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Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Core i5, 128GB

Specifications

Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Core i5, 128GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Core i5, 128GB (Surface Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, Dual-channel 1066 MHz
Display
12.3 inch 3:2, 2736 x 1824 pixel, 10-point multitouch, native pen support, Samsung 123YL01-001 ID: SDC3853, IPS, glossy: yes, detachable screen
Mainboard
Intel Skylake-U Premium PCH
Storage
Samsung MZFLV128 NVMe, 128 GB 
, 87 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Skylake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: headset port, Card Reader: microSD, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: abient light, gyroscope, Surface Connector
Networking
Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0 Marvel Avastar
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.4 x 292.1 x 201.4 ( = 0.33 x 11.5 x 7.93 in)
Battery
38 Wh Lithium-Ion, integrated, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 9 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: front camera 5 MP, rear camera 8 MP
Primary Camera: 8 MPix
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Power adaptor 31 Watts, Surface Pen, Type Cover, Office 365, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.092 kg ( = 38.52 oz / 2.41 pounds), Power Supply: 204 g ( = 7.2 oz / 0.45 pounds)
Price
1099 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 83.89% - good
Average of 36 scores (from 55 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 78%, features: 69%, display: 88% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Core i5, 128GB

85.5% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Core m3) First Impressions | Notebookcheck
Tablet meets notebook. Finally, we have Microsoft's latest model, the Surface Pro 4, under review. In response to many readers' requests, we will share our first impressions and compare it to its Surface Pro 3 predecessor as well as the brand new Surface Book, which we also have under review now.
85.5% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Core i5, 128 GB) Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
One step forward, two steps back? Who can benefit from the more powerful i5 version? How big is the difference compared to the Core m3 and how does the 12-inch device hold up against regular notebooks? Our performance update will provide the answers.
Surface Pro 6 Review: The future is stuck in the past
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The Surface Pro 6 is the most refined product of Microsoft's vision for the future of portable computing. By correcting a few small flaws, the Surface could be the perfect Windows machine.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/08/2018
71% Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Microsoft Surface Pro is an innovative and flexible device that's great for doodling and jotting down notes all day long while looking up half a dozen reference pages on a browser and blasting music on the side. Living with one poses some challenges because it's still very much a tablet first and a laptop second, in terms of design and performance. You'll have to shell out a hefty amount on accessories to make this tablet a laptop and an electronic scribble pad at the same time.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 71%
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Digital Trends English
The Surface Pro 4 is a microcosm of the change Microsoft is trying to spur inside its own walls. Time and time again, it missed the opportunity to leap on a new trend in consumer technology. But not with Surface. This time, Microsoft is a leader. It’s setting the trend. And unlike its new competitors, it’s had a few years to work out the kinks.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: It Pro English
Although Microsoft’s marketing would have you think otherwise, making a laptop-tablet hybrid is all about compromises - choosing and refining those features considered most important. Microsoft’s basic design philosophy hasn’t changed since the very first Surface Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Windows or iOS 9… which tablet is best?
Source: PC Advisor English
When we reviewed the Surface Pro 3 we concluded that it was the best yet. It's the most portable of laptops and an acceptable tablet. Nothing has changed with the update to Windows 10. The Surface Pro 4 is an evolution and, apart from the higher screen resolution (and better-quality screen) and new processors, doesn't offer too many compelling reasons to buy one over the cheaper Pro 3, or upgrade if you already have one. With the iPad Pro, it's the best yet in some ways - it's the most powerful iPad and has the biggest, highest resolution screen - but it may not be the best choice for everyone who wants an iPad. It’s fantastic if you need to sketch, draw and paint, or if you simply want a bigger screen. It’s almost the opposite of the Surface Pro: a fantastic tablet and an acceptable laptop.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/29/2016
84% Microsoft Surface Pro
Source: Think Digit English
