Microsoft Surface Pro - Specifications

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Dimensions: 275 x 173 x 13.5 mm
Weight: 907 g
CPU: Intel Core i5-3317U, 2600 MHz, Cores: 2
GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4000
RAM: 4 GB
Storage: 64 GB, 128 GB
Memory cards: microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Display: 10.6 in, IPS, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 3800 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro
Camera: 1280 x 720 pixels, 29 fps
Wi-Fi: a, b, g, n
USB: 2.0, Standard USB
Bluetooth: 4.0

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Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Brand

Brand name of the company that manufactures the device.

Microsoft
Model

Model name of the device.

Surface Pro
Model alias

Аlternative names, under which the model is known.

Surface 8 Pro

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width

Information about the width, i.e. the horizontal side of the device when it is used in its standard orientation.

275 mm (millimeters)
27.5 cm (centimeters)
0.902 ft (feet)
10.827 in (inches)
Height

Information about the height, i.e. the vertical side of the device when it is used in its standard orientation.

173 mm (millimeters)
17.3 cm (centimeters)
0.568 ft (feet)
6.811 in (inches)
Thickness

Information about the thickness/depth of the device in different measurement units.

13.5 mm (millimeters)
1.35 cm (centimeters)
0.044 ft (feet)
0.531 in (inches)
Weight

Information about the weight of the device in different measurement units.

907 g (grams)
2 lbs (pounds)
31.99 oz (ounces)
Volume

Estimated volume of the device, calculated from the dimensions provided by the manufacturer. Applies for devices in the form of a rectangular parallelepiped.

642.26 cm³ (cubic centimeters)
39 in³ (cubic inches)
Colors

Information about the colors, in which the device is available in the market.

Black

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)

Information about the operating system used by the device as well as its version.

Microsoft Windows 8 Pro

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

CPU

CPU is the Central Processing Unit or the processor of a mobile device. Its main function is to interpret and execute instructions contained in software applications.

Intel Core i5-3317U
CPU cores

A CPU core is the processor unit, which executes software instructions. Presently, besides single-core processors, there are dual-core, quad-core, hexa-core and so on multi-core processors. They increase the performance of the device allowing the execution of multiple instructions in parallel.

2
CPU frequency

The frequency of the processor describes its clock rate in cycles per second. It is measured in Megahertz (MHz) or Gigahertz (GHz).

2600 MHz (megahertz)
GPU

GPU is a graphical processing unit, which handles computation for 2D/3D graphics applications. In mobile devices GPU is usually utilized by games, UI, video playback, etc. GPU can also perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU.

Intel HD Graphics 4000
RAM capacity

RAM (Random-Access Memory) is used by the operating system and all installed applications. Data in the RAM is lost after the device is turned off or restarted.

4 GB (gigabytes)
RAM channels

Information about the number of RAM channels integrated in the SoC. More channels mean higher data transfer rates.

Double channel

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage

Information about the capacity of the built-in storage of the device. Sometimes one and the same model may is offered in variants with different internal storage capacity.

64 GB (gigabytes)
128 GB (gigabytes)

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types

The various types of memory cards are characterized by different sizes and capacity. Information about the supported types of memory cards.

microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technology

One of the main characteristics of the display is its type/technology, on which depends its performance.

IPS
Diagonal size

In mobile devices display size is represented by the length of its diagonal measured in inches.

10.6 in (inches)
269.24 mm (millimeters)
26.92 cm (centimeters)
Width

Approximate width of the display

9.24 in (inches)
234.66 mm (millimeters)
23.47 cm (centimeters)
Height

Approximate height of the display

5.2 in (inches)
132 mm (millimeters)
13.2 cm (centimeters)
Aspect ratio

The ratio between the long and the short side of the display

1.778:1
16:9
Resolution

The display resolution shows the number of pixels on the horizontal and vertical side of the screen. The higher the resolution is, the greater the detail of the displayed content.

1920 x 1080 pixels
Pixel density

Information about the number of pixels per centimeter (ppcm) or per inch (ppi) of the display. The higher the pixel density, the more detailed and clearer is the information displayed on the screen.

