Windows Tablets - The Ultimate Spec Comparison

UPDATE 2012-12-05: Added HP EliteBook Revolve
UPDATE 2012-10-22: Added the Nexus 10
UPDATE 2012-10-22: Added the MSI S20 Slidebook
UPDATE 2012-10-22: Added keyboard dock details
UPDATE 2012-10-22: Added the VivoTab Smart

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Windows RT tablets
Windows 8 tablets (Atom)
Windows 8 tablets (Ultrabook spec)
Windows 8/RT convertible tablets
iOS / Android / Mac competition

Windows RT tablets

DISPLAY PROPERTIES

device

LCD type

size

PPI

resolution

pen

Microsoft Surface (RT) ClearType 10.6" 148 PPI 1366 × 768 -
Samsung ATIV Tab PLS 10.1" 155 PPI 1366 × 768 -
Asus VivoTab RT Super IPS+ LCD 10.1" 155 PPI 1366 × 768 -
Dell XPS 10 IPS 10.1" 155 PPI 1366 × 768 -

SOC | MEMORY | STORAGE

device

soc

cpu

gpu

ram

storage

Microsoft Surface (RT) Tegra 3 Quad Core
Cortex-A9
40 nm
1.4 GHz
Nvidia
ULP GeForce
2 GB 32/64 GB
Samsung ATIV Tab Snapdragon S4 Dual Core
Krait
28 nm
1.5 GHz
Qualcomm
Adreno 225
2 GB 32/64 GB
Asus VivoTab RT Tegra 3 T30 Quad Core
Cortex-A9
40 nm
1.3 GHz
Nvidia
ULP GeForce
2 GB 32/64 GB
Dell XPS 10 Snapdragon S4 Dual Core
Krait
28 nm
1.5 GHz
Qualcomm
Adreno 225
2 GB 32/64 GB

FORM FACTOR | CAMERAS | FEATURES | PRICING

device

weight

thickn.

cameras

NFC

ports*

price

Microsoft Surface (RT) 676 g 9.3 mm 720p/720p - µHDMI
USB 2.0
µSD
$500
Samsung ATIV Tab 570 g 8.9 mm 1.9/5 MP µHDMI
USB 2.0
µSD
Asus VivoTab RT 525 g 8.3 mm 2/8 MP µHDMI
USB 2.0
µSD
-
Dell XPS 10 635 g 9.2 mm 2/5 MP - µUSB
µSD
$500/
$600

* = 3.5 mm headphone jacks, proprietary ports, ports on acessories are not listed


KEYBOARD DOCK

device

battery

back-lit

ports

price w/ tablet

Microsoft Surface (RT) - - - 32GB: $600
64GB: $700
Samsung ATIV Tab
Asus VivoTab RT - USB2 32GB: $600
64GB: $700
Dell XPS 10 - HDMI
USB2 (x2)
32GB: $680
64GB: $780

Windows 8 tablets (ATOM)

DISPLAY PROPERTIES

device

LCD type

size

PPI

resolution

pen

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 IPS 10.1" 155 PPI 1366 × 768
Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx IPS 11.6" 135 PPI 1366 × 768 -
Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T PLS 11.6" 135 PPI 1366 × 768
Asus VivoTab Super IPS+ 11.6" 135 PPI 1366 × 768
Asus VivoTab Smart IPS 10.1" 155 PPI 1366 × 768 -
Acer Iconia W510 IPS 10.1" 155 PPI 1366 × 768 -
HP Envy x2 IPS 11.6" 135 PPI 1366 × 768
HP Elitepad 900 10.1" 149 PPI 1280 × 800
Dell Latitude 10 IPS 10.1" 155 PPI 1366 × 768

SOC | MEMORY | STORAGE

device

soc

cpu

gpu

ram

storage

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 32/64 GB
Lenovo IdeaPad Lynx Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 32/64 GB
Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 64 GB
Asus VivoTab Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 64 GB
Asus VivoTab Smart Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 64 GB
Acer Iconia W510 Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 32/64 GB
HP Envy x2 Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 32/64 GB
HP Elitepad 900 Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB 32/64 GB
Dell Latitude 10 Intel Atom Dual Core
Z2760
32 nm
1.5 GHz HFM,
1.8 GHz burst
PowerVR
SGX545
2 GB Up to
64 GB

FORM FACTOR | CAMERAS | FEATURES | PRICING

device

weight

thickn.

