Microsoft Surface 3 vs Microsoft Surface 2 - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Microsoft Surface 2

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Display

Size:

10.8 inches
10.6 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.59 %
65.41 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Atom x7 Z8700 (14 nm)
NVIDIA Tegra 4 T114 (28 nm)

Processor:

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

GPU:

Intel HD
Yes

RAM:

4GB
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

128GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (8.1)
Windows (RT 8.1)

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

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

Front:

3.5 MP
3.5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

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

Weight:

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

Tablet dock:

Yes

Cellular

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover
Album art cover, Background playback

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

USB:

USB 3.0
Full-size USB, 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:

$ 699
$ 449

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 31, 2015
Sep 23, 2013
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