Microsoft has just presented at its highly anticipated event, the new generation of Surface line devices, the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro X. It’s noteworthy that the Microsoft Surface will complete seven years of existence in 2019, and this can be clearly seen in the nomenclature of the new Surface Pro 7 that continues offering the Classic design.
“If the last decade has been focused on consumption, we believe the next decade will be about creativity,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said early in the presentation. The presence of Fast Charge for the entire Surface line, which will recharge devices from 0% to 80% in just an hour.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7
The new Surface Pro 7 was introduced quickly and focused on the new features of Office, but it still offers the same traditional format as in recent generations and now finally includes a reversible Type-C USB connector in place of the much-criticized DisplayPort.
Also featured on Surface Laptop 3, the Surface Pro 7 offers the new Studio Mics microphones that allow clear and accurate dictation detection while retaining the face recognition sensors for Windows Hello.
The device is powered by the tenth generation of Intel Core processors and can be configured within a wide range of options including Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7, and offers models with 4GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage up to the most powerful model with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage.
The price of Surface Pro 7 starts at $749 and is scheduled for release on October 22 in the United States.
Microsoft Surface Pro X
Offering tremendous mobility, productivity, and speed, the company also unveiled the new 5.3 mm-thick Surface Pro X. It comes with USB-C connectors, fast charging, 4G LTE connectivity, new Microsoft SQ1 chipset, 13-inch PixelSense screen with 4:3 aspect ratio and 2880x1920p resolution and new Surface Slim Pen included.
Surface Pro X has a chassis of 12-inch with a large, thin-edged screen. It offers the aforementioned Microsoft SQ1 platform, a Snapdragon 8cx variant customized by the company itself that worked with Qualcomm to introduce the first ARM chip Surface since Surface 2 in 2013.
This new chipset promises to offer power capacity comparable to traditional x86 architecture processor models, and Microsoft promises excellent battery management and power consumption.
Panos Panay, Chief Product Officer at Microsoft revealed that the handset offers excellent power in a compact body. With the new cover Surface Pro X offers dedicated support for the Surface Pen Slim that always remains recharged so the user is ready for any situation.
Surface Pro X presales begin today and will be available from October 5th. The suggested price for the most basic model is $ 999.