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Review & Comparison of Microsoft Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7 Laptop: Specifications, Pricing & More

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Microsoft’s Surfaces laptops have always been a point of discussion among techies as each version of it comes with some latest technology & Features. This time also, amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, Microsoft launched its three new versions of surface laptops, i.e., Microsoft Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7, and Surface Pro 3. All three variants are now available in India, and you can buy them from popular e-commerce platforms like Flipkart, Amazon, etc. While Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro 3 are the updated variants of Surface Pro 6 and Surface Pro 2, respectively, Surface Pro X is the whole new model. Today we are going to compare & review Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7 in terms of their features & pricing for you.

SpecificationsSurface Pro XSurface Pro 7
Dimensions11.3 in x 8.2 in x 0.28 in11.5 in x 7.9 in x 0.33 in
Storage128, 256, or 512GB128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB
DisplayScreen: 13” PixelSense™ Display, Resolution: 2880x1920 (267 PPI), Aspect ratio: 3:2Screen: 12.3” PixelSense™ Display Resolution: 2736 x 1824 (267 PPI), Aspect ratio: 3:2
Battery Life13 Hours10.5 Hours
Memory8 GB or 16 GB, LPDDR4x RAM4 GB, 8GB, 16 GB, LPDDR4x RAM
Processor
Microsoft® SQ1™
Dual-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1 Processor, Quad-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4 Processor, Quad-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7 Processor
Connections2 x USB-C® 1 x Surface Connect port, Surface Keyboard connector port 1 x nano SIM1 x USB-C® 1 x USB-A 3.5 mm headphone jack 1 x Surface Connect port, Surface Type Cover port⁴, MicroSDXC card reader
Camera, Video & Audio5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p full HD video, 10.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD and 4k video, Dual far-field Studio Mics ,2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p full HD video, 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video, Dual far-field Studio Mics,1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™
WirelessWi-Fi 5: 802.11ac compatible, Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE Modem
Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax compatible, Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
Warranty1 year Hardware Warranty1 year Hardware Warranty
Weight1.7 lbs (774g)i3, i5: 1.70 lb (775 g), i7: 1.74 lb (790 g)
Variants8 GB/128 GBi3/4GB/128GB, i5/8GB/128GB, i5/8GB/256GB, i7/16GB/256GB
Microsoft Support30-day return policy, 90 days of free technical phone support, 12 months in-store support and technical assistance, 1 free training session to transfer data and optimize performance30-day return policy, 90 days of free technical phone support, 12 months in-store support and technical assistance, 1 free training session to transfer data and optimize performance
 

Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7 Specifications
Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7 Specifications Source: Surface Tip

Design, Weight & Screen Ratio of Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7:

As Surface Pro X is the whole unique model of Microsoft, people are more crazy about it. The entire design concept of Surface Pro X is beyond the previous ordinary Surface product line. This Surface Pro X has more rounded corners and a narrower screen border. Surface Pro X comes with 3:4 aspect Ratio and 13-inch display size with resolution 2880×1920 pixels. While Surface Pro 7 has a 3:2 aspect ratio and a 12.3-inch display with 2736 x 1824 resolution. Better aspect ratio and large pixels make the visual experience better in Surface Pro X than Surface Pro 7. 

Surface Pro X and Surface Pro 7 almost have the same weight, but according to Microsoft, Surface Pro X is the thinnest & lightest laptop so far. In addition, the back support of the Surface Pro X can be stretched to a larger angle. Users, especially those who need to draw pictures related to design, should have a better experience with the stylus. 

From a personal experience point of view, in the computer mode with the keyboard, the two products use the same experience, but after being adjusted to the tablet mode, the Surface Pro X feels better in hand, and under the same weight, I will choose a larger screen, which is more comfortable for office or entertainment.  

Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7 review

Specifications, Interface, Battery Performance & Pricing of Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7:

 A little more in-depth, from the technical point of view, we can compare Surface Pro X and Surface Pro 7. First of all, one of the biggest highlights of Surface Pro X is its SQ1 arm processor, which is co-developed by Qualcomm. It has custom SQ1 Adreno 685 GPU, and its arm-based chip increases its battery life up to 13 hours with fast charging option, while the battery life of Surface Pro 7 is 10.5 hours. 

Both have facial recognition and Windows Hello. On the audio side, Surface Pro 7 has 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio, while Surface Pro X has 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ with dual far-field studio mics, which makes Surface Pro X a perfect laptop with an excellent sound system.     

Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7
Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7 in features

   

Another critical point is the interface. Microsoft heard the crowd’s voice this time and finally optimized the interface on both new products this time. Surface Pro 7 retains the USB-A interface previous generation devices are used and adds a USB-C interface with 3.5mm audio jack, while Surface Pro X-directly using the 2 USB-C interface.   

One thing to note is Pro X-generation devices are not reserved with 3.5 mm headset jack. This means that users can only publicly broadcast or connect their Bluetooth headsets during audio and video entertainment. 

In addition, the special keyboard that Surface Pro X is different from all other Surface Pro products this time must be talked about. Surface Pro 7 substantially has the same keyboard touch, but the most significant difference is that it saved more than a direct adaptation of a new generation of Surface stylus (Surface Slim Pen) function. Surface Pro 7 and its previous generations of products are based on the stylus can be directly adsorbed on the device design, which is convenient for daily routine, but not travel-friendly as it will drain the battery. The Surface Pro X special keyboard wireless charging can be saved directly in the case of a new generation of touch pen, stylus, and now you have to go no longer and buy a battery for it!

Pricing & Variants of Surface Pro X vs. Surface Pro 7:

  • Surface Pro X (8GB/128GB LTE): Rs 98,999
  • Surface Pro 7 (i3/4GB/128GB): Rs 72,999
  • Surface Pro 7 (i5/8GB/128GB): Rs 88,999
  • Surface Pro 7 (i5/8GB/256GB): Rs 1,16,999
  • Surface Pro 7 (i7/16GB/256GB): Rs 1,41,999

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