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5 Reasons For
Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews
Tegra 3 processor tablet computers built by Microsoft have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all tablet computers (not just Tegra 3 processor tablet computers) and found that Microsoft also has good ratings across its entire range.
Very Large Screen Size
With a screen size of 10.6 inches, the Surface RT's screen size is one of the largest amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Surface RT. The average screen size of tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Surface RT is 9.7", and the screen sizes range from 7" to 11".
Very Large Internal Storage Capacity
The average internal storage capacity of comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface RT is 29GB, and the internal storage capacity range from 16GB to 64GB. The Surface RT has one of the largest internal storage capacity (64 gigabytes) amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers of this age.
Very Large Internal Memory
Similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface RT have internal memory of between 1GB and 2GB. The internal memory of the Microsoft Surface RT of 2 gigabytes is one of the largest amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface RT.
Similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface RT have thicknesses of between 8.9mm and 190mm. The Microsoft Surface RT has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 8.9 millimeters) amongst tablet computers of this age.
6 Reasons Against
Not 4G Compatible
The Surface RT is not 4G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablet computers of this age and type are also not 4G compatible.
Not 3G Compatible
The Surface RT is not 3G compatible. Most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the Surface RT are also not 3G compatible.
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. The best rear camera resolution of all tablets of a similar spec and age to the Surface RT is 3264 x 2448 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.
Very Small Processor Cache
The smallest processor cache of tablet computers of this type and age is 0.25MB and the largest is 6MB. The Surface RT has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were released around the same time as the Surface RT.
+3 More reasons against
Very Short Maximum Battery Life
The maximum battery life of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Surface RT range from 8h to 15h. At only 8 hours, the Surface RT has a fairly short maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released one year ago.
The width of the Surface RT of 275 millimeters is one of the widest amongst tablets of this type and age. The average width of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were released one year ago is 260mm.
2 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface RT
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Microsoft released the Surface RT.
Four Processor Cores
The Microsoft Surface RT is a four processor core tablet computer. That's average compared to the other six tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface RT that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.
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