Microsoft Surface Go vs Apple iPad 10.2-inch

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Display

Display size

10.0 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

1800 x 1200 pixels
1620 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

216 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

 
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.42 %
74.94 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.29 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

18.41 oz (522 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
17.39 oz (493 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Silver
 

Colors

 
Silver, Space gray, Gold

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Intel Pentium 4415Y
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Intel HD Graphics 615
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

8 GB
 

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC
 

OS

Windows (10)
iPadOS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

USB OTG
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

 
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

 
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Battery

Capacity

 
8827 mAh

Type

 
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Internet use

 
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Video playback

9.00 hours
 

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 550
$ 559
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