Microsoft Surface RT

Description

The Microsoft Surface is the first Microsoft-designed tablet computer. The ARM-powered version is thinner and lighter and features a processor made by NVIDIA. It comes with Windows RT and a large 10.6" touchscreen. The device is designed to compete mainly with tablets running mobile operating systems like Android and iOS (iPad).

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash

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Display

Size: 10.6 inches
Resolution: 768 x 1366 pixels, 148 PPI
Screen-to-body: 65.59 %
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware

System chip: NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30
Processor: Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
GPU: Nvidia ULP GeForce
RAM: 2GB LPDDR2
Internal storage: 32GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC
Device type: Tablet
OS: Windows (RT) Screenshots

Battery

Type: Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 1 MP
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Features: Video calling
Front: Yes
Video capture: 1280x720 (HD)
Dimensions: 10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm)
Weight: 24.00 oz (680.4 g)

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: TV-out

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n; Multiple antennas, MIMO
USB: Full-size USB, USB 2.0
Features: Charging
HDMI: Micro HDMI (Type D)
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice recording

Buyers information

Price: $ 500
Warranty period: 12 Months

Availability

Officially announced: Jun 18, 2012
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Alternative variants

Microsoft Surface 64GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB

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