While the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the perfected version of the Surface Pro 3, there's still work to do for it to truly replace a laptop. The device is the best tablet in the market today, but the fact that it costs Rs. 89,990 without the TypeCover keyboard make it very tough to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 84%
75% An excellent laptop replacement, but expensive
Source: Tech2.in.com English
So should you buy it or not? That is the ultimate question, we have to say that it’s not such an easy decision to make as the pricing starts from Rs 89,900 – and that’s just for the tablet portion. The Surface Type keyboard cover and Surface Pen need to be bought separately at Rs 12,499 and Rs 8,896 respectively. If you drop the Surface Pen, the Surface Pro 4 along with the type cover still costs over Rs 1 lakh, a big sum by any means. You could get more powerful laptops in that price range, not to mention a MacBook Pro Retina (2015) display as well.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 80% features: 85% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Surface Pro 4 can replace your laptop, there's no doubt. It's fantastically well built, has one of the best styluses out there and can power its way through pretty much anything you throw at it. My reservations are related to its battery life and the glitches I encountered. For such a portable device, battery life that doesn't seem to stretch to what I'd consider to be 'all-day' is a minus point, although not a showstopper. It's also comforting to see a reasonably consistent stream of firmware updates for the Surface Pro4, meaning that while it might not be completely polished now but isn't far off it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
At the end of the day, the Surface Pro 4 is a very impressive Windows tablet. Unfortunately, that's still a very small category. It's certainly not the best tablet we've used. It's held back by certain issues - scaling of visual elements, for one, and oppressively limited battery life for another. The power and the portability of this laptop are impressive, but it perhaps falls short of delivering that something extra to justify its price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/11/2016
100% Review: Microsoft Surface 4 Pro
Source: PC Authority English
With each successive Surface, Microsoft has won over new users to its innovative device. Naysayers who questioned the usability of the odd 3:2 aspect ratio screen now accept that for anything but watching wide-screen media, it’s actually a likeably useful format, with its gains in screen height very handy for most apps and certainly all browsers. Those who questioned the detachable Type Cover, and wondered if it could be used for more than a short email or tweet have had a try, and probably like it. While the ‘is it a tablet or a laptop?’ crowd have now seen almost every tech company do something similar, firmly entrenching this form factor’s credibility.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Surface Pro 4 Review: Can You Use it as Your Main Laptop?
Source: Notebooks.com English
The Surface Pro 4 became my primary mobile device because it’s small, light and powerful. The keyboard’s great and the screen looks beautiful. I can hook up a Bluetooth mouse and get an awesome mobile computing experience. The kickstand holds the screen an any angle I want to use. My MacBook Pro seldom leaves home thanks to the Surface Pro 4.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/14/2016
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Digital Trends English
The Surface Pro 4 is a microcosm of the change Microsoft is trying to spur inside its own walls. Time and time again, it missed the opportunity to leap on a new trend in consumer technology. But not with Surface. This time, Microsoft is a leader. It’s setting the trend. And unlike its new competitors, it’s had a few years to work out the kinks.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: Brilliant, bar battery life
Source: Pocket Lint English
Having used the Surface Pro 4 for a week we can see the appeal of it as a laptop-replacement, albeit with some caveats: the battery life isn't good enough, it's potentially rather expensive when specced-up a touch, and Microsoft Office isn't included as standard.But the Pro 4 is certainly the best Surface yet, and a more accomplished product that the iPad Pro in our eyes. The 12.3-inch screen is beautifully resolute and, while certainly large, fitting for this product. The slender design looks great and that full-size USB port sets it apart from being just another tablet. But you'll really want that new Type Cover added, which makes for a great typing experience.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: It Pro English
Although Microsoft’s marketing would have you think otherwise, making a laptop-tablet hybrid is all about compromises - choosing and refining those features considered most important. Microsoft’s basic design philosophy hasn’t changed since the very first Surface Pro.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/26/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
Being able to run powerful full-blown PC class applications on a device that’s effectively a chunky iPad is hands-down the best thing about the Surface family and the Pro 4 is this year’s entry to keep things feeling snappy and relevant. It’s most likely one of the best ways to experience Windows, as Microsoft intended it - wrapped up in slick, sexy, adaptable hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Replaces your laptop but at a high price
