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Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 Officially Launched In India

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Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 Officially Launched In India

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

Microsoft

Model / Variant

Surface Pro 5

Launch Date

22nd February 2018

Price

Starts at Rs 64,999

Dimensions

292 x 201 x 8.5mm

Weight

768g

Display Size and Type

12.3-inch Pixelsense

Display Resolution

2736 x 1824p

Chipset

7th generation Kaby-Lake

CPU

Intel Core m3, Intel Core i5, and Intel Core i7

GPU

Intel HD 615, Intel HD 620, and Intel HD 640

Memory Storage

128GB, 256GB, and 512GB

RAM

4GB, 8GB, and 16GB

Memory Expandability

via micro SD card slot

Operating System

Windows 10

Primary Camera

8 MP

Primary Video

1080p @30fps

Secondary Camera

5 MP

Secondary Camera Video

1080p @30fps

Other Features

Surface connect

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 2017 in India, starting at Rs 64,999. This will be an upgrade for the Surface Pro 4 lineup, which was launched in 2016. This is a premium range of notebooks from Microsoft, which goes up against the Apple’s MacBook lineup.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 comes has a 12.3-inch 2736 x 1824p resolution display, with support for touch input. In fact, this is an upgrade over the Surface Pro 4 with 12.3-inch 2160 x 1440p display with 267 pixels per inch.

What’s new?

With the new series, the company uses Intel’s 7th generation Kaby Lake processors with improved battery life. In fact, the company promises that the 5th generation surface pro offers up to 13.5 hours of battery life, which is 50% more compared to 4th gen Surface Pro lineup.

Microsoft also claims that the Surface Pro 2017 lineup offers 35% more battery life than the Apple iPad Pro with 1.7 times more computing power.

Vinit Durani, Director – Windows and devices, Microsoft India, said:

We are delighted to announce the launch of Surface Pro in India and offer our consumers another superior device that will enable them create, study, work and play virtually anywhere.

We continue to push boundaries to better serve the needs of our customers who are seeking greater mobility and power in their devices to stay productive. The new Surface Pro delivers the versatility of a laptop and a creative studio in one thin, lightweight device.

The hinge on the Surface Pro 2017 supports up to a 165-degree range of motion, inspired by its own Microsoft Studio. These models weights 768g and measures just 8.5mm.

Staring with this series, one has to purchase the Surface Pen separately for Rs 7,999. The new signature Type cover now comes with 1.3 mm key travel, which helps in more accurate typing. However, one has to spend additional Rs 12,999 for the cover + keypad.

All the models will be available on major e-commerce websites in India including Microsoft online store, Amazon Flipkart. A user can also get an hands-on experience in showrooms like Chroma, Vijaya Sales, and Reliance Digital.

Specifications:

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 has a 12.3-inch 2160 x 1440p IPS LCD display with touch input. The device will be powered by 7th Generation Kaby-Lake Intel processor ranging from Intel Core m3, Intel Core i5, and Intel Core i7 with Iris Plus 640 graphics.

The RAM option ranges from 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB with 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB SSD storage option. The Surface Pro 2017 also offers a full sized USB 3.0 port, a micro SD card reader, and a mini display port.

Pricing:
Processor RAM Storage Price
Surface Pro with Intel Core m3

Intel HD 615 Graphics

4GB 128GB Rs 64,999
Surface Pro with Intel Core i5

Intel HD 620

4GB 128GB Rs 79,999
Surface Pro with Intel Core i5

Intel HD 620

8GB 256GB Rs 106,999
Surface Pro with Intel Core i7

Intel HD 640

8GB 256GB Rs 133,999
Surface Pro with Intel Core i7

Intel HD 640

16GB 512GB Rs 182,999

 

 

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