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Good: good performance, design, and stylus pen
Bad: battery, type cover or touch cover connection, hot, angle of kick stand, home button, power input connector, etc.
Comment: First, i love surface pro and got it right the date it released after used the RT one in a while. But it is disappointed me at some points:
1. Battery efficiency is very bad compare with the RT. A lot of people know that. Only 1/2 time using compare with RT roughly.
2. Performance very good but creating hot air around your lap. What the point when i get rid of my macbook pro??? This doesn't happen with my old RT.
3. The fix kick stand angle very bad (too steep) when you sit on a desk or you have to lift it up higher but how you typing? It should be 3 different angle for comfort using. The next gen. should focus on this issue.
4. Sometimes you can't find where the hell is the virtual keyboard and now i know why. You have to flip back the type cover if it was on the back of surface or you need detach it and put it on later. I'm guessing the problem is the connection between them or the type touch cover itself. This issue happen on both RT and Pro.
5. Home button, sometimes not respond, not vibrate, and you have to hit power button off and on to refresh it->annoying. The vibration is cool but i'm rather have a real physical home button like apple in case the touch or digital not working well and it will.
6. The most thing i hate is the input power connector. Not like a macbook pro, you hover the cord close to the port and bingo, it snap in. The surface both RT n Pro, always take me 7-15sec to snap it in. Very very bad design.
7. Thickness, way to thick. Feel like holding a laptop without its screen. Improve it Microsoft.
Overall it is awesome tablet except those bad things above. If you thing you don't care about them, surface is perfect. I do care but still enjoy it though.
Good: It is a productivity workhorse running a full version of Office, allowing for multitasking, effectively replacing my laptop
Bad: Battery life, number of apps in store
Comment: I purchased the Surface Pro 64GB (from the US Microsoft site and had it shipped to the UK) to replace my existing HP laptop. In addition to the Surface Pro, I purchased the wedge mouse, wireless keyboard, the touch keyboard cover, a 64GB SSD card and a full version of Office. I was already using had a BenQ monitor so it was easy plugin the Surface Pro to the 26 inch monitor.
Within a week of working on the Surface Pro I handed my HP laptop to my office manager and never looked back. I work at an Ad Agency and I can truly say the Surface Pro has been out to the test running Office, Photoshop and Video editing software simultaneously.
What took the longest to get used to was the Metro Windows 8 platform. In my opinion it is ahead of its time and it is an entire shift from the old icon based layout. Once I mastered Windows 8 the Surface Pro became a true workhorse in terms of speed, functionality and multi-tasking.
Traveling with the Pro is a delight. While heavy for a tablet, when compared to even the HPs and Lenovo's of the world it is the perfect travel companion.
The Surface Pro is a true workhorse. Does it beat the i
Good: Windows 8 pro
Bad: Drive space
Comment: 128Gb is too small for a device that needs to reflect current laptop use, particularly as this is likely to be used with multimedia apps. 256Gb is aminimum for this.
Good: 4GB ram, 2x 720p Cameras, i5 Processor,
Comment: loving this, a true iPad killer
Good: It slim fast light colourful
Bad: I can't see anything wrong with this device to what I have seen
Comment: I need to win one of these smart tablets x
Good: keyboard cover, stylus with palm block, usb, i5 processor, retina display, full os
Bad: bit heavy
Comment: really really want it
Comment: For those people looking for a unified device this brings them allot closer if not all the way. We have thousands of sales reps that carry an iPhone, iPad and a laptop all day long to Hospitals and Health Care professionals.
This would enable them to be fully supported in our existing MS based architecture, from a single device. The iPad and Laptop could potentially go, leaving the reps with just their phone and a surface.
Good: The natural evolution of Personal Computers...
Bad: The Metro "experience" needs time to prove itself and its' robustness.
Comment: At last! Revolutionary product!
Good: Tablet + Laptop
Comment: I have a Latop with touchpad it works fine. This tablet also has one. So why need a USB2 mouse?
Comment: you put a question as a negitive? "Will Windows 8 Pro work well with a touchscreen?" well yeah it was design for a touch screen interface..
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