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Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 20 Jun 2013
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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSWindows (RT 8.1)Windows (8) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm)10.13 x 6.51 x 0.32 inches (257.4 x 165.3 x 8.2 mm) 
Weight23.84 oz (676 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
20.46 oz (550 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
Features Stylus 
Display
Physical size10.6 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels1366 x 768 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 ppi155 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 LCDSuper PLS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

65.41 %66.08 % 
Peak brightness 400 cd/m2 (nit) 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glassAmbient light sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Front-facing camera3.5 megapixelsYes 
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)Intel Atom 
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.

Quad-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15Dual-core, 1800 MHz, Z2760 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

YesPowerVR SGX 545 @ 533 MHz 
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.

2 GB RAM (Dual-channel) / LPDDR32 GB RAM (Dual-channel, 400 MHz) / LPDDR2 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

32 GB64 GB 
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC 
Battery
TypeNot user replaceableNot user replaceable, Li - Polymer 
Stand-by time15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 25 days (600 h)
  
Video playback10.00 hours8.50 hours 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringTV-out  
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 
SpeakersLoudspeakerStereo speakers 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recording  
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 11Internet Explorer 
supportsHTML, HTML5, FlashHTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Cellular
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
Data LTE, HSPA, UMTS 
2G DataEDGE, GPRSEDGE, GPRS 
Global Roaming Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer 
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Phonebook Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Timer, NotepadCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator 
Messaging SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingWindows Live / MSNWindows Live / MSN 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n 
Dual antennas, MIMODual antennas 
USBUSB 3.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorFull-size USBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
Charging connector microUSB 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

 GPS, A-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
OtherOTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced23 Sep 201320 Jun 2013 
Shopping information
Warranty period12 Months  
MSRP price$ 449  

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