Surface Pro 7 vs. Surface Pro 6 – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between Surface Pro 6 and Surface Pro 7 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Surface Pro 7 vs. Surface Pro 6

Surface Pro 7

Surface Pro 7 picture

Surface Pro 6

Surface Pro 6 picture
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 MH LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.
More Fast Charging and Dual far-filed studio mics.
Better performance It’s now 67 percent faster than the Surface Pro (5th Gen).
New color Now available in Platinum and the new Matte Black.
Better price $899 for quad-core Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM, 128 GB SSD, and Windows 10 Home.
What's missingMiniDisplay port replaced with USB-C portNo Intel Core m3 configuration
Windows 10 Pro isn't available for consumers
Availability
IntroducedOctober 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)October 2, 2018
Pre-orderedOctober 2, 2019October 2, 2018
ReleasedOctober 22, 2019October 16, 2018
PricingStarting at 749$
Platinum

Intel® Core™ i5
• $899 - 8GB/128GB
• $1,199 - 8GB/256GB
Intel® Core™ i7
• $1,499 - 8GB/256GB
• $1,899 - 16GB/512GB
• $2,299 - 16GB/1TB

Black

Intel® Core™ i5
• $1,199 - 8GB/256GB
Intel® Core™ i7
• $1,499 - 8GB/256GB
• $1899 - 16GB/512GB
Software
Pre-Installed OSFor Consumer Windows 10 Home
For Commercial Windows 10 Pro
For Consumer Windows 10 Home
For Commercial Windows 10 Pro
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trialMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
Display
Size12.3 inches12.3 inches
Resolution2736 x 1824 (267 PPI), 5M Pixels2736 x 1824 (267 PPI), 5M 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
• Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
• Touch: 10 points multi-touch
• Corning® Gorilla® Glass
• 10nm Oleophobic Coating
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
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
Kaby Lake R, 4 cores, 8 threads, 6MB SmartCache, 1.60 GHz up to 3.40 GHz, For Consumer

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
Kaby Lake R, 4 cores, 8 threads, 6MB SmartCache, 1.70 GHz up to 3.60 GHz, For Commercial

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
Kaby Lake R, 4 cores, 8 threads, 8MB SmartCache, 1.90 GHz up to 4.20 GHz, For both Consumer and Commercial
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.
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
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
BGA PCIe 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 4.1 technology
Battery
Size45 Wh (Not Confirmed)45 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10.5 hours of typical device usageUp to 13.5 hours of video playback
Power Supply• 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
• Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just over one hour)
44W 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)11.50 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches (292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 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)
Intel Core i5 1.7 lbs (770 g)
Intel Core i7 1.73 lbs (784 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: 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
Colors
Matte BlackPlatinum
BlackPlatinum
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.
• 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.
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
• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
• 1 x Cover port
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 Skype HD video
• 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
Audio• Dual far-field Studio Mics
• 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
• Dual microphones
• 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
Surface Pen• 4096 levels of pressure
• Tilt sensing
• Best in class latency
• Paper feel
• 0.1mm precision
• 4096 levels of pressure
• Tilt sensing
• Best in class latency
• Paper feel
• 0.1mm precision
Surface DialSupports off-screen interactionSupports both on-screen and off-screen interaction
Security• HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
• HW TPM 2.0 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 Pro 6
• 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
• Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement