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Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB) vs Blu Life View Tab (L800U)

Side by side comparison between Microsoft Surface 2 RT vs Blu Life View Tab tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

Compare Blu Life View Tab XMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)12Points
Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)





32bit Penta


(Non removable)

Blu Life View Tab (L800U)





32bit Quad


(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)

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Surface 2 RT (32GB)12 Advantages Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)vsLife View Tab (L800U)9 Advantages Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
+1.7Ghz 32bit Penta-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+32GB (15GB available)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels164%
Higher resolution screen
vs768x1024 pixels
+208 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs160 PPI
Larger screen
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Micro HDMI Type DAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+USB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
676 grams (23.66 ounces)vs+405 grams (14.18 ounces)67%
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
(back) 5MPvs+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 3.1MPvs+(front) 5MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
190000 apps (Windows Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)12 times
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(3G+ HSPA+) 42 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTaggingAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device

19 Common items in both devices
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080)
+12 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
ModelSurface 2 RT (32GB)Life View Tab (L800U)
Other model namesMicrosoft Surface RT 2, Microsoft Surface 2 RTBlu Life View Tab 3G L800, Blu L800U
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
Release dateSeptember, 2013January, 2014
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)172.5 x 274.6 millimeters (6.79 x 10.81 in)136 x 204 millimeters (5.35 x 8.03 in)
Weight676 grams (23.66 ounces)405 grams (14.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardDock with QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
Operating systemWindows RT 8.1Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
Chipset32bit - NVIDIA Tegra 4 Wayne (28nm)32bit - MediaTek MT8389M (28nm)
CPU processor1.7Ghz Penta-Core ARM Cortex-A151.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerNVIDIA GeForce ULP MP72 672MhzPowerVR SGX544
Internal storage32GB (15GB available)8GB (5GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
Screen size10.6" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels768x1024 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)208 PPI160 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered42/11 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice recorder
CameraMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
Front camera (secondary)3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
USBUSB 3.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Ambient Light sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Dual-position kickstand
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- SkyDrive 200GB for 2 years
- Skype free international calls and WiFi for 1 year
- Colors: Blue, White
- Screen protector included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacityfeature not registered4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Blu Life View Tab (L800U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered

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