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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 M3-6Y30 2.2GHz 128GB 12.3" Tablet

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M3-6Y30 2.2GHz Windows 10 Pro 128GB Nov 2015
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Surface Pro 4 runs all the desktop software you rely on, while being lighter than ever starting at 1.69 pounds. The 12.3-inch PixelSense display has extremely high contrast and low glare. Go from... More
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11 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

On average tablet computers made by Microsoft are rated 81%, which is in the top 32% of all tablet brands that we have looked at.

Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of m3-6Y30 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year is 0.9GHz, the fastest is 2.2GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.2GHz. When compared to other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro 4, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4's processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

M3-6Y30 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 4 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.2GHz and 3GHz. At 3 gigahertz, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other m3-6Y30 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 4.

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Quite Large Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Surface Pro 4 has a fairly large processor cache compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro 4. Tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 4 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 2.3MB.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Surface Pro 4's front camera resolution is one of the highest amongst tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Surface Pro 4. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that were released one year ago the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 5MP.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This tablet computer has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on tablet computers that are a similar age to it.

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Very Large Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum graphics adapter memory of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro 4 range from 8MB to 32GB. With a maximum graphics adapter memory of 32,000 megabytes, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has one of the largest maximum graphics adapter memory amongst tablet computers of this age.

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2736 X 1824 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Surface Pro 4 is 2736 x 1824 pixels. That's over four times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The best display resolution of all similar spec tablets that have been on the market for more than a year is 2732 x 2048 pixels and the worst is 800 x 400 pixels.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

This tablet has a 1080p video recording mode, which is the most frequently found video recording mode on tablets that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many tablets that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Thin

With a thickness of only 8.45 millimeters, the Surface Pro 4 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst tablets of this age. The average thickness of tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro 4 is 76mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Surface Pro 4 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Surface Pro 4 are also not 4G compatible.

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Only Microsoft Surface Cover Docking Connector Type

The docking connector type of this tablet computer is Microsoft Surface Cover, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Heavy

At 786 grams, the Surface Pro 4 is quite heavy compared to most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 4. The average weight of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 4 is 590g.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this m3-6Y30 processor tablet computer was released.

Average Screen Size

The Surface Pro 4 has a fairly standard screen size (12.3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 8 megapixels, the Surface Pro 4 has a relatively standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 128 gigabytes, the Surface Pro 4 has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro 4.

If you would prefer a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo Miix 700 12[plb_3714508_price] (256GB).

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Two Processor Cores

The Surface Pro 4 is a two processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other m3-6Y30 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 4 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Processor Thread
Instruction Set
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Conflict Free Processor
Tjunction
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Processor Codename
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Reading Mode
Graphics
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Mode
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera Resolution
Rear Camera
Swivel Camera
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Headphone Output
USB 3.0 Port
Docking Connector Type
Mini DisplayPort
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Operating System Architecture
Barometer
Magnetometer
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Insider
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Idle State
Intel 64
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
OS Guard
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Smart Cache
Battery
Continuous Video Playback Time
Maximum Battery Life
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
AC Adapter
Bag Included
Stylus Pen
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Case Material
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Processor Manufacturer
Internal RAM

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Expert Reviews

(154)
18 January 2016

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With each successive Surface, Microsoft has won over new users to its innovative device. Naysayers who questioned the usability of the odd 3:2 aspect ratio screen now accept that for anything but... Read more…

14 January 2016

When comparing the new iPad Pro and the Surface Pro 4, a lot of people say that the iPad is a great tablet that works as a laptop and the Surface Pro 4 is a good laptop that works as a useful... Read more…

14 January 2016

For Christmas 2014, I picked up a Surface Pro 3 for my boys They had been using hand me down laptops that had a battery life of about five minutes and a nasty habit of dropping the wireless... Read more…

12 January 2016

I already liked the Surface Pro 3 enough to have run out and bought one after reviewing it last year. The Surface Pro 4 is a step up, and it's going to be hard going back to using the Surface Pro...

12 January 2016

When Microsoft announced the original Surface Pro, it caused quite a flutter among the company's hardware partners such as Acer, Dell, HP and Lenovo who had never expected to see the software... Read more…

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User Reviews

(177)
Reviewed 26 November 2015 by GeekMan

I am very pleased with this new purchase to replace an old laptop. I have the Intel I5 chip and it is very fast and smooth using windows 10. The Surface Pro build quality is excellent and the... Read more…

Reviewed 26 November 2015 by Jdogg

I bought this tablet to replace my surface pro 2 which had reached the end of it's life and I'm not disappointed! The screen is the perfect size for it to remain portable but still get work done... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Splattman
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this version of the Surface Pro 4 (128 i5) at the recommendation of a MIcrosoft store employee. I explained my daily workload (editing photos, while keeping multiple tabs open in chrome... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Gustav
Gustav would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Verified Purchase)

I just love this laptop. For my use case, it's great traveling on the road because it's the lightest, smallest, thinnest full power laptop. As I'm usually loaded with camera equipment, I need the... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2015 by XeNoNF50

It's everything I thought it would be. What a device! Such convenience and such power in one device...

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