In fact, the main innovation is a single crystal system SQ2, which should become a little better than SQ1. At the same time, Microsoft did not focus on the improvements resulting from a change of platform (it is, recall, is a version of the SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx second generation, only without a 5G modem) – it is reported only that the autonomy should be 15 hours.
As for the new color version, it is a platinum version, which is provided for other devices of the Surface line. Other characteristics have not changed: the tablet is still equipped with a 13-inch screen PixelSense 2880 x 1920 pixels resolution, two USB-C ports and a connector Surface Connect, LTE modem.
The updated Surface Pro X is already available for order in the U.S., and will be available on October 13 in the following four configurations:
- SoC SQ1, 8GB RAM, 128GB flash, $1000;
- SoC SQ1, 8GB RAM, 256GB flash, $1300;
- SoC SQ2, 16GB RAM, 256GB of flash memory, $1500;
- SoC SQ2, 16GB RAM, 512GB of flash memory, $1800; SoC SQ2, 16GB RAM, 256GB of flash memory, $1300.