At the Microsoft Surface event in October, the company revealed the Surface Pro 9 with 12th Generation Intel CPUs and optional support for 5G networks.
Microsoft has just just made the formal announcement of the Surface Pro 9 at the Surface October event that the firm is hosting today. The most recent product offering from Microsoft comes with a number of brand new features, one of which is an updated CPU, in addition to a few new colour options. In addition, there will be variants of the Surface Pro 9 powered by both Intel and Arm. In addition to the 12th Generation Intel i5 and i7 choices, Microsoft has launched a 5G edition that comes with Microsoft SQ 3 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon. This variation is included in the product.
The cost and availability of the Surface Pro 9
Today, Microsoft showed off the Surface Pro 9 in two different configurations. Beginning this month, customers will be able to buy any version of the product. In the meanwhile, people who are interested in purchasing the new Surface model may get a head start by placing a pre-order for the tablet.
The Surface Pro 9 Wi-Fi models with 12th Generation Intel i5 for consumer usage will debut in the market at a starting price of $999.99 (nearly Rs. 82,280) for the variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, while the range for 12th Generation Intel i7 with 16GB RAM + 256GB storage starts from $1,599.99. (nearly Rs. 1,31,600). In the meanwhile, the pricing range for 12th Generation Intel i5 and i7 alternatives for business use are $100 more costly than the RAM and storage options that were previously indicated (nearly Rs. 8,200).
On the other hand, Surface Pro 9 5G variants are somewhat more costly, with the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variation for consumer usage beginning at $1,299.99 (roughly Rs. 1,06,900) and the commercial tablet beginning at $1,399.99. Both of these prices are in Indian rupees (nearly Rs. 1,15,100).
Platinum, Graphite, Sapphire, and Forest are the colour choices available for consumers interested in purchasing a Surface Pro 9 Wi-Fi model. Customers interested in purchasing a Surface Pro 9 5G variation will only have the option of purchasing Platinum.
Specifications for the Surface Pro 9
One of the most significant improvements made to the Surface Pro 9 in contrast to its earlier models is the incorporation of processors that are based on both Intel and Arm. Users have the option of purchasing either the Surface Pro 9 Wi-Fi variant, which is powered by processors manufactured by Intel, or the Surface Pro 9 with 5G, which is powered by a CPU manufactured by Microsoft.
Qualcomm promises that the performance of the Microsoft SQ3 will be 85 percent quicker than that of the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 in terms of the central processing unit (CPU), and 60 percent faster in terms of the graphics processing unit (GPU). The tablet will ship with the Windows 11 Home operating system for use by regular consumers, while the Windows 11 Pro operating system will be available for usage by businesses.
Wi-Fi devices come standard with up to 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage, while 5G variations have the potential to handle up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The PixelSense Flow display on the Surface Pro 9 has a resolution of 2880 x 1920 pixels and a dynamic refresh rate that can go up to 120 hertz. The display is 13 inches in size.
Wi-Fi versions of the Surface Pro 9 offer support for Intel Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.1. 5G models of the Surface Pro 9 can support Intel Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Beidou, NanoSIM, and eSIM in addition to the other connectivity choices listed above.
According to Microsoft’s specifications, the Surface Pro 9 with Intel 12th Gen is rated to have a battery life of up to 15.5 hours, while the Surface Pro 9 with 5G is rated to have a battery life of up to 19 hours. Both of the variations include a camera with a rear-facing autofocus that is 10 megapixels in resolution.
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