iPad Pro vs Surface Pro 4 Drawing, Specs: Which is Better? [WATCH COMPARISON]By Anita Valencia, UniversityHerald Reporter
iPad Pro and Surface Pro 4 specs are often being compared. Which is better?
iPad Pro review: Specs and drawing
iPad Pro is one of the best tablet in 2016 according to the Forbes. The epic iOS operating system and retina display built for quality seem to give incredible experience for Apple users. Apple Pencil, the iPad Pro drawing stylus, is said to change the creative software market due to its functionalities - an essential piece of pencil for art designs.
The Apple pencil offers a slightly better pressure sensitivity compared to Surface Pro 4 pen. The tip of the stylus is smooth when used for drawing strokes on the screen surface
The 12.9 inch iPad Pro gives bigger screen experience whilst 9.7 inch version offers compact tablet for entertainment needs. The two variants of iPad Pro use iOS 9.3. On the RAM, each boasts 2 GB and 4 GB but apparently the 12.9 inch version uses slightly lower quality of camera with 8 MP/ 1.2 MP lens whilst the 9.7 inch version offers 12 MP/ 5 MP.
Surface Pro 4: Specs and drawing
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 specs have made it a powerful tablet in the market. It runs Windows 10 and the 12.3 inch screen is big. However, it weighs a little heavier than the iPad Pro. Surface Pro 4 experienced an improvement from the previous generation, larger screen with better resolution and stylus pen for drawing. Surface Pro 4 pen gives users a satisfying drawing experience but not too significant since the stylus still has some lags when used for taking notes, ParkaBlogs reported. Surface Pro 4 comes with 8 MP for its rear camera and 1.2 MP for the front camera.
iPad Pro vs Surface Pro 4 specs
The 12.9 inch iPad Pro is quite large when compared to the 12.3 inch Surface Pro 4. Although iPad Pro is thinner, Surface Pro 4 has a kickstand built in without the need to use any cover. For the keyboard comparison, Apple iPad Pro has smaller keys but is lacking of touchpad. Surface Pro 4 offers better typing experience due to its spacious keyboards layout. The screen resolution on Surface Pro 4 is no better than iPad Pros. It does not offer colors as bright as the iPad Pros as the Apple's tablets are able to offer more accurate hues.
Surface Pro 4 sales
Surface Pro 4 sales offer the tablet in a cheaper price. The Surface Pro 4 sales include Surface Dock for free for every puchase. It's a good time to buy the Surface Pro 4 after the company cuts down price to as cheap as $799 for the variant with Intel Core M processor and 128 GB storage, IBTimes reported. The discount price could hint to the release of Surface Pro's next generation soon.
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