Microsoft Surface with Windows RT Video Review - Overview

Overview


Microsoft Surface With Windows RT

 

Who says that pretty can’t be practical? It’s time for a tablet that’s more than meets the eye. Powerful processing and beautiful design unite on Surface. Whether you’re working hard or hardly working, Surface’s integrated Kickstand and revolutionary Touch Cover let you work, play, and connect with others like never before. Plug into external displays like projectors and HDTV, and share your world1 . Pre-loaded with Windows RT, Microsoft Office 2013 RT2, Xbox apps, and other essentials.

 

  • VaporMg™ Casing

  • Integrated Kickstand

  • Touch Cover

  • MicroSDXC Slot

  • Full-Size USB Port

  • Windows RT and Microsoft Office Home and Student RT Preview

  • Front and rear-facing 720p HD video cameras

 

 

 

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Specifications


OS
Windows RT; Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote). Works exclusively with apps available in the Windows Store.
Exterior
10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37in 
1.5lbs 
VaporMg casing
Dark Titanium color
Volume and Power buttons
Storage

32GB*, 64GB
*1GB = 1 billion bytes; formatted storage capacity may be less

Display
10.6" ClearType HD Display
1366x768 pixels
16:9 (widescreen)
5-point multi-touch
CPU

Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3
2GB RAM

       Wireless
Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Battery

31.5 W-h

Cameras and A/V

Two 720p HD LifeCams, front- and rear-facing 
Two microphones, 
Stereo speakers

Weight

1.5lbs

Thickness

9.30mm

Ports
Full-size USB 2.0
microSDXC card slot
Headset jack
HD video out port
Cover port
Sensors

Ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Compass

Power Supply
24W power supply
Warranty
1-year limited hardware warranty
Included Apps

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview1 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote); Windows Mail and Messaging; SkyDrive; Internet Explorer 10; Bing; Xbox Music, Video, and Games.

Courtesy of Microsoft

 

Video Review


 

The Good

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The Bad

 
  • Rock solid build
  • Great viewing angles
  • Flexible design
  • Innovative approach to multitasking
  • Fluid and responsive OS and touch panel
 
  • Disappointing cameras with limited options
  • Tedious application closing procedure
  • Lackluster notification system
  • Relatively empty app store

 

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