Source: PC Advisor English
There is a great deal to like and rave about the Surface Pro 4. The design is thinner and lighter for starters. The screen is awesome, there's plenty of power available, the new Surface Pen is better and the Type Cover is a vast improvement on the last one. However, the design is inherently awkward at times, it's more expensive that a lot of laptops and the Type Cover, which you'll pretty much need, isn't included lowering the value.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
The Surface Pro 4 is a powerful, secure and flexible device with a fantastic display. It doesn't last as long as we'd like in terms of battery life, but the blend of high-end hardware and enterprise-grade software should have Apple and others very worried indeed.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Surface Pro 4 review: hands down the best Windows 10 tablet yet
Source: T3 English
If you are seeking a device to replace your laptop that doubles up as a great tablet, the Surface Pro 4 is fine choice. Unless you need battery life that stretches into the double figures, or a particular app that’s not yet available in the Microsoft store (which you can probably download as a desktop app anyway), the Surface Pro 4 should do everything you need it to — and probably more.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/18/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: Expensive, but you won't regret spending the money
Source: PC Mag English
The Surface Pro 4 is a step up, and it’s going to be hard going back to using the Surface Pro 3 again. The screen is amazing, the keyboard is improved and the small design touches that Microsoft has added all gladden the heart, making me smile at the attention to detail. It’s not, however, the perfect machine. I’d like to see just a few more hours of battery life from it, so I can confidently take it into work without worrying about if there's an adaptor around. There’s also the question of software: Windows 10 is a massive improvement, but Windows apps are still laggards when it comes to touch and pen support, which is a shame given how good the touch and pen hardware is.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/18/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Today’s tablet: Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 reviewed
Source: Gadgetguy English
When it comes to Windows tablets, Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 easily leads the pack, and while the changes might not appear to be much, you have to look beneath the surface (sorry!) to see what Microsoft is doing.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/11/2015
95% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Microsoft set out to make a tablet that can replace your notebook with the first-generation Surface, but it truly realised its ambition with the Surface Pro 4. The original design stems from what we need from a notebook today. It needs to be as mobile as it is powerful, as beautiful as it is functional, as simple as it is sophisticated.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 95%
Microsoft's safer choice is a (deceptively) big upgrade
Source: Gizmag English
If you've used a Surface Pro 3, then the Pro 4 is going to look very familiar. There aren't any major size or form factor changes, and its big upgrades come in subtle – deceptively so – places. Things like a slightly bigger and sharper screen, an improved cooling system (so the fan runs less frequently) and longer battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/05/2015
Testing the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Display
Source: Tested English
The most important improvements for both LCD and OLED mobile displays will come from improving their image and picture quality and screen readability in real world ambient light, which washes out the screen images, resulting in reduced image contrast, color saturation, and color accuracy. The key will be in lowering screen reflectance and implementing dynamic color management with automatic real-time modification of the display's native color gamut and Intensity Scales based the measured ambient light level in order to have them compensate for the reflected light glare and image wash out from ambient light as discussed in our 2014 Innovative Displays and Display Technology and SID Display Technology Shoot-Out articles.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/27/2015
90% Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review
Source: Techradar English
Microsoft seems to have captured and applied the best definition of 'iteration' to almost every end of the Surface Pro 4, making it well worth the wait for creative professionals, students and everyday folks alike. Is this finally the tablet to replace your laptop? That's still debatable, though the Pro 4 has surmounted more of what's running against it than ever before.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
Tested: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review
Source: Tested English
