Gadgets and Accessories

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro 4 Starts at $899

At the Windows 10 devices event today, Microsoft has announced the next generation of Surface tablet. The new Surface Pro 4 will be the successor to Surface Pro 3. The Surface Pro 4 is the thinnest, lightest and most powerful tablet that can replace your laptop.

At only 8.4 mm thin, it features a stunning 12.3-inch PixelSense Display with 5 million pixels, 267 PPI and 3:2 aspect ratio for comfortable viewing.


The device is powered by 6th Generation Intel Core M, Core i5, and Core i7 processors, enabling everyone from students to professionals to get more done on the go.

Detailed Specifications of Surface Pro 4:

Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro
ExteriorDimensions: 11.50 x 7.93 x 0.33 in (292.10 x 201.42 x 8.4 mm)

6th Generation Intel Core m weight: 1.69 lbs. (766 g)

6th Generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 weight: 1.73 lbs. (786 g)

Mechanical features: Magnesium body, kickstand with full-friction multiposition hinge, magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: volume, power

DisplayScreen: 12.3-inch PixelSense Display

Resolution: 2736×1824 (267 ppi)

Contrast ratio: 1300:1

Aspect ratio: 3:2

100 percent sRGB color, individually calibrated

Touch: 10-point multitouch with GPU-based processing

Processor6th Generation Intel Core m3, Core i5 or Core i7
GraphicsIntel HD graphics 515 (Intel Core m3)

Intel HD graphics 520 (Intel Core i5)

Intel Iris graphics 540 (Intel Core i7)

Memory4 GB, 8 GB or 16 GB RAM
StorageSolid-state drive (SSD) PCIe 3.0: 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB or 1 TB[1]
SecurityTPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
PenSurface Pen

1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity

Magnetic storage

Network802.11ac 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible

Bluetooth 4.0 LE wireless technology

BatteryUp to 9 hours of battery life for video playback2
CamerasWindows Hello face-authentication camera (front-facing)

8.0 megapixel rear-facing auto-focus camera, with 1080p HD camera

5.0 megapixel front-facing 1080p HD camera

AudioStereo microphones

Stereo speakers with Dolby audio

PortsFull-size USB 3.0

Mini DisplayPort

microSD card reader (UHS-I performance)

Stereo headphones/microphone jack

Type Cover

Surface Connect for power and docking

SensorsAmbient light sensor




Power supply24W power supply (Intel Core m3)

36W power supply with USB charging port (Intel Core i5 and Core i7)

In the boxSurface Pro 4

Surface Pen

Power supply

Quick Start Guide

Safety and warranty documents

WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty

Pricing of Surface Pro 4:

128 GB 6th Generation Intel Core M3 with 4 GB of RAM$899 ERP
128 GB 6th Generation Intel Core i5 with 4 GB of RAM$999 ERP
256 GB 6th Generation Intel Core i5 with 8 GB of RAM$1,299 ERP
256 GB 6th Generation Intel Core i7 with 8 GB of RAM$1,599 ERP
256 GB 6th Generation Intel Core i7 with 16 GB of RAM$1,799 ERP
512 GB 6th Generation Intel Core i7 with 16 GB of RAM$2,199 ERP

Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 and new accessories are available for preorder in select markets Oct. 7, then for purchase in Canada and the United States on Oct. 26, with additional markets to follow.

Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

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