• Microsoft Surface vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 vs Asus Google Nexus 7 2013

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Surface vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 vs Asus Google Nexus 7 2013

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Samsung Asus
Announced October 2012 February 2013 July 2013
Status Released - November 2012 Available - April 2013 Available - July 2013
Colors Dark Titanium Black, White/Silver Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 274.6 x 172 x 9.4 mm
(10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in)
210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm
(8.3 x 5.35 x 0.31 in)
200 x 114 x 8.7 mm
(7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 in)
Weight 680.4 g (23.99.0.14 oz) 345 g (12.17 oz) 290 g (Wi-Fi) / 299 g (LTE) (10.23 oz (Wi-Fi) / 10.55 oz (LTE) )
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - LTE Version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - LTE Version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - LTE Version
4G Network - LTE (Reigon Dependent)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T
LTE - LTE Version
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows RT Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 T30 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
GPU ULP GeForce Mali-400MP Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen SC-LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.6 inches 8.0 inches 7.0 inches
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels (148 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (323 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.42% 64.56% 62.49%
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, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Geo-tagging Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge No Class 12 Yes
3G - HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA+; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
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 hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, USB v2.0, USB Host support Yes, v2.0 (MHL), USB Host Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No
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 present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable battery
Capacity 31.5 Wh 4600 mAh 3950 mAh
Stand by Up to 360 h - -
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 8 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)