology
DataHSPA (unspecified), EDGE, GPRS  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS  
NavigationYes  
Phone features
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Timer, Notepad 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingSkypeWindows Live / MSN 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
 Dual antennas, MIMO 
USBUSB 2.0USB 3.0 
ConnectormicroUSBFull-size USB 
FeaturesMass storage device  
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)  
Charging connectormicroUSB  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 18 Jun 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period 12 Months 
MSRP price $ 899 

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