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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 Tablets Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,786 expert and owner reviews, Microsoft has good reviews for its tablets. Microsoft also has good reviews specifically for its i5-3317U processor tablets compared to other brands.

Very Thin

At only 13.5 millimeters, the Microsoft Surface Pro has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro. The thinnest depth of tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro is 11mm and the thickest is 200mm.

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Microsoft Surface Cover Docking Connector Type

The docking connector type of this tablet is Microsoft Surface Cover, which is the most commonly found docking connector type on tablets of a similar type and age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 4G

Like most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro, the Surface Pro is not 4G.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Surface Pro, the Microsoft Surface Pro is not 3G.

If you are looking for a tablet that is 3G then you might also want to look at the Microsoft Surface[plb_2132204_price].

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Surface Pro has a fairly low rear camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.921 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec. The lowest rear camera resolution (numeric) of tablet computers of this age and spec is 0.92MP, the highest is 5MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 4MP.

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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 common rear camera resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro the rear camera resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 3288 x 2472 pixels.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Comparable spec tablets that have been around for more than two years have internal storage capacitys of between 64GB and 260GB. At only 64 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface Pro has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro.

If you would prefer a tablet with a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro[plb_1991794_price] (256GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Microsoft Surface Pro has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.921 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for more than two years. Tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Surface Pro have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.92MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.8MP.

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Very Low Main Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 2 megapixels, the Surface Pro has a quite low main camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other i5-3317U processor tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro. Tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro have main camera resolution (numeric)s of between 1.3MP and 5MP.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

Comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro have display diagonals of between 10" and 12", and the average display diagonal is 11". The Microsoft Surface Pro has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 10.6 inches) amongst i5-3317U processor tablets of this age.

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Only 720p Video Recording Modes

The Surface Pro has a 720p video recording modes which is higher than most similar spec tablets that have been available for more than two years. Most tablet computers of a similar type and age to it have a 1080p video recording modes. The best video recording mode of all tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro is 2160p and the worst is 480p.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro

Released Over Three Years Ago

Microsoft released the Surface Pro over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.7 gigahertz, the Surface Pro has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro.

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Two Processor Coress

Compared to the other 15 i5-3317U processor tablets that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Microsoft Surface Pro has two processor coress which is average.

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Specification

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Touchscreen
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Video Recording
Rear Camera Resolution
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Rear Camera
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Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
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4G WiMAX
Top Wi-Fi Standard
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DC-In Jack
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Headphone Out
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Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
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Design
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Colour of Product
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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)
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AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Stylus Pen
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Visual Technology
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi

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Expert Reviews

(195)

Touted as a laptop in tablet form, this Windows 8 unit comes complete with a detachable keyboard dock, stylus pen, and colored case that acts as a kickstand. You can run the full versions of... Read more…

23 May 2014

Microsoft claims its new Surface Pro can replace your laptop, and it certainly has the power and portability to do so. However, while we can see it replacing perhaps an entry-level MacBook Air,...

21 May 2014

Microsoft claims its new Surface Pro tablet is powerful enough to replace your laptop for everyday computing tasks. Can that really be true? We put it to the test in our Surface Pro hands-on... Read more…

17 January 2014

Microsoft's Surface with Windows 8 Pro is the best tablet running Windows 8 we've yet seen, but still feels like a compromise when used as a tablet or laptop...

7 January 2014

The Microsoft Surface Pro ticks a lot of checkboxes if you're a mobile working person looking for a device that allows you to do both work and play on the move. The only thing holding the Surface...

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User Reviews

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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 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…

Reviewed 8 June 2014 by Clayton S.
(Verified Purchase)

I've seen this board get several one-egg reviews, and in my opinion, many of them are unjustified. DOA boards are unfortunately a fact of life, and no electronics manufacturer is able to ship 100%... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2012 by Evan R.
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great budget board and is exactly what I was looking for. I installed the components in this board and booted without a hitch. No problems whatsoever. The lack of right-hand-side risers... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2012 by Jared L.
(Verified Purchase)

This motherboard is supremely easy to use and install. The UEFI bios is straightforward and it works. My memory speed came in at 1066, and with the click of a button (Yes, the bios uses the mouse)... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 9sr00010, 9sr00013, microsoft 5hx00001, microsoft 5kx00002, microsoft p7t00005, microsoft 5hx00001r, microsoft 5hx00001rb
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