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Microsoft Surface Pro (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Microsoft Surface Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Microsoft Surface Pro (128GB)
10.6"
TFT

1080x1920

1
MP

1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Dual

N/A
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsSamsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)Compare Microsoft Surface Pro X
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
8.4"
SLCD

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)

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Surface Pro (128GB)4 Advantages Microsoft Surface Pro (128GB)vsGalaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
+4GB100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (85GB available)166%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB
+10.6"26%
Larger screen
vs8.4"
+USB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
1.7Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core33%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
907 grams (31.75 ounces)vs+331 grams (11.59 ounces)174%
Lighter
13 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)81%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT SuperClear LCDAdvantage
TFT SuperClear LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1600x2560 pixels98%
Higher resolution screen
208 PPIvs+359 PPI73%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 1MPvs+(back) 8MP8 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 1MPvs+(front) 2.1MP125%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
1000000 apps (Windows Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)150%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster

18 Common items in both devices
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+11 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 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
ModelSurface Pro (128GB)Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Other model namesUltrabook Microsoft Surface Pro, Tablet Surface Pro 1Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 WiFi SM-T320, TabPRO 8.4
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandMicrosoftSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2013February, 2014
Depth13 millimeters (0.51 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)173 x 274.6 millimeters (6.81 x 10.81 in)128.5 x 219 millimeters (5.06 x 8.62 in)
Weight907 grams (31.75 ounces)331 grams (11.59 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 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Operating systemWindows 8 ProAndroid 4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateWindows 8.1 Profeature not registered
HardwareMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Intel Mobile HM77 Express32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU processor1.7Ghz Dual-Core Intel Core i5-3317U2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerIntel HD Graphics 4000Qualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory4GB2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (85GB available)32GB
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size10.6" inches8.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1600x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)208 PPI359 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderNot supported
CameraMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)1 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution1280x720 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED 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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)1 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x720 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
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 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
USBUSB 3.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DMicro-B USB MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Digital pen
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Dual shot camera
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacityfeature not registered4800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMicrosoft Surface Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (WiFi 32GB)
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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