Compare and analyze Microsoft Surface RT vs Apple iPad Mini 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Updated May 2019
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Gadgets

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Features

Key information

OS

Windows RT
iOS 7
Android 7.0

Colour

black
multiple
multiple

Display

Physical sise, inches

10.6
7.9
9.7

Type

LCD
LCD
Super AMOLED

Sensor type

IPS
IPS
WXGA

Resolution, pixel

1366 x 768
2048 x 1536
2048 x 1536

Pixel dencity, ppi

148
324
264

Screen to body ratio, %

65.59
71.7
72.3

Features

Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Oleophobic coating
Scratch-resistant

Touch screen

Capacitive touchscreen

Multitouch screen

Camera

Back camera, MP

1
5
13

Back camera flash

Camcorder

Front facing camera, MP

0.2
1.2
5

Front camera flash

Hardware

System chip

NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30
Apple A7
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

Processor

Quad-core, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core Cyclone
Quard-core

CPU frequency,MHz

1300
1300
1500

Graphic processor

ULP GeForce
PowerVR G6430
Adreno 530

Memory

System memory, GB

2
1
4

Built-in storage, GB

32
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

4257
6470
6000

User replaceable

Multimedia

Speakers

3.5 mm stereo jack

Radio

Music player

Cellurar

Amount of sim cards

1
1
1

Sim

Nano sim

Micro sim

1

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, ac
802.11 a, b, g, n
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

9
7.5
6

Width, mm

172
134.7
169

Height, mm

275
200
237.3

Weigth, grams

680
331
429

Common

Model

Surface RT
iPad Mini 2
Galaxy Tab S3

Brand

Microsoft
Apple
Samsung

Rating on Amazon

3.9
4.5
4.4

Reviews on Amazon

1235
591
879

Tablets comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 16
  • 22
  • 19.5
  • 16Microsoft Surface RT
  • 22Apple iPad Mini 2
  • 19.5Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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