Even though the Surface Book is getting a lot of attention for its unique design, the new Surface Pro 4's refinement of Microsoft's proven tablet-laptop hybrid is just as impressive. The device is every bit an improvement over last year's model, packing an Intel Skylake processor into a chassis that's even thinner than the Atom-based Surface tablet. Its screen, keyboard, and stylus are also better, and we test it in the hands of working artists. Thanks to Marty Cooper for assisting with this review!
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/22/2015
60% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Laptop Mag English
I want to give the Surface Pro 4 a higher score. The PixelSense display is superb bit of engineering, and the new 6th Gen Intel chip delivers the kind of swift performance I'm looking for, but the 6-hour battery life holds the SP4 back from glory. For stylus aficionados, the increased pressure sensitivity and optional pen tip give more depth to your drawings, but probably won't do much to improve the chicken-scratch notes everyone else is making.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: AnandTech English
Going into the Microsoft Devices event earlier this month, there were a lot of questions on my mind in how Microsoft was going to move forward with Surface Pro. There is no doubt that Surface Pro 3 has been a big success for the company after several years of middling results. Would Microsoft move to Core M to reduce the weight and noise, or would they stick with the U series and keep the performance intact?
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2015
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Digital Trends English
The Surface Pro 4 is a microcosm of the change Microsoft is trying to spur inside its own walls. Time and time again, it missed the opportunity to leap on a new trend in consumer technology. But not with Surface. This time, Microsoft is a leader. It’s setting the trend. And unlike its new competitors, it’s had a few years to work out the kinks.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Yes, it can really replace your laptop
Source: Engadget English
The Surface Pro 4 builds on the best parts of the Surface Pro 3, and it finally delivers a solid typing experience with the revamped Type Cover (which is unfortunately sold separately). It's the ideal hybrid tablet in practically every way -- it's as light as a tablet, but as productive as any laptop. The only problem is you're stuck with so-so battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 86%
This great tablet has Skylake, a better keyboard, and more competition
Source: Computerworld.com English
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/21/2015
90% It's faster, it's better, and it has more competition
Source: PC World English
Any review score is a snapshot in time, but that's particularly true for the Surface Pro 4. It’s clearly a much better tablet than its predecessor, because the compelling performance increase overcomes the shortcomings of the Pen and the mediocre battery life. But will it prove to be the best-in-class of this new category of Surface clones? We don’t know yet. But if the up-and-comers proved to be competitive with the Surface Pro 4, that'd actually be great news for the Windows ecosystem.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
Surface Pro 4 Review
Source: Slashgear English
If you're looking for a tablet that's also a PC, something that's portable and yet runs all the full Windows apps you might demand, then the Surface Pro 4 refiners what made its predecessors so impressive. As well as ticking the core boxes of display, portability, and functionality, it does so with style.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2015
70% Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Wired Magazine English
Ultimately these are fairly minor hiccups in what is—finally—shaping up to be a quite capable computing system. The Pro 4 doesn’t reinvent the Pro 3 in any meaningful way, but it does offer thoughtful and useful refinements. That’s probably as good a sign as any that Microsoft has a solid handle on what it’s doing.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
Windows or iOS 9… which tablet is best?
Source: PC Advisor English
When we reviewed the Surface Pro 3 - almost a year ago - we concluded that it was the best yet. It's the most portable of laptops and an acceptable tablet. Nothing has changed with the update to Windows 10. The Surface Pro 4 is an evolution and, apart from the higher screen resolution and new chips, doesn't offer too many compelling reasons to buy one over the cheaper Pro 3, or upgrade if you already have one. With the iPad Pro, it's the best yet in some ways - it's the most powerful iPad and has the highest resolution screen - but it may not be the best choice for everyone who wants an iPad.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/19/2015
Microsoft Surface Book and Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Tested English
Norm's in New York this week for Microsoft's big Windows devices press event. We run through the announcements, including the new Lumia phones and HoloLens demo, and then go hands-on with the new Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book. These new laptops have pretty impressive design, and we can't wait to test them in the office.
video review
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/07/2015

