The Nokia Lumia 2520 is a beautiful tablet, with an “old-school” design, its body being made polycarbonate. It has a fast processor and a better primary camera. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3, on the other hand, can replace a laptop easily, because it’s extremely powerful and has a bigger screen. It’s expensive, but it’s worth its price. We’ll compare both tablets to help you decide which one is perfect for your needs.
Displays and designs
The Surface Pro 3 comes with a 10.6-inch multi-touch LCD screen and a pixel density of 207.82 and a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The Nokia Lumia 2520 has a 10.1-inch IPS LED-backlit multi-touch screen, supporting a pixel density of 218 ppi and the same resolution as the Surface Pro 3.
Both tablets look like laptops with keyboards attached to their screens, but they have different sizes and weights. The Surface Pro 3 has, according to The Verge, a weight of 1.99 pounds, measuring: 10.81×6.81×0.53 inches, while the Phone Arena says that the Nokia Lumia 2520 is lighter, weighting 1.36 pounds, and comes with these dimensions: 10.5×6.61×0.35 inches.
Hardware and operating systems
The Surface Pro 3 is powered by a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5-3317U processor, has an internal memory of 64 GB + microSD slot, and 4 GB of RAM. The Nokia Lumia 2520 comes with a 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, 2 GB of RAM and an internal memory of 32 GB which can be expanded by up to 64GB.
Both tablets run on the Windows 8 OS and come equipped with Microsoft Office.
Both of Surface Pro 3’s cameras are of 5MP, and the rear-facing camera has a video calling resolution of 720p. Nokia Lumia 2520’s back camera is better, because is of 6.7 MP, while the rear-facing camera is of only 2 MP, having a video calling resolution of 1080p.
Nokia Lumia 2520’s battery has a capacity of 8000 mAh which allows you to do whatever you want on the tablet for 4 hours. The Surface Pro 3’s battery has a capacity of 42 Wh and you can use the tablet for 9 hours.
On amazon.com, Nokia Lumia 2520’s price varies of between 499.99 – 549.99 dollars, while the Surface Pro 3 costs 895 dollars.
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