Microsoft Surface Pro 8 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2022) Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

13.0 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

2880 x 1920 pixels, 3:2 ratio, 266 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

120Hz
120Hz

Screen-to-body:

84.28 %
85.43 %

Peak brightness:

1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Core i5 11th Gen 1135G7 (10 nm)
Apple M2

Processor:

Quad-core, 4200 MHz, 64-bit
Octa-core

GPU:

Intel Iris Xe Graphics
Apple 10-core GPU

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (11)
iPadOS (16.x)

Battery

Capacity:

6200 mAh
10758 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

10 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

Video recording:

Yes
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)

Design

Dimensions:

11.30 x 8.19 x 0.37 inches (287 x 208 x 9.3 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)

Weight:

31.43 oz (891.0 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Graphite, Platinum
Silver, Space Gray

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.3

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync

Buyers information

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 18, 2022
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