Microsoft Surface 2 vs Microsoft Surface 3

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Display

Size:

10.6 inches
10.8 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels, 208 PPI
1280 x 1920 pixels, 214 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.41 %
69.59 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

NVIDIA Tegra 4 T114
Intel Atom x7 Z8700

Processor:

Quad-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Yes
Intel HD

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
4GB

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (RT 8.1)
Windows (8.1)

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Front:

3.5 MP
3.5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm)
10.51 x 7.36 x 0.34 inches (267 x 187 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

23.84 oz (675.8 g)
21.92 oz (621.0 g)

Tablet dock:

Yes

Cellular

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

Full-size USB, USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Features:

Charging, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449
$ 699

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 23, 2013
Mar 31, 2015
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