Everything you need to know about the new Surface Tablets

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Microsoft has announced two new tablets, the Surface 2 and the Surface 2 Pro, along with a dizzying range of accessories. Although it was coy about the finer details at first, all the information has since arrived in a great big wave, making it hard to keep track of what’s out when, what the specs are, and how much it’s all going to cost. Get ready, then, as we tell you everything there is to know about the new Windows tablets and all the associated toys.
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We’ll start with the tablets themselves, then move on to the accessory range.

Surface Pro 2.

Promoted more heavily than before as a laptop replacement, Microsoft’s Panos Panay even claimed it was faster than 95 percent of laptop computers out there. Does the Surface Pro 2 have the specs to backup this bold claim? Let’s find out.

Specifications

  • Screen: 10.6-inches, 1080p
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 Haswell
  • RAM: 4GB or 8GB
  • Storage: Either 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, or 512MB flash memory. The latter two come with 8GB RAM, the former with 4GB.
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, audio in/out, Ethernet.
  • Battery: TBA, but claimed to be 60 to 75 percent longer than the Surface Pro.
  • Operating system: Windows 8.1

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