Microsoft Surface is up with second generation release. However, it is important for the buyers to know the difference between Surface 2 and Surface Pro2.

For those who enjoy a lighter and thinner tablet, the Microsoft Surface 2 was a great choice. Now, we’ve been spoiled for choice with the release of Microsoft Surface Pro 2.

So, should you choose the Microsoft Surface 2 over the Microsoft Surface Pro 2, or vice versa? While Surface 2 relies majorly on Windows Store for its app, desktop apps are complete no-no. Both the tablets are product oriented, but Surface Pro brings legacy Window apps to the users. Speaking about the size, Surface 2 is 34% sleeker in comparison to Surface Pro 2 weighing just 676gm in comparison to 907gm of its countermate.

The display size, pixel count and density ratio of both the devices remains the same. With 10.6 inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the device offers similar brightness. Speaking about the processor, the Surface Pro comes decked with Intel Core i5 dual core processor clocked at 1.6GHz with a RAM of 4GB or 8GB and Surface 2 runs on ARM NvidiaTegra 4 quad core processor clocked at 1.7GHz along with RAM of 2GB.

Surface Pro 2 comes with Wi-Fi connectivity, the Surface 2 comes with Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi LTE capable models. Talking about the battery life, Surface Pro 2 offers 7 hours of usage in comparison to the 10 hours usage of Surface 2.

New surface RT comes with enhanced cameras of 5MP in the rear and 3.5MP in the front while Pro 2 still features 720p front and back camera. Both the devices run on Windows 8.1 Operating System