As expected, Apple and Microsoft are once again going head-to-head in competing for consumers who are looking for tablets that can also function like laptops.
The Cupertino giant recently launched the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, while the Redmond-based tech company has introduced the all-new Surface Pro Gen 5 to rival the former. The two are expected to hit the market soon, so now is the best time to find out which device is the better pick for you.
If you are very particular with the specs of the device you are getting, then you should know that the new iPad Pro and new Surface Pro installments vary greatly in this area. The new Apple tablet comes with a 10.5-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD display with 1668 x 2224 screen resolution and 265 ppi.
When it comes to memory, the new iPad Pro comes in 64 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB options.
It also has 4GB of RAM that goes well with the powerful A10X Fusion chipset, which makes it a good laptop replacement when talking about speed, according to Forbes. In fact, the device is as fast as a laptop or even faster than most laptop models out there.
Speaking of camera technology, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro boasts of a 12-megapixel back camera and a 7-megapixel front camera. Both are capable of taking good quality photos. In addition, for the WiFi + Cellular version, you can easily pop in a SIM card for data.
The tablet has four stereo speakers, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, USB 3.0, NFC and a non-removable Li-Ion battery that is capable of running for as long as 10 hours. It’s color options are Space Gray, Gold, Rose Gold and Silver.