Microsoft Surface 2

  • Microsoft Surface 2
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Based on 79 scores, 142 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    36
  • Average:
    20
  • Bad:
    12

The Surface 2 is the follow up of last year’s Surface tablet from Microsoft. The Surface 2 is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor and comes in two versions versions, 32GB and 64GB of storage with 2GB of RAM. Last but not least, the Surface 2 packs USB 3.0 and HD video out.

Expert reviews and ratings

By CoolSmartphone on 75

Overall I liked the Surface 2, the addition of 4G and the updated hardware and software made my time with the Surface a whole load more pleasurable than when I had the original Surface RT. The one thing that holds me back from using Windows RT personally...

By Know Your Mobile on 60

One last nice thing I want to mention about the Surface 2 is the optional Touch Cover, which allows you to snap on a flat backlit keyboard/cover combo. Though the pressure sensitive keys take some getting used to, you quickly realize how much...

By gizmag.com on

The slow sales of the original Microsoft Surface may have made it an easy target for snarky comments (including some from yours truly), but we also think there's a lot to love about Microsoft's series of hybrid PCs. Let's take a look at the latest...

By Recombu on 70

Take two: we return to the Surface - a world where Microsoft tries to blend the conventional tablet with desktop computing tropes to stand out from the crowd. Does it make a better impression second time around?As tablets go Microsoft's Surface 2 is...

By DigitalVersus on 80

With a stylish, well-built body, Full HD resolution and good battery life, the Surface 2 is a choice buy for anyone looking for a tablet that does (pretty much) everything. It does still lag behind some of the competing high-end iOS and Android tablets,...

By Whathifi.com on 60

The tablet designed to let you work as hard as you play is back for another round. The Surface 2 is Microsoft's second attempt to convince us that a tablet offering Microsoft Office, Outlook and access to Windows Store apps is worth the price of an iPad...

By bit.com.au on 83

This review was previously published as a part of a comparison of 14 different tablet computers in the Feburary 2014 edition of PC & Tech Authority magazine. We've covered various Windows tablets in the past, so we decided to share this review with you...

By APC Magazine on 70

If you thought Microsoft needed to do something radical to stake its claim in the tablet wars, its new models likely won't impress. The company is sticking to essentially the same strategy as last year, offering up two quite different Windows tablets...

By PC Authority on

With unsold stock of the original Surface RT burning a billion-dollar hole in Microsoft's finances, the company needs to make amends. Enter the new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 models, which boost the specifications, extend battery life and give...

By TrustedReviews on 70

The Surface 2 is good tablet if you must have the full Office experience on the go, but for anyone else there are better options out there.

By GSMArena on

Considering the different dimensions of user experience the Microsoft Surface 2 offers, we found it hard to make a definite judgment - a classic case of perception skewed by perspective. When viewed in isolation, the Microsoft Surface 2 is a mighty...

By PC Advisor on

We reviewed the Surface 2, Microsoft's updated Windows RT tablet with kickstand and keyboard cover. Here's PC Advisor's Surface 2 video review. (See our full Microsoft Surface 2 review .) A thin oblong of black-and-silver glass metal and plastic, out...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 70

Microsoft hasn’t exactly had a big foothold in the tablet market, not like Apple, but the company is trying, . Designed to look and feel different from any other tablet out there, it certainly stands out, but is it any good? The second of...

By Phone Arena on

Windows RT tablets in general are a rare bunch nowadays, so we’re humbled to know that two of the best ones bring back light to the budding platform. Unlike last year, Microsoft made sure to do itself good this time around by outfitting its Surface 2...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Vastly better hardware, but Windows RT 8.1 still feels too...

By neowin.net on

The second generation Surface is a well-built, highly functional machine but it has yet to catch-on in the market to the same degree of the iPad. For Microsoft, the Surface is a must-win device as the company shifts from a software focused company, to a...

By gadgetshow.channel5.com on 60

Microsoft's cheaper Surface offering is still a puzzling device. It's better than the previous version in every way, but it still doesn't solve the laptop/tablet conundrum. It tries hard to be a tablet, but it also clings to its laptop heritage, yet...

By PCAdvisor on 70

Microsoft has announced the second generation of its Surface RT tablet, simply called the Surface 2. It now boasts a full HD screen, features updated internals and has a new two-stage kickstand aimed to make it easier to use on your lap.

By Wired UK on 70

The Microsoft Surface 2 makes no attempt to replace your PC. It's very much a tablet, but one that uses native Windows software so it will integrate more easily with your PC. There's not much appeal for Apple users, but its build quality, speed and...

By PC Advisor on 70

Surface 2 review: what is Windows RT? The Surface 2 is the second-generation of Microsoft's Surface RT - the 10in ARM-based tablet running Windows RT, an OS which comprises all of Windows 8 apart from the Desktop. It's impossible, therefore, to talk...