Surface Pro 7 vs. Surface Book (1st Gen) – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between Surface Book (1st Gen) and Surface Pro 7 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Surface Pro 7 vs. Surface Book 1

Surface Pro 7

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Surface Book

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Key Features
What's newBetter performance It’s now 2.3x times faster than Surface Pro 6.
Now with USB-C It allows you to charge, transer data, and output up to two [email protected] displays.
Better specs 10th Gen Intel processors, Intel Iris Plus graphics, 3733 MHz LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.
More Fast Charging and Dual far-filed studio mics.
What's missingMiniDisplay port replaced with USB-C port
Availability
IntroducedOctober 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)October 7, 2015
Pre-orderedOctober 2, 2019October 7, 2015
ReleasedOctober 22, 2019October 26, 2015
PricingStarting at 749$Surface Book
• $1,499 - i5 | 8 GB | 128 GB
• $1,699 - i5 | 8 GB | 256 GB
• $2,499 - i7 | 16 GB | 512 GB

Surface Book w/dGPU
• $1,899 - i5 | 8 GB | 256 GB
• $1,999 - i7 | 8 GB | 512 GB
Software
Pre-Installed OSFor Consumer Windows 10 Home
For Commercial Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trialMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
Display
Size12.3 inches13.5 inches
Resolution2736 x 1824 (267 PPI), 5M Pixels3000 x 2000 (267 PPI), 6M Pixels
Technology• PixelSense™ Display
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
• Touch: 10 points multi-touch
• Corning® Gorilla® Glass
• 10nm Oleophobic Coating
• PixelSense™ Display
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• Touch: 10 points multi-touch G5
Internal Specs
CPU10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
Ice Lake, 2 cores, 4 threads, 10nm, 4MB SmartCache, 1.20 GHz up to 3.40 GHz

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
Ice Lake, 4 cores, 8 threads, 10nm, 6MB SmartCache, 1.10 GHz up to 3.70 GHz

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
Ice Lake, 4 cores, 8 threads, 10nm, 8MB SmartCache, 1.30 GHz up to 3.90 GHz
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U
2 cores, 4 threads, 3MB SmartCache, 2.40 GHz up to 3.00 GHz, 15W

6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6600U
2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB SmartCache, 2.60 GHz up to 3.40 GHz, 15W
Graphics10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
Intel® UHD Graphics, 300 MHz to 900 MHz, 32 Execution Units.

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics, 300 MHz to 1.05 GHz, 48 Execution Units.

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics, 300 MHz to 1.10 GHz, 64 Execution Units.
Integrated Graphics
• Intel® HD Graphics 520

Discrete Graphics
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU (1GB GDDR5)
Memory
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
8 GB 16 GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
BGA PCIe SSD
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD
Network• Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Battery
Size45 Wh (Not Confirmed)• Total: 69 Wh
• Clipboard: 18 Wh
• Base: 51 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10.5 hours of typical device usageUp to 12 hours of local video playback
Power Supply• 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
• Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just over one hour)
Surface Book
• 36W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port

Surface Book with dGPU
• 65W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port
Exterior
Dimensions11.50 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches (292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 mm)12.3” x 9.14” x 0.51”-0.90” (312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm-23 mm)
WeightIntel Core i3 1.70 lbs (775 g)
Intel Core i5 1.70 lbs (776 g)
Intel Core i7 1.73 lbs (790 g)
Clipboard Only 1.6 lbs (726 g)
Surface Book 3.34 lbs (1,515 g)
Surface Book with dGPU 3.48 lbs (1,578 g)
Casing• Mechanical features: Signature unibody magnesium design with hidden perimeter venting
• Kickstand with full-friction multiposition hinge to 165 degrees
• Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
• Mechanical features: Magnesium body
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
Colors
Matte BlackPlatinum
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad• 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 five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Precision trackpad: 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
• Five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Mechanical friction attaches the Clipboard to the keyboard.
• Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1.6 mm of key travel.
Ports• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x USB Type-C (version 3.1 Gen 1 with USB Power Delivery revision 3.0)
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Cover port
• 2 x Full-size USB 3.1 Gen
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
• 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack
• 2 x Surface Connect (Compatible with Surface Dock)
• 1 x Full-size MicroSD™ card reader
Camera & Audio
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
• Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
• 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
• 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio• Dual far-field Studio Mics
• 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
• Dual microphones
• Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Ambient light sensor
• Proximity sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
Surface Pen• 4096 levels of pressure
• Tilt sensing
• Best in class latency
• Paper feel
• 0.1mm precision
• 1024 levels of pressure
• Magnetic storage
Surface DialSupports off-screen interactionSupports off-screen interaction only
Security• HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
• HW TPM chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box• Surface Pro 7
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
• Surface Book
• Surface Pen
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
Warranty• One-year limited hardware warranty
• Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement
One-year limited hardware warranty