|Pricing||Surface 2 Wi-Fi
Surface 2 Price
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
$399.99 38% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) - Platinum (Renewed)
$274.99 6% OFF
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
$549.99 10% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 (2023) - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050, Windows 11, Platinum Color
$2,399.99 15% OFF
Microsoft Surface Go 2 10.5 inches Touch-Screen Intel Pentium 4GB RAM, 64gb STV-00001 (Renewed)
$199.00 17% OFF
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
$427.89 9% OFF
|Dimensions||10.81” x 6.79” x 0.35” (275 mm x 172 mm x 8.9 mm)
Width: 10.81” (275 mm)
Height: 6.79” (172 mm)
Thickness: 0.35” (8.9 mm)
|Keyboard and Trackpad|
|Internal Specs||Surface 2|
|Memory||2GB of RAM|
|Battery Life||Up to 10 hours of video playback|
|Built-in Apps||Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT with Outlook|
|Camera & Audio||Surface 2|
|In the box|
|Processor||NVIDIA Tegra 4 with power-saving 5th core|
|Processor Cores||4 + 1|
|Single-Core Frequency||1.9 GHz|
|Quad-Core Frequency||1.7 GHz|
|L1 Cache||64 KB|
|L2 Cache||2 MB|
|Graphics Frequency||672 MHz|
Tips and tricks
Learn how to utilize your Surface 2 fully with our tips and tricks. Our comprehensive guide will assist you in maximizing battery life, enhancing performance, boosting productivity, and efficiently solving any issues that may arise.
Before making a purchase decision, it’s essential to have a good understanding of the device you are considering. To help you with that, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Microsoft Surface 2. Our comprehensive guide covers all aspects of the device, including display, battery life, performance, software, and design. We hope that our Surface 2 FAQ will answer all your queries.
How much does a Surface 2 cost?
There are three configurations of Surface 2:
- $449 – 2GB | 32GB
- $549 – 2GB | 64GB
- $679 – 2GB | 64GB | 4G LTE
What are the dimensions of Surface 2?
Microsoft Surface 2 has dimensions of 10.81″ x 6.79″ x 0.35″ (275 mm x 173 mm x 8.9 mm).
How much does the Surface 2 weigh?
Microsoft Surface 2 is weight at:
- WiFi – 1.49 lbs (675 g).
- 4G LTE – 1.51 lbs (684 g).
What ports are on the Surface 2?
Here are all the available ports on the Surface 2:
- 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
- 1 x Micro HDMI video out port
- 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack
- 1 x Surface proprietary charging port
- 1 x MicroSDXC card reader
- 1 x Surface Cover port.
- 1 x Nano SIM card slot (Surface 2 [AT&T 4G-LTE] only)
Does Surface 2 have a camera?
Yes, there are two cameras on Surface 2:
- 3.5-megapixel front-facing camera.
- 5.0-megapixel rear-facing camera.
What processor is in Surface 2?
Microsoft Surface 2 has only one processor configuration:
NVIDIA Tegra 4
- Graphics: NVIDIA.
- Single-Core Frequency: 1.90 GHz
- Quad-Core Frequency: 1.70 GHz
- Cache: 2 MB
- Graphics Cores: 72
- 4 +1 cores
Does Surface 2 support the Microsoft Surface Pen?
No, it doesn’t. Microsoft Surface 2 devices don’t have the inking capability.
Does the new Surface 2 come with a keyboard?
No, you must purchase the keyboard (Surface Touch Cover 2 or Surface Type Cover 2) separately. The Surface Touch Cover 2 costs about $120, while the Surface Type Cover 2 costs about $130.
When was the Surface 2 released?
Microsoft Surface 2 was:
- Announced on September 23, 2013.
- Preordered on September 24, 2013.
- Available on October 22, 2013.
Can you upgrade the RAM on Surface 2?
No, you can’t upgrade your Surface 2 RAM as it was soldered directly onto the motherboard.
Is the Surface 2 fanless?
Yes, All Surface 2 is fanless.
What size is Surface 2’s display?
Surface 2 has a 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD Display.
What is the resolution of Surface 2?
Surface 2 has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and a pixel density of 208ppi (pixels per Inch). For more information, check: Microsoft Surface display size and resolution – a complete list
What is the aspect ratio of Surface 2?
Surface 2 has a 16:9 aspect ratio.
How long does the Surface 2 last?
Microsoft Surface 2 lasts 10 hours of battery life for video playback, tested by Microsoft.
What is the battery capacity of Microsoft Surface 2?
Microsoft Surface 2has a battery capacity of 31.5 Wh (4,257 mAh, 7.4V). For more information, check Microsoft Surface battery capacity – a complete list.
How do I charge my Surface 2?
You can charge your Surface 2 by using the OEM charger that came with your Surface 2 –Plug the charger into the power source and plug the Surface charging connector into the charging port on the right side of the Surface 2. It’s a magnet and reversible connector, an official and recommended charging method by Microsoft.
Can I charge Surface 2 via USB?
No, the USB port on Surface 2 is used for data transfer only.
Can Microsoft Surface 2 run Photoshop?
No, it can’t. Surface 2 uses the ARM processor, which cannot run traditional desktop software.
Can the Surface 2 run games?
Yes, you can. However, you can download and play games available on Windows Store only.
Can you code or program on Surface 2?
No, it isn’t an ideal device for coding or programming. Most of the programming tools aren’t available for Windows RT. However, some code editors are available for a basic code-writing assistant on the Windows Store.
Will Surface 2 run Office?
Yes, Surface 2 comes with a free Microsoft Office RT 2013. Office apps will run smoothly on Microsoft Surface 2.
Does Surface 2 run Windows 10?
No, it doesn’t. The latest update for Surface 2 and Surface RT is Windows 8.1 Update 3, which includes an option to switch between the Start Menu and the Start Screen.
Can you download apps on Surface 2?
Yes, you can. You can download safe and Microsoft-verified apps and games from Microsoft Store. However, you can’t download and install any apps from elsewhere.
Does Surface 2 run full Windows?
No, Surface 2 ships with Windows RT 8.1, which works exclusively with apps available in the Windows Store.
Is Microsoft Office free on Surface 2?
Yes, Surface 2 comes with a Free Microsoft Office RT 2013, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook RT 2013.
Does Surface 2 need antivirus?
In most cases, you don’t need a third-party antivirus. Windows 8.1 on Surface 2 has a built-in Windows Defender for virus and threat protection. And, since Surface 2 runs Windows RT 8.1 operating system, the traditional virus will not even execute.
Is Surface 2 a tablet or a laptop?
It’s a 2-in-1 tablet or laptop. It can be a tablet or laptop connected to a Surface Type Cover 2.
What is the company that makes Surface 2?
Surface 2 is a product among other Surface-branded products made by Microsoft.
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