This is the summary of consumer reviews for Microsoft Surface Pro Windows 8 Pro 128 Gb Tablet. The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.60 stars, and the price range is $899.00-$999.00 (64GB and 128GB).
Microsoft Surface Pro with 128 GB of internal storage capacity is a thick and compact tablet computer that works with the Pro 8 operating system. It also comprises of extra storage using the micro SD card slot. This tablet has a 10.6-inch touchscreen and comes with a solid black frame made of magnesium casing, a tough lightweight exterior with a smooth and silky feel for added durability in rough situations. The HD screen responds to every tap and swipe, while delivering bold visuals and text. The Pro 8 supports full office experience so you can run Outlook, MS Word, SharePoint Designer, PowerPoint etc., and can easily be integrated with existing enterprise management infrastructure. Live tiles help interact and personalize the start screen as per one’s need and preferences. The integrated kickstand helps the surface stand on its own providing support and flexibility for hands-free navigation. The Surface includes USB ports for easy external hardware connectivity. The stylish stylus pen contributes in smooth writing and navigation. In addition, the surface can also be hooked up to a keyboard for added typing convenience thus providing the flexibility to use the device with touchscreen, stylus or keyboard.
Some other features include – Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, front and rear facing HD video cameras for quick photography or self-portraits, Bluetooth compatibility to easily link with other Bluetooth enabled external devices like wireless keyboard, mouse or other accessories, Bit Locker Security to encrypt the hard drive data keeping it safe.
However, just like any other devices, the surface also has its own set of limitations. The negative reviews mostly revolve around the short battery life (2-3 hours) especially when working with high intensive apps like Adobe Photoshop etc. The surface gives a battery backup of 4-5 hours when compared to 7-8 hours backup from competitors. The other common issue is heating up of the device thus resulting in draining the battery more quickly.
Overall, beyond its super-slick design, the Microsoft Surface Pro with Windows 8 Pro is built for professionals. It is thin and light enough to go everywhere and is as powerful as a standard laptop, so you can stay connected to the entire world from anywhere, making it more desirable to own.
- Product Dimensions: 6.8” H x 10.8” W x 0.5” D
- Product Weight: 2 pounds