Microsoft Surface 3 Vs Apple iPad Air 2 Specs Comparison

Earlier today, Microsoft announced the new Surface 3 device which comes with the ability to run desktop software, a USB port, and an integrated Kickstand. Surface 3 has the looks and performance to turn heads. With its 10.8-inch screen and thin, light frame, it’s just the right size to slip under your arm or in your purse and take anywhere. Surface 3 is the perfect productivity device for school, home, and on the go. Read the full tech specs of the device here.

Take a look at the tech specs comparison of Apple iPad Air 3 and Microsoft Surface 3.

Feature Microsoft Surface 3
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Apple iPad Air 2iPad Air 3
Processor Quad Core Intel® Atom™ x7-Z8700 processor (2MB Cache, 1.6GHz with Intel Burst™ technology up to 2.4GHz) Apple A8X chip
Display size 10.8” 9.7”
Display Resolution/Pixel Density 1920 x 1280 // 227 ppi 2048 x 1536 // 264 ppi
Size and Dimensions Length: 187 mmWidth: 267 mmThickness: 8.7 mmWeight: 622 g Length: 240 mmWidth: 169.5 mmThickness: 6.1 mmWeight: 437 g

Storage 64GB and 128GB 16GB, 64GB and 128GB
RAM 2GB or 4GB 2GB
Connectivity Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)Bluetooth 4.0 Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)Bluetooth 4.0
LTE Yes (Optional) Yes (Optional)
Primary camera 8MP Auto-focus 8MP Auto-focus
Secondary camera 3.5MP wide angle 1.2MP
Main video camera 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080) 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080)
Secondary video camera 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080) 720p (HD, 1280 x 720)
Expandable memory card type MicroSD Not available
USB USB 3.0 Not available
Stylus Surface Pen Not available
Built-in Kickstand 3-position Kickstand Not available
Native keyboard Accessory Type Cover Not available
Sensor Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Three-axis gyro,
Power And Battery Unknown battery capacity10 hours of video playback. 6480 mAh10 Hours of general usage
Video Calling/Audio Calling Skype FaceTime
Built-in Apps Internet Explorer 11Xbox VideoMailSkype

Bing/Bing Smart Search

Clock

Xbox Store

Photos

Windows Store

People

Maps

Calender

Camera

Xbox Music

OneNote

OneDrive

Movie Moments

Xbox SmartGlass

Reading List

Xbox Games

Alarm

Calculator

Fresh Paint

SafariNewsstandVideosPhoto Booth

Mail

Messages

Siri

Clock

iBooks

iTunes Store

Reminders

Game Center

Photos

App Store

Contacts

Maps

Calendar

Camera

FaceTime

Music

Notes

First Party Apps Microsoft WordMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft PowerPointMicrosoft Outlook

MSN News

MSN Weather

MSN Finance

MSN Health And Fitness

MSN Cooking

MSN Travel

MSN Sports

MSN Translator

iPhotoiTunes UiMoviePodcasts

GarageBand

Find My iPhone

Pages

Find My Friends

Numbers

Remote

Keynote

iTunes Trailers

Colors Silver Space Gray, Silver, Gold
App Platform Runs millions of Windows desktop programs and touch apps from the Windows Store, and you can run them side-by-side. Only runs apps from the App Store, and only one at a time.
Price 64GB Model: $499 64GB Model : $599

The following SKUs are available from Microsoft for pre-order,

Pre-order it here from Microsoft Store.

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