Microsoft Surface Pro 6 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021)

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Display

Size:

12.3 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

1824 x 2736 pixels, 267 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

76.86 %
85.43 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Core i7 8650U
Apple M1

Processor:

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm

GPU:

Intel UHD Graphics 620
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

16GB
8GB

Internal storage:

1000GB
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 (Autofocus)
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:

11.5 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches (292.1 x 200.7 x 8.4 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)

Weight:

27.94 oz (792.0 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:

Black, Gray

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:

Mini Displayport
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
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:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
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

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 03, 2018

Scheduled release:

(Official) May 21, 2021
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