Besides Lumia 950 and 950XL, Microsoft has also launched its 4th generation Surface Pro 4 tablet and Surface Book Laptop, which Microsoft claim is the fastest laptop on this planet.
The Surface Pro 4 starts at $899 and is claimed to be 30 percent faster than the Surface Pro 3, and 50 percent faster than Apple’s MacBook Air. The Surface Book has been priced at $1,499 and is twice as fast as Apple’s MacBook Pro as claimed by Microsoft during the presentation. Both the devices will be on pre-order from 7th October and will start shipping from 26th October.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 sports a 12.3-inch (2736×1824 pixel) with PixelTouch display and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for protection. It comes with Surface Pen, the new name for Stylus. The Surface Pen is quite powerful as it comes with eraser feature, Cortana integration, and capable of detecting 1,024 points of pressure. The Surface Pen has battery which is claimed to last for one year.
The Surface Pro is driven by 6th Gen Intel Core M3, i5, or i7 processsors and come with 4GB, 8GB and 16GB RAM variants and has maximum massive 1TB of SSD storage. This device is quite slim having thickness of just 8.4mm. It is equipped with an 8-megapixel rear camera, and also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It also comes with fingerprint reader, four USB 3.0 ports and an Ethernet port.
For ease of typing, the Surface Pro 4 can be used with Type Cover with a glss trackpad, which has a more spacious keys on keyboard. This cover will eliminate the need of a laptop as claimed by the company.
Microsoft also introduced its first and fastest convertible laptop – Surface Book with best-in-class key stroke, and backlit keys. This laptop flaunts a 13.5-inch PixelSense display with resolution of 3000×2000 pixels, and a pixel density of 267ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is packed with 6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processors with 8GB or 16GB RAM. One can also opt for Nvidia GeForce GPU with GDDR5 video memory. This laptop has battery life of 12 hours.
The Surface Book also comes with 5MP front-facing camera and 8MP rear-facing camera with autofocus and 1080p HD video recording capability. It has Dual microphones in the front and rear-facing. Front-facing stereo speakers come with with Dolby audio technology.
This laptop also comes wtih two USB 3.0 ports, a full-size SD card reader, and a Mini DisplayPort. It offer connectivity options of Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.0. This laptop has Magnesium casing and is available in Silver color.
The Surface Book can be used as a tablet also as it can be detached very easily from the Dynamic Fulcrum Hinge as demonstrated during the presentation.