Bought a Surface RT (for the wife) and a pro (for me)

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  1. Dolorous Edd

    Dolorous Edd MDL Expert

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    Bought the RT for the wife, she loves it, I like it and the new interface makes sense on a tablet/touch screen. I haven't received my pro yet, but if the RT is any indicator and the fact that I can install most X86 software leads me to believe that it is going to be great. It is BIG for a tablet, small for a laptop but it is something I can get comfortable with when I don't want to sit at my desk.

    Not much of a technical review. I'll have a more informed opinion on the pro after I receive it and use it.
     
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  2. Smorgan

    Smorgan Glitcher

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    Is this the surface 2 we're talking about here?
     
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  3. Dolorous Edd

    Dolorous Edd MDL Expert

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    Nope, I never buy the latest when it comes out the gate. I wait until at least a price drop or too. The pro I got used with all the accessories for $600, 128gb version.
     
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  4. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

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    You're right with that! to change to the V. 2, wait at least 6 month and see what the "world" will tell about it, beside of an price drop!

    Interesting would be the real life (working) time of an fully charged battery. A friend of mine is complaining bout that! He's using his Pro for real and hard work as an Sales Agent. Very happy with the use but unhappy with Battery.
     
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  5. Dolorous Edd

    Dolorous Edd MDL Expert

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    I almost always plug in with my laptop. We'll see how much tablet use this gets.
     
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  6. natostanco

    natostanco MDL Novice

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    Who is ever happy bout the battery?
     
  7. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

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    On my Android Tablet I could use the battery for working between 12h-16h, depend without or with WiFi running. Screen brightness is down to 40% which is much enough. Battery has 8000mA!

    And personally I wouldn't change to an RT! If I change, I'll go for an Pro, if the battery will last 5+hours for real working! And It would ne the v.2! Still has time for it!
     
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    hack MDL Senior Member

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