This is Microsoft's big new iPad Pro competitor, the Surface Pro 4

Microsoft has just introduced its latest tablet, the Surface Pro 4, which is the successor to the Surface Pro 3 tablet it announced in May 2014.

The company says it’s thinner and lighter than the previous version. The screen is slightly larger at 12.3 inches, which means there are 257 pixels per inch. Microsoft’s Panos Panay is really talking up the tablet’s display, saying it will “knock you out.”

The keyboard accessory looks like it’s been improved too, since the trackpad on it supports 5-point multitouch.

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