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Microsoft Surface RT Tegra 3 64GB 10.6" Tablet

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Tegra 3 Windows RT 64GB 10.6" Sep 2015
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5 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

We calculated the average reviews for all Microsoft tablet computers and also specifically for Microsoft Tegra 3 processor tablet computers and found that in both cases Microsoft had good reviews.

Very Large Display Diagonal

The Surface RT has one of the largest display diagonals (10.6 inches) amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers of this age. The display diagonals of similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than a year range from 10" to 11".

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

At 64 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface RT has a very large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than a year. The smallest internal storage capacity of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Surface RT is 16GB, the largest is 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 32GB.

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Very Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface RT has one of the largest internal memorys amongst Tegra 3 processor tablet computers of this age. The average internal memory of similar spec tablets that have been available for more than a year is 1.2GB.

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Very Thin

At only 8.9 millimeters, the Surface RT has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Surface RT. Tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Surface RT have depths of between 8.9mm and 190mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The Surface RT is not 4G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Surface RT are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Microsoft Surface RT is not 3G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface RT are also not 3G.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The Surface RT has a maximum rear camera resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less rear camera resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet, which is the most frequently found rear camera resolution. Comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Surface RT rear camera resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 3264 x 2448 pixels (best).

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Microsoft Surface RT has one of the smaller processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst tablet computers of this age. The average processor cache of tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface RT is 2.3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 6MB.

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Only Microsoft Surface Cover Docking Connector Type

The docking connector type of this tablet computer is Microsoft Surface Cover, which is typical of many tablets of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface RT the battery life (max)s range from 8h to 15h, and the average battery life (max) is 12h. The Microsoft Surface RT has a fairly short battery life (max) (only 8 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Surface RT.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface RT

Released Over a Year Ago

This Microsoft tablet computer was released over a year ago.

Four Processor Coress

The Microsoft Surface RT is a four processor cores tablet. That's average compared to the other five tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Surface RT that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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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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