208 ppi (pixels per inch)
81 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Color depth

The color depth of the display is also known as bit depth. It shows the number of bits used for the color components of one pixel. Information about the maximum number of colors the screen can display.

24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area

The estimated percentage of the screen area from the device's front area.

65.32 % (percent)
Other features

Information about other functions and features of the display.

Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

Sensors

Sensors vary in type and purpose. They increase the overall functionality of the device, in which they are integrated.

Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Magnetometer

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Video resolution

Information about the maximum resolution at which the rear camera can shoot videos.

1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS

Information about the maximum number of frames per second (fps) supported by the rear camera while recording video at the maximum resolution. Some of the main standard frame rates for recording and playing video are 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, 60 fps.

29 fps (frames per second)
1 MP

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Video resolution

Information about the maximum resolution of the videos shot by the front camera.

1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS

Digital cameras are able to shoot videos at different frames per second (fps). Some of the main standard frame rates for recording and playing video are 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, 60 fps. Information about the maximum possible fps for shooting videos at the maximum possible resolution.

29 fps (frames per second)
1 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

Speaker

The loudspeaker is a device, which reproduces various sounds such as ring tones, alarms, music, voice calls, etc. Information about the type of speakers the device uses.

Loudspeaker

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

Radio

Information whether the device has an FM radio receiver or not.

No

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi communication between devices is realized via the IEEE 802.11 standards. Some devices have the possibility to serve as Wi-Fi Hotspots by providing internet access for other nearby devices. Wi-Fi Direct (Wi-Fi P2P) is another useful standard that allows devices to communicate with each other without the need for wireless access point (WAP).

802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version

The technology has several versions, which improve the connection speed, range, connectivity and discoverability of the devices. Information about the Bluetooth version of the device.

4.0
Features

Bluetooth uses various profiles and protocols related to faster exchange of data, energy saving, better device discoverability, etc. Some of those supported by the device are listed here.

A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type

There are several USB connector types: the Standard one, the Mini and Micro connectors, On-The-Go connectors, etc. Type of the USB connector used by the device.

Standard USB
Version

There are several versions of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) standard: USB 1.0 (1996), the USB 2.0 (2000), the USB 3.0 (2008), etc. With each following version the rate of data transfer is increased.

2.0
Features

Тhe USB interface in mobile devices may be used for different purposes such as battery charging, using the device as a mass storage, host, etc.

Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI

This audio/video interface is used in transferring uncompressed video and audio data between HDMI-compatible devices. Often mobile devices are connected to an HDMI device via an MHL adapter.

Mini DisplayPort

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jack

Information whether the device is equipped with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Yes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

Connectivity

Information about some of the most widely used connectivity technologies supported by the device.

OTA sync

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

Browser

Information about some of the features and standards supported by the browser of the device.

HTML
HTML5
Flash

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecs

List of some of the most common audio file formats and codecs supported standardly by the device.

AC3 / AC-3
MP3 (MPEG-2 Audio Layer II, .mp3)
WAV (Waveform Audio File Format, .wav, .wave)

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs

List of some of the most common video file formats and codecs supported standardly by the device.

H.263
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
MP4 (MPEG-4 Part 14, .mp4, .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r, .m4v)

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity

The capacity of a battery shows the maximum charge, which it can store, measured in mili-Ampere hours.

3800 mAh (milliampere-hours)
Type

The battery type is determined by its structure and more specifically, by the chemicals used in it. There are different battery types and some of the most commonly used in mobile devices are the lithium-ion (Li-Ion) and the lithium-ion polymer battery (Li-Polymer).

Li-Polymer
Features

Information about some additional features of the device's battery.

Non-removable

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features

Information about other features of the device.

Kickstand

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Dimensions: 275 x 173 x 13.5 mm
Weight: 907 g
CPU: Intel Core i5-3317U, 2600 MHz, Cores: 2
GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4000
RAM: 4 GB
Storage: 64 GB, 128 GB
Display: 10.6 in, IPS, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 3800 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro
Camera: 1280 x 720 pixels, 29 fps