Microsoft expanded its surface series of hardware in the form of three new devices called the Surface Pro X, the Surface Pro 7, and the Surface Laptop 3 last October. So far, these computers were available only the US, UK and some European markets. The Surface Pro 7 was spotted in Amazon and Flipkart listings last year, however, Microsoft didn’t announce it formally.
At the same time, the Redmond-based company listed the Surface Pro X and Surface Laptop 3 on the official website in India. However, there was no word on the pricing and availability of these laptops at that time. Today, the company has gone ahead and formally announced all three computers for the Indian market. Here’s everything the Microsoft Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 have to offer.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 specifications and features
The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is a 2-in-1 device, which means it can be used as a tablet as well as a full-fledged Windows laptop. The hybrid laptop ships with a 12.3-inch touchscreen PixelSense display bearing a resolution of 2,736 x 1,825 pixels. Microsoft is offering the notebook in configurations featuring up to 16GB of RAM, up to Intel Core i7 processors, and up to 256GB SSD storage.
Other features of the device include Windows 10 Home, 8MP rear-facing autofocus camera, 5MP front camera, dual far-field studio microphones, 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio support and up to 10.5 hours of battery life. Connectivity-wise, there’s a USB Type-C port, a USB 3.0 port, a Surface Connect port, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and a microSD card reader.
Microsoft Surface Pro X specifications and features
The Microsoft Surface Pro X is basically the ARM version of the Surface Pro 7. The 2-in-1 hybrid comes with a QHD 13-inch edge-to-edge touchscreen display. Microsoft also claims that the Surface Pro X is the thinnest hybrid from the brand measuring 7.3mm. Ticking at the core of the notebook is Microsoft SQ1 chipset developed in collaboration with Qualcomm. The processor is accompanied by an Adreno 685 GPU, 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD storage.
The Surface Pro X can be converted to a full laptop and portable studio by using new Surface Pro X Signature Keyboard, Surface Slim Pen and Surface Arc Mouse. Other features include 5MP front camera, 10MP rear camera, 2W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio, and dual far-field studio mics. Connectivity-wise, it offers two USB-C ports, a Surface Connect port, Surface Keyboard Connector port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and GLONASS. The laptop also offers LTE connectivity with a nano-SIM slot.
Microsoft Surface laptop 3 specifications and features
The Surface Laptop 3, as the name suggests, comes in as a successor to the Surface Laptop 2. The newest laptop is offered in two display-sizes – 13.5 and 15-inch, with support for the Surface Pen. The 13.3-inch Surface Laptop 3 is powered by the latest 10th Generation Intel Core processor and the 15.5-inch model features a custom AMD processor. Microsoft is offering a single 8GB + 128GB SSD configuration for both models in India.
Connectivity options on the Surface Laptop 3 include a USB-C port, USB-A, 3.5mm headphone jack and a Surface Connect port.
Microsoft Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 price in India
The Surface Pro X is being offered in a single Matte Black option and will set users back by Rs 98,999. The Surface Pro 7 is being offered in Platinum and Matte Black paint jobs. The notebook is being offered in four variants viz Core i3 with 4GB/128GB, Core i5 with 8GB/128GB, Core i5 8GB / 256GB and Core i7 with 16GB / 256GB. These models will set you back by Rs 72,999, Rs 88,999, Rs 1,16,999 and Rs 1,41,999, respectively. The Surface Laptop 3 will retail at Rs 98,999 for 13.5-inch model with Core i5 and Rs 1,16,999 for the 15-inch model with AMD A9.
These laptops will be available in India through commercial authorised resellers, authorised retail and online partners such as Reliance Digital, Vijay Sales, Amazon and Flipkart.