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Microsoft Surface Pro Microsoft Surface Pro 2
Global Score
6.275.44
Basic Information
MicrosoftMicrosoft
Windows 8 ProWindows 8.1 Pro
2012-06-182013-09-23
10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches
32.00 ounces31.99 ounces
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 509.00 at Amazon$ 515.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.6 inches10.6 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDIPS LCD
208 pixels per inch208 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.26.1
Intel Core i5-3317U (Dual-Core 1700 MHz) processorIntel Core i5 4200U (Dual-Core 1600 MHz) processor
4 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 MHz) GPUIntel HD Graphics 4400 GPU
8.17.11
Storage
128 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slot
5.75.7
Camera
1.00 MP--
1280 x 720 (29 fps) (HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
3.410.55
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
3.23.2
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.361.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass and Gyroscope

Comparisson review

Microsoft Surface Pro is better than Microsoft Surface Pro 2, getting a score of 6.27 against 5.44. Both of these devices use Windows OS (operating system), but the Microsoft Surface Pro has the older 8 Pro version and Microsoft Surface Pro 2 has Windows 8.1 Pro version. Microsoft Surface Pro is a a little heavier tablet than the Microsoft Surface Pro 2, but both of them are equally thin.

The Microsoft Surface Pro has a bit sharper display than Microsoft Surface Pro 2. They have the same exact resolution of 1080 x 1920, a screen with the same size and the same number of pixels per inch of screen. Microsoft Surface Pro has a better processing unit than Microsoft Surface Pro 2, and although they both have a 4 GB RAM memory and the same number of cores, the Microsoft Surface Pro also has an additional GPU.

Microsoft Surface Pro counts with a much better camera than Microsoft Surface Pro 2, although it has slower video frame rate, they both have the same 1280x720 video resolution. Microsoft Surface Pro 2's storage for games and applications is very similar to the Microsoft Surface Pro one, and although the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 has no SD memory slot, they both have exactly the same 128 GB internal memory capacity.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2 has a battery lifetime that's just as good as the battery lifetime in Microsoft Surface Pro.

In addition to being the best tablet in our comparisson, the Microsoft Surface Pro is also cheaper.