74points

Asus ZenPad 3S 10

56points

Microsoft Surface 3

Comparison winner
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Microsoft Surface 3
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76 facts in comparison

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 vs Microsoft Surface 3

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
74
points
Asus ZenPad 3S 10
56
points
Microsoft Surface 3

Why is Asus ZenPad 3S 10 better than Microsoft Surface 3?

  • 1.72x faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.1GHz & 4 x 1.7GHzvs4 x 1.6GHz
  • 28% higher resolution
    ?

    2048 x 1536pxvs1920 x 1280px
  • 1.5mm thinner
    7.2mmvs8.7mm
  • 192g lighter
    430gvs622g
  • 42.86% more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs3.5MP
  • 23.3mm shorter
    163.7mmvs187mm
  • Has an IPS screen
    ?
  • 26.5mm narrower
    240.5mmvs267mm

Why is Microsoft Surface 3 better than Asus ZenPad 3S 10?

  • 11.34% bigger screen size
    ?

    10.8"vs9.7"
  • 64GB more internal storage
    128GBvs64GB
  • 1 newer USB version
    ?

    3vs2
  • Has a cellular module
    ?
  • 14nm smaller semiconductor size
    ?

    14nmvs28nm
  • Has MMX
    ?
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
    ?

Price comparison

Asus ZenPad 3S 10

Buy used:

$331.49

ProductStorePrice
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 AmazonASUS ZenPad 3S 10 9.7in (2048x1536), 4GB...ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 9.7in (2048x1536), 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, 5MP Front / 8MP Rear Camera, Android 6.0, Tablet, Glacier Silver (Z500M-C1-SL) (Renewed)
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$399.95
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 banggood_wwOriginal Box ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 64G...Original Box ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 64GB MTK MT8176 Hexa Core 9.7 Inch Android 6.0 Tablet Silver
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$402.99
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 aliexpressASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 9.7 Inch Tablet ...ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 9.7 Inch Tablet PC 4GB RAM 64GB ROM MTK MT8176 Hexa Core 2048*1536 IPS Android 6.0 Tablet Silver
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$288.73

Microsoft Surface 3

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 10.8in Touchscreen 4...Microsoft Surface 3 10.8in Touchscreen 4 GB Memory 128 GB SSD WiFi + 4G LTE Tablet Bundle GL4-00009 (Tablet + Type Cover) (Renewed)
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$295.00
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10...Microsoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10.8" Intel Atom - Silver + Type Cover (Renewed)
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$289.49
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft 7G5-00015 Surface 3 Tablet (10...Microsoft 7G5-00015 Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-Inch, 64 GB, Intel Atom, Windows 10) (Renewed)
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$229.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch,...Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch, 64 GB, Intel Core i3, Windows 10) + Microsoft Surface Type Cover (Renewed)
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$369.00
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel C...Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel Core i5) (Renewed)
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$291.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FH...Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FHD (1920x1280), 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD, Intel Atom 1.6Ghz, Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit) (Renewed)
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$259.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonNew Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium ...New Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold, 4GB RAM, 128GB)
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$444.87
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch,...Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch, 256 GB, Intel Core i5, Windows 10) + Microsoft Surface Type Cover (Renewed)
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$434.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-Inch, 1...Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-Inch, 128 GB, Intel Atom, Windows 10 PRO) (No Cover/Keyboard and No Pen) (Renewed)
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$259.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FH...Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FHD (1920x1280), 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Intel Atom 1.6Ghz, Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit) (Renewed)
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$258.08

Design

1.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

7.2mm

8.7mm

2.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

430g

622g

3.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

163.7mm

187mm

4.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

240.5mm

267mm

5.volume
?

Best

Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1)

108.46cm³

283.46cm³

434.38cm³

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.

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2048 x 1536px

1920 x 1280px

2.screen size
?

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

9.7"

10.8"

3.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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
4.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
5.has a touch screen
?

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

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2 x 2.1GHz & 4 x 1.7GHz (MediaTek MT8176)

4 x 1.6GHz (Intel Atom x7-Z8700)

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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
3.RAM
?

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4GB

4GB

4.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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
6.internal storage
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

64GB

128GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

8MP

5MP

3.5MP

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.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

4.has touch autofocus
?

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

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
5.Can create panoramas in-camera
?

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
6.has a front camera
?

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3

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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

1

1

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi 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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
3.Is free and open source
?

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
4.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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
5.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3
6.Supports Java
Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3

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.

Asus ZenPad 3S 10
Microsoft Surface 3

Price comparison

Asus ZenPad 3S 10

Buy used:

$331.49

ProductStorePrice
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 AmazonASUS ZenPad 3S 10 9.7in (2048x1536), 4GB...ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 9.7in (2048x1536), 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, 5MP Front / 8MP Rear Camera, Android 6.0, Tablet, Glacier Silver (Z500M-C1-SL) (Renewed)
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$399.95
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 banggood_wwOriginal Box ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 64G...Original Box ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 64GB MTK MT8176 Hexa Core 9.7 Inch Android 6.0 Tablet Silver
banggood_ww logo
$402.99
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 aliexpressASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 9.7 Inch Tablet ...ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 9.7 Inch Tablet PC 4GB RAM 64GB ROM MTK MT8176 Hexa Core 2048*1536 IPS Android 6.0 Tablet Silver
aliexpress logo
$288.73

Microsoft Surface 3

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 10.8in Touchscreen 4...Microsoft Surface 3 10.8in Touchscreen 4 GB Memory 128 GB SSD WiFi + 4G LTE Tablet Bundle GL4-00009 (Tablet + Type Cover) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$295.00
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10...Microsoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10.8" Intel Atom - Silver + Type Cover (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$289.49
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft 7G5-00015 Surface 3 Tablet (10...Microsoft 7G5-00015 Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-Inch, 64 GB, Intel Atom, Windows 10) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$229.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch,...Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch, 64 GB, Intel Core i3, Windows 10) + Microsoft Surface Type Cover (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$369.00
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel C...Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel Core i5) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$291.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FH...Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FHD (1920x1280), 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD, Intel Atom 1.6Ghz, Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$259.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonNew Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium ...New Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold, 4GB RAM, 128GB)
Amazon logo
$444.87
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch,...Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-inch, 256 GB, Intel Core i5, Windows 10) + Microsoft Surface Type Cover (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$434.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-Inch, 1...Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-Inch, 128 GB, Intel Atom, Windows 10 PRO) (No Cover/Keyboard and No Pen) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$259.99
Microsoft Surface 3 AmazonMicrosoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FH...Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet (10.8-inch FHD (1920x1280), 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Intel Atom 1.6Ghz, Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit) (Renewed)
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$258.08

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