Microsoft on Thursday announced its Surface Pro notebook and accessories are available in India. Surface Pro features a high-resolution 12.3-inch “PixelSense” touch display that supports the new Surface Pen 4. The first generation, 2-in-1 detachable of the Microsoft Surface series — with a configuration of Intel Core m3, 128 GB SSD, 4GB RAM and Intel HD Graphics 615 — will cost Rs 64,999. Also Read - Windows 10 getting massive UI refresh in 2021: Report
The one with Intel Core i7, 512 GB SSD, 16GB RAM and Intel IrisTM Plus Graphics 640 configuration is available for Rs 182,999. Customers can buy the device through more than 130 commercial resellers, the company said in a statement. Also Read - Windows 10 latest update crashes File Explorer, gives users other issues
“We are delighted to announce the launch of Surface Pro in India and offer our consumers another superior device that will enable them create, study, work and play virtually anywhere,” said Vineet Durani, Director, Windows and Devices, Microsoft India. Also Read - You can play Xbox xCloud games on your TV soon, thanks to a streaming dongle from Microsoft
With a new hinge that adjusts to 165 degrees, users can now put the device into “Studio Mode”, thus, creating the optimal position to write or sketch. It also has a tilt functionality that detects the angle of the Surface Pen to enable more natural shading.
At 8.5-mm thickness and weighing 767 grams, the notebook packs the in 7th-generation Intel Core processor with a a fanless design. Its battery supports up to 13.5 hours of life. There is a full-size glass trackpad with five-finger multi-touch capabilities that allows for ultimate precision and the keyboard is wrapped in soft Alcantara material.