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Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 5K

Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 5K – Some people are saying that Microsoft out innovate Apple this year. What Apple has to offer against Microsoft surface studio and have a comparison between them. The closest thing that the Apple has to offer against Microsoft surface studio is the 27 inch iMac. Microsoft surface studio is the great product for the designers and creators. Here in Microsoft surface studio, the entire screen falls down, so that artists can draw on it or they can work on it. Moreover it has a clever surface dial, a unique physical scroll wheel to have more control on your work. On other hand the Apple 27 inch iMac is also fairly good for the designers as well. The first thing that we have to considered is that the Microsoft surface studio starts at $2999 and on other hand Apple 27 inch iMac starts at $1799. The results are too amazing which are ready to war against each other. By comparing a few things which will gives the idea about what these companies has to offer. The few hings we will be comparing are Design, Flexibility, Touch screen, OS[Software], screen, processor, Storage and Ram.

Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac
Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac

So here is the comparison and features between Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 5K

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1. Design

The Microsoft surface studio is much thinner and more flexible and on the other hand Apple iMac has a more minimal footprint.

2. Touch screen

The surface studio has touch screen and the iMac doesn’t. As we know that the Microsoft surface studio comes with the massive 28 inch touch screen. Which you can use as the input device and interact with your PC in a more natural way. It is also comes with the surface pen, which is the great tool for design in a much better way. On the other side we have the iMac with a simple screen or we can say without touch screen.

3. OS [Software]

Now lets talk about the software part of both surface studio and Apple iMac. The software part in surface studio covers most of the mistakes. But Apple does the far better job than Microsoft in optimizing the hardware and software. Apple product are much more efficient at optimizing software with the hardware.

4. Screen Resolution

The screen resolution of the surface studio is 4500 * 3000 p screen resolution with 193ppi which gives the aspect ratio of 3/2. Where as Apple iMac has a 5K display or 5120 * 2880 p with 217ppi which gives an aspect ratio of 16/9.

5. Flexibility

The Microsoft surface studio is more flexible than Apple iMac once again with its zero gravity hinge. Where as the iMac is not at all flexible and stays in one position.

6. Processor

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The Microsoft surface studio offers a Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, a 6th generation processor. Which gives surface studio a great ability to handle tasks. Where as in Apple iMac offers 4 GHz of quad core Intel i7 Processor with turbo boost up-to 4.2 GHz. Apple operating system extract the best as well.

7. Storage

The base line surface studio gives a rapid hybrid 1TB hard drive where as in Apple 27 inch iMac has 2 Tera-byte of fusion drive. Which is double than the Microsoft surface studio.

8. Ram

The Microsoft surface studio comes with the 8 GB of Ram on the other hand Apple iMac has a 16 GB of Ram. Which is more double than Microsoft surface studio.

After analyzing these features of both [Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 5K], I recommend Microsoft surface studio over Apple iMac . If you are a designer, you definitely need Microsoft surface studio and if you are an everyday user then iMac is best for you. So this the comparison between Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 5K.

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