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

Surface Pro X

Surface Pro X picture

Surface Laptop

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Key Features
What's newNew Pro Design It's the thinnest Surface Pro ever at just 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 best performance and battery life.
Windows 10 on Arm It's not Windows RT! It can run most desktop apps in 32-bit emulator.
More Removable SSD storage, Fast Charging, Daul far-field studio mics, 2 x USB-C ports, 2W stereo speakers, 4K rear camera, and all Surface Pro base features.
What's missingNo microSD card reader
No Headset jack
Currently can't emulate native 64-bit applications
Availability
IntroducedOctober 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)May 2, 2017
Pre-orderedOctober 2, 2019May 2, 2017
ReleasedEarly November 2019June 15, 2017
PricingStarting at 999$
Platinum

Intel® Core™ m3
• $799 - m3 | 4 GB | 128 GB

Intel® Core™ i5
• $999 - i5 | 4 GB | 128 GB
• $1,299 - i5 | 8 GB | 256 GB

Intel® Core™ i7
• $1,599 - i7 | 8 GB | 256 GB
• $2,199 - i7 | 16 GB | 512 GB
• $2,699 - i7 | 16 GB | 1 TB

Graphite GoldBurgundyCobalt Blue

Intel® Core™ i5
• $1,299 - i5 | 8 GB | 256 GB
Software
Pre-Installed OSFor Consumer Windows 10 Home
For Commercial Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 S
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trial1 year of Microsoft Office 365 personal
Display
Size13 inches13.5 inches
Resolution2880 x 1920 (267 PPI), 5.53M Pixels2256 x 1504 (201 PPI), 3.4M 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 3
• 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated
Internal Specs
CPUMicrosoft® SQ1™
ARM based processor, 8 cores, 7W, 3.00 GHz, integrated 9 teraflops AI engine
7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-7Y30
2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB SmartCache, 1.00 GHz up to 2.60 GHz, 4.5W

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
2 cores, 4 threads, 3MB SmartCache, 2.60 GHz up to 3.50 GHz, 15W

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7660U
2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB Cache, 2.50 GHz up to 4.00 GHz, 15W
GraphicsMicrosoft® SQ1™
Microsoft® SQ1™ Adreno™ 685 GPU, 2.1 teraflops of graphics processing power
7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-7Y30
• Intel® HD Graphics 615

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
• Intel® HD Graphics 620

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7660U
• Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640
Memory
8 GB 16 GB
LPDDR4X RAM
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB512 GB
Removable SSD
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
SSD
• 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage with 1-year subscription of Office 365
Network• Wi-Fi : IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 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
• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Battery
Size?45.2 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13 hours of typical device usageUp to 14.5 hours of local video playback
Power Supply• 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
• Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in under one hour)
44W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port
Exterior
Dimensions11.3” x 8.2” x 0.28” (287 mm x 208 mm x 7.3 mm)12.13 x 8.79 x 0.39-0.57 inches(308.02 mm x 223.2 mm x 9.93 mm-14.47 mm)
Weight1.70 lbs (774 g)Intel Core i5 2.76 lbs (1.26 kg)
Intel Core i7 2.83 lbs (1.28 kg)
Casing• Mechanical features: Anodized aluminum body
• Kickstand with full-friction multiposition hinge to 165 degrees
• Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
Aluminum
Colors
Matte Black
Graphite GoldPlatinumBurgundyCobalt Blue
Keyboard and TrackpadNot included

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.

Surface Slim Pen Storage
• Magnetic dock
• Automatically wireless charge Surface Slim Pen
• Precision trackpad: 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
• Five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Full-size backlit keyboard with soft touch feel and full 1.5mm travel.
• Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
Ports• 2 x USB Type-C (version 3.1 Gen 1 with USB Power Delivery revision 3.0)
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Nano SIM
• 1 x Surface Type Cover port
• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
Camera & Audio
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
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
• Ambient light sensor
Surface Pen• 4096 levels of pressure
• Tilt sensing
• Best in class latency
• Paper feel
• 0.1mm precision
• 1024 levels of pressure
Surface DialSupports off-screen interactionSupports off-screen interaction only
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