cameras

NFC

ports*

price

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 650 g 9.8 mm 2/8 MP µHDMI
USB2
µSD
$650
Lenovo IdeaPad Lynx 635 g 9.45 mm 2/- MP µHDMI
µUSB
µSD
$600
Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T 750 g 9.9 mm 2/8 MP - µHDMI
USB2
µSD
$650
Asus VivoTab 675 g 8.7 mm 2/8 MP µHDMI
µSD
$800
Asus VivoTab Smart 580 g 9.7 mm 2/8 MP µHDMI
µUSB
µSD
$500
Acer Iconia W510 576 g 8.9 mm 2/8 MP µHDMI
µUSB
µSD
$500/
$600
HP Envy x2 680 g 8.5 mm 2/8 MP µHDMI
USB2
µSD
HP Elitepad 900 680 g 9.2 mm 2/8 MP µSD
Dell Latitude 10 658 g 10.5 mm 2/8 MP mHDMI
USB2
Full SD
starts @
$650

* = 3.5 mm headphone jacks, proprietary ports, ports on accessories are not listed


KEYBOARD DOCK

device

battery

back-lit

ports

price w/ tablet

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 - - $800
Lenovo IdeaPad Lynx - USB2 (x2) $750
Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T - - USB2 (x2) $750
Asus VivoTab USB2 (x2)
Asus VivoTab Smart - -
Acer Iconia W510 - USB2 $750
HP Envy x2 HDMI
USB2 (x2)
SD
$850
HP Elitepad 900 - - - -
Dell Latitude 10 - - - -

Windows 8 tablets (Ultrabook spec)

DISPLAY PROPERTIES

device

LCD type

size

PPI

resolution

pen

Microsoft Surface (Pro) ClearType 10.6" 208 PPI 1920 × 1080
Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T PLS 11.6" 190 PPI 1920 × 1080
Asus Transformer Book IPS 13.3" 166 PPI 1920 × 1080 -
Acer Iconia W700 IPS 11.6" 190 PPI 1920 × 1080

CPU | GPU | MEMORY | STORAGE

device

cpu

gpu

ram

storage

Microsoft Surface (Pro) Dual Core
Core i5
Intel HD 4000 4 GB 64/128 GB
Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T Dual Core
Core i5
Intel HD 4000 4 GB 128 GB
Asus Transformer Book Dual Core
Core i3/i5/i7
Intel HD 4000 4 GB 128GB/
256GB
+320GB/
+500GB
Acer Iconia W700 Dual Core
Core i3/i5
Intel HD 4000 4 GB 64/128 GB

FORM FACTOR | CAMERAS | FEATURES | PRICING

device

weight

thickn.

cameras

NFC

ports*

price

Microsoft Surface (Pro) 903 g 13.5 mm 720p/720p - mDP
USB 3.0
µSD
$900-
$1,000
Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T 884 g 11.9 mm 2/5 MP - µHDMI
USB 3.0
µSD
$1,200
Asus Transformer Book 920 g - µHDMI
µSD
Acer Iconia W700 950 g 1/5 MP µHDMI
USB 3.0
$800-
$1,000

* = 3.5 mm headphone jacks, proprietary ports, ports on accessories are not listed


KEYBOARD DOCK

device

battery

back-lit

ports

price w/ tablet

Microsoft Surface (Pro) - - -
Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T
Asus Transformer Book mDP
USB3 (x2)
Ethernet
SD
Acer Iconia W700 - - - No KB dock available

Windows 8/RT convertible tablets

DISPLAY PROPERTIES

device

LCD type

size

PPI

resolution

pen

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 IPS 13.3" 138 PPI 1600 × 900 -
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 IPS 11.6" 135 PPI 1366 × 768 -
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge Twist IPS 12.5" 125 PPI 1366 × 768 -
Sony Vaio Duo 11 OptiContrast 11.6" 190 PPI 1920 × 1080
Asus Taichi 21 IPS (two) 11.6" 190 PPI 1920 × 1080
Dell XPS Duo 12 12.5" 176 PPI 1920 × 1080 -
Toshiba U925t 12.5" -
LG H160 IPS 11.6"
MSI S20 Slidebook IPS 11.6" 190 PPI 1920 × 1080
HP EliteBook Revolve 11.6" 135 PPI 1366 × 768

