Microsoft Surface Tablet Vs Apple New iPad

Comparison Microsoft Surface Tablet And Apple New iPad

Recently Microsoft released its 2 new Surface Tablets which operates on Windows 8 Operating System. The Surface Tablets runs on Windows RT Operating System and its thinner and lightweight model is a rival to Apple’s new iPad which was released in March.

At first the hardware and software are made by Apple Incorporation and then it takes the performance of final product. Whole market is outstretched with Tablets and Smartphones. After acquiring Motorola’s Mobility now Google might experiment on the similar product.

Now, its Microsoft’s turn to think about this approach with Windows 8 Operating System.

Following is the Comparison between Microsoft Surface Tablet and Apple New iPad:



Microsoft Surface tablet (Windows RT version ) Apple New iPad


10.6” (diagonal) with ClearType (Full) HD Display

Retina Display, 9.7” (diagonal) LED-backlit IPS display

Size  (inches)

0.37” thick

0.37” thick

Weight Weight

676g (Windows RT version)

1.44 (pounds)

Operating Systems

Windows 8 RT

iOS 5


Up to 32GB, 64GB

16GB, 32GB,


MicroSD, USB 2.0,
Micro HD Video, 2×2
MiMO Antenne



Nvidia Tegra 3

Apple A5X dual-core

Announcement Date

June 18, 2012 (Monday)

March 7, 2012 (Wednesday)

Release Date (US)

Not yet known

March 16, 2012 (Friday)

Release Date (India)

Not yet known

April 27, 2012 (Friday)


Not Yet Announced

Rs. 30500/-US $499


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