Microsoft Surface Pro 2  vs Acer Iconia W700 

Released October, 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro 2

  • 10.6"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
Front view of Microsoft Surface Pro 2
If you're a mobile worker in need of a lightweight tablet that's brimming with apps, for example, or a professional in need of a powerhouse laptop with a quad-HD display, there are better options than the Surface Pro 2 out there.
by TechRadar (Jul, 2014)
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Released October, 2012

Acer Iconia W700

  • 11.6"
  • 128 GB
  • WiFi
  • Windows 8 Pro
Front view of Acer Iconia W700
It’s an IPS panel resulting in near flawless viewing angles, and its near-Retina like resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 means everything is sharp and detailed.
by TrustedReviews (Nov, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Reasons to consider the
Microsoft Surface Pro 2

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Much longer battery life 15 hour vs 8.37 hour Around 80% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Lighter 907 g vs 1,043 g Around 15% lighter
Newer Oct, 2013 vs Oct, 2012 Release date a year later
Smaller 274.6 x 172.9 x 13.5 mm vs 190 x 295 x 13 mm More than 10% smaller
Sharper screen 207 ppi vs 189 ppi Around 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Front view of Acer Iconia W700

Reasons to consider the
Acer Iconia W700

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Significantly higher resolution front camera 5 MP vs 0.9 MP More than 5.5x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Bigger screen 11.6" vs 10.6" Around 10% bigger screen
Slightly more storage capacity 128 GB vs 64 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Slightly thinner 13 mm vs 13.5 mm Around 5% thinner

Features Key features of the Surface Pro 2  vs Iconia W700 

screen resolution

Surface Pro 2
1920 x 1080
Iconia W700
1920 x 1080

memory

camera resolution

CPU Frequency

Surface Pro 2
1.6 GHz
Iconia W700
1.8 GHz

Reviews Word on the street

Surface Pro 2  vs Iconia W700 

8.0
7.0
The 1,920 by 1080 resolution is great for movies (and means you'll keep the DPI and zoom settings up, because while text is crisp, clear and smooth it can also be a little small on the 10.6-inch screen).
Surface Pro 2

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Surface Pro 2  vs
Iconia W700 
Size 10.6" 11.6"
Technology IPS LCD Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
PPI 207 ppi 189 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
802.11
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G No No

sensors

Has a GPS No No
Has a light sensor Yes No

storage

Surface Pro 2  vs
Iconia W700 
Internal storage 64 GB 128 GB
RAM capacity 4 GB 4 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes Yes
Webcam 0.9 MP 5 MP

processor

Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.8 GHz

form factor

Weight 907 g 1,043 g
Size 274.6 x 172.9 x 13.5 mm 190 x 295 x 13 mm
Thickness 13.5 mm 13 mm
Battery life 15 hour 8.37 hour
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