• Microsoft Surface vs Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Surface vs Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Microsoft Samsung
Announced October 2012 September 2013 January 2014
Status Released - November 2012 Available - October 2013 Coming soon
Colors Dark Titanium Dark Titanium White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 274.6 x 172 x 9.4 mm
(10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in)
274.6 x 172.5 x 8.9 mm
(10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 in)
243.1 x 171.4 x 7.3 mm
(9.57 x 6.75 x 0.29 in)
Weight 680.4 g (23.99.0.14 oz) 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz) 469 g (16.54 oz)
2G Network N/A No N/A
3G Network No N/A
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows RT Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 T30 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra 4 T40 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5420
GPU ULP GeForce ULP GeForce (72 cores) Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.6 inches 10.6 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels (148 ppi) 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (299 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.42% 65.28% 70.94%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 1.2 MP 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps videos [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported 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-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 31.5 Wh - 8220 mAh
Stand by Up to 360 h - -
Talk Time Up to 8 h - -