Surface Pro

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Surface Pro
Surface Pro.jpg
Surface Pro with stylus (detached from keyboard cover)
Developer Microsoft
Manufacturer Pegatron[1]
Release date February 9, 2013 (2013-02-09) (United States)[2]
May 2013 (2013-05) (UK)[3]
Operating system Windows 8 Pro
Power 151.2 kJ (42 W·h) battery (4-5 hours)[4]
CPU Dual-core 1.7 GHz (Turbo Boost to 2.6 GHz) Intel Core i5-3317U[5]
Memory GB dual-channel DDR3-1600 (25.6 GB/sec)
Storage 64 GB (23 GB available) or 128 GB (83 GB available)[6] or 256 GB[7] and microSDXC slot
Display 10.6 inches (27 cm) 1920 x 1080 px[8] (208 ppi) ClearType HD screen with 16:9 aspect ratio
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000
Input 10-point multi-touch screen, pen input, ambient light sensor, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, compass, dual microphones
Camera Front: 1.2 MP, 720p HD
Rear: 1.2 MP AF, 720p HD
Connectivity 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort
Online services Windows Store, Xbox Music, OneDrive, Xbox Games, Xbox Video
Dimensions 10.81 inches (27.5 cm) (w)
6.81 inches (17.3 cm) (h)
0.53 inches (13 mm) (d)
Weight 2 pounds (910 g)
Successor Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 (2013)

The Microsoft Surface Pro is the first generation in the Surface-series Windows 8 tablets produced by Microsoft. It was launched on February 9, 2013. Surface Pro has a full-HD display and a 10.6 inch screen. It has a single position kickstand and is much thicker than the original Surface.

In October 2013, its successor, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2, was released. While maintaining a design similar to its original design, the Surface Pro has improved hardware specifications than its predecessor (such as a fourth-generation (Haswell) Intel Core i5 processor and an increased number of storage options), and improved versions of its kickstand and cover accessories (such as a new "Power Cover" with an auxiliary battery).[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manufacturer of Surface". The Register. January 22, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Growing the Surface Family: Surface Windows 8 Pro Availability Confirmed". Microsoft. January 22, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Microsoft Surface Pro gets May UK release date and price". PC Advisor. June 4, 2013. Retrieved June 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Microsoft Surface Pro review | The Verge
  5. ^ Paul Thurrott (21 January 2013). "Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Preview". WinSuperSite.com. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Microsoft's 64GB Surface Pro will only have 23GB usable storage | The Verge
  7. ^ "Monster 256GB Microsoft Surface Pro surfaces in Japan". Betanews.com. May 29, 2013. Retrieved June 15, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Help me choose which Windows tablet is best for me". Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Microsoft's new Surface Pro 2 gets official". Engadget. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
Preceded by
Surface Pro
1st generation
Succeeded by
Surface Pro 2