Microsoft Surface Pro TabletMicrosoft Surface Pro tablet is loaded with many features and is impressive in its design and powerful functionality. Microsoft leads by example with the Surface Pro Tablet. It is a great choice for everyone including students, personal, and business users. Users can use this Microsoft tablet to watch movies, show photos, or present work on the big screen through the video out port. Its sleek thin design and smooth finish make it an attractive tablet with style.

The latest offering from Microsoft is a perfect amalgamation of the latest in the technology and is user friendly with an intuitive UI and interface. This Windows 8 Pro tablet with 128 GB memory is stunning. The Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet is equipped with a 10.6 inch ClearType HD touch-screen display at a resolution of 1920 x 1080.

It may be recalled that the tech giant had received a lot of criticism for the Microsoft Surface RT that had a number of disadvantages. Even though the recently launched Microsoft tablet is quite similar to its predecessor, but instead it uses the Intel processor technology (Intel CoreTM i5-3317U processor with 1.7GHz processor speeds). This has given an added advantage to the Windows 8 tablet that the compatible hardware and software can be used without any problems.

Microsoft Surface Pro Case

Microsoft Surface Pro tablet is well endowed with sharp corners and edges that make it stand out from the crowd with its stunning design. Made up of magnesium alloy, in the first look, it can be ascertained that the each and every part has been brought together with precision. Almost in comparison with the iPad, the rigidity of the body is nothing short of being excellent. Furthermore the Microsoft tablet has a kickstand that has been integrated with it allowing the user to use the device by propping it up. This provides some flexibility to users to use this Microsoft tablet in a different way that may be more comfortable for them. The integrated kickstand of the Surface Pro by Microsoft also provides uncompromised support and it is easy to flip out the kickstand for hands-free entertainment. The Surface Pro Kickstand also can be used to provide hands-free Skype video chat or recording.

Weighing 2 pounds the device might appear a bit heavy but the powerful hardware and the other quality materials installed in it make excellent value propositions. Given the shape and weight of the device it would be quite comfortable carrying it in a cover or sleeve for protection.

Microsoft Surface Pro Technical Specs

  • Brand: Microsoft
  • Model: 9UR-00001
  • Screen Size: 10.6 inches (HD touch-screen display at 1920 x 1080 resolution)
  • Wireless: 802.11A, 802.11B, 802.11G, 802.11n
  • Platform: PC
  • Weight: 2 pounds
  • Dimensions: 0.53 x 10.81 x 6.81 inches
  • Processor Count:  2
  • Computer Memory: VRAM
  • RAM: 4 GB

Microsoft Surface Pro Key Benefits

  • Supports Outlook, Word, SharePoint Designer, PowerPoint and more.
  • Intel CoreTM i5-3317U processor with 1.7GHz processor speeds.
  • 10.6″ ClearType HD touch-screen display with resolution of 1920 x 1080
  • 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio
  • VaporMg casing that is durable, tough and elegant
  • Incredibly smooth finish
  • Ports and connectivity add extra storage using the microSD card slot
  • Full size USB port for data transfer
  • In-Built Wi-Fi capability (802.11b/g/n)
  • Reliable Internet connectivity is provided by wireless LAN and dual 2×2 MIMO antennas
  • Front and rear facing 720p HD video cameras
  • When the Kickstand is flipped out the rear camera is angled to shoot straight ahead
  • 128GB on-board memory
  • Easy link to Bluetooth enabled devices such as a wireless keyboard, mouse and other accessories.
  • Measures only 0.5 inches thin for light-weight carrying and portability

Microsoft Surface Pro Connectivity

The Microsoft Surface Pro tablet comes with varied connectivity options. In its bid to make the tablet even more appealing to the users, Microsoft has installed a miniature version of the display port and HDMI port to enable the external display connections. Furthermore the device also sports a USB 3.0 port, along with a docking port just below the logo of Windows. The docking port enables the connectivity of the keyboard if desired by the user.

Microsoft Surface Pro Communication

Microsoft has installed Marvells WLAN module that has two antennae working on the dual 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. Apart from the WLAN, the tablet has NFC chips and Bluetooth 4.0. The webcam sports a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, decent enough to take photographs and shoot videos, though the quality is not as good as that of the iPad.

Microsoft Surface Pro Warranty

The Surface Pro tablet by Microsoft comes with a 1 year limited manufacturer’s warranty. Some retailers and third parties may offer and provide extended warranties.

Microsoft Surface Pro On-Screen Keyboard

Even though the display keyboard of the device has imperfect key selections in its basic configuration this is decent enough for the number of tasks. Furthermore the device provides the users with an option of splitting the keyboards into several parts with an option of changing the size of each part. It also has an additional layout for the keyboard which includes a set of keys that can be chosen as per the requirement.

Microsoft Surface Pro Consumer Reviews

This is a newer tablet by Microsoft but the customer reviews are positive and coming in quickly. Over time more consumer reviews should be shared.

Final Thoughts on the Microsoft Surface Pro

Even though the Surface Pro tablet from Microsoft may have some disadvantages going against the tablet the pros outweigh the cons. The better and more connectivity options given in the device assists the user to a large extent and they can chose upon the connectivity options based on the availability of the connections.

Furthermore with the great manufacturer guarantee users can be assured of any repair or replacement of damage sustained to the device. The stunning and attractive design of the device adds to its allure. Though the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet is being compared to the iPad time and again by many consumers and reviewers it may be noted that in several aspects it is even better than the iPad tablet from Apple. The Microsoft Surface Pro tablet is a great choice that delivers power, processing speed, easy to use navigation and operation, excellent hardware, and many other features and benefits.

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