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Microsoft Surface Pro (2017)

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017)

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (76.57 %)
  • Lots of RAM (16 GB RAM)

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks GPS

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Description

The Surface Pro (2017) is a productivity-oriented workhorse that features a sleek and elegant design, Intel-powered hardware, and a bunch of accessories, such as type covers, a dock station, and a powerful stylus to enhance the user experience. The tablet comes with a large 12.3-inch display with a 2160 x 1440 resolution, and is powered by Intel chips with integrated graphics ranging from Core m3 to Core i7. Storage and RAM vary from 128GB - 1TB and 4 - 16 GB respectively. This provides quite a large price range from $799 for the basic model up to $2699 for the top of the line variant.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • Windows (10 Pro)
  • Dimensions:
    • 11.50 x 7.93 x 0.33 inches (292.10 x 201.42 x 8.45 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 27.65 oz (784 g)
      the average is 16 oz (457 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Metal
  • Features:
    • Stylus
  • Colors:
    • Gray
  • Tablet dock:
    • Yes
  • Dock Features:
    • Keyboard, Backlit keyboard, Touchpad

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 12.3 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 2736 x 1824 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 267 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 76.57 %
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 5 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Intel Core-i7
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 2500 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Intel Iris Plus 640
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 16 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 1000 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Battery

  • Type:
    • User replaceable
  • Video playback:
    • 9.00 hours

Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Mini Displayport
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope
  • Notifications:
    • Flight mode, Silent mode
  • Other features:
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
  • USB:
      • USB 3.0
    • Connector:
      • Full-size USB
    • Features:
      • USB Host
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync
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Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 23 May 2017

Shopping information

  • Warranty period:
    • 12 Months
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 2699

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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Microsoft Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) (Intel Core m3, 4GB RAM, 128GB storage)

Differences from the main variant:

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Intel Core m3-7Y30
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 1000 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Intel HD Graphics 615
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 4 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 128 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 799

Microsoft Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) (Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 128GB storage)

Differences from the main variant:

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Intel Core i5-7300U
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 2600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Intel HD Graphcis 620
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 4 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 128 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 999

Microsoft Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage)

Differences from the main variant:

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Intel Core-i5 7300U
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 2600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Intel HD Graphics 620
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 8 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 256 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 1299

Microsoft Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) (Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage)

Differences from the main variant:

  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 8 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 256 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 1599

Microsoft Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB storage)

Differences from the main variant:

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 512 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 2199

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