Microsoft Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) tablet launched at $679

Microsoft Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) tablet launched at $679
Microsoft has announced a 4G LTE-enabled Surface 2 tablet for AT&T at $679 (Rs. 41,400 approximately).

The Redmond giant confirmed the news via its official blog post and apparently calls the new variant the Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE).

The company revealed that the new Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) tablet will be available at Microsoft's retail and online stores, BestBuy.com, and various retailers in the US beginning Monday.

Notably, the Microsoft Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) tablet variant packs similar specifications to the Surface 2, except that the former now supports Micro-SIM.

The company, in addition, has announced 200GB of free OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive) storage for two years with every purchase of the Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) tablet.

The official blog post said, "In launching this new version of Surface 2, we're adding the power and reach of AT&T's 4G LTE network to an already fantastic device. Along with cellular connectivity, all of the refinements that went into Surface 2 are here: the increased speed and battery life, the dual-position kickstand, Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT and Outlook 2013 RT, the full HD screen, the upgraded front- and rear-facing cameras and full-size USB 3.0 port, just to name a few."

For those unaware, Microsoft launched the Surface 2 in September 2013, alongside the Surface Pro 2 tablet.

(Also see: Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro: First impressions)

The Microsoft Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE), much like the original version, sports a 10.6-inch display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and boasts an aspect ratio of 16:9. It is based on Windows RT 8.1 and is powered by a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 4 (T40) chipset clocked at 1.7GHz.

The Surface 2 comes with 2GB of RAM and will be available in a 64GB built-in storage variant. The tablet sports dual cameras: a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 3.5-megapixel front-facing camera.

The company claims that the Surface 2 can deliver up to 10 hours of video playback, and up to 7 to 15 days of standby time.

Comments

For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and Google News. For the latest videos on gadgets and tech, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Usmanov increases ownership of Russia's VKontakte social network
Triboelectric nanogenerators to power mobiles through everyday motion

Related Stories

Share on Facebook Tweet Snapchat Share Reddit Comment
 
 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

© Copyright Red Pixels Ventures Limited 2022. All rights reserved.