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Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Specifications, Accessories & Details

By on October 1, 2013 in Microsoft with 0 Comments

Microsoft had announced the first version of the Surface tablet last year, which came in two variants – the Surface RT and the Surface Pro. While the RT version had a lot of issues with the OS, the Pro was a better one amongst the two. Microsoft has worked with the OS improvements since then, and with the announcement of the Windows 8.1 version, the company is selling the next version of the Surface tablet, the MS Surface 2 and the MS Surface Pro 2.

Both the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are going to be available in the Black and White colors. The shipping of these devices starts from October 22nd while the pre-ordering starting today itself. The Surface 2 tablet devices are said to have a better battery life and a lot improved performance, and the design changes include a new position for the kickstand, while there are a lot of accessories to enhance the user experience.

Check below for the specifications of the new devices released by Microsoft.

Surface Pro 2

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Specifications

The technical specifications of the Surface Pro 2 tablet from Microsoft, the high end one includes the following:

  • Display: 10.6-inch, ClearType Full HD
  • Screen Resolution: 1920×1080 pixels
  • Processor / Chipset: Intel Core i5 with 4GB or 8GB
  • OS: Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Rear Camera: 5-megapixel, 720p video recording support
  • Front Camera: 3.5-megapixel, 720p video recording
  • Battery: up to 7 or 8 hours
  • Weight: 2 pounds (907 grams)
  • Thickness: 0.53 inches (13.4 mm)
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0, Wi-Fi, HD video-out, Bluetooth 4.0
  • External storage: microSD up to 64 GB
  • Internal Storage Versions: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
  • Software: Bing apps, no MS Office version included

Microsoft Surface 2 (Surface RT 2) Specifications

  • Display: 10.6-inch, ClearType Full HD
  • Screen Resolution: 1920×1080 pixels
  • Processor / Chipset: Nvidia Tegra 4 with 2GB RAM
  • OS: Windows RT 8.1
  • Rear Camera: 5-megapixel, 720p video recording support
  • Front Camera: 3.5-megapixel, 720p video recording
  • Battery: capacity up to 10 hours
  • Weight: 1.5 pounds (680 grams)
  • Thickness: 0.37 inches (9.3 mm)
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0, Wi-Fi, HD video-out, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Storage Card support: microSD up to 64 GB
  • Internal Storage Versions: 32GB and 64GB
  • Software: Office Home & Student 2013 RT, Outlook RT, Bing apps

Some of the accessories that are going to available for sale along with the new tablets, and these include the new Touch Cover 2 which is thinner and lighter than the earlier model and it comes with the backlit keyboard, and would be available for $119.99, and the Type Cover 2 in Cyan, Magenta, Purple and Black colors is going to be available for $129.99. Some other accessories include the Power Cover, Surface Pro Docking Station, Wireless Adapters for typing covers etc.

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