tech2 News Staff Feb 22, 2018 14:58 PM IST
Microsoft on Thursday finally announced the sale of its Surface Pro notebook and accessories lineup in India. The 2-in-1 Surface Pro will be available on sale online via Amazon and Flipkart and offline through Microsoft's 130 retail partners and resellers including Croma, Vijay Sales and Reliance Digital.
The Surface Pro which was launched back in May 2017, features improved performance and battery efficiency when compared to its predecessor the Surface Pro 4. The laptop comes with Intel's 7th generation Core m3, i5 and i7 processors and packs a claimed battery life of up to 13.5 hours on a single charge.
Microsoft claims that the laptop has been "redesigned inside-out" and is just 8.5 mm thin and weighs only 767 gms. The Surface Pro comes with Intel's 7th generation Core i5 and i7 processors and also adds support for the Surface Pen 4. All Surface Pro variants will sell with a version of Windows 10 Pro out of the box.
The base variant of the 2-in-1 Microsoft Surface Pro bears a price tag of Rs 64,999 with a configuration of Intel Core m3, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM and Intel HD Graphics 615.
The maxed-out variant features an Intel Core i7 processor, 512 GB SSD, 16 GB of RAM and Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 at a price of Rs 1,82,999.
Announcing the laptop in India, Vineet Durani, the Director for Windows and Devices, Microsoft India said, "We are delighted to announce the launch of Surface Pro in India and offer our consumers another superior device that will enable them to create, study, work and play virtually anywhere."
Microsoft has also launched a bunch of accessories along with the Surface Pro including the Surface Pro Type Cover, Signature Type Cover, Surface Pen and Surface Arc Mouse.
Here's a detailed breakdown of the prices of different variants, as mentioned by Microsoft.
|Product||MRP (inclusive of GST)|
|Surface Pro Configurations|
|Intel Core m3, 128 GB SSD, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 615||₹ 64,999|
|Intel Core i5, 128 GB SSD, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 620||₹ 79,999|
|Intel Core i5, 256 GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 620||₹ 106,999|
|Intel Core i7, 256 GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640||₹ 133,999|
|Intel Core i7, 512 GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640||₹ 182,999|
|Surface Pro Type Cover (Available in Black)||₹ 10,999|
|Surface Pro Signature Type Cover (Available in Platinum)||₹ 12,999|
|Surface Pen (Available in Silver and Charcoal)||₹ 7,999|
|Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse (Available in Light Gray)||₹ 6,399|