Apple iPad ProMicrosoft Surface Pro 3
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Top 23%
Top 38%1,590 points
Top 38%
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Top specs and features

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3: 84 facts in comparison

1. resolution

1.8x higher resolution.
2732 x 2048px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 2560 x 3840px
2160 x 1440px

2. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
12.9"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
12"

3. has an external memory slot

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.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
71% have it

4. thickness

2.2mm thinner.
6.9mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm
9.1mm

5. weight

77g lighter.
713g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.51g
790g

6. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
58% have it

7. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
82% have it

8. front camera megapixels

4.17x more megapixels (front camera).
1.2MP
Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 32GB: 8MP
5MP

9. megapixels

1.6x more megapixels (main camera).
8MP
Toshiba Encore 2 10: 15MP
5MP

10. Supports widgets

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.
Apple iPad Pro(iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3(Windows 8.1)
87% have it

11. width

13.6mm narrower.
305.7mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
292.1mm

12. Is a multi-user system

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3(Windows 8.1)
49% have it

13. height

19.2mm shorter.
220.6mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
201.4mm

14. internal storage

384GB more internal storage.
128GB
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Intel Core i7 / 1TB SSD / 16GB RAM: 1000GB
512GB

16. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
54% have it

17. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

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.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
22% have it

18. video recording (main camera)

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.
1080 x 30fps
Apple iPad Pro 12.9" WiFi + Cellular 64GB: 2160 x 30fps
1080 x 30fps

19. Supports 64-bit

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.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
24% have it

20. Bluetooth version

0.2 newer Bluetooth version.
4.2
Apple iPad 9.7" (2018) WiFi + Cellular 32GB: 4.2
4

21. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Apple iPad Pro(iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
36% have it

22. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
28% have it

23. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
92% have it

24. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
21% have it

25. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3
2

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