Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 is better than Microsoft Surface 3.

When we compare Surface 3 vs Galaxy Tab S2 in this review, we concur with the fact that Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 is a better device as it has; 2x faster CPU speed, 28% higher resolution, 3.1mm thinner, 230g lighter, 18mm shorter, 29.7mm narrower, 0.1 newer Bluetooth version and 33.33% better video recording quality (main camera).

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7: DESIGN

Thickness; Microsoft Surface 3 is 8.7mm whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is 5.6mm.

Weight; Microsoft Surface 3 is 622g whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is 392g.

Width; Microsoft Surface 3 is 267mm Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is 237.3mm.

Height; Microsoft Surface 3 is 187mm while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is 169mm.

Volume; Microsoft Surface 3 is 434.38cm3 while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is 224.58cm3

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is better as it is slimmer and lighter.

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7: DISPLAY

Resolution; Microsoft Surface 3 has 1920 x 1280px whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has 2048 x 1536px.

Screen size; Microsoft Surface 3 is 10.8” whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is 9.7”

LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels; Microsoft Surface 3 has this feature.

AMOLED display; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has AMOLED display.

Touch screen; Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 are touch screens.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is better as it has enhanced display features.

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7: PERFORMANCE

CPU speed; Microsoft Surface 3 has 4 x 1.6GHz while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has 4 x 1.9GHz & 4 x 1.3GHz.

External memory slot; Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 have external memory slots.

RAM; Microsoft Surface 3 has 4GB while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has 3GB.

Internal storage; Microsoft Surface 3 has 128GB whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has 64GB.

Supports 64-bit; the two devices support 64-bit.

Big.little technology; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 uses big.little technology.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is better as it has good performance features.

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7: CAMERAS

Megapixels; Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 have 8MP.

Front camera megapixels; Microsoft Surface 3 has 3.5MP while Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has 2.1MP.

Video recording (main camera); Microsoft Surface 3 has 1080 x 30fps whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has 1440 x 30fps.

Can create panoramas in-camera; Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 can create panoramas in-camera.

Front camera; the two devices have front cameras.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is better as it has enhanced video recording quality.

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7: AUDIO

Stereo speakers; Microsoft Surface 3 has stereo speakers.

A socket for a 3.5mm audio jack; the two devices have 3.5mm audio jack.

Number of microphones; each of the devices has 1 microphone.

Bottom line: Microsoft Surface 3 is better as it has stereo speakers.

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7: BATTERY

Battery level indicators; Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; the two devices have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 have same battery features.

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7: KEY FEATURES

Fast 802.11 AC WIFI connection; Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 have this feature.

Allows app install on the device’s external storage; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has this feature.

Multi-user system; Microsoft Surface 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 are multi-user systems.

Free and open source; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is free and open source.

Supports widgets; the two devices support widgets.

Offline voice recognition; Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has offline recognition.

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is better as it has enhanced key features.

Conclusion

Wrapping up, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 is an ideal tablet with features founded on technology basis that make it a better device.