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How Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 6 tablet compares to the iPad Pro

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All eyes on Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1



The new Surface Pro 6 has been announced, and Microsoft promises big gains over the previous generation thanks to its jump from dual-core to quad-core 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Of course, the jump forward in power comes with a bump up in price. This generation starts at $899 compared to the $799 starting price for the previous generation.

We’ve broken down what’s inside of Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1 so that you can compare it with the model that it’s replacing, as well as the latest iPad Pro. Though the Surface Pro 6 and iPad Pro are quite different, they both help people get work done and thus, are both carefully considered by those who are thinking of buying a capable 2-in-1 machine.

Take a look at the specs below:

Surface Pro 6 vs. iPad Pro specs comparison

CategoryMicrosoft Surface Pro 6Microsoft Surface Pro (previous generation)Apple iPad Pro
CategoryMicrosoft Surface Pro 6Microsoft Surface Pro (previous generation)Apple iPad Pro
Starting price$899$799$649 (10.5-inch), $799 (12.9-inch)
OSWindows 10Windows 10iOS 12
Display12.3 inches12.3 inches10.5, 12.9 inches
Processor8th-generation Intel Core i5 or i77th-generation Intel Core m3, i5, or i7A10X Fusion
ConnectivityWi-Fi, BluetoothWi-Fi, LTE, BluetoothWi-Fi, LTE, Bluetooth
PortsMini DisplayPort, Surface Connector, microSD slot, one USB-A port, headphone jackMini DisplayPort, Surface Connector, microSD slot, one USB-A port, headphone jackLightning port, Smart connector, headphone jack
Storage128, 256, 512GB, 1TB128, 256, 512GB, 1TB64, 256, 512GB
Battery lifeUp to 13.5 hoursUp to 13.5 hoursUp to 10 hours
WeightStarts at 775gStarts at 768g469g (10.5-inch), 677g (12.9-inch)
Dimensions (mm)292 x 201 x 8.5292 x 201 x 8.5250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 (10.5-inch), 305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 (12.9-inch)


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