Dec 252012

64-bit operating system: Surface Pro is a 64-bit Tablet PC and it has Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge, while the Surface RT is only with 32-bit.

Security: It provides same level of safety performance with Windows laptop, it also has built-in BitLocker encryption feature for hard disk data encryption.

Screen/interface: The Surface Pro 10.6 inches screen and 1920 x 1080 pixels is sufficient to compare to the desktop screen. In addition, it also has a Mini Display Port, full-size USB 3.0 port, microSDXC card slot and headphone jack.

The stylus: The Surface Pro will be equipped with a pen, although some people think it is outdated, still part of the business people are using it.

The tablet is a running Windows 8 system and using Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 processor Tablet PC, the resolution is 1920×1080, these configurations are similar to the configuration of the Surface Pro’s.

The Iconia W700 tablet computer performs well, it has no pressure to play high-definition video,access to social networking site and office. In addition, this tablet battery life is 7 hours and 19 minutes.

In addition, the media CNET editor said in the beginning of the year, he had the opportunity to use the Samsung tablet powered by Intel Core i5 processor, when the device was running Windows 8 developer preview, CNET editor said, the Tablet with i5 processor running fast is much faster than the iPad 2′s.

If the speed of the Surface Pro is also amazing, plus it can run all Windows 7 applications, it is believed that this device will be very attractive for business people.

Dec 052012

Recently rumors about Microsoft Surface Pro tablet undoubtedly bring more pressure to the hardware manufacturers, the traditional laptop is increasingly developing to diversified trend. The documents from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission show that, Gigabyte may launch a 11-inch rotating screen notebook computers based on the Windows 8 platform.

According to reports, this product coded U2142 most important feature is that it has a rotatable 11.6-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1336 × 768. Seen from the picture,  it can use as a Tablet PC if the screen is flipped. The product is equipped with the Intel Core i3 or i5 processor, 256GB mSATA solid state drive or 1TB mechanical hard, with a chiclet keyboard and a larger touchpad. The body thickness is 21mm and it weighs 1.5 kg. The CNET Asia site revealed that they already have operating experience of this rotating screen notebook, although the configuration details are not yet clear, its price may be for a minimum of $999.

Dec 052012

Microsoft recently announced the Surface Pro based on full version Window system will be listed in January next year, and it is called as the full version PC and the full version Tablet PC, but the price is almost the same with some notebooks and Ultrabook. It is reported that the price of the 64GB version Surface Pro is $899, and the 128GB version is $999, and it can use all Windows 7 applications. Both models are equipped with digital pen, but without the keyboard and protective sleeve, users can get both with additional $130.

It is understood that the Surface RT supported by Nvidia has been sold in Microsoft’s retail stores and its website on October 26, and it’s priced from $ 499. But the Surface and Windows 8′s new design failed to bring enough to the Windows system users. According to sources of the supply chain, Microsoft has cut Surface Tablet PC orders to 2 million units, half lower than the original booking 4 million units. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer also said this tablet PC sales is “moderate” at the beginning.

Due to the use of Intel chips and Windows 8 operating system, rather than the Surface RT AMR-chip and Windows RT system, the Surface Pro can run the existing Windows program. The Surface Pro Tablet PC with Intel chips also uses a similar keyboard protective cover and bracket, but the weight and size specifications are larger, this tablet PC is running based on the the i5 chip and the display resolution is 1920×1080. The Surface RT weight is less than 2 pounds and the thickness is less than 14 mm, while the Surface Pro is heavier and thicker.