Microsoft has officially introduced the tablet Surface Pro of the fifth generation

On may 23 at a special event in Shanghai hosted the announcement of the new tablet Microsoft Surface Pro. The computer that is running Windows 10, is a further development of the product line the Surface Pro 4.

It was assumed that the novelty will be called Surface Pro 5, however, Microsoft decided that the next mobile computer will get a simple name is different from what is on the market. The device is called Surface Pro and it is very similar to the Surface Pro 4, at least outwardly.

The design of the new tablet PC-transformers is reminiscent of the execution of the current line of Surface Pro 4. This is not surprising given the fact that the new models are updates of their predecessors. Significant differences innovations are “under the hood”.

The device moved to Intel the seventh generation Kaby Lake, which provided the increase of productivity by 50% and battery life by 50% compared to the predecessor. In Microsoft noted that the device is working without charging to 35% longer than the iPad Pro. According to the manufacturer the battery life is 13.5 hours.

Surface Pro is equipped with USB ports Type-A and Mini DisplayPort, and a 3.5 mm audio Jack for headphones and a proprietary connector Microsoft Surface Connect. Buyers offered four color options, support for digital pen Surface Pen and Type cover Signature Covers.

Sales of the Surface Pro will start on June 15 at a price of $799. Pen Surface Pen for the first time will be sold separately for $99.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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