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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 256GB 12.3" Tablet

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Windows 10 Pro 256GB 12.3" 8MP Sep 2016
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Surface Pro 4 powers through tough tasks, while being lighter than ever at 1.73 pounds (786g). The 12.3-inch PixelSense display has extremely high contrast and low glare. Go from laptop to tablet... More
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12 Reasons For

Top Seller

The Surface Pro 4 is one the top selling tablet computer currently on the market.

Microsoft Has Good Tablet Reviews

Microsoft is one of the superior tablet brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Microsoft also has good reviews for its tablet computers.

Only Released Five Months Ago

As one of the newer tablet computers, this tablet is likely to use more advanced technology.

Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Surface Pro 4 has a fairly large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for the last year. The internal storage capacitys of tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 4 range from 4GB to 1.1TB, and the average internal storage capacity is 120GB.

If you want a tablet with a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Microsoft Surface Pro 3[plb_3810957_price] (512GB) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 4 is 7", the largest is 19", and the average display diagonal is 10". The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has a fairly large display diagonal (12.3 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 4.

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Fairly High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

Tablet computers that have been around for the last year have rear camera resolution (numeric)s of between 2MP and 13MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 5.6MP. The Surface Pro 4 has a fairly high rear camera resolution (numeric) (8 megapixels) compared to most of the other latest tablet computers.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Surface Pro 4 has one of the larger internal memorys amongst similar spec tablets of this age. The internal memorys of similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 4 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 3.8GB.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of new tablet computers is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the Surface Pro 4 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 4.

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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 a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution.

A 2736 x 1824 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all latest tablet computers.

A 1024 x 600 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of tablet computer.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

This tablet has a 1080p video recording modes, which is the most commonly found video recording modes on tablet computers that came out in the last year.

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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 the most commonly found maximum video resolution on recently released tablet computers.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 8.45 millimeters, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has one of the thinner depths amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The average depth of new tablet computers is 43mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G

Like most of the other recently released tablet computers, the Surface Pro 4 is not 3G.

If you would prefer a tablet computer that is 3G then you might want to consider the SM-W708N[pl_3341871_price], or the SM-W708[pl_3831081_price] both from Samsung.

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Not 4G

The Surface Pro 4 is not 4G. Most of the other comparable spec tablets that were launched in the last 12 months are also not 4G.

Tablets which are 4G that might also be worth looking at include the SM-W708N[pl_3341871_price], or the SM-W708[pl_3831081_price] both from Samsung.

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Expensive

Tablet computers that were released in the last year range in price from £50 to £2,409. We think that this tablet looks expensive compared to other tablet computers that were released in the last year.

Heavy

With a weight of 786 grams, the Surface Pro 4 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other latest tablet computers. Across all the new tablet computers the weights range from 240g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 670g.

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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

(200)
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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