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Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro Apple iPad 2
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Preference (40% global votes) (28% global votes)
Brand
Category
Screen
Screen size diagonal 9.6 ″ 9.7 ″
Screen resolution DPI 208 132
Screen type
Pixel long side 1 920 1 024
Pixel short side 1 080 768
Screen pixel ? 786 kilopixel
Input
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive Yes, Capacitive
Multi-touch 50 fingers 12 finger
Keyboard
Speech Recognition Assistant Basic Good
Network
Cellular radio ?
W-Lan ? 600 Mbit/s
Bluetooth Yes Yes
NFC No No
Infrared Port No No
Sensors
Navigation/GPS ? Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Accelerometer sensor Yes 3D
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes
Proximity Sensor ? Yes
Camera
Pixel effective (camera) 720 pixel 1.8 megapixel
Autofocus ? Yes
Flash No No
Video Recording Resolution
Face/secondary camera ? 300 kilopixel
Software
Operating system
Version number 6.1 BUILD 9200 (RTM) iOS 6
Software distribution
Storage
Memory (RAM) 4 GB 512 MB
Permanent storage 64 GB 64 GB
Storage usable for apps ? 50 MB
Storage max. 128 GB 64 GB
Memory card No
Processor
Processor 1.7 GHz 1 GHz
Cores 2 2
CPU
Battery
Battery life max. 2 h 10 h
Battery life standby max. ? 350 h
Battery capacity ? 3.6 Ah
Energy consumption ? ★★★★☆
Ports
USB port Yes No
Display connection ? No
Audio Out Yes Yes
Dimensions
Long side 27.5 cm 24.2 cm
Short side 17.3 cm 18.4 cm
Thickness 1.35 cm 8.8 mm
Form
Weight 903 g 613 g
Splash Guard ? Yes
Info
Website surface.​com www.​apple.​com
Image gallery ? www.​flickr.​com/​search/​?q=ipad%202
Global product code ? not sure
Product code ? not sure
More
Description Tablet Computer iPad
Multi-user system Yes No
Widescreen Yes No
Physical gaming buttons No No
Adobe Flash Support Yes No
3D Screen No No
Wastebag Yes ?
Gorilla glass No ?
Digital zoom ? 5 ×
Angle viewing ? ★★★★☆
Price rating ? ★★★☆☆
Target audience ?
FM Radio ? No
Synchronisation ?
USB On-the-Go ? No
World Phone ? No
Bluetooth Version ?
Magic ? No
Corruption Resistant ? No
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