Microsoft Surface 2 Tablets

Choosing a Tablet

Tablets have become an ideal companion or replacement for laptops and computers. The Microsoft Surface is designed for quality gaming and has above average camera technology. There are several features and functions that make tablets a great option for work, school or play.

What is the Microsoft Surface 2?

The Surface 2 is the replacement or upgraded model of the original Microsoft Surface. It has all the features and capabilities of a laptop with the convenience of transitioning into a tablet. It has a 13.5" PixelSense display screen that detaches from the unit to convert into a tablet. The device permits users to work with a variety of gaming, personal and business software. Graphics display is precise and emits crisp color and screen clarity for users to enjoy. Here are a few other points to consider about the device:

  • Thin design: the powerful laptop is crafted with a thin design, which makes it lightweight and easy to transport.
  • Pen and touch: the pen and touch feature makes it easy for users to take and erase notes or tap the screen for response with the pen that is designed specifically for use with the touchscreen.
  • Design and draw: the detachable screen can be flipped 180 degrees for use with the Surface pen. It can then be reattached to the keyboard to view movies, design, or make presentations.

What features are available on the Surface 2?

One of the most attractive qualities of any smart device is the available features. Features help to simplify or enhance the performance of the device. They also elevate the user experience to a level that makes it more enjoyable or rewarding to use. Features may vary among Surface modes. Here are a few of the available features for the Microsoft tablet:

  • Touchscreen: the device has a full HD display screen that is designed to respond to the touch of the fingers. Users can zoom in, navigate around or make selections on the screen with their fingertips.
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capability: connect to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth with the Microsoft Surface 2.
  • Microphone and dual cameras: phone calls and video recordings are easy to accomplish and of good quality.
  • Kickstand: there is a 2-position kickstand on the Surface Book 2. The dual-position stand provides support for reading, browsing, or navigating on the device during use. The front-facing device is sturdy when supported by the kickstand.
  • Extended battery life: the Surface 2 version of the Surface Book has extensive battery life, up to 15 hours. This increased tremendously following the firmware update. This is a big difference when compared to that of the Surface RT.
  • Hybrid tablet: the hybrid tablet operates Windows RT 8.1. It features 1.7 GHz Cortex A15 quad core.
  • Auto-brightness: the brightness level adjusts to accommodate battery life. Once the battery reaches a critical point, brightness dims to preserve battery.

What are the specs of the Surface?

The device is designed with the Windows 10 Pro Creators Update 64-bit. There is a 267 PPI resolution and a 15" PixelSense screen display. Other than the Surface 2, there are three additional models of the tablet. Here are a few other specs:

  • 7th Gen Intel Core i5 or 8th Gen Intel Core i7 quad-core processors
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • Up to 17 hours of video playback
  • 8GB or 16GB of RAM
  • Dual USB ports
  • Ambient light sensor
  • 10.6-inch screen size
  • Windows RT operating system; an OEM only edition from Microsoft Office
  • Multi-touch sensor pen for easy note taking

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