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.
Some of the features of this most awaited model are listed below.
- 12.3” display with PixelSense Technology.
- High resolution (2736X1824 pixels)
- 267 ppi pixel density and 3:2 aspect ratio.
- Upgraded battery.
- 13.5 hours of battery life.
- 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.
- 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
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
2736 x 1824 pixels
Front: 5 MP Rear : 8MP , 1080p HD video
1824 x 2736 pixels
2160 x 1440 pixels
Up to 13.5 hour
Up to 10 Hrs
36 W AC Adapter
Up to 9 Hrs
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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.
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.