Microsoft Surface Go vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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Display

Display size

10.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1800 x 1200 pixels
800 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

216 ppi
189 ppi

Technology

 
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

69.42 %
70.98 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

18.41 oz (522 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
 

Colors

Silver
Black, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Intel Pentium 4415Y
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Intel HD Graphics 615
Adreno 504

RAM

8 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Windows (10)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

USB OTG
Mass storage device

Location

 
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

 
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Battery

Capacity

 
5100 mAh

Type

 
Not user replaceable

Video playback

9.00 hours
 

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 550
 
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