Surface Go 3 vs. ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300

Here is a side by side comparison between Surface Go 3 and ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Key Differences

Surface Go 3 image

Surface Go 3

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 image

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300

Surface Go 3 Pros

Reasons that Surface Go 3 is better than ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

About 32% lighter

Surface Go 3 weighed 1.2 pounds, 32% lighter than the 1.76 pounds ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

WeightSurface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Pound
1.2 lbs.
1.76 lbs.
Kilogram
0.54 kg
0.80 kg
Has one more port and slot

Surface Go 3 has more ports and slots count than the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300. It has five versus four amount of ports and slots on the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

PortsSurface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
Surface ConnectYesNo
Surface Go Type Cover ConnectorYesNo
USB-CYesYes x2
Total54

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 Pros

Reasons that ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 is better than Surface Go 3.

Significantly faster CPU performance

Intel Pentium Silver N6000 inside ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 has a 27% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i3-10100Y inside Surface Go 3.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 - Intel Pentium Silver N6000
2,000
Surface Go 3 - Intel Core i3-10100Y
1,570
Surface Go 3 - Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y
1,510
Supports faster memory

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 supports a faster memory speed than the Surface Go 3. It supports up to 2933MHz versus 1866MHz of system memory on the Surface Go 3.

Memory type and speed
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 - LPDDR4X
2,933 MHz
Surface Go 3 - LPDDR3
1,866 MHz
26% larger display

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 has a 13.3-inch screen size 26% larger than the 10.5-inch Surface Go 3.

Display size
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
13.3-inch
Surface Go 3
10.5-inch

Surface Go 3: Our analysis and reviews

Surface Go 3 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Surface Go 3.

Supports Windows 11

Surface Go 3 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSurface Go 3
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Pentium Gold 6500Y → Intel Core i3-10100Y
4GB RAM4GB → 8GB
64GB Drive64GB → 256GB
2 Cores CPU2 cores
Responsive touch and digital pen input
Great battery life of up to 11-hours

According to Microsoft, the Surface Go 3 lasts up to 11 hours of battery life.

Up to 11 hours of typical device usage

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Surface Go 3.

The entry-level model comes with a slow eMMC

All Surface Go 3 with 64GB of storage still uses a slow eMMC (Embedded MultiMediaCard) technology which is significantly slower than the SSD (Solid-State Drive).

Not included Type Cover
Non-upgradable storage

Surface Go 3 has soldered storage, and there are no M.2 slots for expansion. Learn more.

Non-upgradable memory

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

New 10th Gen Intel processors

The latest 10th gen Intel Mobile processors make Surface Go 3 even faster, especially the entry-level models that now also support Intel® Turbo Boost technology 2.0 with a boost frequency of up to 3.40 GHz.

Longer Battery Life of up to 11 hours

Surface Go 3 can last up to 11 hours of battery life of typical device usage.

Preloaded with Windows 11
Supports fast charging
Slightly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i3-10100Y inside Surface Go 3 has a 19% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core M3-8100Y inside Surface Go 2.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Surface Go 3 - Intel Core i3-10100Y
1,570
Surface Go 3 - Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y
1,510
Surface Go 2 - Intel Core M3-8100Y
1,313
Surface Go 2 - Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y
922

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300: Our analysis and reviews

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 image

What we like

Reasons to like about ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

Supports Windows 11

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Pentium Silver N6000
4GB RAM4GB → 8GB
64GB Drive128GB → 256GB
2 Cores CPU4 cores
OLED HDR touch display
  • The Vivobook Slate 13 is the world's first Windows tablet that shipped with a gorgeous OLED HDR display as standard.
  • The display has a 16:9 1080p resolution, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, and up to 550 nits peak display brightness.
  • It's perfect for watching movies, playing casual games, and editing photos on the go.
Includes a detachable keyboard and stylus in the box

The laptop shipped with a detachable full-size keyboard with a large precision touchpad and an ASUS Pen 2.0 that supports up to 4096 pressure levels, 266 Hz sampling rate, and charging via USB-C.

Includes a detachable cover stand

It also comes with a detachable cover stand that allows you to attach it to the tablet and act as a stand with up to 170° hinge movement.