Foreign Reviews

11 Monate Praxis mit Microsofts Surface Pro 4
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/19/2016
90% Kann Microsofts neues 2-in-1-Tablet wieder überzeugen?
Source: Onlinekosten.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/26/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
92% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 92%
86% Näher an der Perfektion
Source: Tabtech German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2015
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 80%
Einen Schritt weiter
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/01/2015
82% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Areamobile German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% features: 81% mobility: 72% workmanship: 98%
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/15/2015
87% Verbessertes, leiseres Windows 10-Tablet
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/13/2015
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 90% features: 80% display: 80%
¡Semichollo! Surface Pro 4 (i5, 128 GB). Pros y contras (699 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice display; smart touch pen; great built quality. Negative: Only 4GB RAM; no USB-C.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/01/2018
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (i5, 128GB) Pack BF. Pros y contras (849 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful processor; great built quality. Negative: Mediocre hardware; weak connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/27/2016
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Hispazone Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent mobility; perfect keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/23/2016
Microsoft Surface Pro 4, la hemos probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Quality screen; light and slim but sturdy design; stylus in good accuracy. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/02/2015
80% Análise: Microsoft Surface Pro 6… agora em preto
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
80% Surface Pro 6 en Laptop 2 Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test : Microsoft Surface Pro 4, peut-elle enfin remplacer un ultraportable ?
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
95% Test i recenzja Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Tablety Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 95%
Mocny rywal Surface Pro 4
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Great passive cooling system; attractive price; good display; good battery life. Negative: Poor touchpad; poor sound quality.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/03/2016
83% Test Af Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Test Av Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Source: Ljud och Bild SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 83%

Comment

Model: The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is a device that can be used as a tablet or laptop due to its detachable design. Its 12.3 inch touchscreen features a resolution of 2736 x 1824 pixels. The system is powered by an Intel Core i5 6300U with a clock speed of 2.4 GHz, 8 GB of RAM and an Intel HD Graphics 520. This limits the device's ability to support heavy duty games, which requires a dedicated graphic card. The Surface Pro 4 is equipped with a 256 GB Solid State Drive to speed up its overall system performance. Microsoft has pre-installed Windows 10 Professional 64 bit.

Users can use the wireless 802.11ac adapter to connect to the internet and the Bluetooth 4.0 to transfer their media files wirelessly. Microsoft has managed to make this Surface device even thinner than the previous generation with 8.4 mm. The Surface Pro 4 tablet weighs 1.13 kg including keyboard cover and stylus pen. It has one USB 3.0 port and a microSD card reader for data transfer. There is one mini Display port for connecting external displays. The estimated maximum battery life available with the Surface Pro 4 is 7 hours and 46 minutes.

Series:

Both the Microsoft Surface RT and the Surface Pro never really made it big and couldn't compete with its Android and iOs counterparts. A large reason for its low sales figures was due to the unpopularity of the tablet-notebook hybrid category itself. However it is important to note that the Surface Pro 2 is actually a full blown laptop acting as a hybrid. For a start, it comes with Windows 8.1 backed up with an Intel Core i5-4300U ultrabook class processor, 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB SSD. It looks and has the same dimensions as the first version making both their accessories compatible with each other. However, there's also the new optional Type Cover 2 which adds backlighting but is on the heavy side and is rather pricey.

The good thing about the surface is of course its ultra portability and undeniable performance. With its specs, it will quite likely outperform many other ultraportable laptops and hybrids. Also not to forget is the fact that it comes preinstalled with Windows 8.1 and has all the necessary built-in ports making it an actual laptop and not just a replacement. The primary I/O, the FHD screen is also accompanied with an included active stylus. The downside to all this is definitely the asking price for the tablet and detachable keyboard combination. There may be some serious competitors giving almost if not the same kind of specs for a lower price. Its kickstand, although improved, is still a letdown as it doesn't conveniently sit on a lap despite being a laptop. All in all, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is worthy laptop if budget is not an issue.

Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
6300U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
12.3":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
1.092 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Microsoft:

Microsoft smartphones and tablets have been tested since 2012. There are many reviews with average ratings. The reader's interest is quite given, but the market share is not big enough for the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers (as of 2016).


83.89%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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