The Surface Pro comes in multiple configurations that start at $799 and go up to $2,699 for one with an Intel Core i7 processor, Iris Plus Graphics 640, 16GB of memory and a 1TB SSD (we reviewed a $2,199 Core i7 version with 512GB of storage). With the iPad Pro you can pick between different amounts of storage and two screen sizes. The smaller 10.5-inch model starts at $649, while the 12.9-inch, which is more comparable in size to the Surface Pro, starts at $799. (None of these prices include a keyboard or stylus, either.).
The Surface Pro might seem like a no-brainer here for performance, but the fact is the iPad Pro's new A10X Fusion chip is designed for intensive tasks -- from huge spreadsheets and presentations to 3D modeling and 4K video editing, And remember, the hardware is optimized for App Store apps, Regardless of the new iPad Pro you buy, you're going to get the same performance, which can't be said for the Surface Pro, You can check out benchmark results at the end of this story to see mudcloth big arrows in grey iphone case how a new iPad Pro matches up against a Surface Pro with a Core i7 processor and 16GB of memory..
The iPad Pro's speedy app performance and extreme battery life help you get work done all day long. People have come to expect a long battery life from tablets and that's pretty much because of the iPad. The thing is, Windows 10 tablets haven't really been any better than the average ultraportable laptop when it comes to runtime. In our video streaming battery rundown test, the iPad Pro lasted 15 hours and 38 minutes. The Surface Pro, on the other hand, tapped out at 8 hours and 25 minutes. It's pretty clear if you need the most battery life possible in a high-performance tablet, you're better off with the iPad Pro.
It's worth mentioning that the iPad Pro's cameras are the same as the ones you'll find in the iPhone 7, complete with mudcloth big arrows in grey iphone case optical image stabilization and 4K-resolution video capture, That makes it a better choice for anyone looking to turn a tablet into a single device for shooting, editing and uploading video on the go, Along with that, the iPad's True Tone display has a wide color gamut -- DCI-P3 -- for digital cinema-standard colors, The Surface Pro's display can be calibrated for accurate colors, though..
Don't really need the detachable keyboard after all? Consider the 12-inch MacBook (for Apple fans) or the Surface Laptop (for Windows lovers). Both are top-notch superslim laptops with great trackpads -- and the Surface keeps its sibling's touchscreen, too. In the end, despite the iPad Pro's capabilities -- current and planned -- the Surface Pro comes closer to the features of a traditional laptop. On the other hand, there's a good chance you simply don't need a traditional laptop experience anymore and a powerful tablet with a good keyboard is plenty (even if it doesn't have a trackpad).