Microsoft on Tuesday announced the launch of its updated Surface Pro X in India. The device (SQ2/16/256GB LTE variant) is available via commercial authorised resellers at a starting price of ₹1,49,999. The Surface Pro X SQ2/16/512GB LTE (Platinum & Black) model is available for ₹1,78,999.
The updated Surface Pro X comes with a new configuration including Microsoft’s next-gen custom processor and improved Platinum finish. It is also said to offer a new app experience, which helps achieve a longer battery life. Microsoft says users can expect increased performance across all Surface Pro X devices.
“Earlier this year, we introduced Surface Pro X in India to push the boundaries for what an always connected, ultra-light and incredibly thin 2:1 device could be,” said Rajiv Sodhi, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft India in a release. “We now bring new updates to Surface Pro X, including new app experiences, enhanced performance and a new platinum finish, delivering a new experience to those who need to be connected, productive, and creative at any time.”
Surface Pro X Specifications
Surface Pro X comes with a 13-inch PixelSense display with 2880 x 1920 pixels resolution and 297ppi. It has 3:2 aspect ratio and supports 10 multi-touch.
On the software front, it runs on Windows 10 Pro on ARM and comes pre-loaded with Microsoft 365 apps. The device runs on Microsoft SQ 1/2 processor. It also has firmware TPM chip for enterprise security and BitLocker support.
It comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with full HD video support. On the back, it has 10.0-megapixel autofocus camera with 1080p and 4K video support. It features dual far-field studio mics. The device also has 2W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium.
In terms of connectivity, Surface Pro X comes with two USB Type-C ports, 1x Surface Connect port, Surface Keyboard port, 1x nano-SIM, and is compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction.
“Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Teams have also been made faster while using less battery with new versions optimized for Windows on ARM, with plans to expand support for running x64 apps. For developers, Visual Studio Code has also been updated and optimized for Windows on ARM. This results in overall faster performance and longer battery life with Surface Pro X now getting up to 15 hours of battery life across both configurations,” added the company.