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Microsoft Surface Pro I5-3317U 1.7GHz 64GB 10.6" Tablet

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I5-3317U 1.7GHz Windows 8 Pro 64GB Sep 2013
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Powerful. PC.A laptop in tablet form, Surface Pro brings together the best of Microsoft in one amazing new device. Get. Apps.Run the programs you ve been using with Windows 7. Run the full Office... More
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Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Tablet computers built by Microsoft generally have good ratings compared to other brands.

Very Thin

The average depth of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Surface Pro is 140mm. With a depth of only 13.5 millimeters, the Surface Pro has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Surface Pro.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The Surface Pro is not 4G, although this is within the context that most of the other i5-3317U processor tablets that have been around for more than two years are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Surface Pro is not 3G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other i5-3317U processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface Pro are also not 3G.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

Tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro have rear camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.92MP and 5MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 4MP. At only 0.921 megapixels, the Microsoft Surface Pro has a quite low rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other i5-3317U processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The biggest rear camera resolution of the Surface Pro is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less rear camera resolution than the most frequently found rear camera resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best rear camera resolution of all tablets of this age and spec is 3288 x 2472 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The Surface Pro has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys (only 64 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The internal storage capacitys of tablets of this age and type range from 64GB to 260GB.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.921 megapixels, the Microsoft Surface Pro has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other i5-3317U processor tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro is 1.8MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.92MP to 2MP.

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Very Low Main Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Surface Pro has one of the lower main camera resolution (numeric)s (only 2 megapixels) amongst tablet computers of this age. The lowest main camera resolution (numeric) of i5-3317U processor tablets that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.3MP, the highest is 5MP, and the average main camera resolution (numeric) is 3.6MP.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of tablets of a similar age and spec to the Surface Pro range from 10" to 12", and the average display diagonal is 11". The Surface Pro has a fairly small display diagonal (only 10.6 inches) compared to most of the other i5-3317U processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 720p Video Recording Modes

The Microsoft Surface Pro has a 720p video recording modes which is higher than the 1080p video recording modes found on most similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years. Similar spec tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago video recording modess range from 480p (worst) to 2160p (best).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Surface Pro has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Surface Pro.

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Surface Pro is two which is average compared to the other 15 i5-3317U processor tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Specification

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Internal Storage Capacity
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Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Rear Camera Resolution
Main Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Ethernet LAN
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Out
USB 3.0 Port
Docking Connector Type
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Insider™
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Stylus Pen
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
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Visual Technology
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi

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Expert Reviews

(231)
14 January 2016

When comparing the new iPad Pro and the Surface Pro 4, a lot of people say that the iPad is a great tablet that works as a laptop and the Surface Pro 4 is a good laptop that works as a useful... Read more…

21 December 2015

A lot has already been said about the design and style of both the updated Surface Pro 4 and the new Surface Book. Let's start with the Surface Pro 4 as it sees the least dramatic changes from... Read more…

14 December 2015

There is a great deal to like and rave about the Surface Pro 4. The design is thinner and lighter for starters. The screen is awesome, there's plenty of power available, the new Surface Pen is...

4 December 2015

The Surface Pro 4 may look a lot like the Surface Pro 3 , but it enters quite a different market than its predecessor did slightly over a year ago. Back then, Microsoft still had a lot to prove.... Read more…

1 December 2015

Microsoft has a winner with the Surface Pro 4. It gives new life to the staleness of tablet computing by including a full operating system with powerful hardware, in the same (albeit heftier) form...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Abooga
Abooga would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 has been one of the best products Microsoft has released ever. Some of the great things are that its screen is a 2160 by 1440 so that means its more than HD its "Super HD" I... Read more…

Reviewed 28 January 2014 by Clifton k.
(Verified Purchase)

Last Wednesday, I had a revelation about the LAN driver, since the hard locks, while seeming to be random, ONLY happened when accessing the network / internet. (Yes, I probably should have... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2014 by FearlessFreep
FearlessFreep would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

Did lots of research & forum monitoring before pulling the trigger on this purchase (SP3/i7 processor/8 GB RAM/512 GB SSD). Keyboard should be included instead of a $130 option; although depending... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2014 by Kris1973
Kris1973 would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I did a lot of research before going with the i3 version of the Surface Pro 3. I don't plan to do a lot of demanding gaming, but plan to make heavy use of browser, office and photo editing... Read more…

Reviewed 7 June 2013 by Thomas L.
(Verified Purchase)

There comes a point where you have too many options. Here, you can overclock manually via BIOS, OR use the BIOS optimized settings, OR some high power button, OR some DOCP optimization, OR use... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 9sr00010, 9sr00013, microsoft 5hx00001, microsoft 5kx00002, microsoft p7t00005, microsoft 5hx00001r, microsoft 5hx00001rb
Barcodes 00618996993758, 00649906097792, 00885370525564, 00885370525588, 00885370525649, 00885370526479, 00885370526493, 00885370526530, 00885370629026, 00885370629033, 00885370629057, 00885370869675, 05055887308256
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