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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Microsoft Surface RT
Global Score
8.046.44
Basic Information
SamsungMicrosoft
Android 4.4.2, 4.3Windows RT
2013-09-042012-06-18
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches
19.29 ounces24.00 ounces
Black and White--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 549.00 at Amazon$ 575.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches10.6 inches
2560 x 1600 pixels 1366 x 768 pixels
Super Clear LCD--
299 pixels per inch148 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.35.6
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipsetNVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
3 GB (800 MHz) RAM2 GB (1500 MHz) RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUULP GeForce (520 MHz) GPU
8.468.01
Storage
64 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slot
5.44.4
Camera
8.00 MP + 2.00 MP1.00 MP
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
5.282.86
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EDGE, GPRS and GSM--
Micro SIM--
9.53.2
Battery Life
8220mAh Li-Ion Battery--
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
43 hours talk time--
5.921.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPS--
Infra-red port--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is way better than Microsoft Surface RT, with an 8.04 score against 6.44. The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) counts with Android 4.4.2 operating system, while Microsoft Surface RT comes with Windows RT operating system. The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) body is newer, thinner and somewhat lighter than Microsoft Surface RT.

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) has a bit faster processor than Microsoft Surface RT, because although it has a weaker GPU working at 450 megahertz, and they both have a Quad-Core CPU, the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) also counts with 1 GB more RAM. The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) has a lot better display than Microsoft Surface RT, because although it has a little smaller display, it also counts with a lot greater quantity of pixels per display inch and a way better resolution of 1600 x 2560.

The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) features a much better camera than Microsoft Surface RT, and although they both have the same (Full HD) video quality and the same video frame rate, the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) also has a back-facing camera with a much better 8 mega-pixels resolution. The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) features much more memory capacity to install applications and games than Microsoft Surface RT. Both of them have the same 64 GB internal storage capacity.

The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) features a way better battery life than Microsoft Surface RT.

Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) not only is the best tablets between the ones we are comparing, but it's also the cheapest, which makes buying this tablet a simple decision.