Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (2021)

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Display

Size:

10.6 inches
11.0 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels, 208 PPI
2388 x 1688 pixels, 266 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.22 %
85.43 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Core i5 3317U
Apple M1

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, 64-bit
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm

GPU:

Intel HD 4000
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

8GB

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (8 Pro)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

7540 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

1 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:

1280x720 (HD) (29 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video

Front:

Yes
12 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.23 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9 mm)

Weight:

32.00 oz (907.2 g)
16.44 oz (466.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Full-size USB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

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

Other:

OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 899

In The Box:

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

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 18, 2012
Apr 20, 2021
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