Reasonable pricing

For starting price of just $599, you will get a complete bundle of a tablet, a keyboard, a cover stand, a stylus, a stylus holder, and a sleeve.

Acceptable CPU and GPU performance

The standard 6W quad-core Intel® Pentium® Silver N6000 supports Intel turbo boost up to 3.40 GHz with the 32 execution units Intel UHD graphics and LPDDR4X memory, delivering optimal performance for internet browsing, watching online videos, photo editing, and office work.

Great battery life

It lasts up to 9.5 hours of battery life

Quad-speaker audio system

It has four-way stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos spatial audio supports, making it a perfect device to immerse yourself in watching movies or youtube videos.

Welcomed features
  • Preloaded with Windows 11 Home.
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • 13MP Rear Camera
  • Supports Fast Charging (60% in 39 minutes)
  • Single Sign-On fingerprint sensor on the power button
Good battery life of up to 9.5-hours

According to ASUS, the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 lasts up to 9.5 hours of battery life.

Up to 9.5 hours of battery life
MobileMark 2018 battery test.

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

Slower storage for the entry-level configuration

The models with 128GB of storage use a slow eMMC instead of an SSD.

Non-upgradable memory

Key Features

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
At Glance
Released in Late
2021
3:2 FHD+
10.5”
1280p 60Hz
Weight
1.2 lb
0.54 kg
Up to
Intel Core i3-10100Y
2C/4T, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
799
Single Core
Geekbench 5
1,570
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 615
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
Configurable up to
8GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3
Surface Go 3 Ports
Starting at
$399
Gold 6500Y, 4GB, 64GB eMMC
Supports
Surface Pen
4096 Levels, Tilt sensing, Magnetic Storage.
Up to
11 Hours
Battery Life
Built-in
IR Camera
For Face Unlock
Optional
4G LTE
Wi-Fi 6
Released in Late
2021
16:9 FHD
13.3”
OLED HDR
Weight
1.76 lb
0.80 kg
Powered By
Intel Pentium Silver N6000
4C/4T, 1.10 → 3.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
700
Single Core
Geekbench 5
2,000
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 850 MHz
Configurable up to
8GB
2933 MHz LPDDR4X
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 Ports
Starting at
$599
4GB RAM, 128GB SSD
Included in the box
Detachable Keyboard
Full-size keyboard with large touchpad.
Included in the box
ASUS Pen 2.0
4096 Levels, 266 Hz sampling rate, USB-C Charging.
Up to
9 Hours
Battery Life
Supports
Fast Charging
60% in 39 minutes
Quad Speakers
Audio System
Supports
Dolby Atmos
Built-in
Fingerprint Sensor
On Power Button
Built-in
5MP/13MP
Front & Rear Camera
2 x USB-C
USB 3.2 Gen 2, DP, & PD
Supports
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.2

Availability

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Released20212021
Release Date
  • Introduced: September 22, 2021
  • Pre-ordered: September 22, 2021
  • Released: October 5, 2021
Announced on November 03, 2021
Pricing
  • $399 
    Gold 6500Y 4 GB 64 GB WiFi
  • $549
    Gold 6500Y 8 GB 128 GB WiFi
  • $629
    i3-10100Y 8 GB 128 GB WiFi
Starting at $599 
Pentium N6000 | 4GB | 128GB
Generations-
Stores

Exterior

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Size Comparison
Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Dimensions9.65” x 6.9” x 0.33” (245 mm x 175  mm x 8.3 mm)
Width: 9.65” (245 mm)
Height: 6.9” (175 mm)
Thickness: 0.33” (8.3 mm)
12.2 x 7.48 x 0.32” (309.9 x 190.0 x 8.2 mm)
Weight
  • Surface Go 3: 1.2 lbs (544 g)
  • Surface Go 3 Keyboard: 0.55 lbs (249 g)
1.76 lbs (0.8 kg)
Colors
Platinum
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Surface Go Type Cover
    • Not included
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1 mm of key travel.
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 101 mm x 56 mm
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.
Detachable Keyboard
  • Backlit Chiclet Keyboard
  • 1.4mm Key-travel
  • 19.05mm full-size key pitch
  • 0.2 mm key-cap dish
Large Touchpad
  • Large Size: 128mm x 64mm
  • Microsoft Precision Touchpad

