• Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 vs Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 vs Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Microsoft Samsung
Announced February 2012 September 2013 January 2014
Status Released - May 2012 Available - October 2013 Coming soon
Colors Black Dark Titanium White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm
(10.1 x 6.9 x 0.38 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 588 g (20.74 oz) 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz) 469 g (16.54 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 No N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 No N/A
Messaging , EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 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 PowerVR SGX540 ULP GeForce (72 cores) Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches 10.6 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (149 ppi) 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (299 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.15% 65.28% 70.94%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps videos [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps No N/A
Edge Class 12 No N/A
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps No N/A
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 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 hotspot 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, v2.0 Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB 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-Po Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 7000 mAh - 8220 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h - -