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Firmware update for Surface Pro 2 delivers improved battery life

By Shawn Knight
Nov 2, 2013
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  1. Microsoft released a firmware update for the Surface Pro 2 not long after it was released. The company claimed the update allowed the Marvell Wi-Fi chip inside to achieve even lower power states which in turn resulted in improved overall...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,857   +889

    Good to see that MS cares about their tablets.
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,674   +510

    And yet it misses one sensor that matters - BS detector. I'd like to see one battery-hungry sensor on the list...
    Skidmarksdeluxe likes this.
  4. scorpian007

    scorpian007 Newcomer, in training Posts: 31

    They should have pointed out that the Macbook Air is also underclocked to 1.3GHz
  5. misor

    misor TechSpot Addict Posts: 999   +149

    I don't get it. does the firmware introduce a power-saving profile?
  6. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 4,617   +82

    Same process is done on Android Tablets. Just change code settings. Must have been set wrong when the y first had released Surface 2 Tablet.
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,972   +729

    So I can safely assume this tablet is on your shopping list.


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