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Surface Type Cover 2, Purple

Surface Type Cover 2, Purple

Item: 304031    Model: N7W-00003

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  • Available Colors: Black, Purple, Cyan, and Magenta
  • Compatible with Surface (RT), Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2
  • 5.00mm ultra-thin form factor
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MicrosoftSurface Type Cover 2, Purple
 
4.6

(based on 84 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (60)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (50)
  • Easy to set up (48)
  • Well built / quality (35)
  • Efficient (32)
  • Reliable (29)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (3)
  • Unreliable (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (45)
  • Organization (12)
  • Presentations (8)
  • Email (3)
  • Out-of-office productivity (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (32), Budget shopper (17), Tech savvy (4)
    • Tablet Size:
    • Just right (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (37), Business (13)
    • Tablet Construction:
    • Feels sturdy (4)
    • Usability:
    • Simple enough (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30), Yes (20)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Surface Type Cover 2, Purple by Microsof

I got this device after my previous laptop died halfway through my 2L year. It's been great so far for getting work done, web-surfing, news-hounding, socializing, and other activities in gerund form....Read complete review

I got this device after my previous laptop died halfway through my 2L year. It's been great so far for getting work done, web-surfing, news-hounding, socializing, and other activities in gerund form.
I'm a larger guy, so the form factor issues many people have raised aren't much of an issue for me; one-handed portrait mode reading isn't much of a problem.
That said, there are a handful of great apps in the MS Store, and a huge steaming pile of nonsensical "apps" padding the numbers. The App store from Apple is the same, except there are so many useful apps that I never had reason to complain about the "chaff" as it were. MS should really attempt to sweeten the pot for developers.
Finally, I'm quite computer savvy and, thus, navigating through the Surface 2 features wasn't much of an issue. However, I imagine for a non-"poweruser" the learning curve could be a bit steep. There isn't any documentation included with the Surface 2 (go trees!) perhaps MS should create a section of their site with tutorial videos. If this already exists, then it says something about marketing that a person who has already owned the product for nearly a month is unaware of it.
As a device aiming to usurp your laptop and your tablet, the Surface 2 almost succeeds. After several weeks using the tablet I found myself choosing the Surface 2 over my old Acer Timeline laptop for much of my screen time.
The pros are many, including good performance and battery life, and a solid but stylish design. However, the machine is dragged down from greatness by some niggling cons.
Outside the office the tablet succeeds in many important ways. Browsing the web is pretty much a cinch: Internet Explorer sits smack in the middle of the Window 8 Start screen and loads just about instantly. Navigating web pages feels fast and responsive and, coming from Chrome and being unfamiliar with IE, I found it pretty straightforward to switch between tabs, bring up frequently visited sites and other bread-and-butter browsing tasks. Videos look vibrant and crisp on the 10.6-inch, 1,920-by-1,080 screen, while the stereo speakers are loud enough to be audible in moderately noisy environments without distorting at high volume. Front and rear video cameras make the Surface 2 a good choice for video calls and shooting the occasional video or photo. The screen's clarity also made the tablet a decent choice for reading lengthy documents although for books I imagine the matte display of an e-reader would be preferable.

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Most Helpful Negative Review

 

Underwhelmed By the Surface 2 Type Cover

The beautiful eggplant color may be the only thing that I love about the Surface 2 Type Cover. The felted track pad does not allow for smooth direction of the cursor and the flat...Read complete review

The beautiful eggplant color may be the only thing that I love about the Surface 2 Type Cover. The felted track pad does not allow for smooth direction of the cursor and the flat positioning of the keyboard is not a good ergonomic fit for my wrist. It would be nice if the developers would consider adding a numerical keypad in future revisions of the Type Cover. I would hope that they would also consider a firmer structure for the backing of the Type Cover - it would be great and add to productivity to be able to place the Surface on your lap and type without feeling as is the device was going to fall. I do like that it attaches and detaches with relative ease and appreciate the
backlighting. It serves the purpose but has lots of opportunity for improved productivity and usability.

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5.0

Very good

By surge

from San Jose, CA

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This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Surface Type Cover 2, Purple:

So far this keyboard has help up. The backlight is a plus over the gen 1.

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4.0

good

By david

from san diego

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Comments about Microsoft Surface Type Cover 2, Purple:

good to use

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5.0

Easy Keyboard

By Pooh

from Agoura Hills, CA

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This customer has reached Associate level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Surface Type Cover 2, Purple:

This is a nice keyboard and was very easy to attach to my Surface product. It is not the color that I wanted but purple is for Royalty so I will keep that in mind every time I type on it.

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5.0

cool keyboard

By Alex

from Kentucky

Verified Buyer

Comments about Microsoft Surface Type Cover 2, Purple:

Working great with my new surface. Clicks right in and is ready to go.

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4.0

Surface Type 2 Cover

By cjbaker67

from Michigan

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This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Microsoft Surface Type Cover 2, Purple:

Love this!

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