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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Microsoft Surface 2
Global Score
7.926.55
Basic Information
SamsungMicrosoft
Android 4.4.2, 4.3Windows RT 8.1
2013-09-042013-09-23
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches
19.29 ounces23.84 ounces
Black and White--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 610.00 at Amazon$ 630.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches10.6 inches
2560 x 1600 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
299 pixels per inch208 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.36.2
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipsetNVIDIA Tegra 4 (T40) chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1700 MHz) processor
3 GB (800 MHz) RAM2 GB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUYes GPU
8.467.38
Storage
32 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slot
4.34.4
Camera
8.00 MP + 2.00 MP5.00 MP + 3.50 MP
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
5.284.4
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Micro SIMSIM
9.58.3
Battery Life
8220mAh Li-Ion Battery--
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
43 hours talk time360 hours standby time
5.921.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Infra-red port--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) has a score of 7.92, which is way better than Microsoft Surface 2's 6.55 general score. The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) construction is thinner and lighter than the Microsoft Surface 2, even when both of them were released only a couple months apart. Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) comes with Android 4.4.2 operating system, and Microsoft Surface 2 comes with Windows RT 8.1 operating system.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) features a better processor than Microsoft Surface 2, and although they both have 4 CPU cores, the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) also has more RAM memory and an additional graphics processing unit. Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) features a more vivid display than Microsoft Surface 2, because although it has a quite smaller screen, it also counts with a higher amount of pixels per inch in the display and a higher 1600 x 2560px resolution.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) features a way better camera than Microsoft Surface 2, and although they both have the same 1920x1080 video definition and the same video frame rate, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) also has a back-facing camera with much more mega pixels. The Microsoft Surface 2 counts with a slightly better storage to store more games and applications than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), because although it has no slot for SD memory cards, it also counts with 64 GB internal storage capacity.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) features a really longer battery life than Microsoft Surface 2.

Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is not only the best tablets of the ones we compare here, but it's also a bit cheaper, which makes it easy to pick between these tablets.