• Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 January 2014 June 2014
Status Available - October 2013 Coming soon Available - July 2014
Colors Dark Titanium Black Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 274.6 x 172.5 x 8.9 mm
(10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 in)
295.6 x 204 x 8 mm
(11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 in)
247.3 x 177.3 x 6.6 mm
(9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 in)
Weight 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz) 753 g (26.56 oz) 467 g (16.47 oz)
2G Network No GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network No HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra 4 T40 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
GPU ULP GeForce (72 cores) Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.6 inches 12.2 inches 10.5 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (247 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (288 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.28% 71.83% 72.66%
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 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@60fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps videos [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G No HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA; 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v3.0, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 9500 mAh 7900 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -