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Asus VivoTab RT

Wi-Fi Only 32 GB
Microsoft Surface Pro Asus VivoTab RT
Global Score
6.276.8
Basic Information
MicrosoftAsus
Windows 8 ProWindows RT
2012-06-182012-06-04
10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches10.33 x 6.73 x 0.33 inches
32.00 ounces18.87 ounces
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 509.00 at Amazon$ 160.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.6 inches10.1 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)1366 x 768 pixels
IPS LCDSuper IPS+ LCD
208 pixels per inch155 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.25.7
Performance
--NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 chipset
Intel Core i5-3317U (Dual-Core 1700 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
4 GB RAM2 GB (750 MHz) RAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 MHz) GPUULP GeForce @ 520 MHz GPU
8.17.2
Storage
128 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slot
5.73.3
Camera
1.00 MP8.00 MP + 2.00 MP
--f/2.20 aperture
1280 x 720 (29 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
3.416.16
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS
--SIM
3.29
Battery Life
-- Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.361.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
--GPS
--NFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Asus VivoTab RT has a general score of 6.8, which is a little bit better than Microsoft Surface Pro's 6.27 overall score. The Asus VivoTab RT design is incredibly lighter and much thinner than the Microsoft Surface Pro, even when both were released only 0 months apart. These tablets work with Windows OS, but the Asus VivoTab RT has a more recent RT version and Microsoft Surface Pro has Windows 8 Pro version, providing a couple additional features and some performance improvements.

Microsoft Surface Pro features a better performing processing unit than Asus VivoTab RT, because although it has a lower number of cores , it also counts with more RAM memory and an extra graphics co-processor. Microsoft Surface Pro has a bit better screen than Asus VivoTab RT, because it has a bit larger display, a better pixel number per inch in the screen and a better 1080 x 1920 resolution.

The Asus VivoTab RT captures much better pictures and videos than Microsoft Surface Pro, because it has a way higher 1920x1080 video quality and a much better 8 mega pixels resolution camera. Microsoft Surface Pro features a much better memory capacity to install applications and games than Asus VivoTab RT, because although it has no external memory card slot, it also counts with 96 GB more internal memory.

Microsoft Surface Pro and Asus VivoTab RT have quite similar batteries.

Asus VivoTab RT is not only the best tablets of the ones we are comparing here, but it's also a bargain compared to others, which makes buying this tablet an easy decision.