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Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro: Which is Worth The Upgrade?

By Angelie Jill , Jun 17, 2017 07:07 AM EDT
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Both Apple and Microsoft have recently launched new tablets that they say are designed for creativity and productivity. Apple announced a new iPad Pro earlier this month, which comes with an upgraded processor, a new size option, and improved screen technology. Microsoft unveiled the successor to the Surface Pro 4, the Surface Pro, at an event in May and is set to be the company's fastest model yet, promising a better performance, longer battery life and more accurate stylus input.

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch) 2017 was launched in June 2017. The tablet features a 12.90-inch display with a resolution of 2732 pixels by 2048 pixels. Apple claims there is Apple A10X Fusion chip inside that delivers 30% faster CPU and 40% faster GPU than the prev-gen models. The tablet comes with 64GB of internal storage cannot be expanded.

As for the cameras, the Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch) 2017 sports a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 7-megapixel front snapper for selfies. The Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch) runs iOS 10.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 was launched in May 2017. The tablet features a 12.30-inch display with a resolution of 1824 pixels by 2736 pixels. Microsoft built the Surface Pro with a new 7th-generation Kaby Lake processor associated with Iris Plus integrated graphics. It is backed up with 8GB of RAM and packs 128GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded. As for the cameras, the Surface Pro sports an 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Microsoft Surface Pro runs Windows 10.

Both are portable and powerful and come with hefty price machines designed to fulfill similar roles, each excelling in their own ways. The iPad Pro is a fantastic entertainment device which functions better as a tablet overall, while the Surface Pro is more capable of replacing your PC. Clearly, the Surface Pro 2017 is more powerful and comes with a towering price worth your hard-earned cash.

                        

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