Lenovo G505 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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Lenovo G505
Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger total storage capacity Edit
The Lenovo G505 has a total storage capacity of 320GBGB, but the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is only a 256GBGB total storage capacity laptop (64GB smaller). Read more

The storage capacity of a computer is the amount of permanent storage space available on the computer for saving data, such as photos, applications and documents. The storage may be provided on a hard disk (slower) or on flash or solid state drives (faster).

A bigger storage capacity will allow you to store more applications, documents, photos and music on the computer.

Bigger screen size Edit
The Lenovo G505 is a 15.6"" laptop. That's 3.6" bigger than the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (12""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the computer screen. The display diagonal is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal will allow you to fit more information on the screen, making it better for editing large documents. A larger screen is also makes it easier to appreciate the detail in photos and videos.

One more USB 3.0 port Edit
The Lenovo G505 has two USB 3.0 ports, however the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 only has one USB 3.0 port.
307x lighter Edit
The Lenovo G505 is a 2.6kgg heavy laptop, whereas the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is an 800gg heavy laptop (797.4g heavier). Read more

The weight of the computer excludes the weight of the power supply and charger, but includes the weight of the battery.

A lighter computer makes a difference to the portability of the computer and will reduce your hand luggage weight when travelling by air.

4 Reasons For
50% bigger internal memory Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is an 8GBGB internal memory laptop. That's 4GB bigger than the Lenovo G505 (8GBGB). Read more

The internal memory of a computer is the amount of storage space available for the processor to use when running applications.

More internal memory will increase the overall speed of the computer when running applications.

Significantly longer battery life Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a battery life of 9hh, whereas the Lenovo G505 is only a 4hh battery life laptop (5h shorter). Read more

The battery life is the number of hours that the computer can be used for on a single charge of the battery.

A longer battery life means you can use the computer for longer when travelling and not able to access a power supply.

Vastly narrower Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a width of 201mmmm, however the Lenovo G505 is a 377mmmm wide laptop (176mm wider).
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 1 review, the average user review score of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is 100%, but the average rating of the Lenovo G505 is 69% (based on 28 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller internal memory Edit
The Lenovo G505 has an internal memory of 4GBGB, however the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is an 8GBGB internal memory laptop (4GB bigger). Read more

The internal memory of a computer is the amount of storage space available for the processor to use when running applications.

More internal memory will increase the overall speed of the computer when running applications.

2x shorter battery life Edit
The Lenovo G505 is a 4hh battery life laptop. That's 5h shorter than the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (9hh). Read more

The battery life is the number of hours that the computer can be used for on a single charge of the battery.

A longer battery life means you can use the computer for longer when travelling and not able to access a power supply.

47% wider Edit
The Lenovo G505 has a width of 377mmmm. That's 176mm wider than the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (201mmmm).
Hugely Lower user review Score
The Lenovo G505 only has an average user rating of 69%, but the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
Smaller total storage capacity Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a 256GBGB total storage capacity laptop. That's 64GB smaller than the Lenovo G505 (256GBGB). Read more

The storage capacity of a computer is the amount of permanent storage space available on the computer for saving data, such as photos, applications and documents. The storage may be provided on a hard disk (slower) or on flash or solid state drives (faster).

A bigger storage capacity will allow you to store more applications, documents, photos and music on the computer.

3.6" smaller screen size Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a screen size of 12"", but the Lenovo G505 is a 15.6"" laptop (3.6" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the computer screen. The display diagonal is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal will allow you to fit more information on the screen, making it better for editing large documents. A larger screen is also makes it easier to appreciate the detail in photos and videos.

Only one USB 3.0 port Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one USB 3.0 port, however the Lenovo G505 only has two USB 3.0 ports.
797.4g heavier Edit
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is an 800gg heavy laptop. That's 797.4g heavier than the Lenovo G505 (800gg). Read more

The weight of the computer excludes the weight of the power supply and charger, but includes the weight of the battery.

A lighter computer makes a difference to the portability of the computer and will reduce your hand luggage weight when travelling by air.

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Older by three months
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is three months older than the Lenovo G505.

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Date Released

39 months Ago 41 months Ago

Design

Form Factor
 Clamshell
 Clamshell
Market Positioning
 Business
 Business
Housing Material
 ABS synthetics
 ABS synthetics
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Product Type
 Notebook
 Notebook

Processor

Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Clock Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data Intel Core? I7 Processor
Processor
 Intel
 Intel

Memory

Internal Memory
4GB 8GB
BEST
Memory
 SO-DIMM
 SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
16GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Internal Memory
16GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
 2x SO-DIMM
BEST
 2x SO-DIMM
Memory Layout
 1 x 4
 1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
1,600MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Memory
 DDR3-SDRAM
BEST
 DDR3-SDRAM

Storage

Total Storage Capacity
320GB
BEST
256GB
Storage Medium
 HDD
BEST
 HDD
Memory Card
 SD
 MMC+
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SD
 MMC+
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Hard Drive Size
2.5" Unknown - Click to provide data
Hard Drive Speed
5,400 RPM Unknown - Click to provide data
Hard Drive Capacity
320GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Hard Drive Installed
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
15.6"
BEST
12"
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
BEST
 1366 x 768
Display Brightness
200 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Manufacturer
Unknown - Click to provide data LED

Graphics

Maximum Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 2160 x 1440

Optical Drive

Optical Drive
 DVD±R
 DVD±R

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data Dolby Advanced Audio
Speaker Power
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
2 2
Audio System
Dolby Advanced v2 Dolby Advanced Audio

Camera

Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Bluetooth Version
 4.0
 4.0
BEST
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10,100 Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
BEST
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
Integrated Wireless LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Ports & Interfaces

Wireless Communication Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 802.11 a,b,g,n
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Connection
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Ethernet LAN Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 Port
2
BEST
1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Keyboard

Keyboard
Unknown - Click to provide data Available separately
Windows Key
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pointing Device
 Touchpad
 Touchpad

Operating System/software

Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro

Battery

Battery Life
4h 9h
BEST
Battery Capacity
48Wh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Cell Count
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium

Power

AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Power
45W Unknown - Click to provide data

Security

Cable Lock Slot
 Kensington
 Kensington

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.6kg
BEST
800g
Height
34mm 292mm
BEST
Depth
250mm 9mm
Width
377mm 201mm
BEST

Technical Details

Display
 LED
 LED
BEST
Wireless Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data 802.11 a,b,g,n

Other Features

Stereo Sound
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Wireless Standard
Unknown - Click to provide data 802.11 a,b,g,n
Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Display
 LED
 LED
Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 256GB
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5 mm jack
Compatible Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows 8 Pro
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 30.48cm
Wireless Transmission
Unknown - Click to provide data 802.11 a,b,g,n
Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 201 x 9 x 292
Main Camera Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 5MP
Energy Efficiency Class
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data Backlit
Wireless Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data 802.11 a,b,g,n
Display
 LED
 LED
Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data Integrated stereo speakers
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.8
Type
 PC
 PC
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