100points

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

50points

Microsoft Surface Go

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Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) vs Microsoft Surface Go

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go
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Why is Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018) better than Microsoft Surface Go?

  • 2.4mm thinner
    5.9mmvs8.3mm
  • 54g lighter
    468gvs522g
  • Supports widgets
  • Has NFC
  • 26.72% less body volume
    260.76cm³vs355.86250000000007cm³
  • Has a flash
  • Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
  • Has a cellular module

Why is Microsoft Surface Go better than Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)?

  • 2GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs6GB
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • 3.5mm shorter
    175mmvs178.5mm
  • 2.6mm narrower
    245mmvs247.6mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a detachable keyboard
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports

Top specs and features

Design

1.thickness

5.9mm

8.3mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

2.weight

468g

522g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

3.width

247.6mm

245mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

4.height

178.5mm

175mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.Has a stylus
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

6.volume

260.76cm³

355.86cm³

Best

Asus VivoTab RT 32GB

0cm³

Display

1.resolution

2388 x 1668px

1800 x 1200px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

264ppi

217ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

11"

10"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2.49GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz (Apple A12X Bionic)

2 x 1.6GHz

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2.has an external memory slot
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.RAM

6GB

8GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

5.internal storage

1000GB

128GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.Supports 64-bit
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

8MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold

40MP

2.front camera megapixels

7MP

5MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold

10MP

3.has a CMOS sensor
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

5.has a flash
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has touch autofocus
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.Has a radio
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Tab P10

Battery

1.wireless charging
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

2.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a removable battery
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

Features

1.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

2.Supports widgets
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.has a HDMI output
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

For example

TrekStor Surftab Ventos 7.0 HD 8GB

5.Has sharing intents
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Apple iPad mini (2019) WiFi 64GB

Miscellaneous

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

2.Has Bluetooth
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

4.Has S/PDIF Out port
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

5.has a VGA connector
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)
Microsoft Surface Go

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

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