Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has been officially launched in India today, as expected. It was announced back in October last year. Lets check out the specifications, features and pricing of the hybrid device.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Specifications
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the latest 2-in-1 hybrid device from the company that features a 12.3-inch PixelTouch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio and 10 point multi-touch. It has 5 million pixels that gives it a resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels and a pixel density of 267 ppi. It is powered by the latest Intel Skylake processors (6th Gen Intel Core m3, i5 or i7) and on the GPU department, it packs in Intel HD graphics 515 (m3), Intel HD graphics 520 (i5) and Intel Iris (i7). It comes with an option of 4GB / 8GB of RAM and internal storage option includes 128GB / 256GB. It runs on Windows 10 Pro out of the box and comes with free 30 day trial of Office.
The Surface Pro 4 rocks a 8 megapixel rear camera with autofocus and 1080p Full HD recording. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing HD camera for video calling and selfies. The camera can also supports Windows Hello face authentication and there is a fingerprint sensor at the front as well. It comes with Stereo microphones and Stereo speakers with Dolby audio. It has a TPM chip for enterprise security. It weighs between 766 grams to 786 grams depending on the processor you choose and is 8.45 mm thick.
On the connectivity front, the Surface Pro 4 comes with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, full size USB 3.0, microSD card reader, 3.5 mm audio jack, mini DisplayPort, Cover port and SurfaceConnect. Microsoft promises battery life of up to 9 hours of video playback. It has ambient light sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope.
A new Surface Pen comes out of the box that properly utilizes the display that comes with 1024 different pressure sensitivity levels. The Pen attaches magnetically to the device and also has an eraser tool now. There is also a new Type Cover for the new Surface that is lighter and thinner but comes with a larger trackpad and more space between the keys. A new Surface dock has also been announced that has 2 Display ports (up to 4K), 4 USB 3.0 ports and an ethernet port. Both of these are backwards compatible with the Surface Pro 3.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is available in Silver color with Magnesium casing and comes bundled with the Surface Pen stylus. It will be sold exclusively via Amazon India starting from January 14 and you can pre-order the device starting today. Microsoft will also showcase it in their Priority Stores in Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Now coming to its pricing, it starts at Rs 89,990. Check out the complete pricing below.
Pricing of different SKUs of Surface Pro 4
- Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD – Rs 89,990
- Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD – Rs 1,20,990
- Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD – Rs 1,44,990
- Microsoft Type Cover – Rs 12,490
- Microsoft Surface Pen – Rs 5,990
On this launch occasion, Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India, said:
“I am delighted to announce that Surface Pro 4 – the most awaited tablet is now available in India. Surface Pro 4 is designed to reinvent personal computing. It is a highly prolific and versatile device that will push the limits of performance and productivity in the most elegant way. Equipped with all the features of a fully powered laptop into a thin, light and beautifully designed device, Surface Pro 4 works in harmony with the full power of Windows 10.”