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Microsoft Surface 2 release date, price and features

0. phoneArena posted on 23 Sep 2013, 10:23

Microsoft has today unveiled the Surface 2 - a new tablet that comes to succeed last year's Surface RT. That's right, Microsoft is keeping Windows RT around, and so the Surface 2 will be powered by the updated Windows RT 8.1 OS...

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posted on 23 Sep 2013, 10:26 1

1. papss (unregistered)

Hmmm love the design of the surface.. I still think I will try my hand at the Lumia tab tbouh

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 10:50 4

2. jaxson983 (Posts: 43; Member since: 11 Aug 2013)

The price isn't bad. The price wasn't bad on the original RT. Its a competitive price point with the ipad but you get a more capable product. Lots of people bashed the price and product without ever using it.

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 11:07

3. Tsepz_GP (Posts: 1042; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)

The Surface Pro 2 is one hell of a beastly thing, shame it's mainly built and made for professionals.

The Surface 2 on the other hand, meh... Think I'll keep my iPad 4, thank you very much, with the iPad4, Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 and Xperia Tablet Z all rocking far higher PPI displays, app stores with tons of apps, games, eBooks, Educational material made for them (the Apple and Samsung), the Surface 2 is going to have a very hard time.
Let's not forget, the iPad 5 is nearly here.

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 11:40 1

5. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)

MS office meh not available though for android and IOS which alone has kept MS on top for many years

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 11:16

4. robocopvn (Posts: 448; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)

this versus nexus 7 (2013) vs Ipad 4 at $449 ? Thanks but no thanks !

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 14:45

6. jove39 (Posts: 1976; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

Any idea why MS kept bezels in black while rest of tablet body is white?

posted on 23 Sep 2013, 17:45 2

7. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)

The app argument really needs to go. Android and apple's app catalog is filled with ports of websites (all my local news stations feel the need to have their own apps, for instance, which just have the same info as their website in condensed and abridged form), plus clones of apps (hundreds of fart noise apps, ringtone apps, web-based messaging apps, wallpapers, music, etc), redundant variations of other apps, etc.

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