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The new Microsoft Surface Pro 8 is available for pre-order

Pre-orders for the new Surface Pro 8 have been opened by Microsoft and will begin today. On February 15, 2022, the Surface Pro 7+ and the tablet devices would be launched in India through approved offline and online retailers. Reliance Digital and Amazon will both sell the Surface Pro 8 for a starting price of Rs 104,499 (about $1,600).

For pre-orders, a detachable Signature keyboard is included with the purchase of certain partners. It costs Rs 16,999 in other countries. As a pre-order bonus, you get the Surface Slim Pen 2. Not bad knowing that it’s a fantastic pen that has haptic feedback that mimics the feel of writing or sketching on paper. Let’s dive deeper into this latest Singapore news on the tech world.

Surface Pro 8 features

11th Generation Intel Core processors are included in the latest version. Models begin with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and are also made available up to 32GB + 1TB of storage configurations in the range.

PixelSense touchscreen panel with a 120 Hz refresh rate display is found on the tablet’s 13-inch screen. This time around, the bezels have been reduced and the front-facing camera has been upgraded to 5MP for video calls or taking selfies.

If you’ve been missing all the tech news in Singapore, built-in space for the Slim Pen stylus is included in this 13″ tablet’s detachable keyboard. 4G LTE connectivity is included in some setups, however, it appears to be reserved for commercial users only.

The Signature Keyboard for the Surface Pro is not only a removable keyboard, but it also provides a charging slot and storage for the new Surface Slim Pen. The most modern digital pen on a Pro is provided by a Surface Slim Pen 2. Surface Slim Pen 2 has a built-in haptic motor that mimics the sensation of writing or sketching with a pen on paper.

Pre-orders for the Surface Pro 8 will come with a free Surface Pro Signature Keyboard (worth Rs 17,000) if you choose certain stores according to SG news reports.

Adaptive Color Technology and Dolby Vision are included in the screen’s 120Hz refresh rate. Select variants of the gadget include enhanced LTE.

The device has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, a 10-megapixel back-facing camera, dual far-field Studio Mics, and Dolby Atmos sound for video conferencing and other basic computing applications. 16 hours of battery life are claimed by Microsoft.

You can connect several 4K displays to the dual Thunderbolt 4 connections on the side, which may be used for ordinary data transfers as well. One could even play games on the tablet if an external GPU and docking station were installed.

Surface Pro 7+ features

The latest 11th Gen Intel Core CPUs and 15-hour battery life are among the Surface Pro 7+’s minor advancements over its predecessor. The latest news in Singapore suggests that it has both Type-C and USB Type-A connectors, allowing it to be used to connect external monitors to the computer.

There is a 1080p rear-facing camera featuring Dolby Atmos speakers and two far-field studio microphones for filming video. To start, these machines have 8 gigs of RAM and 128 gigs of storage and go up to 32 gigs of RAM and 1 terabyte for the Core i7 model.

It’s been a year since the Surface Pro 7+ for Business was first introduced to the market, and now select variants are going on sale to the general public starting on February 15.

Pre-order details

The Surface Pro 7+, its immediate predecessor, is also available for pre-order in numerous countries.

As a result, the majority of Pro 8 SKUs now on the market are geared toward business users, with only a few i5/8GB RAM models and the i7 model with 16GB RAM and a 256GB SSD being allowed for retail sales. Some employers and other news Singapore professionals, however, may be in luck all year round.

On January 20th, pre-orders for the new Surface Pro 8 will begin. Amazon and Reliance Digital have also announced that the Surface Pro 7+ would be available starting February 15 at retail locations across the United States.