Head-To-Head: Microsoft Surface 2 Vs. Surface RT


Physical Dimensions

Other than Surface 2's new two-position kickstand and lighter hue, the two tablets are virtual clones. Both measure 10.8 inches by 6.8 inches by 0.35 inches thick with the same controls for power and volume, plus a headphone jack, mic and speakers, and a dedicated "home" button. Weight remains at 1.5 pounds and they're still encased in magnesium. Kudos for Microsoft's magnetic power connector (on the old and the new), which pops off easily under stress rather than damaging components.