Surface Pro 8 vs. ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300

Here is a side by side comparison between Surface Pro 8 and ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Key Differences

Surface Pro 8 image

Surface Pro 8

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 image

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300

Surface Pro 8 Pros

Reasons that Surface Pro 8 is better than ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1185G7 inside Surface Pro 8 has a 143% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Pentium Silver N6000 inside ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Surface Pro 8 - Intel Core i7-1185G7
4,864
Surface Pro 8 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Surface Pro 8 - Intel Core i3-1115G4
2,445
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 - Intel Pentium Silver N6000
2,000
Supports larger memory

Surface Pro 8 supports a larger memory capacity than the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300. It supports up to 32GB versus 8GB of system memory on the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

Max system memory size
Surface Pro 8
32 GB
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
8 GB
Supports faster memory

Surface Pro 8 supports a faster memory speed than the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300. It supports up to 4267MHz versus 2933MHz of system memory on the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

Memory type and speed
Surface Pro 8 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 - LPDDR4X
2,933 MHz
Has two more ports and slots

Surface Pro 8 has more ports and slots count than the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300. It has six versus four amount of ports and slots on the ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300.

PortsSurface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotNoYes
SSD slotYesNo
Surface ConnectYesNo
Surface Type CoverYesNo
Thunderbolt 4Yes x2No
USB-CNoYes x2
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ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 Pros

Reasons that ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 is better than Surface Pro 8.

About 11% lighter

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 weighed 1.76 pounds, 11% lighter than the 1.96 pounds Surface Pro 8.

WeightSurface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Pound
1.96 lbs.
1.76 lbs.
Kilogram
0.89 kg
0.80 kg
Slightly more versatile connectivity

ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the Surface Pro 8. It has three versus two commonly used ports and slots on the Surface Pro 8.

PortsSurface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotNoYes
Thunderbolt 4YesNo
USB-CNoYes

Surface Pro 8: Our analysis and reviews

Surface Pro 8 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Surface Pro 8.

Supports Windows 11

Surface Pro 8 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSurface Pro 8
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-1115G4 → Intel Core i7-1185G7
4GB RAM8GB → 32GB
64GB Drive128GB → 1TB
2 Cores CPU2 → 4 cores
All-day battery life of up to 16-hours

According to Microsoft, the Surface Pro 8 lasts up to 16 hours of battery life.

Up to 16 hours of typical device usage
Upgradable storage

Surface Pro 8 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more.

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Surface Pro 8.

Non-upgradable memory

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Slightly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1185G7 inside Surface Pro 8 has a 8% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1165G7 inside Surface Pro 7 Plus.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Surface Pro 8 - Intel Core i7-1185G7
4,864
Surface Pro 7 Plus - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
Surface Pro 8 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Surface Pro 7 Plus - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Surface Pro 8 - Intel Core i3-1115G4
2,445
Surface Pro 7 Plus - Intel Core i3-1115G4
2,445
5% larger display

Surface Pro 8 has a 13-inch screen size 5% larger than the 12.3-inch Surface Pro 7 Plus.

Display size
Surface Pro 8
13-inch
Surface Pro 7 Plus
12.3-inch

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

About 14% heavier

Surface Pro 8 weighed 1.96 pounds, 14% heavier than the 1.70 pounds Surface Pro 7 Plus.

WeightSurface Pro 8Surface Pro 7 Plus
Pound
1.96 lbs.
1.70 lbs.
Kilogram
0.89 kg
0.77 kg
Has one fewer port and slot

Surface Pro 8 has fewer ports and slots count than the Surface Pro 7 Plus. It has only six versus seven amount of ports and slots on the Surface Pro 7 Plus.

PortsSurface Pro 8Surface Pro 7 Plus
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotNoYes
SIM card slotNoYes
SSD slotYesNo
Surface ConnectYesYes
Surface Type CoverYesYes
Thunderbolt 4Yes x2No
USB-ANoYes
USB-CNoYes
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Worst versatile connectivity

Surface Pro 8 has less versatile I/O connectivity than the Surface Pro 7 Plus. It has only two versus four commonly used ports and slots on the Surface Pro 7 Plus.

