Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2

Full Comparison

Display

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Display technology
IPS, LCD
LCD
Screen size
12.00 in
12.20 in
Resolution
2160x1440 px
2560x1600 px
Pixel density
216 ppi
247 ppi
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Height
11.50 in
8.03 in
Width
7.91 in
11.63 in
Depth
0.35 in
0.31 in
Weight
1.76 lb
1.63 lb

Platform

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Operating system
Windows 8.1
Android 4.4, KitKat
CPU Cores
2
4
Cpu Frequency
1.9 GHz
1.9 GHz
Ram
4 GB
3 GB

Storage

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Maximum memory card size
128 GB
64 GB
Removable Memory
microSD
microSD, microSDHC

Sensors

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Digital compass
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Front facing camera
yesYes
yesYes
Primary Resolution
5 Mpx
8 Mpx
Secondary resolution
5 Mpx
2 Mpx
Video resolution
1080p
1080p
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Rear facing camera
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.0
Headphone Connection
3.5mm
3.5mm

Network

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Battery life
9 h
13 h

Often compared to Surface Pro 3

Often compared to Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2