Surface Pro 3 vs ElitePad 1000 head-to-head review

Which Windows 8 tablet is the best?


Our Surface Pro 3 review sample was powered by a 1.9GHz Core i5 dual-core i5-4300U+ 8GB of RAM.

HP favoured the more efficient Atom series processor for the ElitePad 1000, with the tablet shipping with the 1.6GHz Z3795 processor and 4GB of RAM.

Battery life

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Neither battery is replaceable so this is an important consideration for mobile workers. The ElitePad does support a second battery when you clip on the Expansion Jacket, so it has the edge here.

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