Applies to

Surface Pro 2, Windows 8.1.


Surface Pro 2 features


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Here’s a quick overview of Surface Pro 2 features.

If you want to learn more about Surface Pro, download the User Guide for your Surface.

Touchscreen
The 10.6” ClearType Full HD display, with its 16:9 aspect ratio and 1080p resolution (1920x1080 pixels), is great for watching HD films, browsing the web and using Office apps (sold separately). You can use your fingers to select, zoom, or move things around on the screen. For more info, see Surface touchscreen and Touch: tap, swipe, and beyond.
Typing Covers
And touch isn’t the only option. Choose from unique keyboards that double as a protective cover. This way you’ll always have a keyboard with you (sold separately). See Accessories for info on the full range of accessories available for your Surface.
Pro Pen
Take notes, draw and mark up documents using the digital pen. See Using the Pro Pen.
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Surface supports standard Wi-Fi protocols (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth® 4.0. This means that you can connect to a wireless network and use Bluetooth devices such as mice, printers and headsets.
Two cameras and a microphone
Two cameras and a microphone make it easy to make phone calls and record videos using your Surface. The cameras record video in 720p, with a 16:9 aspect ratio (widescreen).
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Kickstand
Flip out the dual-angle kickstand when you want to be productive, or when you want to kick back and have some fun. One position is ideal for typing at a desk and another for typing on your lap.
Stereo speakers,
headset jack and volume
Listen to music, conference calls or audio books using apps from the Windows Store or Internet Explorer. For example, you can use the Music app to play music and the Video app to watch TV shows, films and videos. See Surface sound, volume and audio accessories for more info.
Ports
Yes, Surface has ports.
  • Full-size USB 3.0 port
    Connect USB accessories—like a mouse, a printer, a 4G USB dongle or an Ethernet adapter. For info about this, see Connect a USB mouse, printer and more.
  • microSD card slot
    Use the microSD card slot (along the right edge) for extra storage or transferring files. For more info, see Surface storage options.
  • Mini DisplayPort version 1.2
    Share what’s on your Surface by connecting it to an HDTV, monitor or projector (video adapters sold separately). For more info, see Connect Surface Pro to a TV, monitor or projector.
  • Charging port and 48-watt power supply
    Attach the power supply to the charging port when your battery is low. For more info, see Surface Pro battery and power.
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Software
Software included with Surface Pro 2:
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
    Windows 8.1 Pro has everything in Windows 8 plus BitLocker data protection, domain join and Remote Desktop Connection hosting.
  • Apps and programs
    Surface Pro 2 comes with many built-in apps—check out the tiles for them on your Start screen. And you can install more apps from the Windows Store. You can also run programs you’ve been using with earlier versions of Windows. For more info, see Install and uninstall apps on Surface Pro.
CPU and RAM
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 Processor, with Intel HD Graphics 4400 with 4 or 8 GB RAM (Dual-channel LPDDR3).
Storage
In addition to the internal storage included with Surface Pro 2, there are some additional storage options. For info about this, see Surface storage options.
Sensors
Surface has four sensors (an ambient light sensor, an accelerometer, gyroscope and compass) that apps can use to do cool things.