What is the difference between Surface Pro 8 for consumer vs. business model?


To provide the best pricing and support, Microsoft has two product categories for most of its Surface products. One category is dedicated to consumers for better pricing and another to businesses for better support and capability. Here are the main differences between Surface Pro 8 for consumers and the business model that we know so far.

Key DifferencesConsumer ModelBusiness Model
Pricing- Standard
- Starting at $1,099 for i5/8GB/256GB.
- 100$ more expensive for the same configuration.
- Starting at $1,099 for i3/8GB/128GB.
Processor- Available only with Intel Core i5 and i7
- The i5 model uses non-vPro Intel Core i5-1135G7
- Available with Intel Core i3, i5, and i7
- The i5 model uses vPro-enabled Intel Core i5-1145G7
Windows EditionWindows 11 HomeWindows 11 Pro
Windows 10 Pro
ConnectivityWiFi onlyOptional LTE Advanced
PackagingConsumer-friendly packaging.High density packaging with more recycled content.
Product Pagehttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/d/surface-pro-8/8qwcrtq8v8xghttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/d/surface-pro-8-for-business/8x957cqqp1t4
Surface Pro 8
Surface Pro 8 image
Release: 2021
Display: 13 inch
Dimensions: 11.3” x 8.2” x 0.37”
Processor: Up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 (4/8, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz)

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