• Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Samsung Sony
Announced September 2013 January 2014 September 2014
Status Available - October 2013 Coming soon Available - November 2014
Colors Dark Titanium Black Black, White
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)
213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
Weight 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz) 753 g (26.56 oz) 270 g (9.52 oz)
2G Network No GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543
3G Network No HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6502, D6503, D6543
4G Network - LTE LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 - D6503
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP68 Certified - Dust Tight and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

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 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
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 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 TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.6 inches 12.2 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (247 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.28% 71.83% 70.37%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No - FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps videos [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge No Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G No HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 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 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 9500 mAh 4500 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)