INTRO: Microsoft launched its latest Surface-branded laptops and 2-in-1s at the Surface event in October last year. The company announced the new Surface Pro 7 2-in-1, the new Surface Laptop 3, and the ARM-powered Surface Pro X and today, the devices are finally officially available in India.
Surface Pro X
The Surface Pro X is perhaps the most intriguing of the bunch. Powered by an ARM processor developed in collaboration with Qualcomm, the Pro X brings the advantages of ARM platform, including LTE connectivity, to laptops with great battery life. It runs x86 apps in emulated mode, which takes a hit on performance, but it’s a look at what Microsoft wants to accomplish in the future.
The Surface Pro X is available in a single 8GB/128GB + LTE variant for ₹98,999.
Surface Pro 7
Surface Pro 7 is the latest mainstream 2-in-1 from the company. The Pro 7 caters to almost everyone, whether it be for writing, creative professional work, or anything else. It comes with up to the Intel Core i7 processor paired with 16GB RAM. Plus, the Surface Pro 7 also brings a USB-C port to the lineup that has so far lacked it.
The Surface Pro is priced starting at ₹72,999 for the Core i3, 4GB/128GB configuration, and goes up to ₹1,41,999 for the Core i7, 16GB/256GB configuration.
Surface Laptop 3
The Surface Laptop 3 has also been launched in India in both 13 and 15 inch variants. The company boasts a sleek design with twice the performance of the last generation Surface Laptop. It comes with 10th-gen Intel processors for improved performance, and also supports Fast charging which Microsoft says can charge the laptop to 80% in just 1 hour.
The Surface Laptop 3 is priced at ₹98,999 for the 13-inch configured with Core i5, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and ₹1,16,999 for the 15-inch variant configured with the AMD A9 processor with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.
The devices are available to buy from authorized resellers, retail and online partners. However, due to the lockdown, you may have to wait before eCommerce companies are able to ship non-essential items to you.