The new Surface Pro 6 has been announced, and Microsoft promises big gains over the previous generation thanks to its jump from dual-core to quad-core 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Of course, the jump forward in power comes with a bump up in price. This generation starts at $899 compared to the $799 starting price for the previous generation.

We’ve broken down what’s inside of Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1 so that you can compare it with the model that it’s replacing, as well as the latest iPad Pro. Though the Surface Pro 6 and iPad Pro are quite different, they both help people get work done and thus, are both carefully considered by those who are thinking of buying a capable 2-in-1 machine.

Take a look at the specs below:

Surface Pro 6 vs. iPad Pro specs comparison

Category Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Microsoft Surface Pro (previous generation) Apple iPad Pro
Category Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Microsoft Surface Pro (previous generation) Apple iPad Pro
Starting price $899 $799 $649 (10.5-inch), $799 (12.9-inch)
OS Windows 10 Windows 10 iOS 12
Display 12.3 inches 12.3 inches 10.5, 12.9 inches
Processor 8th-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 7th-generation Intel Core m3, i5, or i7 A10X Fusion
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Wi-Fi, LTE, Bluetooth Wi-Fi, LTE, Bluetooth
Ports Mini DisplayPort, Surface Connector, microSD slot, one USB-A port, headphone jack Mini DisplayPort, Surface Connector, microSD slot, one USB-A port, headphone jack Lightning port, Smart connector, headphone jack
Storage 128, 256, 512GB, 1TB 128, 256, 512GB, 1TB 64, 256, 512GB
Battery life Up to 13.5 hours Up to 13.5 hours Up to 10 hours
Weight Starts at 775g Starts at 768g 469g (10.5-inch), 677g (12.9-inch)
Dimensions (mm) 292 x 201 x 8.5 292 x 201 x 8.5 250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 (10.5-inch), 305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 (12.9-inch)

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