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Microsoft Surface Pro

Overview

Microsoft's Surface Pro is likely to give the tablet category a good boost through the marketing and branding and this version of the Surface will be a true desktop-capable device. At 900gm it's one of the lightest Core-based tablets and the 10.1" screen also makes it highly portable. A digitiser layer, FULLHD resolution and keyboard accessories only make it more interesting. We'd have preferred to see a full size SD card slot although the SDXC slot will be useful in expanding storage space.

Microsoft Surface Pro Price. (RRP. See below for latest prices.)
USA:$89906 Feb 13
Germany:€80906 Nov 12
Available from $515.00

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Specifications for the Microsoft Surface Pro

Specifications (base version)
Manufacturer Microsoft
Model name Surface Pro
CPU type Intel Core i5-3317U (Ivy Bridge)
CPU speed 1700 Mhz
Graphics Intel HD 4000
OS Windows 8 / 8.1
Display Size
10.6" 1920 X 1080
Touch Technology
MultiTouch + Digitiser
RAM 4096 MB
SSD 64 GB
Battery capacity 42 (Wh)
Weight 907g / 32 oz.
Size (w/h/d mm) 275/173/14.0 mm
Size (w/h/d inches) 10.8/6.8/0.6

Physical Interfaces
USB3.0 (x1)
Displayport (Mini)
Headset i/f (Mic+Line)
SDXC Micro
Docking connector

Wireless Interfaces
802.11 a/b/g/n
BT 4.0
No Wireless WAN (e.g. 3G cellular)

Additional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
Digital pen
WebCam
WebCam 1.3Mp
Front and rear cameras
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Gyroscope
Stand
Stereo speakers
Microphone

Optional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
Keyboard

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Latest Microsoft Surface Pro News

Latest News (10 most recent.) All linksTrack product
Ultrabooknews - Microsoft Surface Pro Review20/02/13
ArsTechnica - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
Laptopmag - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
Ubergizmo - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
Cnet - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
BGR - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
Slashgear - Microsoft Surface Pro review06/02/13
Winsupersite - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
PC World - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
The Verge - Microsoft Surface Pro Review06/02/13
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Product Notes
Surface Pro runs full Windows 8 and includes a digitizer and pen. 2x2 Wifi antenna. VaporMag casing. Kick-stand. 17mm iwth thin keyboard cover. Micron C400 SSD,Marvell Avastar 88W8797 WiFi. No Wi-Di. Keyboard not included. No GPS or NFC. Good WiFi performance. No connected-standby.

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Alternatives to the Microsoft Surface Pro

Alternatives to the Microsoft Surface Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3, 12.0", 800gm
Microsoft have taken the Surface 2, increased the screen size an reduced the weight making it a leading example of tablet engineering. The 12-inch, 800 gram tablet won't be aimed at casual users but with the included digitizer it will appeal to creative types. Pricing matches its pro-level specifications. Starting at $799 it's 'accessible' but if you're looking at 8GB RAM, Core i5 and 128GB of SSD you'll be forced to take the 256GB model at $1299. Great engineering and a perfect device for a lot of creatives but not exactly your mainstream laptop-replacement, especially as similar performance can be had in an Ultrabook for a much lower price.
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