Microsoft Surface 2
Microsoft Surface 2Reuters

Nokia's first ever tablet, Lumia 2520, is all set to hit shelves with a Full HD screen resolution by the end of the year. Along with Lumia 2520, Microsoft's next iteration of Surface tablet, Microsoft Surface 2, is also set to enter the market.

With their seamless design and high-end specifications, both devices are being looked upon as equally impressive rivals. Here is a comparison of specifications and features which will determine the ultimate winner.


Microsoft Surface 2: 10.6-inch TFT Full HD touch screen with ClearType technology (208ppi pixel density)

Nokia Lumia 2520: 10.1-inch Full HD touch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and ClearBlack Technology (218ppi pixel density)

Storage and Memory

Microsoft Surface 2: 32GB/64GB in-built storage with 2GB RAM. Device also supports microSD card up to 64GB.

Nokia Lumia 2520: Only 32GB in-built storage version with 2GB RAM. Device supports microSD card up to 32GB.


Microsoft Surface 2: 5-megapixel rear camera and 3.5-megapixel front camera.

Nokia Lumia 2520: 6.7-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front camera.

Processor and OS

Microsoft Surface 2: Runs on Windows 8.1 RT and powered by Nvidia Tegra 4 T40 quad-core 1.7GHz processor.

Nokia Lumia 2520: Runs on Windows RT OS and powered by Snapdragon 800 quad-core 2.2GHz processor.


Microsoft Surface 2: Uses non-removable Li-Ion battery. The battery capacity is not known yet, reported GSM Arena.

Nokia Lumia 2520: Comes with a non-removable 8000mAh battery.

Additional Features

Microsoft Surface 2 features an additional TV-Out via HDMI port, Microsoft Office 2013 RT and provides users free Skype for a year besides the SNS integration, Active noise cancellation with dedicated microphone, Organizer, Image viewer/editor, Bing Search, Maps and SkyDrive Cloud storage are common in both Surface 2 and Lumia 2520.