I like portability and all but if I'm laying out that kind of cash I'm buying an actual laptop and not a laptop pretending to be a tablet. I'm happy to see the tegra 4 in RT version. I can't wait to see them reviewed thoroughly. I know Tegra 3 was a bit of a let down but seeing what nvidia can do with the shield it has given me high hopes for nvidia and it's newest processor.
I just got the surface pro 2 yesterday and here is what I have say about it so far. I was using a surface RT and Dell XPS 13” ultrabook.
What I like
-Screen res (very clear display)
-Fast boot (6-8 seconds)
-Speakers are impressive, very clear and a good volume.
-Can install any windows apps (great for work)
-The pen, I really didn’t think I would use it at all but I am looking it for some reason.
-Will be able to dock it
-The new typecover is an improvement from the first on.
What I dislike
-It’s thick, a little too thick for my linking. However in saying that I now don’t need to carry my tablet and laptop with me so it’s much lighter for me to carry.
-A little heavy, although not bad to hold
-wake from sleep is about 2-4 seconds, comparing it to the surface RT, the RT seems faster.
As for the battery life, from what I have tested so far here is what I found.
I took it off the charge at about 3-4pm did a few installations and then went home and copied a 26gb folder over. It was never turned off during that anytime so it was on stand bye. (The screen was set to max brightness) At 8:15ish pm I check the battery and it was on 46%, that was also after testing world of Warcraft on it to see how it run for about 20 minutes. It did say I had just over 2 hours of battery life left, however when I changed the brightness down about 10% and after surfing the net for 20 minutes or so the battery said there was 3:40 hours remaining.
3dmark 8 score 3087.
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