Updated 6 Dec 2018

Microsoft

Surface Pro i7 16GB 512GB

Snapshot: The Microsoft Surface Pro i7 16GB 512GB has a 12.3 inch screen and WiFi connectivity. But what’s it like to use?

Surface Pro i7 16GB 512GB
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2945

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
73
Performance
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Screen quality
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Multimedia
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Battery
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Design & functionality
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Construction quality
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Good points

  • Good design & functionality.
  • Very good for multimedia.
  • Easy to use.
  • Very good processing performance.
  • OK screen quality.
  • Excellent construction quality.
  • Has WiFi (including 5GHz).
  • Has bluetooth.
  • Has voice control.

But

  • Just OK battery life.
  • No 4G.
  • Heavy.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (10%)
Screen quality (20%)
Convenience (20%). Includes score for virtual keyboard.
Multimedia (25%). Includes music, movies and photos.
Battery (15%)
Design & functionality (10%). Includes score for construction quality.

Price is from a November 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$2945

More test results (/10)

Convenience
7.6
Virtual keyboard
8.2
Watching videos
9.0
Music
5.5
Photos
7.0

Specifications

WxHxD (mm)
292 x 202 x 8
Weight (g) (excludes any supplied keyboard)
794
OS version
Windows 10 Pro - 1703
CPU
Intel
Storage - claimed (GB)
512
Screen size (inches)
12.3
Resolution
1824 x 2736
Front camera resolution (MP)
4
Rear camera resolution (MP)
6
Video rear resolution
1080
Video front resolution
1080

Features

USB C
×
Full USB size
Micro-USB
×
HDMI
×
Mini-SD
×
Micro-SD
WiFi g
WiFi n
WiFi 5GHz n
WiFi ac
LTE
×
Bluetooth
GPS
×
NFC
×
Voice control
Physical keyboard
×
Stylus supplied
×

More info

Brand reliability

83%

Brand satisfaction

77%