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Microsoft Surface Pro Samsung Galaxy Tab CDMA
Global Score
6.275.44
Basic Information
MicrosoftSamsung
Windows 8 ProAndroid 2.2
2012-06-182010-09-02
10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches7.48 x 4.74 x 0.47 inches
32.00 ounces13.40 ounces
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 509.00 at Amazon$ 529.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.6 inches7 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)1024 x 600 pixels
IPS LCDTFT
208 pixels per inch170 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.25.7
Performance
--Samsung Exynos 3 chipset
Intel Core i5-3317U (Dual-Core 1700 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A8 (Single-Core 1000 MHz) processor
4 GB RAM512 MB RAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 MHz) GPUPowerVR SGX540 (200 MHz) GPU
8.16.66
Storage
128 GB internal memory2 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC external memory slot
5.71.1
Camera
1.00 MP3.00 MP + 1.30 MP
1280 x 720 (29 fps) (HD) video resolution720 x 480 (30 fps) video resolution
3.414.73
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--EV-DO A and CDMA
3.23.3
Battery Life
--4000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.365.6
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 3.0
--GPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorLight Sensor

Comparisson review

The Microsoft Surface Pro is much better than the Galaxy Tab CDMA, having a score of 6.27 against 5.44. Microsoft Surface Pro's design is newer than the Galaxy Tab CDMA's, but it's notably heavier and somewhat thicker. Microsoft Surface Pro comes with Windows 8 Pro operating system, while Galaxy Tab CDMA works with Android 2.2 operating system.

The Microsoft Surface Pro has a very superior processing unit than Samsung Galaxy Tab CDMA, because it has 3,5 GB more RAM, a better 650 MHz graphics co-processor and a higher number of cores (and they are faster). Microsoft Surface Pro has a bit more vivid screen than Galaxy Tab CDMA, because it has a much larger screen, a bit higher count of pixels per display inch and a way better resolution of 1080 x 1920px.

Samsung Galaxy Tab CDMA has a lot better camera than Microsoft Surface Pro, and although they both have the same 720x480 video definition, the Samsung Galaxy Tab CDMA also has better 30 fps video frame rate and a lot better resolution back-facing camera. Microsoft Surface Pro counts with a very superior memory for games and applications than Galaxy Tab CDMA, because although it has no SD card slot, it also counts with more internal storage capacity.

Galaxy Tab CDMA features a really longer battery lifetime than Microsoft Surface Pro.

Even being the best tablet between the ones we are comparing, Microsoft Surface Pro is also cheap compared to the Galaxy Tab CDMA, making this tablet a simple decision.