Apple’s New iPad Pro (M1) Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ For Business
CRN compares the new M1-powered iPad Pro with Microsoft’s latest productivity-focused Surface Pro tablet
Battery Life, Storage And Other Features
For battery life, the iPad Pro offers up to 10 hours on a charge. The Surface Pro 7+ For Business comes out well ahead here, with battery life of up to 15 hours on a charge.
On storage, the new iPad Pro and the Surface Pro 7+ For Business both offer 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB or 1 TB of storage. However, the new iPad Pro models also offer an additional storage configuration, with a whopping 2 TB of internal storage.
Other major upgrades on the new iPad Pro models include the addition of support for 5G for the first time. In the U.S., that will include support for the higher-speed version of 5G, known as mmWave. The iPad Pro also adds a new ultra-wide front camera that enables the new Center Stage feature, which “automatically keeps users perfectly framed for even more engaging video calls,” Apple said.
Main differences for the Surface Pro 7+ For Business from 2019’s Surface Pro 7 include optional LTE Advanced connectivity and a removable SSD to help enhance security and data retention.