• Microsoft Surface vs Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Surface vs Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Apple Samsung
Announced October 2012 October 2012 June 2013
Status Released - November 2012 Available - November 2012 Coming Soon - Q3 2013
Colors Dark Titanium Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 274.6 x 172 x 9.4 mm
(10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in)
241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in)
243.1 x 176.1 x 8 mm
(9.57 x 6.93 x 0.31 in)
Weight 680.4 g (23.99.0.14 oz) 652 g (23 oz) 510 g (17.99 oz)
2G Network N/A N/A N/A
3G Network N/A N/A
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows RT iOS 6 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 T30 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A6X Dual-core 1.6 GHz
GPU ULP GeForce PowerVR SGX554MP4 (quad-core graphics) -
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.6 inches 9.7 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels (148 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1280 x 800 pixels (149 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.42% 65.01% 69.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 1.2 MP 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No No No
Edge No No No
3G - N/A No
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, USB v2.0, USB Host support Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes No Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 31.5 Wh 11,560 mAh 6800 mAh
Stand by Up to 360 h Up to 720 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 10 h -