PortsSurface Pro 8Surface Pro 7 Plus
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotNoYes
Thunderbolt 4YesNo
USB-ANoYes
USB-CNoYes

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 Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
At Glance
Released in Late
2021
3:2 2.8K
13”
1920p 60~120Hz
Weight
1.96 lb
0.89 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C/8T, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,404
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,864
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Pro 8 Ports
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 Pro 8ASUS 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
  • $1,099.99 
    i5-1135G7 8GB 128GB
    Platinum only.
  • $1,199.99 
    i5-1135G7 8GB 256GB
  • $1,399.99 
    i5-1135G7 16GB 256GB
  • $1,399.99 
    i5-1135G7 8GB 512GB
  • $1,599.99 
    i7-1185G7 16GB 256GB
  • $1,899.99 
    i7-1185G7 16GB 512GB
  • $2,199.99 
    i7-1185G7 16GB 1TB
    Platinum only.
  • $2,599.99 
    i7-1185G7 32GB 1TB
    Platinum only.
Starting at $599 
Pentium N6000 | 4GB | 128GB
Generations-
Stores

Exterior

Surface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Size Comparison
Surface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Dimensions11.3” x 8.2” x 0.37” (287 mm x 208 mm x 9.3 mm)12.2 x 7.48 x 0.32” (309.9 x 190.0 x 8.2 mm)
Weight1.96 lb (889 g)1.76 lbs (0.8 kg)
Colors
Matte Black Platinum
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Not included.
  • Compatible with 
    Surface Pro Signature Keyboard Surface Pro X Keyboard
  • Type Cover Features:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • 4 directional keys; Windows, Brightness and Media Controls Keys;
    • LED backlighting
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 4 x 2 inches (101.6 mm x 50.8 mm)
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.
  • Surface Slim Pen Storage
    • Magnetic dock
    • Automatically wireless charge Surface Slim Pen
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 Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Size13 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 2880 x 1920
    5.53M Pixels.
  • Density: 267 PPI
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
    60Hz default.
  • PixelSense™ Flow Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: GPU Ink Acceleration
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
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 Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Surface Pro 8 image
Surface Pro 8 Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (1)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Charging, Docking
Bottom (1)
  • 1 x Surface Type Cover
Under Kickstand (1)
  • 1 x SSD slot
    M.2 2230 NVMe 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 Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    2 cores, 4 threads, 3.00 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  1. Intel® Pentium® Silver N6000
    4 cores, 4 threads, 1.10 → 3.30 GHz, 4MB Cache, 6W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Surface Pro 81
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G41,16382.83%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19585.11%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G71,404100.00%
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T33001
Intel® Pentium® Silver N600070049.86%
01,404

Geekbench 5 Multi Core

Surface Pro 81
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G42,44550.27%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98081.83%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G74,864100.00%
ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T33001
Intel® Pentium® Silver N60002,00041.12%
04,864
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 400 → 1250 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
  1. Intel® Pentium® Silver N6000
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 850 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
4GB 8GB
2933 Dual-channel LPDDR4x SDRAM
  • Memory Slots: Onboard memory
  • Memory Type: LPDDR4x Memory
  • Memory Speed: 2933 MHz
Storage
128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB
Removable SSD.
  • 128GB
    eMMC
  • 256GB
    M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD

Connectivity

Surface Pro 8ASUS 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 5.1 technologyBluetooth 5.2

Battery

Surface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Size
  • 51.5Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 50.2Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
50 Wh
3-cell Li-ion battery
Battery LifeUp to 16 hours of typical device usageUp to 9.5 hours of battery life
MobileMark 2018 battery test.
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)
65W power adaptor
USB Type-C power adapter rated at 20V/3.25A. Supports fast charging by reaching 60% in just 39 minutes.

Software

Surface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
OSWindows 11 Home
Windows 11 Home Windows 11 Home in S Mode
Built-in Apps
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Preloaded Xbox app
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 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 Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 10.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD and 4K video
  • 5.0 MP Front-facing camera.
  • 13.0 MP Rear-facing camera.
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®
  • SonicMaster
  • Smart Amp Technology
  • Built-in 4-way stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos.
  • Built-in array microphone
  • with Cortana support

Misc

Surface Pro 8ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED - T3300
Inking
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision magnetic storage
  • Supports Tactile signals with Surface Slim Pen 2
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
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Ambient Color Sensor (brightness and color)
Fingerprint sensor integrated with Power Key
Security
  • Firmware TPM chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support
  • 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 Pro 8
  • 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
Warranty1-year limited hardware warranty-

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