Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is the 2019 version of the most popular Windows tablet. This premium-class magnesium-encased device is much more portable than an average Windows mobile computer. It weighs in at 1.7 pounds and measures 0.3″ in profile. The Surface Pro 7 features a sharp 12.3-inch 2,736-by-1,824-pixel touch-screen with IPS wide viewing angles and productivity-optimized 3:2 aspect ratio. The display supports finger touch input and active digitizer pen input with pressure sensitivity. It also has the recognizable Surface kickstand on the back of the screen. The pen is sold separately, as same as attachable keyboard covers to convert the Surface Pro 7 into a laptop.
The main update over the Surface Pro 6 are newer processors. The Surface Pro 7 features the 10th Generation
Intel Core i3-1005G1 processor with the Intel UHD G1 integrated graphics, Core i5-1035G4 with Intel Iris Plus G4 integrated graphics, or Core i7-1065G7 with the Iris Plus G7.
System memory (RAM) choices are 4, 8, and 16 Gigabytes, while internal solid state drive storage comes in a capacity of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB.
According to Microsoft, the battery of the Surface Pro 7 can provide “up to 10.5 hours” of typical device usage.
Available chassis color choices are Platinum (gray) and Matte Black.
Besides the Pro 7, the current late 2019 / early 2020 Surface mobile computer lineup includes the
Surface Pro X tablet, Surface Go tablet, Surface Laptop 3 13.5″ and 15″, and Surface Book 2 13.5″ and 15″ laptop / tablet hybrid.
Specifications of the Microsoft Surface Pro 7
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Convertible 2-in-1 laptop
Convertible 2-in-1 laptop with detachable keyboard Ultraportable (small laptop) Premium-class laptop Tablet PC
2736x1824 pixels (high sharpness)
Other display specs
IPS type (wide viewing angles)
3:2 aspect ratio (taller screen ratio, more suitable for document editing and productivity than common 16:9)
Intel Core i3-1005G1 10th Gen (enables smooth everyday computing) Intel Core i5-1035G4 10th Gen (decent for heavier tasks, besides enabling effortless daily computing) Intel Core i7-1065G7 10th Gen (decent for heavier tasks, besides enabling effortless daily computing)
Intel Iris Plus G4 integrated graphics of 10th Gen Core i5 G4 (for light gaming, but with improved smoothness) Intel Iris Plus G7 integrated graphics of 10 Gen Core i5, i7 G7 (for light gaming, but with improved smoothness) Intel UHD G1 integrated graphics of 10th Gen Core i3 & i5 G1 (for light gaming)
System memory (RAM) size
4GB (for light multi-tasking)
8GB (for comfortable multi-tasking) 16GB (for heavy multi-tasking)
128GB SSD (small but usable capacity)
256GB SSD (decent capacity) 512GB SSD (very good capacity) 1000GB (1TB) SSD (excellent capacity)
DVD optical drive
Backlit keyboard without number pad (optional)
Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface (optional) Touchscreen Active digitizer pen (optional)
Speakers and audio
Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
5MP front + 8MP rear
Face-recognition camera (supports Windows Hello log-ins)
802.11AC (previous-generation Wi-Fi standard, precursor of the latest 802.11AX)
Ethernet network port
1 x USB 3.0 (standard full-size USB port)
1 x USB-C (compact type of USB port)
Video out via USB-C
Media card reader
MicroSD card reader
Surface Connect port (proprietary Microsoft Surface port for charging, docking, and accessories)
"Up to 10.5 hours" of battery life
Windows 10 Home (standard Windows version)
Windows 10 Pro (Windows with added business-oriented features)
Year of release
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