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Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews
Tablets produced by Microsoft have an average rating of 84%, which is in the top 19% of all tablet computer manufacturers that we have looked at.
Flash Storage Medium
This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on tablets of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Surface 2 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface 2. The processor clock speeds of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Surface 2 range from 1GHz to 2.3GHz.
If this tablet computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Stylistic Q704 (1.9GHz).
Very Large Screen Size
When compared to other tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed the screen size of, the Surface 2's screen size of 10.6 inches is one of the largest. The smallest screen size of tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Surface 2 is 9.6", the largest is 11", and the average screen size is 10".
Apple 30-Pin Docking Connector Type
The docking connector type of the this tablet are Apple 30-pin, which is the most commonly found docking connector type on tablets of this type and age.
Very High Front Camera Resolution
The front camera resolution of the Surface 2 of 3.5 megapixels is one of the highest amongst comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface 2. The lowest front camera resolution of similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface 2 is 0.3MP, the highest is 5MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.4MP.
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4 Bluetooth Version
This tablet computer supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The biggest display resolution of the Surface 2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The display resolution of all tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Surface 2 ranges from 800 x 480 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.
The thicknesses of tablet computers of this type and age range from 8.9mm to 180mm, and the average thickness is 53mm. With a thickness of only 8.9 millimeters, the Microsoft Surface 2 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst A4 processor tablets of this age.
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Not 4G Compatible
Most tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface 2 are not 4G compatible. The Surface 2 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Surface 2 has a better storage media type than most tablet computers of this age and spec. This tablet has an HDD storage medium, whereas most tablet computers of this spec and age have a Flash storage medium.
This tablet's storage media type (HDD) is actually the worst storage media type amongst all tablet computers of this age and type.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage media type amongst similar types of tablet.
The width of the Microsoft Surface 2 of 275 millimeters is one of the widest amongst tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Surface 2. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Surface 2 the widths range from 180mm to 280mm, and the average width is 230mm.
4 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface 2
Released Over Two Years Ago
Microsoft released the Surface 2 over two years ago.
Four Processor Cores
Compared to the other 72 tablets of this age and type that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Surface 2 is a four processor core tablet which is average.
Average Internal Storage Capacity
At 32 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface 2 has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.
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Average Rear Camera Resolution
The Surface 2 has a fairly average rear camera resolution (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.
If this tablet computer rear camera resolution is too low for you then you might want to look at the ThinkPad 8 (£285.00) (8MP), or the ThinkPad 8 (£467.68) (8MP) both from Lenovo or the DELL Venue 11 Pro (8MP).