Like many people, you probably have a laptop, a tablet, and other electronic gadgets. But what if you can mix them all together into a single device?
With the Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4, that’s exactly what you can do. This computer rolls a tablet and a laptop all into one, so you never have to choose between the two. The best thing about it is that it comes with the powerful features of a modern laptop with the portability of a tablet, so you’ll get the best of both worlds wherever you go.
One of the first things you’ll notice about the Surface Pro 4 is its weight. It comes with a reasonable 12.3-inch screen (which is just the right size for tackling office tasks), but it weighs only 1.69lbs (or less than 800 grams). As a result, you can easily put it in your bag and carry it around the whole day, without feeling any strain in your shoulders and back.
The Surface Pro 4 is offered in different processor types and storage sizes, which mean you can choose the configuration that best suits your needs. For example, if you need to do just basic office tasks and casual web browsing, you can opt for the Surface Pro 4 with an Intel Core M3 processor, a 4GB RAM, and 128GB SSD. If you’re planning to install and run large, heavy applications (such as photo and video editing software), you can opt for a model with an Intel Core i5 processor (with an 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD) or an Intel Core i7 processor (with a 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD).
The Surface Pro 4 is compatible with the Microsoft Office suite, which means it can handle almost every task you throw at it, and has the power to support demanding apps and software. You don’t even need to worry about the battery since it’s large enough to last up to 9 hours on a single charge, so you can work interrupted even when you don’t have access to a wall outlet.
What to Watch Out For
It can be tempting to say that the Surface Pro 4 is the perfect device for every person who’s on the go, but it’s important to note that it also has several drawbacks. One of these is its price, which can start at around $899 for the basic configuration and can reach up to $2,000 for the highest possible configuration. The price tag is sort of reasonable considering the portability and the powerful features that the Surface Pro 4 can offer, but it can be unfeasible if you’re on a tight budget.
Another drawback is the fact that Microsoft hasn’t included the Type Cover in the Surface Pro 4 package. The Type Cover is a screen protector and keyboard all rolled into one, and it attaches to the tablet through a magnetic hinge. It has been admired by many because it effectively safeguards the screen while allowing users to type with ease. But, since it’s sold separately, you’ll have to pay an additional $129 to get it.
The Surface Pro 4 is one of the best tablet PCs in the market — as long as money isn’t too much of an issue for you. With its excellent features packed into a slim, lightweight body, it can be the perfect companion for you while you travel and/or work in various locations.