Surface 2 32gb or Asus Transformer Book T100

Discussion in 'Microsoft Surface 2' started by DungeonShredder, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. DungeonShredder
    Offline

    DungeonShredder New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2013
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Canada
    looking to get one of these for a gift. I know the build quality is better on the surface 2 but the T100 has a full 8.1 OS
    like the idea of a full os at least I know there will be no issues with web browsing or video playback mkv
    windows RT vs Full windows
    no keyboard vs included
    1080p vs 720p
    450 vs 399
    tegra vs baytrail
    nice screen vs meh screen
    speakers no idea first gen surface RT not impressed no idea if they improved them
    no idea on the T100 for speakers
    not a huge deal he'll be using headphones mostly
    main use will be youtube and internet browsing and a few light games
    if you have other suggestions let me know trying to keep it under $450 in Canada
    I do own both a pro 2 and RT so I know those very well
    rt was a nightmare to get updated 7 hours and lots of work arounds
    hoping the surface 2 won't be like that if I go that way.
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2013
  2. jnjroach
    Online

    jnjroach Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2012
    Messages:
    3,621
    Likes Received:
    901
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Seattle, WA USA
    My Device:
    SPro3
    Surface 2 with ARM will have less issues with Connected Standby then any of the Bay Trail ATOMs. It comes down to if there is an expectation for legacy Win32 Applications, if so go with T100.
  3. fastfed
    Online

    fastfed Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2013
    Messages:
    45
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    8
    light web browsing ,youtube and "some" games (depends what you mean by some games) then the answer is simple, the surface 2!
  4. ctitanic
    Offline

    ctitanic Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2012
    Messages:
    1,802
    Likes Received:
    445
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Hollywood, FL
    My Device:
    SPro3
    I do not have any problems, mayor problems in browsing and neither playing MKV (beside issues with subtitles).
  5. saloei
    Offline

    saloei New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2013
    Messages:
    12
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Surface 2, Surface Pro2(full Windows 8.1), both have kickstands. Does the Asus have a kickstand?

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
asus t100 32gb vs surface 2 rt 32gb
,
asus t100 ou surface2
,
asus t100 surface rt
,

asus t100 versus surface 2

,

asus t100 vs surface 2

,

asus t100 vs surface pro

,

asus t100 vs surface rt

,
asus transformer book t100 vs surface 2
,
asus transformer book vs surface 2
,

asus transformer t100 vs surface 2

,
compare surface 2 with asus t100
,
surface 2 keyboard vs asus t100
,

surface 2 vs asus t100

,
surface pro 3 versus asus t100
,

surface rt vs asus t100

,
surface rt vs t100
,
surface rt vs transformer t100
,
t100 vs surface rt
,
transformer t100 vs surface 2
,
whats better asus transformer t100 or surface rt