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Microsoft Surface Pro 2 I5-4200U 1.6GHz 256GB 10.6" Tablet

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I5-4200U 1.6GHz Windows 8.1 Pro 256GB Oct 2013
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The Tablet That Can Replace Your LaptopWeighing in at 900 grams, with longer battery life than the original Surface Pro, it goes with you anywhere. The next-generation Intel Core i5 processor... More
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9 Reasons For

Microsoft Tablets Have Good Reviews

On average Microsoft i5-4200U processor tablets have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all tablet computers produced by Microsoft.

Very Large Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 of 8 gigabytes is one of the largest amongst tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Surface Pro 2. The average internal memory of tablet computers that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 2 is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 8GB.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Tablet computers of this type and age have total storage capacities of between 4GB and 260GB. When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 2 that we have checked, the Surface Pro 2's total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Large Solid-State Drive Capacity

With a solid-state drive capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 has a fairly large solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago. The smallest solid-state drive capacity of tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 2 is 8GB and the largest is 260GB.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 900 grams, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is fairly light compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than two years. Across all the tablets of this age and spec the weights range from 900g to 1.1kg.

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Very Narrow

Across all the tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Surface Pro 2 the widths range from 270mm to 310mm. With a width of only 275 millimeters, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is quite narrow compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 2.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablets of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for more than two years. Tablets that were released more than two years ago have maximum memory card sizes of between 16GB and 130GB.

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Very Thin

The Surface Pro 2 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 13.5 millimeters) amongst i5-4200U processor tablets of this age. The thinnest thickness of tablets of this age and spec is 13mm, the thickest is 200mm, and the average thickness is 75mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Surface Pro 2 is not 4G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablet computers of this type and age are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most i5-4200U processor tablets that have been available for more than two years are not 3G compatible. The Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution

Across all the tablets of a similar spec and age to the Surface Pro 2 the rear camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 13MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 4.6MP. At only 1.2 megapixels, the Surface Pro 2 has a quite low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro 2.

If this i5-4200U processor tablet rear camera resolution is too low for you then you might want to look at the Asus VivoTab Note 8 (5MP and higher rated).

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The Surface Pro 2 has a maximum rear camera resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less rear camera resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common rear camera resolution. The worst rear camera resolution of all tablets of a comparable age and type to the Surface Pro 2 is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 3288 x 2472 pixels.

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Only Apple 30-Pin Docking Connector Type

The docking connector type of this tablet computer is Apple 30-pin, which is the most frequently found docking connector type on tablets that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 2 is 10" and the largest is 13". With a screen size of only 10.6 inches, the Surface Pro 2 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst i5-4200U processor tablets of this age.

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Only 720p Video Recording Mode

This tablet computer has a 720p video recording mode, which is typical of many comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Surface Pro 2 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other i5-4200U processor tablets that came out more than two years ago. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 2 is 2.6GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.8GHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2 has a fairly standard internal storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.6 gigahertz, the Surface Pro 2 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Surface Pro 2.

There are a number of other 1.6GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper tablets such as the Microsoft Surface Pro 2.

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Two Processor Cores

Compared to the other six i5-4200U processor tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 2 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Surface Pro 2 has two processor cores which is average.

There are a number of other 2 processor core tablets currently available that you might want to look at including the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 which is cheaper.

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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
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Expert Reviews

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29 August 2014

Microsoft recently released the Surface Pro 3 , but that doesn't mean that you can't still get your hands on the Surface Pro 2 , now that prices will most likely drop to make room for the newer... Read more…

11 August 2014

Winner: The Surface Pro 3 Having won six out of eight rounds, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the clear winner of this versus review. However, thanks to Microsoft's wise decision to radically lower...

21 May 2014

During the launch of the Surface Pro 3 , Microsoft freely admitted that it hadn't quite got it right with the original Surface Pro and even the Surface Pro 2. It claimed the Surface Pro 3 is the... Read more…

24 April 2014

With unsold stock of the Surface RT burning a billion-dollar hole in Microsoft's finances, the company needs to make amends. Enter the new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 models, which boost the... Read more…

13 March 2014

With the first Surface Pro , Microsoft laid out its vision of the future: one mobile device with the guts of a laptop that can replace your tablet, laptop, and maybe even desktop. Unfortunately... Read more…

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User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 16 January 2014 by Ross K.

I bought mine because it would run anything a laptop would and specifically to run the medical software I use for work. I actually have the 512 GB version (not listed here on Newegg). I strongly... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2014 by Shawn D.

I do a lot of research and for the money, this is the best purchase on the market. There are a lot of tablets out there, but this one has the most features for the buck. I highly recommend the... Read more…

Reviewed 25 March 2015 by Mr. J. G. Temperton

I have used tablet devices for a long time, taking a tortuous path from Archos 7 and 70, the Samsung Galaxy 7" Tab 10" and Note and iPad 2/Air.

I have to say this is the best... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This is a wonderful piece of kit. I had an Asus Zenbook before this and thought nothing could be better, but this is better. It is faster, has a screen display I never dreamed could be so good and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I bought this product as an upgrade to my Surface Pro 1 (128GB). It was purchased at a time when the Surface Pro 3 had been released for a few months, so let me start with why I feel I needed to... Read more…

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