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Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 Remove phone

Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeTabletTabletTablet
Phone functionality YesYes
OSWindows (8.1 Pro)Android (4.4, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0), TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UIAndroid (4.4.2, 4.3), TouchWiz UI
Dimensions10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm)10.31 x 7.09 x 0.35 inches (262 x 180 x 8.9 mm)9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches (243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm)
Weight31.99 oz (907 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
21.16 oz (600 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
19.29 oz (547 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
FeaturesStylusStylusStylus
Colors  Black, White
Tablet dockYes  
Dock FeaturesUSB  
Display
Physical size10.6 inches10.1 inches10.1 inches
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels1280 x 800 pixels2560 x 1600 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 ppi149 ppi299 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 LCDSuper Clear LCD
Screen-to-body ratio

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

65.22 %62.72 %70.97 %
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glassAmbient light sensorAmbient light sensor
Camera
CameraYes5 megapixels8 megapixels
Flash LEDLED
Hardware Features AutofocusAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Software Features Geo taggingFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer
Settings  Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Shooting Modes  Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD)
Features Video calling 
Front-facing cameraYesOther2 megapixels
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.

 Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
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.

Dual-core, 1600 MHz, Intel Core i5 4200U, 64-bitQuad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
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.

Intel HD 4400ARM MaliAdreno 330
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.

GB RAM2 GB RAM3 GB RAM
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.

64 GB16 GB16 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 up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
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.

 7000 mAh8220 mAh
TypeNot user replaceableNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion
Talk time (3G)  43.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
Music playback  217.00 hours
Video playback  11.00 hours
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringTV-outMHLDLNA, MHL
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
SpeakersStereo speakers Stereo speakers
Cellular
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE (FDD)  Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Micro SIM  Yes
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other featuresVoice recordingVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.04.0
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac
Mobile hotspot  Yes
USBUSB 3.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectorFull-size USBProprietarymicroUSB
Features USB HostUSB Host
HDMI via 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.

 A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Navigation YesTurn-by-turn navigation
OtherOTA syncInfrared, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared
Availability
Officially announced23 Sep 201327 Feb 201204 Sep 2013
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 899  

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