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Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Office 2013 RT1


Dimensions: 10.81 in (275 mm) x 6.79 in (173 mm) x 0.35 in (8.9 mm)
Weight: Less than 1.49 lbs (676 grams)
Casing: VaporMg
Color: Magnesium (Silver)
Integrated Kickstand: Dual-position (display angled to 24 degrees or 40 degrees)
Physical buttons: Volume up/down, Power

Storage2 and Memory

32GB or 64GB


Screen: 10.6 inch
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (widescreen)
Touch: 5-point multi-touch
Durable display

CPU and Wireless

NVIDIA Tegra 4 (T40) 1.7 GHz Quad Core
Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth® v.4.0 technology

Network Specifications for Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE)

2G GSM (Quadband: 850/900/1800/1900)
3G UMTS (Bands 1, 2, 5)
4G LTE (Bands 2, 4 ,5, 7, 17)3

Battery Life

Up to 10 hours of video playback
7-15 days idle life
Charges in 2-4 hours with included power supply

Camera, Video, and Audio

Two video cameras on front and back
3.5 megapixel front-facing camera
5.0 megapixel rear-facing camera
Two microphones
Stereo speakers with Dolby® sound


Full-size USB 3.0
microSD card reader
microSIM card slot (with AT&T 4G LTE model only)
Headphone jack
HD video out port
Cover port


Ambient light sensor
Proximity Sensor
Digital Compass

Location (AT&T 4G LTE model only)

Assisted GPS

1 Surface 2 comes with Microsoft Office 2013 RT. Some functionality may be limited. See

2 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.

3 GSM, UMTS, and LTE specifications are for the Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) only. Coverage, service, and 4G LTE not available everywhere. Learn more at Contact AT&T for details and activation.

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