Sony Vaio Tap 11  vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2 

Released October, 2013

Sony Vaio Tap 11

  • 11.6"
  • 128 GB
  • WiFi
  • Windows 8
Front view of Sony Vaio Tap 11
It's thinner and lighter, despite having a larger screen (both have 1080p resolutions), and really feels very portable in tablet form.
by c|net (Oct, 2013)
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Released October, 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro 2

  • 10.6"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
Front view of Microsoft Surface Pro 2
Throw in Microsoft's own hone brewed ClearType rendering technology as well, it's able to deliver great details to even the finest of text – so there's plenty of sharpness and clarity to it.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Sony Vaio Tap 11

Reasons to consider the
Sony Vaio Tap 11

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Much higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 0.9 MP Around 9x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More storage capacity 128 GB vs 64 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Latest and greatest OS Windows 8 vs Windows 8.1 Pro Newer windows OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Bigger screen 11.6" vs 10.6" Around 10% bigger screen
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Lighter 771 g vs 907 g Around 15% lighter
Significantly thinner 10 mm vs 13.5 mm More than 25% thinner
Smaller 305 x 188 x 10 mm vs 274.6 x 172.9 x 13.5 mm More than 10% smaller
Front view of Microsoft Surface Pro 2

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Much more expandable storage 2,048 GB (SDXC) vs 32 GB (SDHC) 64x more maximum capacity
Sharper screen 207 ppi vs 189 ppi Around 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 5% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Features Key features of the Vaio Tap 11  vs Surface Pro 2 

screen resolution

Vaio Tap 11
1920 x 1080
Surface Pro 2
1920 x 1080
It's snappy and super responsive thanks to being based on technology by Wacom, making it a genuine pleasure to use on the tablet's high-resolution screen.
Surface Pro 2 | by TechRadar (Jul, 2014)

memory

camera resolution

The camera preview is lower resolution than the picture you take.
Surface Pro 2 | by TechRadar (Oct, 2013)

CPU Frequency

Vaio Tap 11
1.5 GHz
Surface Pro 2
1.6 GHz
The new processor and graphics are definitely faster, in software and on sites that can take advantage of them.
Surface Pro 2 | by TechRadar (Oct, 2013)

Reviews Word on the street

Vaio Tap 11  vs Surface Pro 2 

8.0
8.5
it can even handle some wicked 3D games without much stutter to its performance.
Surface Pro 2

8.0
7.9
Raw performance isn't the most important thing when it comes to ultraportable tablets and hybrids, especially as the Windows 8 tile interface has been finely tuned to run smoothly with nearly any processor, as have Windows 8 apps such as IE10.
Vaio Tap 11

Overall

7.6 Out of 10
8.1 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Vaio Tap 11  vs
Surface Pro 2 
Size 11.6" 10.6"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
PPI 189 ppi 207 ppi

network

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

processor

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.6 GHz

form factor

Weight 771 g 907 g
Size 305 x 188 x 10 mm 274.6 x 172.9 x 13.5 mm
Thickness 10 mm 13.5 mm

storage

Vaio Tap 11  vs
Surface Pro 2 
Internal storage 128 GB 64 GB
RAM capacity 4 GB 4 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 32 GB 2,048 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes Yes
Webcam 8 MP 0.9 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes No
Has a light sensor Yes Yes
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