Microsoft just finished with its Surface event. Microsoft launched exciting products in its Surface event including Microsoft Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5, and Surface Studio 2 plus. It’s not only products Microsoft unveiled, you also get new accessories from the company including an Audio dock and presentation controller for Microsoft teams.
In addition, Microsoft also announced new productivity and creativity tools including Company added iCloud photos to Windows 11 and Apple Music to Xbox, and an AI-enabled graphic design app.
Microsoft really impresses its fans by offering major improvements in the laptop. The latest Surface Pro 9 comes with new CPU options and new color designs. Microsoft Surface Pro offers a choice between chipset – Microsoft SQ3 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon or 12th Gen Intel Core processor.
Microsoft Surface Pro 9: Iconic Exterior Outside, Powerful Processor inside
With the Surface Pro 9, Microsoft not only provides a powerful processor but also offers new color options, with matching type keyboards cover as well.
Talking about the design, the Surface Pro 9 is crafted with high-grade aluminum casings. Surface Pro 9 comes with four beautiful and anodized color finishes- Sandstone, Sage, Platinum, and Black.
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 flaunts a 13-inch Pixelsense Flow display with 120Hz dynamic refresh rate support, a 3:2 aspect ratio, and a 2880×1920 resolution. The panel has 10-point multi-touch support, auto color management support, and Dolby Vision IQ support- (offers a great viewing experience, with sharp contrast, optimized brightness, and vivid colors in any lighting conditions).
Surface Pro 9 has an iconic built-in kickstand and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. It is also compatible with the Surface Slim Pen 2.
underneath, Microsoft Surface Pro 9 is configured with a 12th Gen Intel Core i5-1235U/i7-1255U processor paired with Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics. It packs up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB SSD storage (removable).
Microsoft offers a choice in processors, if the Intel variant is not the processor you want, then Microsoft has a new Snapdragon SQ3 variant for you. Surface Pro 9 is powered by Microsoft SQ3 with Neural Processing Unit and 5G Connectivity.
The main leverage of the SQ3 processor is- it offers plenty more connectivity options including 5G, LTE support, GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo positioning systems support, as well as support for eSIM, and nanoSIM. WiFi 6E and Bluetooth v5.1 connectivity are provided in both variants.
The 5G variant comes with up to 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage (removable).
Both the (Intel and SQ3) variant has different battery backup. The Intel variant lasts up to 15.5 hours in standard usage while the SQ3 variant gives up to 19 hours of battery backup in standard usage. The laptop is very lightweight weighing just 879 grams.
Surface Pro 9 Pricing
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 pricing starts at $999 for a 12th Gen Intel i5, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage, while its top-of-the-line 12th Gen Intel i7 variant starts at $1,599. The Microsoft SQ3 variant starts at $1,299. If you want a cover keyboard, you’ll have to purchase it separately, the cover keyboard is priced at $279.
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