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Apple iPad 4

Wi-Fi Only 16 GB
Microsoft Surface Pro Apple iPad 4
Global Score
6.276.79
Basic Information
MicrosoftApple
Windows 8 ProiOS 7.x, 6.1, 6
2012-06-180000-00-00
10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches
32.00 ounces23.00 ounces
--Black and White
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 509.00 at Amazon$ 295.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.6 inches9.7 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)2048 x 1536 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
208 pixels per inch264 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.27
Performance
--Apple A6X chipset
Intel Core i5-3317U (Dual-Core 1700 MHz) processor Dual-Core 1400 MHz processor
4 GB RAM1 GB RAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 MHz) GPUPowerVR SGX554 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPU
8.17.65
Storage
128 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slotNo SD card slot
5.72.5
Camera
1.00 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
1280 x 720 (29 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
3.416.27
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
--LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS
--Micro SIM
3.29.2
Battery Life
-- Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.361.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
--GPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The iPad 4 has an overall score of 6.79, which is just a bit better than Microsoft Surface Pro's global score of 6.27. IPad 4 is a much thinner and lighter tablet than Microsoft Surface Pro. The iPad 4 comes with iOS 7.x operating system, and Microsoft Surface Pro works with Windows 8 Pro operating system.

Apple iPad 4 counts with a brighter display than Microsoft Surface Pro, because although it has a bit smaller display, it also counts with a higher resolution of 1536 x 2048 and a higher amount of pixels per display inch. Microsoft Surface Pro counts with much more storage to store more apps and games than Apple iPad 4, because it has 112 GB more internal storage capacity.

The Microsoft Surface Pro features a bit superior processor than iPad 4, and although they both have 2 cores, the Microsoft Surface Pro also has a much better GPU and more RAM. The iPad 4 features a battery life that is just as good as the battery life in Microsoft Surface Pro. The iPad 4 counts with a much better camera than Microsoft Surface Pro, because it has a camera in the back with a way higher 5 MP resolution and a way better video quality.

In addition to being the best tablet of the ones we compare here, the iPad 4 is also very cheap compared to the other tablets.