Microsoft Surface 2 Specs – Full Technical Specifications

Microsoft Surface 2 is the second generation of Microsoft Surface launched alongside with Windows 8.1 released by Microsoft on October 22, 2013.

Surface 2 picture

Surface 2

Key Features
What's newBetter design It’s now thinner (8.9mm), lighter (522g), and new platinum magnesium exterior.
Better performance Better single-core and multi-cores performance and much better graphics performance (72 graphics cores).
Better battery Up to 10 hours of video playback.
New kickstand Now in two angles, original 22-degree and new 55-degree.
Better display Higher display resolution with Full HD (1920 x 1080) display.
Optional mobile broadband It comes with optional 4G LTE support.
More Full-size USB 3.0 port, 3.5MP front and 5MP rear camera, new thinner backlit type cover.

Newer Model Surface 3 Previous Model Surface 2
What's missingCan't run desktop apps You can't run desktop apps (x86 or x64) on this device. The only way to get apps is through Windows Store.
No Windows 10 The latest OS you can get is Windows RT 8.1 Update 3
Platium color only No longer available in black color.
Availability
IntroducedSeptember 23, 2013
Pre-orderedSeptember 24, 2013
ReleasedOctober 22, 2013
PricingSurface 2 WiFi
• $449 - 2 GB | 32 GB
• $549 - 2 GB | 64 GB

Surface 2 4G LTE
• $679 - 2 GB | 64 GB
Software
Pre-Installed OSWindows RT 8.1
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT with Outlook
Display
Size10.6 inches
Resolution1920 x 1080 (208 PPI), 2M Pixels
Technology• ClearType Full HD Display
• Aspect ratio: 16:9
• Touch: 5 point multi-touch
Internal Specs
CPUNVIDIA Tegra 4 T40
4+1 cores, 2MB Cache, 1.90 GHz Single Core, 1.70 Quad-Core
GraphicsNVIDIA Graphics
72 graphic cores, 672 MHz
Memory2 GB of RAM
Storage
32 GB 64 GB
Storage
Network• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
• Optional LTE
Battery
Size31.5 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours of local video playback
Power Supply24W power supply
Exterior
Dimensions10.81” x 6.79” x 0.35” (275 mm x 172 mm x 8.9 mm)
WeightTablet Only 1.15 lbs (522 g)
With Keyboard 1.7 lbs (771 g)
Casing• Magnesium
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
Colors
Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad• Two-finger multitouch gesture trackpad
• Full-size mechanical backlit keyboard.
Ports• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Surface charging port
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
• 1 x Cover port
• 1 x Nano SIM card slot (Surface 2 with LTE only)
Camera & Audio
Camera• 3.5MP front-facing camera
• 5.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio• Dual microphones
• Stereo speakers with digitally enhanced for fuller sound
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
Surface PenNot Supported
Surface DialNot Supported
SecurityN/A
In the box• Surface 2
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
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