Asus Transformer Pad TF300T vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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Asus Transformer Pad TF300T
Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Four processor coress Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has four processor coress, however the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 only has two processor coress. Read more

The number of processor cores is the number of individual cores that the processor has.

The more cores the processor has, the faster it will be, meaning that applications run more quickly on the tablet.

GPS (satellite) Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has a GPS (satellite), however the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 does not.
Position location Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has a position location, however the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 does not.
Keyboard supplied Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has a keyboard supplied, but the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 does not.
£1,203 cheaper
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is £1,202.62 cheaper than the Microsoft Surface Pro 4.
Thirteen more awards
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has 29 awards, but the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has 16 awards.
9 Reasons For
Significantly larger internal memory Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has an internal memory of 16GB, whereas the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is only a 1GB tablet (15GB smaller). Read more

The internal memory is the amount of storage space the tablet has to load programs into. This is not the same as the storage capacity of the tablet, which is normally much bigger and is used to save apps and data.

The larger the internal memory on the tablet the faster apps will run.

Vastly larger internal storage capacity Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has an internal storage capacity of 512GB, however the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is only a 16GB internal storage capacity tablet (496GB smaller). Read more

The internal storage capacity is a measure of the capacity of the tablet to store applications and documents.

A bigger storage capacity means that you will be able to download more apps and save more documents, music, video and photos on the tablet.

2.2" larger display diagonal Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has a display diagonal of 12.3", whereas the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is only a 10.1" tablet (2.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size of the tablet display measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner.

The bigger the screen size the better the tablet will be for viewing photos and videos. It will also be easier to browse the internet and to type on a tablet with a bigger screen. However a bigger screen means that the tablet will be more bulky to carry around.

3.8MP higher front camera resolution (numeric) Edit
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is 5MP front camera resolution, but the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is only a 1.2MP front camera resolution tablet (3.8MP lower).
Lighter Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has a weight of 766g. That's 415g lighter than the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T (766g).
Hugely thinner Edit
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is 8.45mm thick, but the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is a 180.8mm thick tablet (172.35mm thicker).
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this tablet remaining in stock.
Slightly better expert reviews
Based on 154 reviews, the average expert review score of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is 83%, whereas the average rating of the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is 81% (based on 179 reviews).
Better user reviews
Based on 205 reviews, the average user review score of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is 81%, whereas the average rating of the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is 76% (based on 142 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Fifteen times smaller internal memory Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is a 1GB tablet. That's 15GB smaller than the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (16GB). Read more

The internal memory is the amount of storage space the tablet has to load programs into. This is not the same as the storage capacity of the tablet, which is normally much bigger and is used to save apps and data.

The larger the internal memory on the tablet the faster apps will run.

31x smaller internal storage capacity Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is a 16GB internal storage capacity tablet. That's 496GB smaller than the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (512GB). Read more

The internal storage capacity is a measure of the capacity of the tablet to store applications and documents.

A bigger storage capacity means that you will be able to download more apps and save more documents, music, video and photos on the tablet.

2.2" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is a 10.1" tablet. That's 2.2" smaller than the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (12.3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size of the tablet display measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner.

The bigger the screen size the better the tablet will be for viewing photos and videos. It will also be easier to browse the internet and to type on a tablet with a bigger screen. However a bigger screen means that the tablet will be more bulky to carry around.

Lower front camera resolution (numeric) Edit
Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is only 1.2MP front camera resolution. That's 3.8MP lower than the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (5MP).
A lot heavier Edit
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has a weight of 1.2kg, however the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is a 766g heavy tablet (415g lighter).
Thicker Edit
Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is 180.8mm thick. That's 172.35mm thicker than the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (8.45mm).
Fewer sellers
Only 2 shops sells the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T, but 5 sellers sell the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this tablet, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is 81%, whereas the average expert rating of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is 83% (based on 154 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is only 76%, whereas the average user rating of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is 81% (based on 205 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Two less processor coress Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has two processor coress, however the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T only has four processor coress. Read more

The number of processor cores is the number of individual cores that the processor has.

The more cores the processor has, the faster it will be, meaning that applications run more quickly on the tablet.

Does not have a GPS (satellite) Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 does not have a GPS (satellite), but the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has a GPS (satellite).
Does not have a position location Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 does not have a position location, but the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has a position location.
Does not have a keyboard supplied Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 does not have a keyboard supplied, whereas the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has a keyboard supplied.
More expensive by £1,203
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is £1,202.62 more expensive than the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T.
Thirteen less awards
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has only received 16 awards, but the Asus Transformer Pad TF300T has received 29 awards.

