Microsoft Surface 2 Tablets, Specs And Features
All the software, smartphone and computer manufacturers are trying their luck in the Tablet industry and are bringing forward new designs and innovations in their Tablet PCs. After the successive launch of a series of Samsung’s Galaxy Tabs, Apple’s iPad and Tablet PCs from other Tech-Giants like Lenovo, Motorola, Amazon and many others, Microsoft recently launched two versions of its new Microsoft Surface 2. Both of these tablets are the upgraded model of Microsoft’s Surface. It is claimed by Microsoft that these tabs will be a beautiful alternative to laptops as they are 95% faster than all laptops out there.
Specifications & Features O f New Microsoft Surface 2:
Microsoft Surface 2 will have Windows RT along with complete Outlook. While the Surface Pro 2 will operate like a real PC and will run on Windows 8.1. The pro tablet will come with a lot of new features and applications like an upgraded on-screen keyboard, Internet Explorer 11, multi-functioning interface i.e. two or more windows will run side by side and UI scaling at up to 200 percent. The Tablets will come with a set of pre-installed applications like Office and Skype.
Both of the Tablets have inherited the same screen from their predecessors and will boast a 10.6 inch ClearType TFT capacitive touchscreen which will have a dpi of 1080p. The full HD screen of Microsoft Surface 2 will have a resolution of 920 x 1080 pixels and 208 ppi pixel densities.
Processor and Chipset:
Microsoft has captured a beast inside a slim body. Microsoft Surface 2 is powered by Nvidia Tegra 4 and Surface pro 2 is powered by 4th generation Haswell Intel Core i5-4200U processor running at 1.6 GHz. Thanks to Intel’s Turbo Boost technology it can be clocked up to 2.6 GHz. For maximum graphics performance Intel HD Graphics 4000 has also been installed in the Surface pro. To support all the power, 4GB or optional 8 GB RAM comes with the Microsoft’s Tablets.
Microsoft never runs out of storage. It has provided 32, 64 and even 128 GB of space in its new Microsoft Surface 2 tablets. You can also add more memory up to 512 GB via SD card storage option. To make the device more charming, the company is offering 200 GB of free SkyDrive storage space.
Both the Microsoft Surface 2 tablets are fitted with front- and rear-facing camera. The primary camera is of 5 Megapixels having a resolution of 2592х1936 pixels accompanied by 720p HD recording. The front camera is 3.5 Megapixels with an impressive 1/3″ sensor. It means that Microsoft is in a mood of serious competition with Smartphone-Giants like HTC, Samsung and Nokia. It also has two microphones and HD stereo speakers.
To handle all high-tech stuff and still manage a respectable battery time, the Microsoft Surface 2 Tablets are fitted with a Li-ion 4,200mAh battery. The battery life has increased by 75% due to Haswell processor.
Ports, Sensors and Connectivity:
It comes with a set of standard sensors like Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer and compass. It comes with both 3.0 USB port and 2.0 USB ports. Others port include HD video out port, Cover port, Micro SDXC card slot and Ethernet port. Microsoft Surface 2 tabs will support almost all connectivity options apart from 2G/3G connections. Bluetooth 4.0 will also come with it.