9.7-inch iPad Pro To Surface 3: Apple’s Tablet Has Better Display, Camera, But Priced Higher

9.7-inch iPad Pro To Surface 3: Apple’s Tablet Has Better Display, Camera, But Priced Higher
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PC’s might become items of the past. The advent of laptop-tablet hybrids have taken the market by storm, and many are preferably switching from 5-year-old PCs to the hybrid machines. Both Apple and Microsoft are in efforts to persuade laptop owners to buy their tablets.


While Apple launched a 9.7-inch iPad Pro this Monday, Microsoft boasts great features with its 10.8-inch Surface 3. Both devices are equally diligent and competitive, so we decided to write a comparative analysis of the two models.


A smart keyboard works as a convenient way of putting your thoughts to action. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro is available with a smart keyboard, which is devoid of switches, pairing and plugs. Simply fold the keyboard to turn it into a cover, or unfold it when you need the keyboard.

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With the Surface 3, you can transform the unit into a premium laptop by stretching its Type cover. It is super stable, rendering a great typing board that can be positioned in your lap or on any surface.


No wonder the Apple’s new iPad Pro has a higher-resolution screen when compared to the Surface 3 display. While the iPad Pro display boasts 2048 x 1536 resolution, the Surface 3 display offers a lower 1920 x 1080 resolution. Also, what’s special with the iPad Pro is that its screen has a special True Tone technology that allows colors to look more vibrant and beautiful, according Delhi Daily News.


If you follow the LoveMySurface blog, it says that the Surface 3 camera is a huge improvement with a rear 8MP sensor and a 3.5 MP front snapper. The special auto-focus feature even allows a novice to shoot incredible photos with maximum ease.

As for the iPad Pro, it flaunts a 12MP iSight camera capable of shooting Live Photos. And you get to enjoy 4K videos along with a 5MP front-shooter that features FaceTime HD camera, notes Apple.


The 32GB iPad Pro variant is priced at $599, while the 64GB Wi-Fi Surface 3 will cost you $499. Currently, the Surface 3 is sold with a $100 discount. To conclude, the Surface 3 wins the race with regards to price, but the iPad Pro has a better display and camera.

Also Read: Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro Starts At $599, Pre-orders Start Thursday, Shipping On March 31

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