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Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 10 Sep 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)7.4 x 12 x 0.39 inches (188 x 305 x 10 mm) 
Weight23.84 oz (676 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
27.2 oz (771 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
Features Stylus 
Colors Black, White 
Tablet dock Yes 
Dock Features Keyboard 
Display
Physical size10.6 inches11.6 inches 
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels1920 x 1080 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 ppi190 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 LCDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

65.41 %64.75 % 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glassAmbient light sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)Yes 
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)  
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, 1500 MHz, Intel Core i3-4020Y 
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.

YesIntel HD graphics 4200 
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) / LPDDR3 GB RAM (1600 MHz) / LPDDR3 
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 GB128 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 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

 3800 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceableUser replaceable, Li - Polymer 
Stand-by time15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 25 days (600 h)
  
Video playback10.00 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 
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recordingfor Noise cancellation 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 11  
supportsHTML, HTML5, FlashHTML, HTML5 
Cellular
2G DataEDGE, GPRS  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Timer, NotepadCalendar, Alarm, Calculator 
Messaging SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingWindows Live / MSNSkype 
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Dual antennas, MIMO  
USBUSB 3.0USB 3.0 
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, Infrared 
Availability
Officially announced23 Sep 2013  
Shopping information
Warranty period12 Months  
MSRP price$ 449$ 1000 

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