Microsoft has geared up to launch the Surface Pro 4 in India on January 7, the launch news was carried out by Satya Nadella himself who had also announced at an event in India earlier that the Surface Pro 4 will be launched by the end of this year. In order to bring down the base price, Microsoft would also be introducing the Surface Pro 3.


The Surface Pro 4 will be announced along with the availability and the pricing. The base version of the Surface Pro 4 is expected to cost anywhere between Rs 65,000 to Rs 70,000 which brings it to the vicinity of MacBook Air. Now seems to be the best time for Microsoft to promote the Surface Pro in India as it is piggybacking on the success of Windows 10 which has already been able to capture 10% of the PC Market share.

We hope Microsoft bundles up the Surface Pro 4 with additional goodies to make the deal appealing. The invite mentions ‘Start fresh on a brand new surface’ which is definitely a witty reference to the Surface Pro 4.

A quick glance at the specifications, 6th Gen Intel Core (Skylake) i3, i5 and i7 processor. On the graphics end, the machine would come with Intel HD graphics with the top of the range variant also equipping the Intel Iris graphics. The display shapes up in the form of a 12.3-inch PixelSense screen with a pixel density of 267ppi. On the storage front, the Surface Pro 4 will offer 128GB, 256GB and 512GB. The RAM options range from 4GB to 16GB with the mid-range being defined by the 8GB variant. Surface Pro 4 comes equipped with an 8-Megapixel primary sensor and a 5-Megapixel secondary sensor.

The Surface Book 4 will prove to be a good option for people looking out to buy a well-equipped tablet which will also conveniently double up as a powerful laptop. This time around, the Surface Pro 4 will face some competition from Apple iPad Pro, which incidentally is being tested out by us to see if it can replace a full-fledged computing machine along with the accessories.

Let us know if you’d like us to compare Surface Pro 4 with Apple iPad Pro soon.

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Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. Also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and the non-edible silicon chips.