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Display

Size:

10.6 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels, 208 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 288 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

65.41 %
81.93 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

NVIDIA Tegra 4 T114
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor:

Quad-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 640

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (RT 8.1)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

7040 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Front:

3.5 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions:

10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight:

23.84 oz (675.8 g)
14.82 oz (420.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Full-size USB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449
$ 730

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 23, 2013
Jul 31, 2019
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