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Microsoft’s new Surface Pro (2017) vs Apple iPad Pro: Specs, price, and features

Microsoft declared the new Surface Pro for 2017 at an occasion in Shanghai, and the item is now up for pre-arranges in the US and different nations. On the India site for Microsoft, Surface Pro (2017) is as yet recorded as 'coming soon', and its India cost has not been declared. 

Microsoft's new Surface Pro is decisively gone for the iPad Pro, so how about we analyze the two gadgets. 

Surface Pro (2017) versus iPad Pro: Display, Dimensions and Design 

The Apple iPad Pro was propelled in 2015, this is for the 12.9 inch form, which is a nearer contender of the new Surface Pro in case you're going just by the size. Macintosh launched a littler rendition of the iPad Pro in March 2016, which has a littler 9.7-inch show. 

As far as outline, the new Surface Pro proceeds with a similar look that we've generally expected from the arrangement. Microsoft claims they have included more than "800 new custom parts and utilized 99% of the space inside the gadget". The organization likewise claims to have enhanced the Surface Pro pivot that now has full 165-degree scope of movement, and releases clients into a unique 'Studio Mode' which has propelled the organization's Surface Studio desktop. 

The new Surface Pro's measurements are 292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 mm, and it measures beginning at 768 g for Intel m3 variant going up the distance to 784 g for the Intel Core i7 processor rendition. 

Macintosh's iPad Pro with 12.9-inch has the accompanying measurements: 305.7 mm x 220.6 mm x 6.9 mm, so better believe it the iPad is a shade more slender than the new Surface Pro. In any case, recall this one doesn't have any rely on the back. Apple anticipates that you will depend on their custom spreads for the same. Macintosh's iPad Pro is likewise lighter at 713 grams for the WiFi-just form and 723 grams for WiFi + Cellular model. 

On the plan front, Apple iPad Pro stays with the outline that we've generally expected of the iPad. It has the round home catch with Touch ID on the front, and a metal skeleton. The iPad shading plan stays at Space Gray, Rose Gold and Gold. 

You're getting Surface Pro 2017 in Platinum shading yet Microsoft is presenting new hues later. Another Surface Keyboard has additionally been propelled, which is shrouded in the organization's cutting edge Alcantara material. 

Microsoft calls this Surface Keyboard as "its most sumptuous ever," however this cover will add another 310 grams to the Surface Pro gadget. Macintosh's Smart Keyboard for the iPad Pro includes around 337 grams in weight to your gadget. 

On the Display front, Apple's iPad Pro has a 12.9-inch screen which is LED-illuminated with 2732 x 2048 pixels determination, which comes to 264 pixels for every inch (ppi). Apple has included unique finger impression safe oleophobic covering, hostile to intelligent covering and this is a completely overlaid show. Macintosh iPad Pro has bolster for the Apple Pen on the show also. 

With the new Surface Pro, Microsoft has kept the show measure at 12.3-inch and calls it the PixelSense Display with a determination of 2736 x 1824 pixels, which comes to 267 ppi. Microsoft's Display accompanies bolster for Microsoft's new Surface Pen and in addition the Studio Dial. 

With the new Display, Microsoft says it has 50 for every penny a bigger number of pixels than a 12-inch MacBook, and that they have given a shading switcher, so clients can go from SRGB configuration to an improved shading position. 

Processor, RAM, Storage 

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch accompanies 32GB, 128GB and 256GB stockpiling choices. Macintosh's iPad Pro accompanies A9X chip with 64‑bit engineering, and there's an inserted M9 co-processor too. The gadget purportedly accompanies 4GB RAM of RAM, however this is something Apple never affirms authoritatively. 

With the new Surface Pro, Microsoft is presenting three processor variations, which are all seventh era Intel Kaby Lake processors. The Intel Core M3, Intel i5 and i7 processor variations will be accessible with the Surface Pro. It additionally comes TPM chip for big business security. 

Smash offered on the new Surface Pro is 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM or 16GB RAM. For illustrations, Microsoft has will utilize Intel HD Graphics 615 (m3), Intel HD Graphics 620 (i5) or Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 (i7) contingent upon the processor. 

