85 facts in comparison

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
75
points
Apple iPad Pro
53
points
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Why is Apple iPad Pro better than Microsoft Surface Pro 4?

  • 12.12% higher resolution
    ?

    2732 x 2048pxvs2736 x 1824px
  • 4.88% bigger screen size
    ?

    12.9"vs12.3"
  • 2.03x more battery power
    10307mAhvs5087mAh
  • 1.5mm thinner
    6.9mmvs8.4mm
  • 73g lighter
    713gvs786g
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • Has a stylus
    ?
  • Has an IPS screen
    ?

Why is Microsoft Surface Pro 4 better than Apple iPad Pro?

  • 12GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs4GB
  • 1.14% higher pixel density
    267ppivs264ppi
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 872GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs128GB
  • 4.17x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs1.2MP
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • Is a multi-user system
  • 19.2mm shorter
    201.4mmvs220.6mm

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RA...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i5)
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$449.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonLatest Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (2736 x 1...Latest Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (2736 x 1824) Tablet 6th Generation (Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Bluetooth, Dual Camera) Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
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$419.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 8 GB RA...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 8 GB RAM, Intel Core i5)
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$567.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 256GB i5 Windows...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 256GB i5 Windows 10 Anniversary with Black Type Cover Bundle (8GB RAM, 2.4GHz i5, 12.3 Inch Touchscreen ) (Renewed)
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$469.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 SU3-00001 12.3-I...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 SU3-00001 12.3-Inch Laptop (2.2 GHz Core M Family, 4GB RAM, 128 GB flash_memory_solid_state, Windows 10 Pro), Silver
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$379.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
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$488.04
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB)
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$613.95
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RA...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i5) + Microsoft Type Cover (Renewed)
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$409.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Scre...Microsoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Screen (2736 X 1824) Tablet PC | Intel Core M3 | 4GB Memory | 128GB SSD | 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC | Card Reader | USB 3.0 | Camera | Windows 10 | Platinum
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$489.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 16 GB R...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7e) (Renewed)
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$518.99

Design

1.Has a stylus
?

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.

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
2.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

6.9mm

8.4mm

3.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

713g

786g

4.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

220.6mm

201.4mm

5.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

305.7mm

292.1mm

6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2732 x 2048px

2736 x 1824px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

264ppi

267ppi

3.screen size
?

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

12.9"

12.3"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

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

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
5.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

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. Show more

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Performance

1.RAM
?

Best

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12.3" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD

16GB

4GB

16GB

2.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. Show more

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
3.Has integrated LTE
?

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

Apple iPad Pro (Apple A9X)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
4.internal storage
?

Best

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12.3" Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD

1000GB

128GB

1000GB

5.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 apps.

Apple iPad Pro (Apple A9X)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
6.Has AES
?

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Apple iPad Pro (Apple A9X)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Google Pixel Slate (128GB / 8GB RAM)

8MP

1.2MP

5MP

3.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. Show more

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

4.has a flash
?

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

For example

Huawei MatePad Pro (256GB / 8GB RAM)

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
5.has a CMOS sensor
?

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. Show more

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
6.has a built-in HDR mode
?

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR). Show more

Apple iPad Pro (iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Audio

1.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. Show more

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Huawei MatePad Pro (256GB / 8GB RAM)

5

2

2

4.Has a radio
?

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

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD REL LTE

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy View2

12000mAh

10307mAh

5087mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
4.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Huawei MatePad Pro (256GB / 8GB RAM)

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Google Pixel Slate (128GB / 8GB RAM)

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Windows 10 Pro)
2.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 4 (Windows 10 Pro)
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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. Show more

Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
4.Has sharing intents
?

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.

Apple iPad Pro (iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Windows 10 Pro)
5.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management. Show more

Best

Huawei MatePad Pro (256GB / 8GB RAM)

3.1

2

3

6.The browser has word wrap
?

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Apple iPad Pro (iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Windows 10 Pro)

Miscellaneous

1.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps. Show more

Apple iPad Pro (iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RA...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i5)
Amazon logo
$449.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonLatest Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (2736 x 1...Latest Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (2736 x 1824) Tablet 6th Generation (Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Bluetooth, Dual Camera) Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$419.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 8 GB RA...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 8 GB RAM, Intel Core i5)
Amazon logo
$567.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 256GB i5 Windows...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 256GB i5 Windows 10 Anniversary with Black Type Cover Bundle (8GB RAM, 2.4GHz i5, 12.3 Inch Touchscreen ) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$469.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 SU3-00001 12.3-I...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 SU3-00001 12.3-Inch Laptop (2.2 GHz Core M Family, 4GB RAM, 128 GB flash_memory_solid_state, Windows 10 Pro), Silver
Amazon logo
$379.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$488.04
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB)
Amazon logo
$613.95
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RA...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (128 GB, 4 GB RAM, Intel Core i5) + Microsoft Type Cover (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$409.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Scre...Microsoft Surface Pro 5 12.3” Touch-Screen (2736 X 1824) Tablet PC | Intel Core M3 | 4GB Memory | 128GB SSD | 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC | Card Reader | USB 3.0 | Camera | Windows 10 | Platinum
Amazon logo
$489.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 16 GB R...Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (256 GB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7e) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$518.99

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