Microsoft Launches 5th Generation Surface Pro In India

  • Microsoft Launches 5th Generation Surface Pro In India

Microsoft Launches 5th Generation Surface Pro In India

While this is the similar panel to the previous generation, this one varies in terms of the build. Weighing just 768 grams, the tablet comes with a thickness of 8.5mm which is good. There's also a 5 MP front facing camera for video calls. A variant with Core i5, 256GB SSD and 8GB of RAM is available at Rs 1,06,999 while Core i7 paired with 256GB SSD and 8GB of RAM is up for grabs at Rs 1,33,999.

Mostly due to its premium pricing and the fact that Microsoft never brings a current generation Surface to India in time.

The new Surface Pro Signature Type Cover delivers a high-quality scissor mechanism and 1.3 mm of key travel for faster and more accurate typing. As for retail, the likes of online Microsoft stores such as Flipkart and Amazon, along with Reliance, Croma, Vijay Sales and other authorized retailers of the country have received the laptop. "The new Surface Pro delivers the versatility of a laptop and a creative studio in one thin, lightweight device", said Vineet Durani, Director - Windows and Devices, Microsoft India. Unveiled past year, the Surface Pro will be available for purchase in offline as well as online retail. The device also comes with a better battery life than its predecessors with a maximum of 13.5 hours backup.

The Studio Mode of Surface Pro gets you an adjustable 165 degrees providing "optimal position" for writing or sketching. For the base variant, which comes with the Intel Core m3 processor, 4GB RAM, and 128 GB SSD, you will have to shell out Rs. 64,999.

The Intel Core i5, Intel HD Graphics 620, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD model will be selling for Rs. 106,999, while the model with Intel Core i7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD is priced at Rs. 133,999.

The New Surface Pro is a productivity-oriented device for professionals looking for a compact and small-screen notebook that can be used as a tablet when required.

What makes the new Surface Pro better is the more powerful innards.

The Surface Pro Type cover also offers a touchpad and space for palm rest, unlike the Smart keyboard in iPad Pro which only includes the keyboard.

The Surface Pro Type Cover (Black), Surface Pro Signature Type Cover, Surface Pen (silver and charcoal), and Surface Arc Mouse (Available in Light Gray) will retain in India for Rs. 10,999, Rs. 12,999, Rs. 7,999 and Rs. 6,399, Respectively.