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Microsoft Surface RT Tegra 3 1.3GHz 64GB 10.6" Tablet

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Tegra 3 1.3GHz Windows RT 64GB Aug 2013
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8 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

We checked 2,965 expert and user reviews for Microsoft tablet computers and found that on average Microsoft has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Microsoft has good reviews specifically for its Tegra 3 processor tablet computers.

Very Large Screen Size

Similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Surface RT have screen sizes of between 7" and 11". When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the screen size of, the Microsoft Surface RT's screen size of 10.6 inches is one of the largest.

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Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface RT range from 8GB to 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 31GB. With an internal storage capacity of 64 gigabytes, the Surface RT has one of the larger internal storage capacity amongst comparable spec tablets of this age.

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4 Bluetooth Version

The Microsoft Surface RT supports a 4 Bluetooth version which is newer than most tablets that have been around for more than two years. Most tablet computers of this type and age support a 3 Bluetooth version.

This tablet computer's Bluetooth version (4) is actually the best supported Bluetooth version amongst all comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Surface RT.

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

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Very Large Internal Memory

When compared to other comparable spec tablets that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed, the Microsoft Surface RT's internal memory of 2 gigabytes is one of the largest. The internal memory of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface RT range from 1GB to 2GB.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

When compared to other tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface RT, the Surface RT's maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes is one of the largest. The maximum memory card sizes of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface RT range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 34GB.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Surface RT is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 2% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Across all tablets of a similar age and type to the Surface RT the display resolution ranges from 1024 x 600 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1200 pixels (best).

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Very Thin

The thinnest thickness of tablets of this spec and age is 8.3mm and the thickest is 200mm. The Microsoft Surface RT has a fairly thin thickness (only 9.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface RT.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Surface RT is not 4G compatible. Most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other tablets of this spec and age, the Surface RT is not 3G compatible.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The Surface RT 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, which is the most frequently found rear camera resolution. The worst rear camera resolution of all tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface RT is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 3288 x 2472 pixels.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

At only 8 hours, the Surface RT has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Surface RT. The shortest maximum battery life of tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 5h, the longest is 360h, and the average maximum battery life is 23h.

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Heavy

Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface RT have weights of between 340g and 1.2kg, and the average weight is 610g. With a weight of 680 grams, the Surface RT is one of the heavier tablet computers that were released more than two years ago amongst tablet computers of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface RT

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Four Processor Cores

The Microsoft Surface RT is a four processor core tablet. That's average compared to the other 59 tablet computers of this age and type that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.3 gigahertz, the Microsoft Surface RT has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the Surface RT.

If you want a tablet with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Google Nexus 7 (1.4GHz and cheaper).

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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

(94)
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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