Today, Microsoft at a special event in Shanghai has introduced a new tablet computer Surface Pro, abandoning the title of “Surface Pro 5”. During the presentation, the company compared the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
Surface Pro is the thinnest model in the line: its size is equal to x 292,1 x of 201,4 8.5 mm And lightest — weighing 766-786, battery life is 13.5 hours In Microsoft emphasized that the device operates in standalone mode by 35% longer than the iPad Pro.
Instead of chips Intel Core of the new architecture Skylake Surface Pro received a new generation Kaby Lake. The configuration of the Surface Pro may include chips Intel Core m3, i5 or Core i7. In Microsoft claim that the top-end Surface Pro on the basis of processors Core i7 2.5 times more productive the Surface Pro 3 and 1.7 times faster than the iPad Pro with Apple A9X processor.
In configurations with Intel Core i5 m3 and now the fan and a version with a Core i7, the cooler emits a noise level of only 18 dB, said Microsoft.
Display the Surface Pro has all the same 12.3 inches diagonally, aspect ratio 3:2 and density of 267 ppi, i.e. its resolution is 2736 × 1824 pixels. The ports went to the new predecessor and enables the USB Type-A and Mini DisplayPort, plus a 3.5 mm audio Jack. The charging device connects to the Surface connector Connect Microsoft chose not to experiment with USB-C.
In the lower configuration Surface Pro RAM is 4 GB, flash drive- 128 GB. The version of the Core i5 processor can have 4 or 8 GB RAM and SSD 128 or 256 GB. Finally, the Core i7 can be complemented by 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash memory, 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of flash memory or 16 GB of RAM and 1 TB of flash memory.
With Surface Pro, the company has updated the stylus Surface Pen. Reported them recognition 4096 levels of pressure, reaction time, 21 MS and sensitivity to angle. With him and the keyboard-cover (with Alcantara trim) tablet will cost $930, without the kit and with minimal configuration — $799.