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Microsoft claims that their new Surface Pro Tablet is so powerful that it an replace your tablet. I wanted to take some time to actually look at the specs and other reviews of this tablets to see if it is true! ---- SPECS ---- OS: Windows 8.1 Pro Screen size: 12" ClearType Full HD Plus, 2160 x 1440 resolution Dimensions: 11.5” x 7.93” x 0.36” Battery Life: Up to 9 hours of web browsing Storage/RAM: 64GB or 128GB storage with 4GB RAM / 256GB or 512GB storage with 8GB RAM Processor: Intel® Core™ i3 4020Y 1.50 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 4200 Intel® Core™ i5 4300U 1.90 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 4400 Intel® Core™ i7 4650U 1.70 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 5000 Ports: Full-size USB 3.0, microSD™ card reader, Headset jack, Mini DisplayPort, Cover port Camera: 5.0 megapixel rear-facing camera & front-facing camera Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer Other features: kickstand, snap up to 3 apps or desktop programs side by side to multitask with ease Price: Starting at $799 (depends on processor/ram/hard drive size) ---- PROS ---- - thin and light for a machine with laptop guts - easier to use as a standalone tablet - fast performance - high-res display - keyboard can be propped up at a more comfortable angle ---- CONS ---- - flimsy keyboard compared to laptop - not that comfortable to use in the lap - battery life could be better Overall: The tablet is impressive and a great example of a tablet/laptop hybrid. Powerful and small, this could easily replace your laptop.