Microsoft new Surface Pro delivers up to 13.5 hours of battery life

Posted on Oct 28 2017 - 10:48am by Brian Atkinson

Microsoft has recently revealed the new Surface Pro, the successor to the Surface Pro 4 at a special event held in Shanghai. At first glance, this new Surface Pro just looks like 2015’s Microsoft Surface Pro 4, but it is part of a larger lineup of the Surface family that Microsoft is now ready to take worldwide. Microsoft claims that the new notebook delivers up to 13.5 hrs of battery life just on a single charge. Preorders on the new Surface Pro is exclusively begin on Tuesday; they will launch in the U.S., China and two-dozen other markets around the world on June 16.

Microsoft New Surface Pro Design

The Surface Pro features a thinner and lighter design and become redesigned from the ground up, Microsoft said. It’s ready with a hint-display display and, when connected to a keyboard accent, doubles as a notebook. you can additionally buy the $99.99 Surface Pen to take notes at the display.

New Surface Pro

Microsoft New Surface Pro Features

The notebook-tablet hybrid features Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processors, including Core m3, i5, and i7 chips depending on the model. Microsoft says the excessive-stop Surface pro with a Core i7 processor is 2.5× quicker than the surface seasoned three and 1.7× faster than the iPad seasoned with Apple’s personal A9X chip.

Highlights include:

  • A slightly thinner and lighter body, with rounder edges, at 8.5mm thick and 1.69 pounds (767 grams). I was hard-pressed to tell the difference between this and a Pro 4, however, even side by side.
  • A move to newer 7th-generation Intel Core processors, including Core m3, and Core i5 and Core i7 U-series options.
  • Afanless design for the Core m3 and Core i5 versions.
  • A kickstand that lowers the system to a slightly lower angle, down to 165°, compared to the previous 150°.
  • Redesigned stylus, going from 1,024 levels of pressure to 4,096.
  • New keyboard covers, with same colors to the Surface Laptop’s, and covered along with the similar Alcantara fabric.
  • Battery life up to 13.5 hrs.

Microsoft New Surface Pro Price

The Suface pro is available for preorder starting May 23rd at $799, but the price will move up relying on processor and SSD preference. LTE superior variations of the brand new Surface Pro may also be to be had to order. The new type cowl costs $129, while the new surface Pen is priced at $99.

The Surface Pro start shipping on June 15th in some 26 countries.