Microsoft Surface Pro 6 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2018)

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Display

Display size

12.3 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution

2736 x 1824 pixels
2048 x 2732 pixels

Pixel density

267 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

 
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.86 %
85.51 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

11.5 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches (292.1 x 200.7 x 8.4 mm)
11.04 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.4 x 214.9 x 5.8 mm)

Weight

27.94 oz (792 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
22.33 oz (633 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Colors

Black, Gray
Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Intel Core i7 8650U
Apple A12X Bionic APL1083

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 620
Apple 7-core GPU

RAM

16 GB
 

Internal storage

1000 GB
1000 GB

OS

Windows (10)
iOS (12.x)

Battery

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
9 hours

Wi-Fi

 
10 hours

Video playback

9.00 hours
 

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, 46

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Connectivity

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

USB

USB 3.0
Yes

Connector

Full-size USB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

 
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

 
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Mini Displayport
TV-out

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Shopping information

Warranty period

12 Months
 

MSRP price

$ 550
$ 1899
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