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Microsoft Surface RT Tegra 3 1.3GHz 32GB 10.6" Tablet

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Tegra 3 1.3GHz Windows RT 32GB Jun 2013
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7 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Tegra 3 processor tablet computers produced by Microsoft have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just Tegra 3 processor tablet computers) and found that Microsoft also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Large Screen Size

The average screen size of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than two years is 9.3", and the screen sizes range from 7" to 11". The Surface RT has one of the larger screen sizes (10.6 inches) amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers of this age.

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Very Long Maximum Battery Life

Across all the tablets that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum battery life range from 5h to 360h, and the average maximum battery life is 23h. The Surface RT has one of the longest maximum battery life (360 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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4 Bluetooth Version

The Microsoft Surface RT supports a 4 Bluetooth version which is newer than the 3 Bluetooth version supported by most tablets of a comparable age and type to it.

This tablet's Bluetooth version (4) is in fact the best supported Bluetooth version amongst all comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

Amongst comparable types of tablet the worst supported Bluetooth version is 3.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

The average internal memory of tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface RT is 1.2GB. With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface RT has a quite large internal memory compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Microsoft Surface RT has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 2% more display resolution than a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. The display resolution of all Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from 1024 x 600 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1200 pixels (best).

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Very Thin

The average thickness of similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface RT is 57mm, and the thicknesses range from 8.3mm to 200mm. With a thickness of only 9.4 millimeters, the Surface RT has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Surface RT is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface RT are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other tablets that were released around the same time as the Surface RT, the Microsoft Surface RT is not 3G compatible.

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Very Short Browsing Time

The shortest browsing time of comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago is 8h, the longest is 10h, and the average browsing time is 9.6h. At only 8 hours, the Surface RT has a fairly short browsing time compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

With a weight of 680 grams, the Surface RT is quite heavy compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface RT. The lightest Tegra 3 processor tablet computer that was released more than two years ago is 340g heavy, the heaviest is 1.2kg, and the average weight is 610g.

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Very Wide

The average width of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface RT is 240mm, and the widths range from 120mm to 280mm. The Microsoft Surface RT is one of the widest tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface RT (274.6 millimeters) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface RT

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Tegra 3 processor tablet computer was released over three years ago.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other 59 tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Surface RT that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Surface RT is a four processor core tablet computer which is average.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4 processor core tablets currently available including cheaper tablet computers such as the Asus VivoTab RT TF600T[plb_1494964_price].

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.3 gigahertz, the Microsoft Surface RT has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Surface RT.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including the Asus VivoTab RT TF600T[plb_1494964_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 32 gigabytes, the Surface RT has a pretty typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface RT.

There are a number of alternative 32GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available that you might also want to consider including the Asus VivoTab RT TF600T[plb_1494964_price] which is cheaper.

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Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
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Expert Reviews

(273)
10 April 2014

There's good reason for this tack: Surface will be the only tablet to boast a built-in kickstand, and that magnetic cover cleverly doubles as either a touch-sensitive keyboard or ?proper? keyboard... Read more…

17 March 2014

The Microsoft Surface got me deeply rooted into the Microsoft ecosystem. Because of my Surface (and my Lumia), OneDrive (then SkyDrive) is now an indispensible part of my life. I thoroughly...

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6 February 2014

The Surface RT is a remarkable device to mark a milestone to Microsoft, not before Microsoft sorts out the current issues, tweaks, apps, etc. It is quite big as a tablet to accept, and to get used...

3 December 2013

The Microsoft RT tablet that went on sale during Black Friday was the 32GB model. One thing that is bad about this memory size is that about half of the 32GB memory is being allocated and used by... Read more…

22 October 2013

This, a long-awaited Microsoft coffee-table PC that costs £8,500, is a rare stroke of flashy play by the boys from Redmond, WA. What the Surface will do for your interior, I'm not wholly sure. It... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 8 March 2014 by Vincent C.
(Verified Purchase)

People complain about the surface or windows 8 in general due to the lack of apps in the store. but all i have to say is the Microsoft store has been around for maybe 2 years, apple and android... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2014 by Arthur B.

Meets my needs very well since I wanted a cheap tablet to surf the internet while being a couch potato. My other computer is a workstation and I don't want to waste it on slacking and... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Mrs S A Stringer
(Verified Purchase)

Love it.

Reviewed 27 April 2015 by A T Clark
(Verified Purchase)

What an excellent piece of kit.

Reviewed 24 April 2015 by BudgieLove
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with the tablet.

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