Microsoft Surface 2 vs Microsoft Surface RT

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Display

Size:

10.6 inches
10.6 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels, 208 PPI
768 x 1366 pixels, 148 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.41 %
65.59 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware

System chip:

NVIDIA Tegra 4 T114
NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30

Processor:

Quad-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

Yes
Nvidia ULP GeForce

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (RT 8.1)
Windows (RT)

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
1 MP

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

3.5 MP
Yes

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm)
10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm)

Weight:

23.84 oz (675.8 g)
24.00 oz (680.4 g)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n; Multiple antennas, MIMO

USB:

Full-size USB, USB 3.0
Full-size USB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging

HDMI:

Micro HDMI (Type D)

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

OTA sync
OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording
Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449
$ 500

Warranty period:

12 Months
12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 23, 2013
Jun 18, 2012
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