Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) vs Microsoft Surface Go

Display

Size

10.1 inches
10.0 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1200 pixels,
224 PPI
1200 x 1800 pixels,
216 PPI

Technology

Super PLS LCD
 

Screen-to-body

74.96 %
69.42 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Intel Pentium 4415Y

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Intel HD Graphics 615

RAM

2GB
8GB

Internal storage

16GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Windows (10)

Battery

Capacity

7300 mAh
 

Type

Not user replaceable
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP
8 MP

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Front

2 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

10.01 x 6.11 x 0.32 inches (254.2 x 155.3 x 8.2 mm)
9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

18.52 oz (525 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)
18.41 oz (522 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 9(1800), 20(800 DD)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
OTG, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
 

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 550
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