Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0-inch vs Microsoft Surface Go

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Display

Display size

8.0 inches
10.0 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1800 x 1200 pixels

Pixel density

320 ppi
216 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
 

Screen-to-body ratio

74.31 %
69.42 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
 

Video recording

2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video sharing
 

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)
9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

9.59 oz (272 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
18.41 oz (522 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

 
Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Intel Pentium 4415Y

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Intel HD Graphics 615

RAM

3 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Windows (10)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
USB OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
 

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
 

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
 

Type

Not user replaceable
 

Video playback

 
9.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 05, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.69 W/kg
 

Body

1.08 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 550
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