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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Microsoft Surface RT
Global Score
7.116.33
Basic Information
SamsungMicrosoft
Android 4.2.2Windows RT
2013-06-032012-06-18
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches
11.08 ounces24.00 ounces
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 300.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches10.6 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1366 x 768 pixels
Super Clear LCD--
189 pixels per inch148 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.95.6
Performance
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipsetNVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
1,5 GB RAM2 GB (1500 MHz) RAM
ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPUULP GeForce (520 MHz) GPU
8.468.01
Storage
32 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slot
4.33.3
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP1.00 MP
1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
4.842.86
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS--
SIM--
93.2
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery--
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
42 hours talk time--
5.121.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPS--
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch is better than Microsoft Surface RT, having a score of 7.11 against 6.33. The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch body is newer, thinner and extremely lighter than the Microsoft Surface RT. Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch comes with Android 4.2.2 OS, and Microsoft Surface RT comes with Windows RT OS. The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a little bit better screen than Microsoft Surface RT, because although it has a way smaller display and a quite lower 800 x 1280 pixels resolution, it also counts with a greater pixels amount in each display inch.

The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a little better processing power than Microsoft Surface RT, because although it has a lower amount of RAM and a lower number of cores , it also counts with a better GPU running at 1.06 GHz. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features a greater camera than Microsoft Surface RT, and although they both have the same video frame rate and the same (HD) video quality, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has a camera with a way better resolution.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has much more memory to store more apps and games than Microsoft Surface RT. They have equal 32 GB internal storage capacity. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a superior battery life than Microsoft Surface RT.

The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch costs a little more than Microsoft Surface RT, but you can get a better tablet for that extra money.