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

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PA Rating - 8.5
Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSWindows (8.1 Pro)Windows (8 Pro) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm)10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm) 
Weight31.99 oz (907 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
32.00 oz (907 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
 
Design featuresStylusStylus 
Tablet dockYes  
FeaturesUSB (4)  
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 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
CameraYes1 megapixel 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (29 fps) 
Front-facing cameraYesYes 
Video capture1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
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, 1700 MHz, Intel Core i5-3317U 
Graphics processorIntel HD Graphics 4400Intel 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.

4096 MB RAM (Dual-channel) / LPDDR34096 MB RAM (Dual-channel) 
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC 
Battery
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 
Supported formatsMP3MP3 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264 
SpeakersStereo speakersLoudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet ExplorerInternet Explorer 10 
supportsHTML, HTML5, FlashHTML, HTML5, Flash 
Phone features
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Timer, NotepadCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Timer, Notepad 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingWindows Live / MSNWindows Live / MSN 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n 
Dual antennas, MIMODual antennas, MIMO 
USBUSB 3.0USB 3.0 
ConnectorFull-size USBFull-size USB 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
OtherTV-Out, OTA syncTV-Out, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced23 Sep 201318 Jun 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period 12 Months 
MSRP price$ 899$ 899 

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