Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro with longer battery life

Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro with longer battery life

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Microsoft has released a new version of its hybrid laptop Surface Pro was announced.

The new Surface Pro has a seventh generation of Intel Kaby Lake processor. He is, according to Microsoft’s 20 percent faster than the Surface Pro 4.

The processors have no fans, so there will be more room in the laptop for batteries. The battery life should this 30 percent increased. On a full battery, there may be twelve hours of continuous video viewing. In a more expensive model with Intel i7 processor, are fans.

The Surface Pro is now without the stylus provided. The optional pen has support for 4096 points. The supplied keyboard will also in three additional colors are offered, to join the newly-unveiled Surface Laptop.

15 June

Microsoft sells the Surface Pro from 949 euro. The cheapest model includes 128GB of storage and 4GB of ram. Versions with i7 processor appear from 1.799 euro. The global sale starts on 15 June.

The earlier Microsoft unveiled a desktop Surface Studio, which is aimed at creative professionals, will be on show from 15 June, also in the Netherlands. That device is at least 3.549 euros in costs, for a version with i5 processor, 8 GB ram and 1 TB of storage. There will also be a variant with i7 processor, 16 GB ram and 2 TB of storage, for 4.999 euro.

With the appearance of the Studio are all new Surface products of the company are available in the Netherlands.

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