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Surface Pro 4: Microsoft’s First Laptop With 6th Generation Intel Skylake Processor
In addition to the new Lumia 950 and XL 950, Microsoft also used its press conference, Microsoft unveiled its new touchscreen tablet, the Surface Pro 4. Microsoft surprised us with a 2-in-1 called the Surface Book, equipped with the latest generation of Intel Core processors Skylake. Microsoft offers a larger screen 13.5 inch than Surface Pro 3, laptop extended by the kickstand, and with a screen resolution of 1824 x 2763 pixels and a pixel per density 267. The screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass glass 4.
Stronger and 30% lighter (766 grams) than the previous version, Compared to the Surface Pro 3, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablets that aims to replace your laptop and your touch tablet. It is also faster and more responsive with a gain of 30% according to Microsoft. In terms of its design, it has a magnesium chassis, stronger than the Surface Pro 3. The keyboard Type Cover is lighter and it has a 40% larger trackpad than its previous versions.
Microsoft will offer different configurations of its surface. It comes with two different processors, one Core i5 (Intel Skylake 6th generation) processor with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD priced at $1,499, Core i5 with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD and Intel HD Graphics 520 priced at $1,899, Core i7 with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD, Core i7 with 16GB of RAM and 256 GB SSD and Intel’s Iris graphics card, Core i7 with 16GB of RAM and 512 GB SSD, flash storage with a capacity of up to 1TB and Intel’s Iris graphics card priced at $2,699. Microsoft announces performance 30% higher than the Surface Pro tablet 3. For The entry-level configurations that system doesn’t include a discrete GPU, (remember, a MacBook Pro 15 “with a dedicated graphics card and a more powerful processor available 2 $ 499).
For battery life, there are not too many details. Due to the new Skylake processor, this is said to have improved somewhat. Microsoft gives a run time of 9 hours for video playback in offline mode on a model with Core i5. For photos and videos, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 brings a rear 8-megapixel camera. The 5-megapixel Front cam compatible with Windows Hello Face Recognition.
In laptop mode, the surface pro4 measures 232.1 x 312.3 x 22.8 mm and weighs 728 g. I general dimensions are more important than that of a MacBook Pro 13 “, weight, it is much lower: so much so that it seems too little, For security enterprise-level also it has a TPM chip is integrated into the tablet.
The tablet will be sold with a new stylus Pen more specific and sensitive (1024 pressure levels). The base of the stylus can be used to erase Smart. Microsoft also introduced a new dock for the tablet with four USB 3.0 ports and two DisplayPort outputs capable of handling screens in 4K, an SD card reader, a Connect Surface combo jack and microphone jack and earphone. The trackpad has been increased by 40 percent. The operating system is preinstalled Windows 10 Pro, including a 30-day trial version of Office.