July 11, 2024

Picking the right Surface Pro device for your needs might be confusing, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the technical jargon and system specifications.

Whether you’re into design, video editing, animation, or just a casual user, it’s important to know what Surface Pro device is suitable for executing your desired operations and what device fits your needs at the moment.

For Casual Users and Mobile Gamers 

As a casual user, it is important to consider portability and ease of operation when choosing a Surface Pro device. If you’re looking for a tablet for typing, movie viewing, streaming, and mobile gaming. As a casual user, you don’t even need to use the detached keyboard as you can always use the Surface Pro in full tablet mode.

If you fall into this category of users, your best bet would be the Surface Pro 7 or the Surface Pro X.

The Surface Pro 7 Specification

  • Fitted with an Intel Core i5 processor,
  • 8 GB of RAM, 
  • 128GB of hard disk drive, 
  • 12.3 inches of display.

The Surface Pro X Specifications 

Slightly more expensive than the Pro 7 with a price tag of $728 

  • 13″ Touch-Screen 
  • 8GB Memory 
  • 128GB Solid State Drive 
  • Wifi, 
  • 4G Lte.

More cheaper options are the Surface Go 2 and the Surface Pro 3.

For Designers, Editors, Programmers, and other Professionals.

Whether you’re a designer, video editor, or any type of professional, the Surface Pro 9 is your best bet. Although its price is steep, the Pro 9 is a computing powerhouse and is better equipped for more heavy lifting. Equipped with 32GB of RAM, an Intel i7, 1TB of hard disk space, and a 13-inch display, the Pro 9 is more than capable of handling software that’ll make regular laptops slow down to a crawl.

Another option is the Surface Pro 8, which is slightly less expensive than the Surface 9 and almost as powerful.

Another advantage of the Surface Pro for designers is the Surface pen( sold separately).

For Kids and Students 

The Surface Go and the Surface Pro 3 are the best options for kids and students. Organizing and reading your ebooks is easy with the Pro 3. It’s light weight and comfortability make it easy to hold while reading. The keyboard detaches, and you can use the Surface pen to highlight and take notes flawlessly.

For Those Looking to Replace their Bulky Laptops 

Although a tablet is not a recommended replacement for a regular laptop, the Surface Pro can still be a capable replacement for your bulky laptop because it offers portability and eliminates the hassle of lugging heavy laptops from one place to another. Aside from being a decent portable replacement for bulky laptops, it also offers more screen time as it can be charged with a power bank in case it runs out of juice.

If you’re looking for a worthy laptop replacement, your best options would be the Surface Pro 8  and 9, as they possess enough computing muscle to run the heaviest Windows software.

Also replacing your bulky laptop with the Surface Pro means you will enjoy both the benefits of a laptop and a tablet.

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