New generation Microsoft Surface Pro is available from $799 (22 photos + 3 videos)
Company Microsoft has presented the updated series hybrid tablet computer Surface Pro without indication of the new digital index, which is the extension of the range of the Surface Pro 4 (according to the developers a number of improvements up to 800). The novelty involved Intel Kaby Lake seventh generation, which allowed to extend the battery life by almost 1.5 times — up to 13.5 hours.
Surface Pro is equipped with Intel Core m3 and the Core i5 without fan for active cooling devices, unlike the older model, has received Intel Core i7 graphics Intel HD Graphics 640. The head of the team said that these changes represent fundamental processing architecture based on the integration of SSD into the motherboard. No fans will greatly reduce weight and improve performance. Approval of Panagia Panos (Panos Panay), Surface Pro will be closed or open without a full shutdown, with the upgraded sleep mode device will allow more efficient use of resources battery.
Visual design Surface Pro has not undergone great changes, the most typical innovation is the rounded edges of the device. The improvements have also articulated system — now the screen can be rotated by 165°, as the Surface of a monoblock Studio. For professionals working with graphics, provided the opportunity to interact with the picture through the controller Dial Surface. It will cost $ 100, the gadget will be sold separately from the main device Surface Pro.
Stylus Surface Pen now also offers optional and is not provided in the delivery of in the boxed version. In the new version of the Surface Pen, the developers have increased the accuracy when drawing and provided a more delicate shading when tilting the pencil. The sensitivity of the pressure at the new Surface Pen is increased to 4096 levels of depression.
Resolution 12.3-inch touch screen is 2736×1824 pixels, an aspect ratio of 2:3, and the weight of the model — 766-786 grams depending on the model. Surface Pro has a handy keyboard unit, the keys of which are trimmed in faux suede — Alcantara. Provided ports: USB Type-A, Mini Display Port, SDXC card slot and 3.5 mm audio Jack. There is a sound system with 2.1 speakers and Premium Dolby Audio, wireless modules Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.1, LTE optional. Connector for charging a Surface connector. A hybrid computer is equipped with two cameras: the main 8 Megapixel and front 5 MP.
Launched in 26 countries pre-order the Surface Pro will allow the user to purchase the base model with 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM, processor Core, m3 complete with keyboard-case and stylus for $929, no Surface Pen and a keyboard for $799. The top model (1TB SSD, 16GB RAM and Core i7) will cost 2699 USD. Delivery of orders will start on June 15.