The company says it is 50 percent more than the Surface Pro 4 and 35 percent more than Apple's iPad Pro. You can add a Surface Pro Type Cover, which comes in a regular black colour and a signature platinum edition as well. The tablet was launched globally in May 2017 and will now be available across India starting 22nd February. We continue to push boundaries to better serve the needs of our customers who are seeking greater mobility and power in their devices to stay productive.
The Surface Pro also supports the new Surface Pen, which the company claims is twice as accurate as the previous version. On the software front, the Surface Pro comes pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro operating system. The new Surface Pro delivers the versatility of a laptop and a creative studio in one thin, lightweight device.
At 8.5-mm thickness and weighing 767 grams, the notebook packs the in 7th-generation Intel Core processor with a a fanless design. The updated Surface Pen costing supports 4096 pressure levels for better usability and it will also come baked in with a tilt detection functionality.
Surface Pro comes with improved performance, battery life and was announced a year ago. However, like the last time, only limited color variants are available.
In India, the Surface Pro is available in five variants powered by Intel Kaby Lake (7th Generation) processors. The new Surface Pro Signature Type Cover will provide 1.3 mm of key travel for faster and more accurate typing. The trackpad is made out of glass and the keyboard is wrapped in a soft textured material which looks and feels good. The high-end variant, which runs on an even more powerful Core i7 chipset with 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM and Intel Graphics 640, will cost Rs1,33,999.
The variant of the Surface Pro with Intel HD Graphics 620, 8GB RAM, and 256GB storage retails for Rs. 1,06,999. The base variant comes with the Intel Core M3 chipset and the rest are powered by either i5 or i7 SoCs. The Core i7 model comes in three variants including Core i7 variant comes in three variant including 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage option, 16GB RAM and 512 storage, and 16GB RAM along with 1TB storage.
The Surface Pro can double up as a laptop if you connect certain accessories to it. Pop-in a Core i5 instead and the price increases to Rs 79,999.