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Microsoft Surface RT Tegra 3 1.4GHz 32GB 10.6" Tablet

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Tegra 3 1.4GHz Windows RT 32GB Aug 2013
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Microsoft Tegra 3 processor tablets have good reviews as do all tablet computers manufactured by Microsoft.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of Tegra 3 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface RT is 9.2". With a display diagonal of 10.6 inches, the Surface RT has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Surface RT.

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4 Bluetooth Version

The Surface RT supports a 4 bluetooth version which is newer than most comparable spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as it. Most Tegra 3 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago support a 3 bluetooth version.

This tablet computer's Bluetooth version (4) is actually the best supported Bluetooth version across all tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface RT.

The worst supported Bluetooth version across similar types of tablet computer is 3.

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Fairly Large Internal Memory

Across all the Tegra 3 processor tablets that are a similar age to the Surface RT the internal memorys range from 1GB to 2GB. The Surface RT has a fairly large internal memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface RT.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Surface RT is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 2% more display resolution than a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface RT the worst display resolution is 1280 x 800 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1200 pixels.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 9.3 millimeters, the Surface RT has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the Surface RT. The thinnest depth of tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Surface RT is 0.45mm and the thickest is 190mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The Surface RT supports a better storage medium than most tablet computers of this age and spec. This tablet computer supports an HDD storage media, whereas most tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a Flash storage media. Tablets that have been around for more than two years storage medias range from eMMC (worst) to SSD (best).

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Not 3G

The Microsoft Surface RT is not 3G. Most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Surface RT are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface RT, the Surface RT is not 4G.

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Not Cheap

We think this Microsoft tablet computer looks expensive compared to other tablet computers of this age and spec. We checked 12 tablet computers of this age and spec and they range in price from £53 to £532.

Only HDD Storage Medium

The Microsoft Surface RT has an HDD storage medium which is better than the Flash storage medium found on most comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

This tablet computer's storage media type (HDD) is actually the worst storage media type amongst all comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of tablet computer the best storage media type is Flash.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Surface RT the battery life (max)s range from 5h to 360h, and the average battery life (max) is 17h. The Surface RT has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 8 hours) amongst Tegra 3 processor tablets of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface RT

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Microsoft released the Surface RT.

Four Processor Coress

The Surface RT has four processor coress which is average compared to the other 57 similar spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Surface RT that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Surface RT has a relatively standard processor frequency (1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Surface RT.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Surface RT has a fairly average internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface RT.

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Expert Reviews

(273)
10 April 2014

There's good reason for this tack: Surface will be the only tablet to boast a built-in kickstand, and that magnetic cover cleverly doubles as either a touch-sensitive keyboard or ?proper? keyboard... Read more…

17 March 2014

The Microsoft Surface got me deeply rooted into the Microsoft ecosystem. Because of my Surface (and my Lumia), OneDrive (then SkyDrive) is now an indispensible part of my life. I thoroughly...

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6 February 2014

The Surface RT is a remarkable device to mark a milestone to Microsoft, not before Microsoft sorts out the current issues, tweaks, apps, etc. It is quite big as a tablet to accept, and to get used...

3 December 2013

The Microsoft RT tablet that went on sale during Black Friday was the 32GB model. One thing that is bad about this memory size is that about half of the 32GB memory is being allocated and used by... Read more…

22 October 2013

This, a long-awaited Microsoft coffee-table PC that costs £8,500, is a rare stroke of flashy play by the boys from Redmond, WA. What the Surface will do for your interior, I'm not wholly sure. It... Read more…

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User Reviews

(100)
Reviewed 8 March 2014 by Vincent C.
(Verified Purchase)

People complain about the surface or windows 8 in general due to the lack of apps in the store. but all i have to say is the Microsoft store has been around for maybe 2 years, apple and android... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2014 by Arthur B.

Meets my needs very well since I wanted a cheap tablet to surf the internet while being a couch potato. My other computer is a workstation and I don't want to waste it on slacking and... Read more…

Reviewed 26 March 2016 by ANTONY COLEMAN
(Verified Purchase)

All good...

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Mr. C. Chamberlain

I was very disapointed with my Microsoft Surface 2 and the way I was treated by there Customer Service team. My Surface 2 has seen very little use & has always been well looked after & stored in a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Mrs S A Stringer
(Verified Purchase)

Love it.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple surfacert32, microsoft p3w00003, apple surfacert32g, microsoft p6w00001, microsoft 7xr00001, apple surfacert32gb
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