The new Intel i5 processor on the Surface Pro accompanied a fanless engineering, says the organization. On the capacity side, Microsoft is giving clients the accompanying SSD choices 128GB, 256GB, 512GB or 1TB. 

Ports, Connectivity 

Presently with Apple's iPad Pro you're just getting the Lightning Connector port, and an earphone jack. So you can't generally connect to a USB stick or whatever else. Mac's iPad Pro accompanies WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/air conditioning; double band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO and Bluetooth 4.2. There's likewise Cellular LTE variant of the Apple iPad Pro. 

Sensors on the Apple iPad Pro are Touch ID (Fingerprint), Three‐axis gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer and Ambient light sensor. 

The new Surface Pro has one full-measure USB 3.0 port, microSDXC card peruser and the Surface Connect port. It likewise accompanies Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/air conditioning and Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 innovation. There's no LTE adaptation transporting at this moment, yet it will come in the later 50% of 2017. Sensors on the new Surface Pro are Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer and Gyroscope. 

Camera, Microphones 

Macintosh's iPad Pro has a 8MP back camera and 1.2MP front camera, which is somewhat obsolete. The fresher 9.7-inch iPad Pro has a 12MP back camera and a 5MP front camera, for the individuals who consider this essential in their tablet. Mac's 12.9-inch iPad Pro can record 1080p recordings, however the more up to date one has ability for 4K recording also. 

With the new Microsoft Surface Pro, you're getting a 8MP back camera and the front camera is 5MP with 1080p Skype HD video upheld. The back camera can likewise record and shoot 1080p Full HD video. There's additionally bolster for Microsoft Windows Hello confront validation with the front camera. 

Battery life 

Presently battery is the place Microsoft is promising the new Surface Pro is in front of the opponents. Microsoft claims Surface Pro will last up to 13.5 hours of battery life. Presently this is guaranteed for video playback and the testing was finished with a "preproduction" gadget with Intel Core i5 processor, 256GB stockpiling and 8 GB RAM. And, after its all said and done, 13 and a half hours puts the Surface Pro in front of the opponents. 

Macintosh's iPad Pro has a built‐in 38.5‐watt‐hour lithium‐polymer battery with up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‐Fi, watching video, or tuning in to music. This goes to nine hours for surfing the web on cell information organize. 

As per Microsoft, the new Surface Pro's battery will last 50 for every penny more than Surface Pro 4, and 35 for each penny more battery life than an iPad Pro. 


With regards to this part, Apple's iPad Pro is quite intense. It has four speakers for sound, and double receivers for calls, video recording, and sound recording. With new Surface Pro, you're additionally getting 1.6W Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium and this has double mouthpieces too. 


Microsoft's new Surface Pro will accompany undertaking grade insurance with Windows Hello confront sign-in and Windows 10 Pro. It will likewise accompany Office 365 30-day trial free. Macintosh's iPad Pro 12.9-inch runs the organization's iOS 10 OS, which will can be overhauled once iOS 11 is taken off. 


Mac's iPad Pro begins in India at a cost of Rs 65,900 formally for the 32GB variant with just WiFi and goes up the distance to Rs 81,900 for the 256GB adaptation. The WiFi in addition to cell adaptation begins at 

Rs 85,900 for 128GB and Rs 93,900 for the 256GB. 

Microsoft's new Surface Pro begins at $799 for the 128 GB variant with Intel Core m3 processor and 4GB RAM. Surface Pro with 128 GB stockpiling and Intel Core i5 processor and 4GB RAM is valued at $999. The 256GB variant with 8GB RAM and i5 processor is valued at $1299. 

The Intel Core i7 processor adaptation with 8GB RAM begins at $1599 and the one with 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD will cost an astounding $2199. At last the 1TB adaptation is valued at $2699. Microsoft is putting forth some markdown for understudies, colleges. The new Surface Pro cover begins at $159.99, while the new Surface Pen's cost has not been affirmed.

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