Compare Microsoft Surface RT vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8

Updated May 2019
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Gadgets

80

Features

Key information

OS

Windows RT
Android 5.0

Colour

black
multiple

Display

Physical sise, inches

10.6
8

Type

LCD
TFT

Sensor type

IPS
PLS

Resolution, pixel

1366 x 768
1024 x 768

Pixel dencity, ppi

148
160

Screen to body ratio, %

65.59
69

Features

Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant

Touch screen

Capacitive touchscreen

Multitouch screen

Camera

Back camera, MP

1
5

Back camera flash

Camcorder

Front facing camera, MP

0.2
2

Front camera flash

Hardware

System chip

NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30
Qualcomm APQ 8016

Processor

Quad-core, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-Core

CPU frequency,MHz

1300
1200

Graphic processor

ULP GeForce
ULP GeForce

Memory

System memory, GB

2
1.5

Built-in storage, GB

32
16

Slot

micro SD
micro SD

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 128 GB

Battery

Type

Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Capacity, mAh

4257
4200

User replaceable

Multimedia

Speakers

3.5 mm stereo jack

Radio

Music player

Cellurar

Amount of sim cards

1
1

Sim

Nano sim

Micro sim

1

Phone features

Sensors

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
4.1

WIFI

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

USB

HDMI

Mini-HDMI

Micro USB

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS

OTA sync

Computer sync

Coming with

USB cable

Power adapter

Stylus

Keyboard

Dimensions

Thickness, mm

9
7.4

Width, mm

172
137.9

Height, mm

275
208.3

Weigth, grams

680
313

Common

Model

Surface RT
Galaxy Tab A 8

Brand

Microsoft
Samsung

Rating on Amazon

3.9
4.4

Reviews on Amazon

1235
2388

Tablets comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 14
  • 21.5
  • 14Microsoft Surface RT
  • 21.5Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8

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