Microsoft Surface vs Apple iPad 3 HD – Tablet PCs Specs Compare

After much deserved hype, Microsoft has unveiled its tablet PC namely, Microsoft Surface. Microsoft has been labeling this announcement as one of their biggest events, and surely it is.

Whatever I have read and seen about Microsoft Surface was enough to mesmerize me. Whether it would be its innovate VaporMg Case & Stand or its incredible keyboards. With this so called tablet PC, Microsoft has tried to compete with tablet PCs as well as ultrabooks, which is pretty impressive.

Microsoft Surface looks pretty solid on paper and looks to mark itself as one of the best in the market. So, in this post I would comparing Microsoft Surface and Apple iPad 3 HD.

We would actually be comparing the Apple iPad 3 HD with the two models of Surface, and that is why this post has been labelled as Microsoft Surface vs Apple iPad 3 HD.

Microsoft Surface vs Apple iPad 3 HD – Tablet PCs Specs Compare

Specification Apple iPad 3 HD
Microsoft Surface Windows RT Model
Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Model
Operating System iOS 5 Windows RT + Office Home & Student 2013 RT Windows 8 Pro
Processor 1GHz Dual Core A5x with quad core graphics NVIDIA Tegra-based ARM chip Intel Core i5 (Ivy Bridge)
Screen Size 9.7 inches Retina Display 10.6-inch ClearType HD capactive touchpanel 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD (1080p) capactive touchpanel
Screen Resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels
Graphics PowerVR SGX 535
Internal Storage 16 / 32 / 64 GB 32 / 64 GB 64 / 128 GB
Expansion None None None
Camera 5 MP iSight camera
Weight and Dimensions
Weighs 652 grams and measures 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm 676 grams and is 9.3 mm in thickness 903 grams and is 13.5 mm in thickness
Battery 10 hours 31.5Wh 42Wh
Price $499 onwards Not yet announced Not yet announced

Stay tuned for more on Microsoft Surface!!!!

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June 19, 2012 by: Prasanth Chandra

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