Microsoft’s latest hardware device, the Xbox Surface is not like the early hardware devices designed by Microsoft such as Zune, Kin, etc. This Xbox Surface is to be sold at high sales and is likely to cause bizarre in the market of mobile devices. This device is accorded with a lot of amazing and stunning features such as 7 inches display, 720p resolution, 288MB of RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, SD card slot, etc. The details of the device are discussed in details below.
There were a lot of rumors about the specifications of the tablet but the tablet seems to be a bit odd in its design and still is eye catching too. This tablet device is also accompanying a new immobile device as a powerhouse which will support full Direct3D, four USB 3.0 ports, disk drive of 250 GB, etc. The device is built with a 7 inches multi touch enabled LED screen display which resembles a maximum display resolution of about 1280×720 pixels. It is enhanced with a RAM of 288MB at 533 MHz DDR operation along with the support of a regular-sized SD memory card slot which supports SD, SDHC, SDXC cards. It is enabled with 2.4 GHz wireless standards, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for connectivity. It is supported by a custom IBM engine which is provided for scale out work loads
The accompanied stationary computing device is boosted with a Central Processing Unit which is powered by two IBM POWER7 SCMs engine along with 6 active cores per SCM at a frequency of 3.1 GHz. It is enhanced with 256 KB L2 cache per core, 2.6 MB of FLR-R3 cache per core and 16 MB PSRAM. It is also enabled with an enhanced cache mode featuring Turbo Core along with VMX/VSX support.
It is enhanced with a system memory of 5GB DDR3 LRDIMM which is featured as the main memory and is attempted at a frequency of 800 MHz. It graphics is powered by a custom AMD GPU of 28 Nm and is designed with GCN Architecture along with an engine frequency of 825 MHz and a memory frequency of 795 MHz. It is empowered with 1.2 GB GDDRS memory and supports Full Direct 3D 11 and HLSL Shader Model 5. For storage, it is supported with a 250 GB 2.5” SCSI 10K rpm disk drive and amazingly storage can be expanded by the use of USB drives.
External connectivity features include four wireless game controllers, 1 headphone port per game controller, 4 USB 3.0 ports, component Video/HDMI, Optical audio (S/PDIF) AND Ethernet port. It enables video input in various formats which are 1440p, 1200p, 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 720i, 576p, 576i, 480p and 480i. Audio functionalities include 48 KHz 24-bit audio, 64-bit audio processing, AAC, LPCM, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby True HD, DTS 5.1 and 22.2 surround sound. Moreover, it is powered by a rechargeable battery which grants a charge up to 7 hours of usage and is also facilitated with 100-240 VAC, 50/60Hz, 380W AC power input.