Surface Pro 8 vs. Surface Pro 7: Is Microsoft's latest 2-in-1 better than before?

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Microsoft announces its latest premiere two-in-one, Surface Pro 8, as part of A virtual event on 22 September. The Surface Pro hasn’t received a full update since October 2019 when the Pro 7 was introduced, which seems like aeons ago, and even then it didn’t change that long ago. Surface Pro 6. Earlier this year, Microsoft introduced Surface Pro 7 Plus for Business. However, it has the same design as the Pro 7 but with 11th-gen Intel processors and Windows 10 Pro. there is also 13-inch Surface Pro X Which uses Microsoft’s custom Arm-based chipset instead of Intel processors. Together Windows 11 is coming in OctoberHowever, it’s a great time to update it inside and out, and that’s what we’ve got.

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While the Surface Pro 7 is no longer in the lineup, you’ll still be able to buy one – likely to be discounted Unless the retailer sells through his stock. Microsoft is keeping the Surface Pro 7 Plus around and will A consumer version of this with Windows 11 Home For those who want a “classic Surface Pro”.

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bigger, better performance

NS Surface Pro 8 is essentially a mashup of Pro 7 Plus And Pro X; It’s the same-ish body of the 13-inch Pro X with the processor from the Pro 7 Plus. The Pro 8 is thicker and heavier than the Pro X but not by much. Since the Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus are built around a 12.3-inch display, the 13-inch Pro 8 is even bigger than that model.

Although the Surface Pro 8 display is the same size and resolution as the Pro X, the Surface Pro 8’s screen has a refresh rate that goes up to 120Hz, which should make writing and drawing on the display a smooth experience. When extra speed isn’t needed, it can drop to 60Hz to save battery life.


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