Surface Pro 2 features

Applies to: Surface DevicesSurface

Get to know Surface Pro 2

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Here's a quick overview of Surface Pro 2 features.

Touchscreen The 10.6 ClearType Full HD display, with its 16:9 aspect ratio and 1080p resolution (1920x1080 pixels), is great for watching HD movies, browsing the web, and using Office apps (sold separately). You can use your fingers to select, zoom, or move things around on the screen. For more info, see Surface touchscreen.
Type Covers Type Covers can be used as a keyboard and protective cover. 
Pro Pen Take notes, draw, and mark up documents using the digital pen. 
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Surface supports standard Wi-Fi protocols (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth® 4.0. This means that you can connect to a wireless network and and use Bluetooth mice.
Two cameras and a microphone There are two cameras and a microphone that you can use for phone calls and videos. The cameras record video in 720p, with a 16:9 aspect ratio (widescreen).

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Kickstand Flip out the dual-angle kickstand when you want to be productive. One position is ideal for typing at a desk, and another for typing on your lap.
Stereo speakers,
headset jack, and volume
Listen to music, conference calls, or audio books using apps from Microsoft Store or Internet Explorer. 

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Software Software included with Surface Pro 2:
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
    Windows 8.1 Pro has everything in Windows 8 plus BitLocker data protection, domain join, and Remote Desktop Connection hosting.
  • Apps and programs
    Surface Pro 2 comes with many built-in apps and you can install more apps from Microsoft Store. You can also run programs you've been using with earlier versions of Windows. For more info, see Install and uninstall apps on Surface Pro or Surface 3.
CPU and RAM 4th Gen Intel® Core i5 Processor, with Intel HD Graphics 4400 with 4 or 8 GB RAM (Dual-channel LPDDR3).
Storage In addition to the internal storage included with Surface Pro 2, there are some additional storage options. For info, see Surface storage options.
Sensors Surface has four sensors (an ambient light sensor, an accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass) that apps can use to do cool things.

Surface Pro 2 hardware specifications

Software Windows 8.1 Pro

Dimensions: 10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 in
Weight: 2 lbs
Casing: VaporMg
Color: Dark Titanium
Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Storage* and Memory

64/128GB   256/512GB




Screen: 10.6 inch ClearType Full HD Display
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (widescreen)
Touch: 10-point multi-touch
Durable display

CPU and Wireless

4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor
TPM Chip for enterprise security
Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth®4.0 Low Energy technology

Battery Life

7-15 days idle life
Charges in 2-4 hours with included power supply

Camera, Video, and Audio

Two 720p HD cameras, front and rear-facing
Stereo speakers with Dolby® sound


Full-size USB 3.0
microSDXC card reader
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort**
Cover port


Ambient light sensor

Surface Pro Pen Included



* System software uses significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and apps usage. 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. See for more details.

** Maximum display output from the Mini DisplayPort depends on the refresh rate and screen resolution. See Connect Surface Pro to a TV, monitor, or projector for more details.