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Microsoft Surface 2

Microsoft Surface 2

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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Microsoft has already proven it makes the best hardware of any Windows OEM, but the Surface would be more competitive if it ran full Windows and supported traditional desktop apps.

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Pros
  • Thinner and lighter, sturdier kickstand
  • Well-crafted, premium design
  • Long battery life
  • Sharper display, great viewing angles
  • Full-sized USB port
Cons
  • Windows Store is growing, but still has holes
  • More expensive than tablets running full Windows

Reviews

76
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 14

93
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 30
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Specs

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Windows
Screen size
10.622
Storage type
Internal, Memory card
Camera (integrated)
Yes
Form factor
Operating system
Screen size
Storage type
Camera (integrated)
Tablet
Windows
10.622
Internal, Memory card
Yes

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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

78
 

User Reviews

100
ButiOxa
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
100
tina1972
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
jackv1
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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