Microsoft Surface RT 32GB 07 vs 20 Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Microsoft Surface RT 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Microsoft Surface RT 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Vs

07 Advantages Microsoft Surface RT 32GB

Surface RT 32GB vs Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
 26%26%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1300Mhz 32bits Quad-Core vs 1200Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2 vs 1GB LPDDR2
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs Until 32GB
 173%100%
+Higher resolution screen
768 x 1366 pixels vs 480 x 800 pixels
 147%100%
+Larger screen
10.6" vs 4.3"
 2X (times)100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
vs
VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version with A2DP vs 3.0 version with A2DP

20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB

Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB vs Surface RT 32GB
 7%7%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB vs 32GB (15GB user available)
 5X (times)100%
+Lighter
116 grams (4.06 ounces) vs 680 grams (23.8 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
8.49 millimeters (0.33 inches) vs 9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED Plus screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLED Plus vs TFT LCD
 47%47%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
217 PPI vs 148 PPI
 8X (times)100%
+Higher resolution main camera
8 MegaPixels (7.99)
vs
1 MegaPixels (0.92)
Advantage+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED Flash vs Not supported
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Supported
vs
Not supported
 108%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures of yourself
2 MegaPixels (1.92)
vs
1 MegaPixels (0.92)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
vs
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
 4X (times)100%
+More apps available to download and use
1000000 apps (Google Play Store) vs 190000 apps (Windows Store)
 8%8%
+More talk time with your family and friends
8.7 hours vs 8 hours
 67%67%
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
600 hours vs 360 hours
Advantage+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(
3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
vs
Not supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Lithium-ion - Removable vs Lithium-ion Polymer (LiPo) - Fixed
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDS vs Not supported
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
A-GPS and GeoTagging vs Not supported
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Supported
vs
Not supported
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices
Supported
vs
Not supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass vs Not supported

+ 7 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and Physical Features Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Brand MicrosoftSamsung
Model Surface RT 32GBGalaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Also known as Microsoft Surface RT, Tablet Surface RTSamsung Galaxy S II i9100, Samsung GT-i9100, SGS2
Release Date October, 2012April, 2012
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.49 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height) 172 x 274.6 millimeters (6.77 x 10.81 in)66.1 x 125.3 millimeters (2.6 x 4.93 in)
Weight 680 grams (23.8 ounces)116 grams (4.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard
Dock with QWERTY keyboard
Not supported
Antenna
Internal antenna
Internal antenna
Water protection
Not supported
Not supported
Operating System (OS) Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Operating System Windows RT 8.0Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread
OS Upgradeable Windows RT 8.1Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Chipset and Hardware Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
CPU / Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L / ARM Cortex-A9Samsung Exynos 4210 / ARM Cortex-A9
Processor Clock / Cores 1300Mhz 32bits Quad-Core1200Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
RAM Memory 2GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
GPU Graphical Controller ULP GeForce 520MHzARM Mali-400
Internal Storage 32GB (15GB user available)16GB
External Storage Until 64GB
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Until 32GB
microSD, microSDHC
Mobile Networks and Data Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Dual SIM
Not supported
Not supported
SIM Card Slots Information not registered1 slot
SIM Card Type
Not supported
Standard Mini SIM (25x15)
GSM Mhz
Not supported
Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network
Not supported
GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network
Not supported
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G Network
Not supported
Not supported
Data Network
Not supported
GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
2G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
3G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Data Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Maximum Speed Download Information not registered21 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload Information not registered5.76 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
SMS
Not supported
SMS with SWYPE
MMS
Not supported
Supported
E-mail
Supported
Supported
Push Mail
Supported
Supported
Speakerphone
Supported
Supported
Video Calling
Supported
Supported
Call Control
Not supported
Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Screen Inches 10.6"4.3"
Display Type TFT LCDSuper AMOLED Plus
Touchscreen
Capacitive Multitouch
Capacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display Resolution 768 x 1366 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 148 PPI217 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass
Not supported
Gorilla Glass
Digital Camera / Camcorder Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Main Camera
1 MegaPixels (0.92)
8 MegaPixels (7.99)
Main Camera resolution 1280 x 720 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash
Not supported
LED Flash
Zoom
Only digital zoom
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Supported
Supported
Touch focus
Not supported
Supported
Smile detection
Not supported
Supported
Face detection
Not supported
Supported
Sensor Size Information not registered1/3.2" inches
Aperture F Information not registeredf/2.6
BSI Sensor
Not supported
Supported
HDR
Not supported
Not supported
Front-Camera
1 MegaPixels (0.92)
2 MegaPixels (1.92)
Front-Camera resolution 1280 x 720 pixels1600 x 1200 pixels
Multimedia Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Video Recording
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Radio
Not supported
FM with RDS
TV
Not supported
Not supported
Video formats MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audios formats MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and Interfaces Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
USB
USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output
Micro HDMI Type D
USB micro-B with MHL
Audio output
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
Bluetooth
4.0 version with A2DP
3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi
802.11 a/b/g/n
802.11 a/b/g/n
DLNA
Not supported
Supported
NFC
Not supported
Supported
GPS
Not supported
A-GPS and GeoTagging
Infrared port Information not registeredInformation not registered
Other Functions Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Active noise cancellation
Supported
Supported
Vibrating Alert
Supported
Supported
Ringtones Information not registered
Polyphonic and customized
Web Browser
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
HTML, XHTML
Flash Player
Supported
Supported
Java
Not supported
Supported
Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass and Ambient Light
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and Compass
Other features - Colors: Dark Titanium
- 5-point multitouch
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UI 4.0
- USB On-the-go 1.3
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power Supply and Autonomy Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
Battery Technology Lithium-ion Polymer (LiPo) - FixedLithium-ion - Removable
Battery Capacity Information not registered1650 mAh
Battery Model Information not registeredInformation not registered
Talk Time 480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day520 minutes | 8.7 hours | 0.4 day
Standby 21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Microsoft Surface RT 32GBSamsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia Information not registered0.16 W/Kg (head) | 0.96 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK Information not registered0.34 W/Kg (head)
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