Microsoft has finally made its new Surface Pro official at an event staged in Shanghai, China, touting an all-new chassis that made it lighter and thinner compared to its predecessor.
The new Surface Pro was able to achieve this engineering feat by integrating the SSD directly onto the motherboard, along with adding new components and designing it as a fanless device, achieving quieter operation and touts a better battery life compared to the Surface Pro 4.
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) specs:
12.3-inch 10-point multitouch PixelSense Display @ 2736 x 1824px, 267 ppi
Intel 7th Gen Core m3, i5, or i7 processor
Intel HD Graphics 615 (m3), 620 (i5), or Iris Plus 640 (i7)
4GB, 8GB, or 16GB RAM
128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSD
8MP rear camera
5MP front camera with Windows Hello
4G LTE (single SIM)
Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium
Full-size USB 3.0
microSD card reader
Up to 13.5h playback
292.10 x 201.42 x 8.5 mm
766 g (m3), 786 g (i5), 786 g (i7)
The Microsoft Surface Pro will be offered in six different configurations featuring Intel’s m3, i5, and i7 processors, and is now up for pre-order starting at USD799 (Php39.6K before taxes and other fees) for the base variant bearing an Intel Core m3 chip, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal solid storage. Worldwide shipment will begin June 15th, according to Microsoft.