Microsoft has announced the new Surface Pro X, a tablet-laptop hybrid powered by Microsoft’s custom SQ1 processor developed in partnership with Qualcomm. In the first look, the Surface pro X looks like the Surface Pro 7 but a slimmed variant.
The new Surface Pro X is 5.3mm thin and weighs 1.68 pounds, which puts it in the ultrabook territory. It has a 13-inch PixelSense display with a 2880 x 1920 pixel resolution, which is equal to a pixel density of 267 PPI.
The SQ1 processor makes the Surface Pro X is almost 3 times faster than the Surface Pro 6 and its ARM-based architecture means that it supports LTE out of the box. It comes in with up to 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, and up to 512GB storage.
It comes in with two USB-C ports making it a good buy for the future, it offers Surface Connect port for charging along with a 5MP front, and 11MP rear-facing camera.
Microsoft Surface Pro X Specifications:
|Graphics||Microsoft® SQ1™ Adreno™ 685 GPU|
|Display||13” PixelSense™ Display with 3:2 aspect ration and 2880 x 1920 (267 PPI) resolution|
|OS||Windows® 10 Home|
|Memory||8GB or 16GB LPDDR4x RAM at 3733Mbps|
|Storage||Removable SSD options: 128, 256, or 512GB|
|Camera||5MP front-facing camera with 1080p full HD video and|
10MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD and 4k video
|Battery||Up to 13 hours of typical device usage|
|Connectivity||2 x USB-C™|
1 x Surface Connect port
Surface Keyboard connector port
1 x nano SIM
Compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction*
|Wireless||Wi-Fi 5: 802.11ac compatible, Bluetooth 5.0,|
|Dimensions||11.3 in x 8.2 in x 0.28 in (287 mm x 208 mm x 7.3 mm)|
|Weight||1.7 lbs (774g)|
The Surface Pro X is available to pre-order today for $999 and Microsoft says that the device will ship and hit store shelves on November 5th.