Tech specs

Key Features
What's new
  • New Design It now has clean lines and rounded edges.
  • Better performance It’s now 2.5x times faster than Surface Pro 3.
  • Better Battery It has 50% more battery life than Surface Pro 4 up to 13.5 hours.
  • Better Inking It supports a new Surface Pen with 4,096 pressure sensitivity and tilt sensing.
  • More Fanless on Core m3 and i5 models, new deeper 165-degree hinge, on-screen Surface Dial capability.
AvailabilitySurface Pro 5
Released2017
Release Info
  • Introduced: May 23, 2017
  • Pre-ordered: May 23, 2017
  • Released: June 15, 2017
PricingStarting at 799$
Surface Pro 5 Price
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Tablet,12.3 inch (2736 x 1824), Intel Core i5-7300U 2.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM 256GB SSD, CAM, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Tablet,12.3 inch (2736 x 1824), Intel Core i5-7300U 2.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM 256GB SSD, CAM, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Intel Core M3 12.3in 4GB RAM 128GB SSD Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 12.3" Touchscreen (2736 X 1824) Tablet PC, Intel Core i5-7300U, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Including Keyboard, WiFi, USB 3.0, Camera, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
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Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB)
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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Tablet PC 12.3" (2736x1824), Core i5-7300U Surface Laptop Touchscreen, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, USB 3.0, DisplayPort, BT, WiFi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Tablet PC 12.3" (2736x1824), Core i5-7300U Surface Laptop Touchscreen, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, USB 3.0, DisplayPort, BT, WiFi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Tablet PC, 12.3" Touchscreen (2736 X 1824), Intel Core i5-7300U, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Camera, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Tablet PC, 12.3" Touchscreen (2736 X 1824), Intel Core i5-7300U, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Camera, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$365.90
DisplaySurface Pro 5
Size12.3 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 2736 x 1824 (5M Pixels)
  • Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
ExteriorSurface Pro 5
Dimensions11.50” x 7.9” x 0.33” (292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 mm)
Width: 11.50” (292 mm)
Height: 7.9” (201 mm)
Thickness: 0.33” (8.5 mm)
Weight
  • Intel Core m3: 1.69 lbs (768 g)
  • Intel Core i5: 1.7 lbs (770 g)
  • Intel Core i7: 1.73 lbs (784 g)
Colors
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Surface Type Cover
    • Not included
    • Weight: 0.68 lb (310 g)
    • Dimension: 11.61 x 8.54 x 0.19 inches (295 mm x 216 mm x 5mm)
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • 4 directional keys; Windows, Brightness and Media Controls Keys;
    • LED backlighting
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 4 x 2 inches (101.6 mm x 50.8 mm)
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x microSD™ card reader
  • 1 x Type Cover port
Internal SpecsSurface Pro 5
Processor
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-7Y30
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.00 → 2.60 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 4.5W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7660U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 4.00 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-7Y30
    Intel® HD Graphics 615
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7660U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640
    48 Execution Units with 64 MB eDRAM side cache, 300 → 1100 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
PCIe NVMe SSD
ConnectivitySurface Pro 5
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
BatterySurface Pro 5
Size45 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13.5 hours of video playback
Power Supply
  • 44W power supply
    • USB-A output: 5W
    • Surface Connect: 39W
SoftwareSurface Pro 5
OSWindows 10 Pro (Creators Update)
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioSurface Pro 5
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
Audio
  • Dual microphones
  • 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscSurface Pro 5
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Pro (5th Gen)
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement
More
  • Mechanical features: Signature unibody magnesium design with hidden perimeter venting
  • Kickstand with a full-friction multiposition hinge to 165 degrees
  • Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
  • Physical buttons: volumes, power

Tips and tricks

Discover how to get the most out of your Surface Pro 5 with our tips and tricks. Our comprehensive guide will help you optimize battery life, enhance performance, boost productivity, and troubleshoot effectively.

