These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Repairability Score ¶
Background and Identification ¶
The Microsoft Surface was released on October 26, 2012. It runs on the Windows RT platform, which works exclusively with apps available from the Windows Store. The Surface comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013. The tablet has an 8 hour battery life and comes standard with Windows Defender security. This device has many diverse uses, from improving productivity to providing entertainment.
Your Surface can be identified with a quick look underneath the stand on the back of the device. The model, size capacity, and serial number will be shown.
Troubleshooting Guide ¶
If you are having problems with your Surface, please refer to the Troubleshooting Guide
Technical Specs ¶
Release date: October 26, 2012
Color display: 10.6" ClearType HD Display,
1366x768 pixels, 16:9 (widescreen), 5-point multi-touch
Processor: Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3
RAM: 2GB RAM
Camera and A/V: Two 720p HD LifeCams (front- and
rear-facing), Two microphones, Stereo speakers
Wireless: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Battery: 31.5 W-h
Power Supply: 24W power supply
Weight: 1.5 pounds (680 g)
Dimensions: 10.81in x 6.77in x 0.37in
Exterior: VaporMg casing, Dark Titanium color, Volume
and power buttons
Ports: Full-size USB 2.0, microSDXC card slot, Headset jack, HD video out port, Cover port
Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass