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Microsoft Surface Go 2

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Microsoft Surface Go 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S7

Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7

Why is Microsoft Surface Go 2 better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S7?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • Supports widgets
    ?
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • Is a multi-user system
    ?
  • The browser has word wrap
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 78.8mm shorter
    ?

    175mmvs253.8mm
  • Has a child lock
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 better than Microsoft Surface Go 2?

  • 1.67x higher resolution
    ?

    1600 x 2560pxvs1920 x 1280px
  • 8.78x faster CPU speed
    ?

    1 x 3.1GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.8GHzvs2 x 1GHz
  • 20.91% higher pixel density
    ?

    266ppivs220ppi
  • 4.76% bigger screen size
    ?

    11"vs10.5"
  • 51g lighter
    ?

    502gvs553g
  • 128GB more internal storage
    ?

    256GBvs128GB
  • 2mm thinner
    ?

    6.3mmvs8.3mm
  • Stylus included
    ?

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Go 2

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Go 2 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go 2, 10,5 Zoll 2-in-1...Microsoft Surface Go 2, 10,5 Zoll 2-in-1 Tablet (Intel Core m3, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, Windows 10 Home S)
Amazon logo
€671.00
Microsoft Surface Go 2 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go 2 LTE, 10 Zoll 2-in...Microsoft Surface Go 2 LTE, 10 Zoll 2-in-1 Tablet (Intel Core M3, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, Windows 10 Home S)
Amazon logo
€729.00

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in schwarz
Amazon logo
€670.49
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in silber
Amazon logo
€679.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, 4G, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in schwarz
Amazon logo
€775.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in bronze
Amazon logo
€679.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, 4G, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in silber
Amazon logo
€773.36
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€680.89
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€680.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.62
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€683.03

Design

1.weight

553g

502g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

8.3mm

6.3mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.Stylus included
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
4.height

175mm

253.8mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.width

245mm

165.3mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1280px

1600 x 2560px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

220ppi

266ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

10.5"

11"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has an IPS screen
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
6.has a touch screen
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

1 x 3.1GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.8GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

8GB

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

128GB

256GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.
6.semiconductor size
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

13MP & 5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

5MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

3840 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
4.has a flash
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
5.has a built-in HDR mode
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
6.has a CMOS sensor
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has a radio
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Battery

1.Supports fast charging
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
2.has a battery level indicator
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has wireless charging
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.has a removable battery
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
3.Supports widgets
Microsoft Surface Go 2 (Windows 10)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
4.has NFC
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
5.is a multi-user system
Microsoft Surface Go 2 (Windows 10)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
6.The browser has word wrap
Microsoft Surface Go 2 (Windows 10)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Miscellaneous

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.
2.uses multithreading
Microsoft Surface Go 2 (Intel Core m3-7Y30)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.
3.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
A multi-lens camera captures two or more images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.
4.Has an optical disc drive
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to read data from discs such as DVDs and Blu-Rays.
5.Has S/PDIF Out port
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.
6.has a VGA connector
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Go 2

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Go 2 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go 2, 10,5 Zoll 2-in-1...Microsoft Surface Go 2, 10,5 Zoll 2-in-1 Tablet (Intel Core m3, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, Windows 10 Home S)
Amazon logo
€671.00
Microsoft Surface Go 2 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go 2 LTE, 10 Zoll 2-in...Microsoft Surface Go 2 LTE, 10 Zoll 2-in-1 Tablet (Intel Core M3, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, Windows 10 Home S)
Amazon logo
€729.00

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in schwarz
Amazon logo
€670.49
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in silber
Amazon logo
€679.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, 4G, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in schwarz
Amazon logo
€775.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in bronze
Amazon logo
€679.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mi...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Android Tablet mit Stift, 4G, WiFi, 3 Kameras, großer 8.000 mAh Akku, 11,0 Zoll LTPS Display, 128 GB/6 GB RAM, Tablet in silber
Amazon logo
€773.36
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€680.89
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€680.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.00
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€681.62
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 geizhalsSamsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128...Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 T870, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Mystic Black (SM-T870NZKA)
geizhals logo
€683.03

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