Update History

Catch up on the latest information about the new Surface Pro 5 features and fixes introduced via driver and firmware updates from Microsoft. Here are the last five releases:

2024
Jan
12
  • Surface Pro 5 Image
    Extends device security certificate authority.
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2023
Oct
27
  • Surface Pro 5 Image
    This update addresses a potential security vulnerability related to Intel® Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00783, addressing CVE-2022-36392.
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Oct
02
  • Surface Pro 5 Image
    This update addresses a potential security vulnerability related to Intel® Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00783, addressing CVE-2022-36392.
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Sep
28
  • Surface Pro 5 Image
    Address potential security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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Jun
23
  • Surface Pro 5 Image
    Resolves external display issue and addresses potential security vulnerability.
    View

For a complete driver and firmware update release timeline, please visit our Surface Pro 5 update tracker page.

FAQs

Before making a purchase decision, it’s essential to have a good understanding of the device you’re interested in. That’s why we’ve compiled a comprehensive Microsoft Surface Pro 5 FAQ to answer all your questions. The following FAQ covers all aspects of the new Surface Pro, including its display, battery life, performance, software, and design.

1When did Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) emerge?

Surface Pro 5 came out on May 3rd, 2017, at the Microsoft China event, with a starting price of just $799 for the model with Intel Core m3-7Y30, 4GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 RAM, and 128GB of SSD.

It introduced a new design with a more rounded edge and a deeper 165-degree hinge kickstand. It also supports the new Surface Pen with 4,096 pressure sensitivity & tilt-sensing and on-screen Surface Dial capability.

You can watch the whole Microsoft China event in the following video.

2How long will Microsoft support Surface Pro 5?

According to Surface lifecycle documentation, Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will reach the end of its driver and firmware updates on January 15th, 2024. The company promises to support all Surface devices for at least four years starting from its release date.

DeviceRelease DateEnd of Servicing Date
Surface Pro 5June 15, 2017January 15, 2024
Surface Pro 5 with LTEDecember 1, 2017January 15, 2024
Last checked: February 19, 2024.

After the end of servicing date, Surface Pro 5 devices will continue to receive Windows OS features and security updates as long as it meets minimum hardware requirements for any future Windows OS. Currently, Windows 10 is the latest supported operating system for Surface Pro 5.

3What processors are in Microsoft Surface Pro 5?

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 has the following CPU configurations available:

7th Generation Intel® Kaby Lake Processors (14nm)

  • Intel® Core™ m3-7Y302 cores, 4 threads, 4MB Cache, 1.00 GHz up to 2.60 GHz
  • Intel® Core™ i5-7300U2 cores, 4 threads, 3MB SmartCache, 2.60 GHz up to 3.50 GHz
  • Intel® Core™ i7-7660U2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB Cache, 2.50 GHz up to 4.00 GHz
Surface Pro 5 SSD
4Does Microsoft Surface Pro 5 support Windows Hello Facial Recognition?

Yes, it does! All Surface Pro 5 models come with a Windows Hello Infrared (IR) camera to enable Windows Hello Face Authentication (Face ID) on Windows 10. It allows you to sign in to your account faster, easier, and more secure with your face.

Surface Pro 5 Windows Hello Face Authentication
5Does Microsoft Surface Pro 5 support Wi-Fi 6?

No, it doesn’t! Microsoft Surface Pro 5 comes with Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller. The adapter supports only the current Wi-Fi 5 (also known as IEEE 802.11ac standard) technology that offers transfer speeds up to 866Mbps. It also supports all previous Wi-Fi standards as well. Here are the complete supported Wi-Fi standards that Surface Pro 5 supports:

  1. Wi-Fi 1: IEEE 802.11b, released in 1999.
  2. Wi-Fi 2: IEEE 802.11a, released in 1999.
  3. Wi-Fi 3: IEEE 802.11g, released in 2003.
  4. Wi-Fi 4: IEEE 802.11n, released in 2009.
  5. Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11ac, released in 2014.
Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller
6Does Microsoft Surface Pro 5 have an Ethernet (Wired Network) port?

No, it doesn’t! No Ethernet (RJ-45) port is available on Surface Pro (5th Gen). However, you can use a USB adapter, hub, or dock with an Ethernet port to connect to the Surface Pro 5 USB port, so you can plug in the network cable to connect to your local network. The USB-C 3.0 port has high bandwidth (up to 5 Gbps), so you can opt for a Gigabit Ethernet adapter for higher bandwidth without any issues.

Surface Pro 5 Ethernet Port

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