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The stylus: The Surface Pro will be equipped with a pen, although some people think it is outdated, still part of the business people are using it.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 252012
 

According to media reports, Nokia is planning to restart the Tablet PC program, and is expected to launch Tablet PC with 10.1-inch display and Microsoft Windows RT operating system in 2013, which is similar to Microsoft’s Surface Tablet PC previously announced.

This tablet PC with 10.1-inch display will be equipped with an HDMI port and a USB port, and the screen is very similar with Microsoft Surface RT screen. According to sources, Nokia Tablet PC will be equipped with cellular data connectivity, and the U.S. mobile operator AT&T will be one channel of the Nokia Tablet PC starting cooperation.

The focus of the Nokia Tablet PC is its battery and matching shell design. It is reported that Nokia will launch a special “jacket” for this product, Nokia Tablet PC is just like a book when folded. When open, this jacket can be used as Tablet PC’s keyboard and bracket. Nokia also designs a built-in battery for this special tablet PC “jacket” used to charge the device. In addition, this jacket also has two USB ports to expand the connectivity of the device.

It is worth mentioning that this Nokia’s device has very strong battery life performance, which is about 10 hours, and fast charging in a short time.

According to sources, this former Finnish giant is planning to initially build its own production line of tablet PC, and it’s most likely to select the Windows 8 operating system as the default system. Nokia’s first tablet will run on the ARM chip architecture, and will be powered by Microsoft’s latest Windows RT operating system. Nokia may launch this tablet on Mobile World Congress in February next year at the earliest.

Nokia declined to comment, the company spokesman said: “The company does not comment on market rumors and speculation.”

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.