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Microsoft Surface RT Tegra 3 1.4GHz 32GB 10.6" Tablet

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Tegra 3 1.4GHz Windows RT 32GB Aug 2013
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6 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

On average Microsoft Tegra 3 processor tablet computers have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all tablet computers manufactured by Microsoft.

Very Large Screen Size

The average screen size of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than two years is 9.3". The Surface RT has a quite large screen size (10.6 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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4 Bluetooth Version

The Surface RT supports a 4 Bluetooth version which is newer than the 3 Bluetooth version supported by most similar spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago.

This tablet's Bluetooth version (4) is in fact the best supported Bluetooth version amongst all tablets of a similar age and type to the Surface RT.

The worst supported Bluetooth version amongst comparable types of tablet is 3.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

Across all the Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Surface RT the internal memory range from 1GB to 2GB. With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Surface RT has a fairly large internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Microsoft Surface RT is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 2% more display resolution than a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago the worst display resolution is 1024 x 600 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1200 pixels.

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Very Thin

Across all the similar spec tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago the thicknesses range from 8.3mm to 200mm. At only 9.3 millimeters, the Surface RT has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The Surface RT supports an HDD storage medium which is better than the Flash storage medium supported by most tablets of this type and age. Across all tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface RT the worst storage medium is eMMC and the best is SSD.

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Not 4G Compatible

Most Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago are not 4G compatible. The Surface RT is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago are not 3G compatible. The Microsoft Surface RT is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Surface RT has an HDD storage medium which is better than most tablet computers of this spec and age. Most tablets that were released more than two years ago have a Flash storage medium.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage media type across all similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface RT.

The best storage media type amongst similar types of tablet is Flash.

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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 similar spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of only 8 hours, the Surface RT has one of the shorter maximum battery life amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablet computers that are a similar age to the Surface RT the maximum battery life range from 5h to 360h.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The biggest maximum video resolution of the Surface RT is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common maximum video resolution.

This tablet's maximum video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) is actually the worst maximum video resolution across all comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Surface RT.

Across similar types of tablet the best maximum video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface RT

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Tegra 3 processor tablet computer has been on the market for over three years.

Four Processor Cores

The Surface RT is a four processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other 59 tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Surface RT that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.4 gigahertz, the Surface RT has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Surface RT.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Surface RT has a relatively typical internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface RT.

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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 26 March 2016 by ANTONY COLEMAN
(Verified Purchase)

All good...

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Mr. C. Chamberlain

I was very disapointed with my Microsoft Surface 2 and the way I was treated by there Customer Service team. My Surface 2 has seen very little use & has always been well looked after & stored in a... Read more…

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

Love it.

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