Microsoft today announced that the new Surface Pro 8 will be available in the country from February 15 via commercial authorized resellers and authorized retail and online partners like Amazon and Reliance Digital. Pre-orders for the new Surface Pro 8 will commence today via select retail and online partners. The Surface Pro 7+ will also be available through retail and online partners from February 15.
Surface Pro 8
The latest updates to the iconic 2-in-1 represent the most significant leap forward since earlier editions. Starting at [INR 1,04,499], Surface Pro 8 is more than twice as fast as Pro 7, with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, and built on the Intel® Evo™ platform. All of these performance gains, Windows 11 and up to 16 hours of battery life make Surface Pro 8 the most powerful 2-in-1 PC on the market.
“We are excited to bring the new Surface Pro 8 to India,our most powerful Pro ever. Each new version of Windows unlocks the next generation of hardware innovation.For the last decade, Surface has been at the forefront – challenging convention, pioneering new experiences and creating entirely new categories of devices.Today, we are revealing an update to our iconic 2-in-1, representing the most significant leap forward since Pro 3, and we hope this helps people unlock more possibilities as they work on-the-go or from home,” said Bhaskar Basu, Country Head – Devices (Surface), Microsoft India.
Designed to light up the best of Windows 11, Surface Pro 8 combines the power of a laptop with the flexibility of a tablet, and every angle in between, with the iconic kickstand and detachable keyboard with built-in Slim Pen storage and charging.It also allows one to extend the ultimate desktop experience with two Thunderbolt 4 ports, helping create the ultimate productivity setup with multiple 4K monitors, an external hard drive, or a gaming setup with external GPU.
Featuring the most technically advanced display ever built, Surface Pro 8 features a vibrant 13” PixelSense touchscreen that is virtually edge to edge. With Dolby® Vision™ and Adaptive Color Technology, enjoy a viewing experience that’s comfortable on the eyes and true to life and 120Hz display refresh ratefor a more responsive touch. With advanced LTEbuilt intoselect configurations, Surface Pro 8 is the ideal hybrid device, giving people a dynamic on-the-go tablet and the ultimate work-from-home set-up. The incredible 5MP front-facing camera,10MP-4K rear-facing camera, Dolby® Atmos™ sound, and dual far-field Studio Mics keep you looking and sounding your best.
The new Surface Pro Signature Keyboard provides storage and charging capability for the new Surface Slim Pen 2, keeping it nearby and ready whenever inspiration strikes. The Surface Slim Pen 2gives the most advanced digital pen experience on a Pro.The built-in haptic motor in Surface Slim Pen 2 gives the same feeling you get with pen on paper whenwriting or drawing.
The Surface Pro 7+ comes with the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, 2.1 times faster performance, and longer battery life of up to 15 hours,offering the versatility people need to work wherever, whenever they want. In addition, with both USB-A and USB-C ports, Surface Pro 7+ offers the adaptability to dock into external displays and leverage the needed peripherals for a full workstation setup. The device integrates front and rear facing cameras with 1080p full HD video along with Dolby Atmos speakers and dual far-field Studio Microphones.
Reflecting Microsoft’s continued commitment to sustainability, Surface Pro 7+ comes with a lightweight, sustainable commercial packaging that is 23% lighter than the previous generation and made from 99% natural fiber-based material, of which 64% is post-consumer recycled content. The Surface Pro 7+ for Business has been available for commercial and education customers in India since February 2021.