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Microsoft Surface RT Tegra 3 64GB 10.6" Tablet

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Tegra 3 Windows RT 64GB 10.6" Sep 2015
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Windows RT 8.1 includes Microsoft Office 2013 RT, so you get touch-optimised versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote right out of the box. Surface Typing Covers come in bright,... More
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5 Reasons For

Microsoft Tablets Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Microsoft tablets and also specifically for Microsoft Tegra 3 processor tablet computers and found that in both cases Microsoft had good reviews compared to other brands.

Very Large Screen Size

When compared to other tablet computers of this spec and age that we have checked, the screen size of the Surface RT of 10.6 inches is one of the largest. The smallest screen size of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Surface RT is 7", the largest is 11", and the average screen size is 9.7".

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface RT range from 16GB to 64GB. When compared to other tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface RT, the internal storage capacity of the Surface RT of 64 gigabytes is one of the largest.

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Very Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Surface RT has one of the largest internal memory amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers of this age. The average internal memory of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface RT is 1.2GB.

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Very Thin

The thinnest thickness of tablets of a similar spec and age to the Surface RT is 8.9mm and the thickest is 190mm. With a thickness of only 8.9 millimeters, the Microsoft Surface RT has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Surface RT is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Surface RT are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The Surface RT is not 3G compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for more than a year are also not 3G compatible.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The biggest rear camera resolution of the Microsoft Surface RT is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 88% less rear camera resolution than the most frequently found rear camera resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels. Across all tablet computers of this type and age the rear camera resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 3264 x 2448 pixels (best).

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of tablets that were released around the same time as the Surface RT range from 0.25MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 2.1MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Surface RT has one of the smaller processor caches amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of tablets that came out more than a year ago range from 8h to 15h, and the average maximum battery life is 12h. At only 8 hours, the Surface RT has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Surface RT.

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Very Wide

Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface RT have widths of between 220mm and 280mm. When compared to other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Surface RT, the Surface RT's width of 275 millimeters is one of the widest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface RT

Released Over a Year Ago

This Tegra 3 processor tablet computer was released over a year ago.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other six similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Surface RT is a four processor core tablet which is average.

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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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