The Surface Pro 4 is Microsoft’s fourth-generation tablet that can convert into a laptop-like device, while the Surface Book is a new high-end laptop — Microsoft’s first-ever laptop, in fact — that can convert into a tablet.
It’s also worth noting if you max out the specs of both devices, you’ll pay the same price: $US2,699.
So what’s the difference between the two? Let us break down the differences for you:
Surface Pro 4: 12.3-inch PixelSense display
Surface Book: 13.5-inch PixelSense display
Surface Book: 12.3 inches long, 9.14 inches wide, 0.51- to 0.9-inches deep
Surface Pro 4: 11.5 inches long, 7.93 inches wide, 0.33 inches deep
Surface Pro 4: Intel Core M, 4GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage
Surface Book: Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage
Surface Pro 4: One USB 3.0 port, microSD card reader, Mini DisplayPort
Surface Book: Two USB 3.0 ports, full size SD card reader, Mini DisplayPort
Surface Pro 4: 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and 1080p video
Surface Book: 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and 1080p video
Surface Pro 4: Stereo microphones and stereo speakers with Dolby audio
Surface Book: Front and rear-facing dual microphones, front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio
Surface Pro 4: Attachable keyboard, adjustable multi-position kickstand
Surface Book: Display includes a muscle wire lock so you can remove it from the laptop to use as a tablet, or swivel the screen around to use like a clipboard
Surface Pro 4: Windows 10 Pro, 30-day trial for Microsoft Office 365
Surface Book: Windows 10 Pro, 30-day trial for Microsoft Office 365
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