Microsoft Surface Go vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021)

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Display

Size:

10.0 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

1200 x 1800 pixels, 216 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.42 %
85.43 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Pentium 4415Y
Apple M1

Processor:

Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm

GPU:

Intel HD Graphics 615
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

8GB
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (10)
iPadOS

Battery

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

8 MP
12 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video

Front:

5 MP
12 MP (EIS, Wide Angle, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)

Weight:

18.41 oz (522.0 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Silver

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

OTG, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync

Phone features

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 550

In The Box:

USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 09, 2018

Scheduled release:

(Official) May 21, 2021
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