Forget about the reviews, Surface Pro2 battery life is awesome !!
Loving the battery stats ! cant wait for my pro to arrive.
Big Side Note about the reviews :) : Although I do not agree with the score, some of their criticisms are valid.I attended the Microsoft surface event in Boston and this is what Panos Panay said:
1) Surface is not for everyone. If all you want is apps, I can think of two better devices for you. (he dint name them)
2) Surface 2 (RT) is for people who like to be productive on the go and use Microsoft services
3) Surface Pro2 is for 'engineers' 'artists' 'students' etc, not for everyday people !
He was very clear that the screen size is not for everyone and people who want bigger screens should get something from the partner OEMS or a mac.
I think the pro is a good device for me and the surface 2 is a good device for a lot of people out there, but for people who are not part of the MS ecosystem or people who do not need 'Office', there are a lot of better options and that is the point the Verge reviewers are trying to make.
The only point where I disagree is when Tom or David said that developers will keep developing for desktop. I think as win 8 sales increase, developers will focus more and more on metro apps, which will in turn would make RT more valuable in the future.