Even though Microsoft is more famed for their software products, their tablets have gained a good portion of the market share. Their Surface Pro 3 is especially popular on the market, especially among professionals and people looking for performance. On the other hand, we have HP Split X2. This two-in-one laptop-tablet is received quite positively by the market, thanks to the unique design and affordable price. So, between HP Split X2 and Surface Pro 3, which is the tablet that you should choose? Continue reading below.
As mentioned above, HP Split X2 is a two-in-one device that combines a laptop and a tablet into one. This is because it comes with a keyboard base, complete with the touchpad, to which you can attach the tablet to make it function like a monitor. This way, HP Split X2 can be very flexible and versatile. You can dock it to the keyboard whenever you need to work on a desk, then detach it when you need to go mobile. The display screen is 13.3” IPS HD WLED-backlit touch screen with 1366 x 768 resolution. The display is pretty wide to allow convenient visual without being too large to handle.
On the other hand, Surface Pro 3 comes with a 12” touch screen display. It is very thin and lightweight, allowing you to take it along easily whenever and wherever you go. The 2160 x 1440 resolution delivers crisp and detailed visual. The device includes the Surface Pen, which is very handy and intuitive. You can comfortably write over the tablet using the pen, thanks to the Palm Block technology that allows you to rest your hand atop of it without leaving a trace. There is an integrated stand, but the keyboard is sold separately.
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HP Split X2 comes with the Intel Core i3 dual-core CPU with Intel HD Graphics integrated GPU. It is generally available with 4GB memory, but the device itself supports memory up to 8GB. On the other hand, Surface Pro 3 comes with Intel Core i5, which is obviously faster and more powerful. The model is available with 4GB or 8GB memory. Surface Pro 3 is more responsive, and is powerful enough for graphic design works using Photoshop and Indesign. In addition, Surface Pro 3 has been equipped with stereo microphones and stereo speakers that support Dolby. The audio quality is excellent. There are built-in sensors, such as the magnetometer, accelerometer, gyroscope, and ambient light sensor, that widen the functionality.
HP Split X2 Vs Surface Pro 3
|HP Split X2||Surface Pro 3|
|Key features||- Intel Core i3-4012Y Dual Core CPU (1.50 GHz, 3MB cache), 4 GB DDR3L 1066 Memory,
- 500GB SATA 5400rpm hard drive with 8GB SSD Cache, Intel HD Graphics 4200.
- 13.3" IPS HD WLED-backlit touch screen (1366 x 768), Windows 8.1 64-Bit
- HP TrueVision HD Webcam, 2 USB 3.0, HDMI, card reader, only 2.45 lbs. ||- Intel i5-4300U (1.9GHz up to 2,9GHz) Intel HD Graphics 4400, 8GB RAM, 256GB Sold State Drive, Micro SD Card Reader
- 12-inch Full HD Touchscreen Display (2160x1440) Bluetooth 4.0
- 5MP Front and Rear 1080p HD Cameras, Dolby Audio Stereo Speakers
- Up to 9 Hours of Battery Life, Windows 10 Pro|
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Especially for professional purposes, Surface Pro 3 makes the best choice. It has an excellent design. The Surface Pen and Palm Block technology provide a convenient way to do your job. It also has a more powerful processor.