Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G

Full Comparison

Display

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Display technology
IPS, LCD
TFT
Screen size
12.00 in
8.00 in
Resolution
2160x1440 px
1280x800 px
Pixel density
216 ppi
189 ppi
Proximity sensor
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Height
11.50 in
8.30 in
Width
7.91 in
5.35 in
Depth
0.35 in
0.31 in
Weight
1.76 lb
0.75 lb

Platform

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Operating system
Windows 8.1
Android 4.3 Kitkat
CPU Cores
2
4
Cpu Frequency
1.9 GHz
1.6 GHz
Ram
4 GB
2 GB

Storage

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Maximum memory card size
128 GB
64 GB
Removable Memory
microSD
microSD

Sensors

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Digital compass
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Front facing camera
yesYes
yesYes
Primary Resolution
5 Mpx
1.3 Mpx
Secondary resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx
Video resolution
1080p
720p
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Rear facing camera
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Headphone Connection
3.5mm
3.5mm

Network

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4GSamsung Galaxy Note 8.0 4G
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Battery life
9 h
8 h

Often compared to Surface Pro 3

Often compared to Galaxy Note 8.0 4G