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Display

Size

10.8 inches
10.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 1920 pixels,
214 PPI
1200 x 1800 pixels,
216 PPI

Screen-to-body

69.59 %
69.42 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Intel Atom x7 Z8700
Intel Pentium 4415Y

Processor

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Intel HD
Intel HD Graphics 615

RAM

4GB
8GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC
microSDXC

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Windows (8.1)
Windows (10)

Battery

Type

Not user replaceable
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP

Video recording

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

Front

3.5 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

10.51 x 7.36 x 0.34 inches (267 x 187 x 8.7 mm)
9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

21.92 oz (621.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
18.41 oz (522.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Colors

 
Silver

Tablet dock

Yes
 

Cellular

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, OTG
OTG, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Phone features

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price

$ 699
$ 550

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 31, 2015
Jul 09, 2018
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