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I am maybe going to buy a secondhand surface pro 2. But can anyone tell me how can we if it is really a pro2 and not just a pro? Can I tell from the outside? The inside specs are 256ssd 8gb icore5. And I looked at the battery it said 73% charged and showed about 2hrs43min left is that normal? Shouldn't the battery be better on the pro2

My second question I also have possibility to buy a secondhand pro. Whats the average battery time there, I would be thinking if I buy the pro with not so good battery as the pro and buy the battery keyboard from Microsoft it should be alright? At advice opinions? Thanks and appreciated

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.Easiest way is the kickstand only has one position on the original Pro. Plus, the model label is etched underneath the Kickstand.

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this is the product label from my Surface Pro (not 2)

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The Pro 2 in my opinion, Is largely the same unit but with some welcome changes. Battery life is ALWAYS variable based on usage. Given the choice I would opt for the more updated Pro 2. If battery life becomes an issue then you can the power keyboard like you mentioned.

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Hello
I have to questions
I am maybe going to buy a secondhand surface pro 2. But can anyone tell me how can we if it is really a pro2 and not just a pro? Can I tell from the outside? The inside specs are 256ssd 8gb icore5. And I looked at the battery it said 73% charged and showed about 2hrs43min left is that normal? Shouldn't the battery be better on the pro2

My second question I also have possibility to buy a secondhand pro. Whats the average battery time there, I would be thinking if I buy the pro with not so good battery as the pro and buy the battery keyboard from Microsoft it should be alright? At advice opinions? Thanks and appreciated

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Kickstand. Pro 1 has only 1 position, Pro 2 has 2 positions
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cool thanks. thats indeed a good teller if its a 1 or 2

and further to the battery usage does anyone have any advice? how long should a battery still last on a pro 2 with 72% left?
i think the tablet was woken from sleep as it immediatley tunred on the tile screen.


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Its hard to answer that since the battery life will vary based on how bright the screen is and how hard you are running the CPU.

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Got brand new surface pro 2 for about 575 what deal. Sealed and everything. Very happy. I think the guy who sold it didn't know the difference between the different surfaces

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