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Posted: 04 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSWindows (8.1 Pro)Windows (8) 
Dimensions10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm)11.58 x 7.43 x 0.34 inches (294.2 x 188.8 x 8.7 mm) 
Weight31.99 oz (907 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
23.81 oz (675 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
 
Tablet dockYes  
FeaturesUSB  
Display
Physical size10.6 inches11.6 inches 
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels1366 x 768 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.

208 ppi135 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 LCDSuper IPS+ LCD 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
CameraYes8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Autofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing cameraYes2 megapixels 
Hardware
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, 1600 MHz, Intel Core i5 4200UDual core, 1800 MHz, Intel Atom Z2760 
Graphics processorIntel HD Graphics 4400PowerVR SGX545 @ 533MHz 
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.

4096 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersStereo speakersStereo speakers 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer  
Technology
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 3.0Yes 
ConnectorFull-size USB  
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherTV-Out, OTA syncNFC, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced23 Sep 201304 Jun 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 899$ 799 

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