Compare and analyze Microsoft Surface Pro 1 vs Apple iPad Air vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Updated May 2019
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Gadgets

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Features

Key information

OS

Windows 8 Pro
IOS 7
Android 7.0

Colour

black
multiple
multiple

Display

Physical sise, inches

10.6
9,7
9.7

Type

TFT
LCD
Super AMOLED

Sensor type

IPS
IPS
WXGA

Resolution, pixel

1920 x 1080
2048 x 1536
2048 x 1536

Pixel dencity, ppi

208
264
264

Screen to body ratio, %

65.4
71.68
72.3

Features

Scratch-resistant
Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant

Touch screen

Capacitive touchscreen

Multitouch screen

Camera

Back camera, MP

5
5
13

Back camera flash

Camcorder

Front facing camera, MP

3.5
1.2
5

Front camera flash

Hardware

System chip

Nvidia Tegra 4 T40
Apple A7 APL5698
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

Processor

Quad-core Cortex-A15
Dual core, Cyclone
Quard-core

CPU frequency,MHz

1700
1300
1500

Graphic processor

ULP GeForce
PowerVR G6430
Adreno 530

Memory

System memory, GB

4
1
4

Built-in storage, GB

64
16
32

Slot

micro SD
has not
micro SD

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 256 GB

Battery

Type

Li-Ion
Li-Po
Li-Ion

Capacity, mAh

3000
8750
6000

User replaceable

Multimedia

Speakers

3.5 mm stereo jack

Radio

Music player

Cellurar

Amount of sim cards

has not
1
1

Sim

Nano sim

Micro sim

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Flight mode

Silent mode

Speakerphone

Voice commands

Voice recording

Camera features

Face detectoin

Auto flash

Autofocus

Geo-tagging

Digital zoom

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0
4.2

WIFI

802.11 a, b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac

USB

HDMI

Mini-HDMI

Micro USB

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

OTA sync

Computer sync

Coming with

USB cable

Power adapter

Stylus

Keyboard

Dimensions

Thickness, mm

8.9
7.5
6

Width, mm

172.5
169.5
169

Height, mm

274.6
240
237.3

Weigth, grams

675.9
478
429

Common

Model

Surface Pro 1
iPad Air
Galaxy Tab S3

Brand

Microsoft
Apple
Samsung

Rating on Amazon

3.6
3.7
4.4

Reviews on Amazon

162
1605
879

Tablets comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 15
  • 21
  • 22.5
  • 15Microsoft Surface Pro 1
  • 21Apple iPad Air
  • 22.5Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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