Brand name of the company that manufactures the device.
Model name of the device.
Аlternative names, under which the model is known.
|Surface 8 Pro|
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)
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)
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)
Information about the weight of the device in different measurement units.
|907 g (grams)|
2 lbs (pounds)
31.99 oz (ounces)
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)
Information about the colors, in which the device is available in the market.
|Operating system (OS)|
Information about the operating system used by the device as well as its version.
|Microsoft Windows 8 Pro|
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|
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.
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 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 (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)|
Information about the number of RAM channels integrated in the SoC. More channels mean higher data transfer rates.
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)
The various types of memory cards are characterized by different sizes and capacity. Information about the supported types of memory cards.
One of the main characteristics of the display is its type/technology, on which depends its performance.
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)
Approximate width of the display
|9.24 in (inches)|
234.66 mm (millimeters)
23.47 cm (centimeters)
Approximate height of the display
|5.2 in (inches)|
132 mm (millimeters)
13.2 cm (centimeters)
The ratio between the long and the short side of the display
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|
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)
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.
The estimated percentage of the screen area from the device's front area.
|65.32 % (percent)|
Information about other functions and features of the display.
Sensors vary in type and purpose. They increase the overall functionality of the device, in which they are integrated.
Information about the maximum resolution at which the rear camera can shoot videos.
|1280 x 720 pixels|
0.92 MP (megapixels)
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)|
Information about the maximum resolution of the videos shot by the front camera.
|1280 x 720 pixels|
0.92 MP (megapixels)
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)|
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.
Information whether the device has an FM radio receiver or not.
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)
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.
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)|
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.
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.
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.
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.
Information whether the device is equipped with a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Information about some of the most widely used connectivity technologies supported by the device.
Information about some of the features and standards supported by the browser of the device.
|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|
List of some of the most common video file formats and codecs supported standardly by the device.
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
MP4 (MPEG-4 Part 14, .mp4, .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r, .m4v)
The capacity of a battery shows the maximum charge, which it can store, measured in mili-Ampere hours.
|3800 mAh (milliampere-hours)|
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).
Information about some additional features of the device's battery.
Information about other features of the device.