Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 Vs Surface Pro 4: Who’s at Front Foot?

In a recent event in Shanghai, China, Microsoft has launched the all-new Surface Pro 2017 convertible laptop. It is a laptop-tablet hybrid device. It will available for pre-order and the shipping will begin from June 15. The prices start at approximately Rs.51,899. Microsoft has also announced the Surface Pro type cover at approximately Rs. 8300 and the new Surface pen at around Rs. 6500.

The company claims the laptop to be versatile. The results and customer review shall decide the fate of the same.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 is a successor of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Microsoft Surface Pro 3.  

Some of the features of this most awaited model are listed below.

Display:

  • 12.3” display with PixelSense Technology.
  • High resolution (2736X1824 pixels)
  • 267 ppi pixel density and 3:2 aspect ratio.

Battery:

  • Upgraded battery.
  • 13.5 hours of battery life.

Processors:

  • An Addition of Intel’s 7th Generation Processors- Core M3, Core i5 and Core i7.
  • Produces no sound.
  • First i5 processor with fan-less architecture.
  • At 18dB even i7 cannot be heard.
  • Runs on Windows 10 Pro.
  • New LTE-advanced support.

Price (Approximately):

  • With Intel core M3, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD is priced at Rs. 51,300.
  • With Intel core i5, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD is priced at Rs. 64,800.
  • With Intel core i5, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD is priced at Rs. 84,300.
  • With Intel core i7, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD is priced at Rs. 1,03,000.
  • With Intel core i7, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD is priced at Rs. 1,42,600.
  • With Intel core i7, 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD at Rs. 1,75,000.

See our detailed comparison here:

Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 Vs Surface Pro 4: Who's at Front Foot?

Summary

Microsoft Surface Pro 2017

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Performance Intel Core i7 7th Gen
16 GB RAM
Windows 10 Pro
Intel Core M3-6Y30 (6th Gen)
4 GB RAM 
Windows 10 Pro
Intel Core i3-4020Y (4th Gen)
4 GB RAM
Windows 10
Display 12.3 inches
2736 x 1824 pixels
Touchscreen
Front: 5 MP Rear : 8MP , 1080p HD video
12.3 inches
1824 x 2736 pixels
Touchscreen
5.0 MP
12 inches
2160 x 1440 pixels
Touchscreen
HD Webcam
Battery No
Up to 13.5 hour
65 W
No
Up to 10 Hrs
36 W AC Adapter
No
Up to 9 Hrs
65 W
Weight 0.78 g 767 g 0.79 g
Dimensions 292.10 x 201.42 x 8.5 mm 292.10 x 201.4 x 8.45 292 x 201 x 9.14 mm
Graphic Processor   Intel HD 515 Graphics Intel HD 4200
RAM 16 GB RAM 4 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
RAM Type DDR3 DDR3 DDR3
OS Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro Windows 10
OS Architecture 64 bit 64 bit 64 bit
Storage Capacity 1 TB
SSD Capacity 512 GB 128 GB 128 GB
SSD Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen Yes Yes Yes
Camera Front: 5 MP Rear : 8MP , 1080p HD video 5.0 MP HD Webcam
Power Adapter 65 W 65 W 36 W AC Adapter W
Battery Backup Up to 13.5 hours Upto 9 Hrs Upto 10 Hrs
Internal Mic Stereo Microphone Stereo microphones Yes
Mic in Yes Yes Yes
Speakers Stereo Speakers Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium Stereo Speakers
Sound Properties Dolby sound Dolby sound Dolby Audio-enhanced sound
Pointer Input Surface Pen, Surface Mouse Touchpad with Multi-touch Gesture support Surface Pen, Surface Mouse
Keyboard Surface Keyboard Detachable keyboard Detachable keyboard

 

With the above information, be the best judge for your ideal laptop.

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Since Microsoft Surface 2017 is yet to launch in India and we haven't got our hands on it, it's too early to decide which one is better among them. But the Microsoft Surface 2017 is certainly promising with its extraordinary features.

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