When the first Surface Pro was announced, it was more of an enigma than a welcomed revelation. Was this meant to replace your laptop or was it meant to compete with the iPad? That was not an easy question to answer for Microsoft. The best and most complete version of the computer hybrid reached a pinnacle with the Surface Pro 4, and we’re here to check out how it holds up after 10 months on the market.
Everything about the Surface Pro 4 is improved over its predecessor. From the impressive 12.3-inch Pixel Dense display to the refined Surface Pen stylus that can now magnetically attach, the evolutionary design upgrade bred a refined perfection. The Surface Pro has always had a touch display, stylus and hinge, but never has it been so adaptable to any needs that may arise in daily situations. It not only works, but it works well.
It was a frightening scene for Microsoft. At an important Surface event last year, there was an overwhelming display of Apple gadgets at its own event. It was like a bad dream, a harsh reality that was on full display….
Since getting his hands on Microsoft’s first Surface Pro, Jon has been a fan. It was the first device to really nail the tablet/laptop hybrid, and helped usher in a new era for personal computing. Years later, and Jon dubbed the…
Packing an Intel Core i7 and specs upgradable to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage, the Surface Pro 4 can play the part of a workhorse computer with great ease. That’s where Microsoft found the sweet spot with the Surface Pro—pack in the specs and refine the usability so it can be used by both casual and professional users. Like most products out there, it can’t cover all ranges of consumers out there, but it sure does its very best and succeeds where it has failed in years past.
Microsoft is launching a Windows Anniversary update soon, which will add a few new software improvements to an already sturdy product. The goal of the Surface Pro 4 is not to be a computer or tablet alone; it does both very well. It’s a hybrid, and Microsoft embraced this conception of its flagship computer, thus making a device that will work great for you, regardless of your needs.
During our initial review of the Surface Pro 4, Jon loved it. Check out the video above to see if he still feels the same way ten months later.