Microsoft Surface RT Specs – Full Technical Specifications
Microsoft Surface RT is the first generation of Microsoft Surface launched alongside with Windows 8 released by Microsoft on October 26, 2012.
|Introduced||June 18, 2012|
|Pre-ordered||Not available for pre-ordered|
|Released||October 26, 2012|
• $499 - 2 GB | 32 GB
• $599 - 2 GB | 64 GB
Surface RT with Black Touch Cover
• $599 - 2 GB | 32 GB
• $699 - 2 GB | 64 GB
|Pre-Installed OS||Windows RT|
|Built-in Apps||Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT|
|Resolution||1366 x 768 (208 PPI), 1M Pixels|
|Technology||• ClearType HD Display|
• Aspect ratio: 16:9
• Touch: 5 point multi-touch
|CPU||NVIDIA Tegra 3|
4+1 cores, 1MB Cache, 1.40 GHz Single Core, 1.30 Quad-Core
12 graphic cores
|Memory||2 GB of RAM|
32 GB 64 GBStorage
|Network||• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatible|
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
|Battery Life||Up to 8 hours of local video playback|
|Power Supply||24W power supply|
|Dimensions||10.81” x 6.77” x 0.37” (275 mm x 172 mm x 9.4 mm)|
|Weight||1.5 lbs (680 g)|
• Kickstand with 1 position @22-degree
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
|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 Micro HDMI video out port
• 1 x Cover port
|Camera & Audio|
|Camera||• 720p HD LifeCam front-facing camera|
• 720p HD LifeCam rear-facing camera
|Audio||• Dual microphones|
• Stereo speakers
|Sensors||• Ambient light sensor|
|Surface Pen||Not Supported|
|Surface Dial||Not Supported|
|In the box||• Surface RT|
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
|Warranty||One-year limited hardware warranty|
|Processor||NVIDIA Tegra 3|
|Single Core Frequency||1.4 GHz|
|Quad-Core Frequency||1.3 GHz|
|L1 Cache||32 KB|
|L2 Cache||1 MB|
|Max Memory Size||2 GB|
|# Display Supported||2|
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- How to fix Surface RT phantom touch or ghost touch
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