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PA Rating - 8.5
Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released

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PA Rating - 8
Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSWindows (8.1 Pro)Windows (RT 8.1) 
Dimensions10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm)10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm) 
Weight31.99 oz (907 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
23.84 oz (676 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
 
Tablet dockYes  
FeaturesUSB  
Display
Physical size10.6 inches10.6 inches 
Resolution1920 x 1080 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.

208 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 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
CameraYes5 megapixels 
Features Autofocus 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Front-facing cameraYes3.5 megapixels 
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.

 NVIDIA Tegra 4 (T40) 
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 4200UQuad core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 
Graphics processorIntel HD Graphics 4400Yes 
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 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC 
Battery
Stand-by time 15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 29 days (692 h)
 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersStereo speakersLoudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet ExplorerInternet Explorer 11 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
USBUSB 3.0USB 3.0 
ConnectorFull-size USBFull-size USB 
OtherTV-Out, OTA syncTV-Out, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/s for Noise cancellation, Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced23 Sep 201323 Sep 2013 
Shopping information
Warranty period 12 Months 
MSRP price$ 899$ 449 

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