OS | CPU | GPU | MEMORY | STORAGE

device

OS

cpu

gpu

ram

storage

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 W8 Dual Core
i3/i5/i7
Intel HD 4000 4/8 GB 128 GB/
256 GB
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 WRT Tegra 3
Quad Core
Cortex-A9
40 nm
? GHz
Nvidia
ULP GeForce
2 GB 32/64 GB
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge Twist W8 Dual Core
Core i5/i7
Intel HD 4000 4/8 GB 128 GB/
320 GB/
500 GB
Sony Vaio Duo 11 W8 Dual Core
Core i3/i5/i7
Intel HD 4000 4/8 GB 128 GB/
256 GB
Asus Taichi 21 W8 Dual Core
Core i5/i7
1.7/1.9 GHz
Intel HD 4000 4 GB 128 GB/
256 GB
Dell XPS Duo 12 W8 Dual Core
Core i3/i5/i7
Intel HD 4000 4 GB Up to
256 GB
Toshiba U925t W8 Dual Core
Core i5
Intel HD 4000 4 GB 128 GB
LG H160
MSI S20 Slidebook W8 Dual Core
Core i5
Intel HD 4000 4 GB 128 GB
HP EliteBook Revolve W8 Dual Core
Core i3/i5/i7
Intel HD 4000 4 GB Up to
256 GB

FORM FACTOR | FEATURES | PRICING

device

weight

thickn.

NFC

backlit KB

other

price

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 1.54 kg 16.9 mm - - - Starting @
$1,000
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 1.27 kg 15.6 mm - $800
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge Twist 1.58 kg 20 mm Starting @
$850
Sony Vaio Duo 11 1.3 kg 17.9 mm Intel WiDi Starting @
$1,100
Asus Taichi 21 1.25 kg 17.8 mm ~$2,000
Dell XPS Duo 12 1.52 kg Intel WiDi $1,200-
$1,700
Toshiba U925t 1.45 kg 19.8 mm Intel WiDi $1150
LG H160 ~1 kg 15.9 mm
MSI S20 Slidebook ~1 kg 19.8 mm Intel WiDi $1100
HP EliteBook Revolve ~1.36 kg 22 mm Upgradable RAM $1100

iOS / Android Mac competition

DISPLAY PROPERTIES

device

LCD type

size

PPI

resolution

pen

Apple iPad Retina Display (IPS) 9.7" 264 PPI 2048 × 1536 -
Samsung/Google Nexus 10 PLS 10.05" 300 PPI 2560 × 1600 -
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity Super IPS+ 10.1" 224 PPI 1920 × 1200 -
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 PLS 10.1" 149 PPI 1280 × 800
Apple 11-inch MacBook Air TN 11.6" 149 PPI 1366 × 768 -

SOC | MEMORY | STORAGE

device

soc

cpu

gpu

ram

storage

Apple iPad Apple A6X Dual Core
Apple core
32 nm
1.4 GHz
PowerVR SGX554MP4 16/32/64 GB
Samsung/Google Nexus 10 Samsung Exynos 5250 Dual Core
Cortex-A15
32 nm
1.7 GHz
ARM
Mali-T604
2 GB 16/32 GB
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad Core
Cortex-A9
40 nm
1.6 GHz
Nvidia
ULP GeForce
1 GB 32/64 GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad Core
Cortex-A9
32 nm
1.4 GHz
ARM Mali-400 MP4 OC 2 GB 16/32/64 GB
Apple 11-inch MacBook Air - Dual Core
Core i5/i7
1.7/2.0 GHz
Intel HD 4000 4/8 GB 64-512 GB

FORM FACTOR | CAMERAS | FEATURES | PRICING

device

weight

thickn.

cameras

NFC

ports*

price

Apple iPad 652 g 9.4 mm 1.2MP/5MP - - $600 (32GB)
Samsung/Google Nexus 10 604 g 8.9 mm 1.9/5 MP µHDMI
µUSB
$500 (32GB)
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 586 g 8.4 mm 2/8 MP - µHDMI
µSD
$500 (32GB)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 600 g 8.9 mm 1.9/5 MP - µSD $550 (32GB)
Apple 11-inch MacBook Air 1.08 kg 17 mm 720p/- MP - TB
USB 3.0
SD
$1,000-
$2,150

* = 3.5 mm headphone jacks, proprietary ports, ports on accessories are not listed