Display

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Size10.5 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1280 (2.45M Pixels)
  • Density: 220 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Contrast ratio: 1500:1
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
13.3” 1080p OLED Display
1920 x 1080 16:9 0.2ms response time 550nits peak brightness 100% DCI-P3 color gamut 1000000:1 contrast ratio VESA CERTIFIED Display HDR True Black 500 1.07 billion colors PANTONE Validated Glossy display 70% less harmful blue light SGS Eye Care Display 93% Screen-to-body ratio

Ports

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Surface Go 3 image
Surface Go 3 Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Charging, Docking
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Bottom (1)
  • 1 x Surface Go Type Cover Connector
Under Kickstand (1)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 image
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Right (4)
  • 2 x USB-C
    USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold 6500Y
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.10 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 5W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100Y
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 5W
  1. Intel® Pentium® Silver N6000
    4 cores, 4 threads, 1.10 → 3.30 GHz, 4MB Cache, 6W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Surface Go 31
10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold 6500Y77897.37%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100Y799100.00%
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T33001
Intel® Pentium® Silver N600070087.61%
0799

Geekbench 5 Multi Core

Surface Go 31
10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold 6500Y1,51075.50%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100Y1,57078.50%
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T33001
Intel® Pentium® Silver N60002,000100.00%
02,000
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold 6500Y
    Intel® UHD Graphics 615
    23 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10100Y
    Intel® UHD Graphics 615
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  1. Intel® Pentium® Silver N6000
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 850 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
4GB 8GB
2933 Dual-channel LPDDR4x SDRAM
  • Memory Slots: Onboard memory
  • Memory Type: LPDDR4x Memory
  • Memory Speed: 2933 MHz
Storage
  • 64GB
    eMMC
  • 128GB
    SSD
  • 128GB
    eMMC
  • 256GB
    M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD

Connectivity

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band 2x2
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.0 technologyBluetooth 5.2
MoreLTE version coming soon.-

Battery

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Size
  • 28Wh 
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 26.8Wh 
    Minimum battery capacity.
50 Wh
3-cell Li-ion battery
Battery LifeUp to 11 hours of typical device usageUp to 9.5 hours of battery life
MobileMark 2018 battery test.
Power Supply24W proprietary Surface Connect power supply65W power adaptor
USB Type-C power adapter rated at 20V/3.25A. Supports fast charging by reaching 60% in just 39 minutes.

Software

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
OSWindows 11 Home in S-mode
Windows 11 Home Windows 11 Home in S Mode
Built-in Apps
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate one month trial
  • Microsoft 365 Family one month trial
  • WPS Office Standard Edition (With a license for 3 products)
  • Office Home and Student 2021 included
  • Microsoft 365 Personal 1-year included
    Activation required with 6-months of Windows activation date.
  • MyASUS
    System diagnosis Battery health charging Splendid Tru2Life Function key lock WiFi SmartConnect Link to MyASUS TaskFirst Live update ASUS OLED Care QC fast-charge AI Noise Canceling
  • Three-Month Membership of Adobe Creative Cloud

Camera & Audio

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
  • 5.0 MP Front-facing camera.
  • 13.0 MP Rear-facing camera.
Audio
  • Enhanced dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™
  • SonicMaster
  • Smart Amp Technology
  • Built-in 4-way stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos.
  • Built-in array microphone
  • with Cortana support

Misc

Surface Go 3ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
InkingSupports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
magnetic storage
Supports ASUS Pen 2.0 
Included in the box
  • 4096 pressure levels
  • 266Hz sampling rate
  • USB-C charge
  • Included 4 interchangeable pen tips
    2H H HB B
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Fingerprint sensor integrated with Power Key
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM)
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 30-day trial
  • Fingerprint sensor integrated with Power Key
In the box
  • Surface Go 3
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • ASUS Vivobook Slate 13 OLED
  • Power Adapter
  • Keyboard
  • Cover Stand
  • ASUS Pen 2.0 with Pen Tip
  • Stylus holder
  • Sleeve
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
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More
  • Mechanical features: Signature unibody magnesium design with hidden perimeter venting
  • Kickstand with a full-friction multiposition hinge to 165 degrees
  • Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
  • Physical buttons: volumes, power
  • Casing: Magnesium
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