The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is now official, featuring significant hardware upgrades while retaining the familiar design from the previous generation.
In terms of design, little has changed on the Surface Pro 6. You get the trademark aluminum casing with the hinge and kickstand which lets you transform the device between a tablet and laptop. Microsoft has updated the 12.3-inch PixelSense display, which now offers the highest level of contrast ever seen on a Surface Pro tablet. Microsoft has also includes an 8-megapixel autofocus camera on the rear, and a 5MP camera in front which can be used for video chatting and Windows Hello logins.
The new Surface Pro now supports processors with up to four cores which means more power for customers. Microsoft has introduced improved cooling and promises performance gains of up to 67% over the previous model and battery life of up to 13.5 hours. The base model starts with Intel's eighth generation Core i5 processors, 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM, while customers can configure their Surface Pro 6 with up to Intel Core i7 with 1TB of storage and 16GB of RAM.
|Announced||October 2, 2018|
|Release||October 16, 2018|
|Size||Dimensions||292 x 201 x 8.5 mm (11.5 x 7.9 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||i5: 1.71 lbs (775 g)|
|i7: 1.75 lbs (792 g)|
|Display||Type||LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||2736 x 1824 pixels|
|Features||10 point multi touch input; 267 ppi pixel density; 16M colors|
|Connectivity||WLAN||Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Others||Mini DisplayPort; Surface Connect port; Surface Type Cover port|
Skype calling, Windows Hello
|256GB, 512GB, 1TB|
|Hardware||CPU||Intel Core i5 (8th Gen)|
|Intel Core i7 (8th Gen)|
|GPU||Intel UHD Graphics 620 (i5)|
|Intel UHD Graphics 620 (i7)|
|Audio||3.5mm audio jack; dual microphones; 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium|
|Sensors||accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope|
|Security||TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security; Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in|
|Design||signature unibody magnesium design with hidden perimeter venting|
|Software||OS||Windows 10 Home|
|Manufacturer||Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)|
|Others||Microsoft Store; Windows apps|
The Surface Pro 6 will be available for pre-order starting today and will begin shipping on October 16. You can purchase the tablet with the above mentioned specifications in either Black or Platinum. The Core i5 model has a starting price of $899, and customers will still have to purchase the keyboard as an optional accessory for an additional $129 in Black, Burgundy, Cobalt Blue, and Platinum.
source - Microsoft