Microsoft Surface Go vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Display

Display size

10.0 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1800 x 1200 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

216 ppi
288 ppi

Technology

 
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.42 %
81.93 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

18.41 oz (522 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Silver
 

Colors

 
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Intel Pentium 4415Y
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Intel HD Graphics 615
Adreno 640

RAM

8 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
224.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Windows (10)
Android (9.0 Pie)

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, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB 3.1
USB 3.1

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

USB OTG
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location

 
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

 
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Battery

Capacity

 
7040 mAh

Type

 
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Internet use

 
Wi-Fi: 9 hours

Music playback

 
105.00 hours

Video playback

9.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 550
$ 730
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