Surface Pro X vs. Surface Laptop (1st Gen) – Detailed Specs Comparison

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

Surface Pro X vs. Surface Laptop 1

Key Features
What's new
New Pro Design
It's the thinnest Surface Pro ever at just a 7.3mm thin, 13” edge-to-edge PixelSense display.
Always Connected
Surface Pro X comes with blazing fast LTE connectivity as standard.
Microsoft SQ1
Custom made by Microsoft partnership with Qualcomm for delivering the best performance and battery life.
Windows 10 on Arm
It's not Windows RT! It can run most desktop apps in the 32-bit emulator.
More Features
Removable SSD storageFast ChargingDaul far-field studio mics2 x USB-C ports2W stereo speakers4K rear camera
What's missing
  • No MicroSD card reader
  • No Headset jack
  • Can't emulate native 64-bit applications
    Microsoft is currently working to brings 64-bit emulation to Windows 10 on Arm.
AvailabilitySurface Pro XSurface Laptop
Released20192017
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)
  • Pre-ordered: October 2, 2019
  • Released: Early November 2019
  • Introduced: May 2, 2017
  • Pre-ordered: May 2, 2017
  • Released: June 15, 2017
PricingStarting at 999$
Platinum
  • $799 - M3 | 4GB | 128GB
  • $999 - i5 | 4GB | 128GB
  • $1,299 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB
    Graphite GoldBurgundyCobalt Blue
  • $1,599 - i7 | 8GB | 256GB
  • $2,199 - i7 | 16GB | 512GB
  • $2,699 - i7 | 16GB | 1TB
Surface Pro X Price
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – Microsoft SQ1 - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive – WIFI + 4G LTE – Matte Black (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – Microsoft SQ1 - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive – WIFI + 4G LTE – Matte Black (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$781.99
Surface Pro X QGN-00001 13 inches LTE Tablet - 16GB 256GB SSD - Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
Surface Pro X QGN-00001 13 inches LTE Tablet - 16GB 256GB SSD - Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
By GIZPRO
$729.00
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – SQ1 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive – Wifi, 4G Lte – Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – SQ1 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive – Wifi, 4G Lte – Matte Black
By Microsoft
$829.00
Was: $999.00
Surface Laptop Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – AMD Ryzen 5 Surface Edition - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – AMD Ryzen 5 Surface Edition - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,199.89
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 – 13.5" Touch-Screen – Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) – Platinum with Alcantara
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 – 13.5" Touch-Screen – Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) – Platinum with Alcantara
By Microsoft
$769.99
Was: $999.00
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5" 2256x1504 Touchscreen Laptop, Intel i5-1035G7, Quad-Core, 8GB RAM 256GB SSD, Iris Plus Graphics, Webcam, Bluetooth, Windows 10 Pro - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5" 2256x1504 Touchscreen Laptop, Intel i5-1035G7, Quad-Core, 8GB RAM 256GB SSD, Iris Plus Graphics, Webcam, Bluetooth, Windows 10 Pro - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$949.99
Was: $1,049.99
DisplaySurface Pro XSurface Laptop
Size13 Inches13.5 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 2880 x 1920 (5.53M Pixels)
  • Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • Display Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (3.4M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 201 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated
ExteriorSurface Pro XSurface Laptop
Size Comparison
Dimensions11.3” x 8.2” x 0.28” (287 mm x 208 mm x 7.3 mm)
Width: 11.3” (287 mm)
Height: 8.2” (208 mm)
Thickness: 0.28” (7.3 mm)
12.13” x 8.79” x 0.39-0.57” (308.02 mm x 223.2 mm x 9.93 mm-14.47 mm)
Width: 12.13” (308.02 mm)
Depth: 8.79” (223.2 mm)
Height: 0.39 - 0.57” (9.93 - 14.47 mm)
Weight
  • 1.70 lbs (774 g)
  • Intel Core i5 › 2.76 lbs (1.26 kg)
  • Intel Core i7 › 2.83 lbs (1.28 kg)
Colors
Matte Black
Graphite GoldPlatinumBurgundyCobalt Blue
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.
  • Surface Slim Pen Storage
    • Magnetic dock
    • Automatically wireless charge Surface Slim Pen
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with the soft-touch feel and full 1.5mm travel.
    • Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 2 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Surface Connect+
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Nano SIM
  • 1 x Surface Pro X Type Cover
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Headset jack
Internal SpecsSurface Pro XSurface Laptop
Processor
  • Microsoft® SQ1™
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 GHz, 2MB Cache, 7W
  • 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
  • Microsoft® SQ1™
    Microsoft® SQ1™ Adreno™ 685 GPU
    2.1 teraflops of graphics processing power,
  • 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
8GB 16GB
LPDDR4X RAM
4GB8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB512 GB
Removable PCIe SSD
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
    SSD
  • 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage with 1-year subscription of Office 365
ConnectivitySurface Pro XSurface Laptop
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem
  • Up to Gigabit LTE Advanced Pro5 with nanoSIM and eSIM support. LTE Bands supported: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS support
BatterySurface Pro XSurface Laptop
Size38.2 Wh45.2 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13 hours of typical device usageUp to 14.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)
  • 44W proprietary power supply
    USB-A output: 5W
    Surface Connect output: 39W
SoftwareSurface Pro XSurface Laptop
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Windows 10 S
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial1 year of Microsoft Office 365 personal
Camera & AudioSurface Pro XSurface Laptop
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing).
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video.
  • 10.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video/4K video.
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 720p HD front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • Dual microphones
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscSurface Pro XSurface Laptop
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
magnetic storage
Supports Surface Pen with 1024 levels of pressure
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Firmware TPM
  • 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 X
  • Power supply
  • SIM card access tool
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • Surface Laptop
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • 30-day return policy
  • 90 days of free technical phone support
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only
Surface Pro X Price
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – Microsoft SQ1 - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive – WIFI + 4G LTE – Matte Black (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – Microsoft SQ1 - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive – WIFI + 4G LTE – Matte Black (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$781.99
Surface Pro X QGN-00001 13 inches LTE Tablet - 16GB 256GB SSD - Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
Surface Pro X QGN-00001 13 inches LTE Tablet - 16GB 256GB SSD - Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
By GIZPRO
$729.00
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – SQ1 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive – Wifi, 4G Lte – Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen – SQ1 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive – Wifi, 4G Lte – Matte Black
By Microsoft
$829.00
Was: $999.00
Surface Laptop Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – AMD Ryzen 5 Surface Edition - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – AMD Ryzen 5 Surface Edition - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,199.89
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 – 13.5" Touch-Screen – Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) – Platinum with Alcantara
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 – 13.5" Touch-Screen – Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) – Platinum with Alcantara
By Microsoft
$769.99
Was: $999.00
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5" 2256x1504 Touchscreen Laptop, Intel i5-1035G7, Quad-Core, 8GB RAM 256GB SSD, Iris Plus Graphics, Webcam, Bluetooth, Windows 10 Pro - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5" 2256x1504 Touchscreen Laptop, Intel i5-1035G7, Quad-Core, 8GB RAM 256GB SSD, Iris Plus Graphics, Webcam, Bluetooth, Windows 10 Pro - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$949.99
Was: $1,049.99

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