Awards

29 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
3dGameMan.com: Kickass Gameman's Choice
apcmag.com: Editor's Choice
avforums.com: Recommended
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
Digital Versus: 5 Star
frazpc.pl: Performance
gagadget.com: Recommended
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwareheaven.com: Gold Award
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
log.com.tr: Editor's Choice
mobi-test.de: Recommended
Mobil.se: Top Product
notebookjournal.de: Good Value for Money
pccentre.pl: Recommended
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
revioo.com: Editor's Choice Bronze Award
revolucaodigital.net: Silver
tablety.pl: Quality Award
tbreak.ae: Recommended Product
Techreport.com: Editor's Choice
theregister.co.uk: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Silver
winmagpro.nl: Test Winner
16 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Expert Reviews: Recommended
Good Gear Guide.com.au: Editor's Choice
hardwareluxx.de: Value for Money
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
interia.pl: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: Recommended
pcforalla.idg.se: Recommended
pricerunner.se: Recommended
tabletmaniak.pl: Editor's Choice
tablety.pl: Recommended
techzine.nl: Gold
tek.no: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

16 months Ago 16 months Ago

Processor

Processor Model
 Tegra 3
 Tegra 3
Processor Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.2GHz
Processor Cores
4
BEST
2
Processor Boost Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.4GHz
Processor Cache
Unknown - Click to provide data 4MB
Processor Family
 Intel Core i7
 Intel Core i7
BEST
Processor Threads
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Supported Instruction Sets
 AVX
 AVX 2.0
 SSE
 SSE4.1
 SSE4.2
 AVX
 AVX 2.0
 SSE
 SSE4.1
 SSE4.2
Processor Operating Modes
 64-bit
 32-bit
 64-bit
 32-bit
BEST
Processor Lithography
Unknown - Click to provide data 14nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15W

Memory

Internal Memory Type
 DDR3-SDRAM
BEST
 DDR3-SDRAM
Internal Memory
1GB 16GB
BEST

Software

Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Trial Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Office
Bundled Software
ASUS launcher,MyLibrary,MyNet,MyCloud,@Vibe Music,asus webstorage,File manager,ASUS sync,SuperNote,App Locker,App Backup,TegraZone Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
4.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Platform
 Android
 Windows
 Android
 Windows

Storage

Internal Storage Capacity
16GB 512GB
BEST
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
Storage Media
 Flash
 SSD
 Flash
 SSD

Display

Display Diagonal
10.1" 12.3"
BEST
Touchscreen Type
 Capacitive
 Capacitive
Touch Technology
 Multi-touch
 Multi-touch
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
LED Backlight
 LED backlight
 LED backlight
Display Resolution
 1280 x 800
 2736 x 1824
 1280 x 800
 2736 x 1824
BEST
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 267ppi
Reading Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Graphics

Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.7GB
Graphics Adapter
 Iris Graphics
 Iris Graphics 540
 Iris Graphics
 Iris Graphics 540
Graphics Adapter Family
 Intel
 Intel

Camera

Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
8MP 8MP
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
1.2MP 5MP
BEST
Front Camera
 Front camera
 Front camera
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
 Auto focus
Rear Camera
 Rear camera
 Rear camera
Swivel Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivel camera

Audio

Audio System
 Dolby Audio
 Dolby Audio
FM Radio
Unknown - Click to provide data
 FM radio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)

Networking

4G
Unknown - Click to provide data
 4G
3G
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3G
Bluetooth Version
 3.0+EDR
 3.0
 4.0
 3.0+EDR
 3.0
 4.0
BEST
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11b
 802.11g
 802.11n
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11b
 802.11g
 802.11n
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11ac
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac

Ports & Interfaces

Combo Headphone/mic Port
 Combo headphone/mic port
 Combo headphone/mic port
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
SmartCard Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SmartCard slot
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
 Micro HDMI ports quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 3.0 port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
 USB 2.0 ports quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Docking Connector Type
 Microsoft Surface Cover
 Microsoft Surface Cover
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mini DisplayPorts quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Performance

Electronic Compass
 Electronic compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
Gyroscope
 Gyroscope
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Accelerometer
GLONASS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GLONASS
GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
BEST
 GPS (satellite)
Barometer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Barometer
Position Location
 Position location
BEST
 Position location

Design

Device Type
 full-size
 full-size
Form Factor
 Convertible (Detachable)
 Slate
 Convertible (Detachable)
 Slate
Colour of Product
 Gold
 Silver
 Gold
 Silver

Processor Special Features

Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 InTru™ 3D Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Clear Video Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Idle States
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel TSX-NI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel TSX-NI
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)

Battery

Continuous Video Playback Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 9h
Battery Life (max)
15h Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Battery Cells
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
 Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Power

AC Adapter Power
18W Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.2kg 766g
BEST
Height
20.1mm 201.42mm
Depth
180.8mm 8.45mm
BEST
Width
263mm 292.1mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 USB
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Keyboard Supplied
 Keyboard supplied
BEST
 Keyboard supplied
Bag Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bag included
Docking Station Included
 Docking station included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Other Features

Docking Connector
 Docking connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
Total Storage Capacity
16GB Unknown - Click to provide data
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