Microsoft Surface Pro 8 comes as the latest product launched at the Surface Event. The all-new Microsoft Surface 8 Pro tablet is the biggest upgrade in the Surface Pro lineup. The latest Surface 8 Pro launched alongside the Surface Slim Pen 2 and other variety of hardware. The Redmond based tech giant is offering the biggest upgrade since the Surface Pro 3. The all-new Surface Pro 8 comes with a 120Hz display, Thunderbolt 4 support and much more. Additionally, this is the first ever Surface product to launch with Intel Evo certification. Moreover, the Redmond based tech giant also launched the Surface Go 3 alongside the Surface 8 Pro.
Microsoft Surface Pro 8: Price and availability
The latest Microsoft Surface Pro 8 price starts at USD 1099 which is approximately Rs 81100. The top-end model of the new Surface Pro 8 comes with a price tag of USD 2599.99 which is approximately Rs 191930. The device will succeed the highly popular Microsoft Surface Pro 7. To recall, the Surface Pro 7 was launched with a starting price of USD 749 which is approximately Rs 55200 in 2019.
As for its availability, the all-new Microsoft Surface Pro 8 will be made available in select markets including the US. The device will be available from October 5. The device will be coming with Windows 11 OS. Although, the company did not reveal as to when this device will be made available in the Indian sub-continent. Beside this Surface Pro 8, the company has also launched the Surface Slim Pen 2. The Microsoft Slim Pen 2 comes with a price tag of USD 129.99 which is approximately Rs 9600.
Microsoft Surface Pro 8: Specifications
As for the new Surface Pro specs, Microsoft Surface Pro is the 2-in-1 flagship unveiled by the tech giant. It comes as the flagship product for this year. The Surface Pro 8 allows users to detect the display from the keyboard. Whereas, the Surface Laptop Studio does not allow users to detect the display from the keyboard. Also Read – Microsoft Surface Go 3 goes official with new processor option
As for the display, the Surface Pro 8 comes with a 12-inch PixelSense display which offers touch support. The display gets a 120Hz screen refresh rate. Additionally, it also supports Adaptive Colour Technology. This technology is design to adjust colour production on the display based on the ambient environment. The Surface Pro 8 also comes with support for Dolby Vision display technology and Dolby Atmos sound.
For Zoom meetings and other video conference, the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 comes with a 5-megapixel camera at the front. Additionally, the tablet also includes a 10-megapixel 4K rear camera. At the launch event, the tech giant claims that the Surface Pro 8 is more than twice as fast as its predecessor. All this is possible because of the presence of the 11th Generation Intel Core processors. Also Read – Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 with “Smart Pen” and dual rear cameras
The 2-in-1 laptop cum tablet device is design on the Intel Evo certification. This is specifically meant for the premium, ultra-slim devices. Additionally, for connectivity, the Surface Pro includes two Thunderbolt 4 ports. With Thunderbolt port, users can connect the device with multiple 4K displays or can even use as an external GPU. Beside thunderbolt port, the Surface Pro 8 also gets two USB Type-C ports. It also gets support for a new Surface Pro Signature Keyboard. Although, this keyboard is an optional accessory.
This new keyboard also includes storage and charging support for the all-new Surface Slim Pen 2. This feature is similar to Surface Pro X. Microsoft claims that the Surface Pro 8 can deliver up to 16 hours of battery life on a single charge cycle. The all-new Surface Pro 8 comes with a built-in haptic motor. Microsoft claims that it can replicate the feeling of writing on a paper. The new Surface Slim Pen 2 features reduced latency and better precision, with a redesigned tip.