Microsoft Surface Pro X Review.

Microsoft Surface Pro X, the edge to edge 2 in one laptop everyone is talking about. I had a chat this morning with Microsoft Agent on their site about it. So I was on a Skype call with my friend who is in Sweden and saw the Sleek Surface on her table and I knew that was it. After the call, I immediately keyed the Microsoft store URL in Kenya on my Chrome to check if this device is available and affordable in the country, sadly not, but we let’s review it anyway, hoping that it will be launched soon. I have always been a tablet and IPAD lover because they are so portable and reliable to use. The battery life of a tablet and the fact that I can pull it from my bag anywhere, anytime to stream music, log in my social networks and browse through the timeline so easily with a widescreen view has earned my trust in these devices.

But are tablets a suitable substitute for traditional computers? Of course not, and Microsoft and other tech companies like Asus, Intel and Apple are competing to provide solutions to protect the sales of their computers from decreasing when people are in search of reliable and portable devices. They have been developing laptops that can serve many purposes in attempts to tailor customer needs like recently Asus unveiled  Asus ZenBook Pro Duo, an amazing first computer with dual screens for multitaskers.

November this year, Microsoft launched its new device, Microsoft Surface Pro X saying the ultra-thin and always connected, Surface Pro X combines ultimate mobility with amazing graphics, the virtually edge-to-edge Pixel Sense™ 13″ Display touchscreen, with signature 3:2 ratio will give users the most workspace possible. The slightly curved all-aluminum Surface Pro X only comes in one color, black, but is undoubtedly the best laptop of 2019 for the travelers who would like to carry on with all their routine activities anywhere out of their offices and homes.

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Designed for speed and connectivity, Surface Pro X allows you to execute your activities whether moving quickly, running from meeting to meeting, catching up in a cab or multitasking on the train, the custom Microsoft SQ1™ processor inside the device which Microsoft and Qualcomm® partnered to develop, helps users keep up. Fast Outlook, MS Excel, and browser performance, plus high-quality video chats, seamless email, and 4k streaming let you stay productive, save time, and be connected nearly anywhere, at any time.

Full Specs.

Scenarios Ultimate mobility for working and connecting without an office, browsing, sketching on-screen, and streaming Netflix
Dimensions 11.3 in x 8.2 in x 0.28 in (287 mm x 208 mm x 7.3 mm)
Display Screen: 13” PixelSense™ Display
Resolution: 2880 x 1920 (267 PPI)
Aspect ratio: 3:2
Touch: 10 point multi-touch
Brightness: 450 nits
Memory 8GB or 16GB LPDDR4x RAM
Processor6 Microsoft® SQ1™
Security Firmware TPM
Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
Software Windows 10 Home5
Microsoft Office 365 30-day trial
Sensors Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
What’s in the box Surface Pro X
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents
Weight2 (not including Type Cover*) 1.7 lbs (774g)
Storage3 Removable solid-state drive (SSD)7 options: 128, 256, or 512GB
Battery life Up to 13 hours of typical device usage
Graphics Microsoft® SQ1™ Adreno™ 685 GPU
Connections 2 x USB-C™
1 x Surface Connect port
Surface Keyboard connector port
1 x nano SIM
Compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction*
Cameras, video and audio Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p full HD video
10.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD and 4k video
Dual far-field Studio Mics
2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
Wireless Wi-Fi 5: 802.11ac compatible
Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE Modem
Exterior Casing: Signature anodized aluminum with carbon composite fanless thermal cooling
Colors: Matte Black
Physical buttons: Volume, Power
Warranty 1-year limited hardware warranty
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I inquired on the prices and I received this email from Microsoft:

Dear Enock,

Thank you for contacting Microsoft and for your interest in our products.

Here you go:
8GB RAM, 128GB Storage Black = $999.00

8GB RAM, 256GB Storage Black = $1, 299.00

16GB RAM 256GB Storage Black = $1, 499.00

16GB RAM 512GB Storage Black = $1, 799.00

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