Eight Microsoft Surface owners wrote in their reviews that this tablet was good looking. Techradar.com mentioned on Techradar “Beautiful, inventive and versatile (though a little confusing), Microsoft's first-ever laptop is already one of the best Windows notebooks ever crafted” in their review. Apcmag.com wrote “Gorgeous display” and scored it 4 stars. Apcmag.com also said “Beautiful screen”.
Several people who reviewed it said that it was a good design. Apcmag.com said in their review of this tablet in November “The best hybrid design yet” . Apcmag.com also mentioned “Stunning and high quality design, fast, optional dedicated graphics, lovely display, versatile design”. Apcmag.com also said “Versatile detachable-hybrid design”.