Tech specs

Key Features
What's new
  • New Pro Design - The thinnest Surface Pro ever at just 7.3mm thin with a larger 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 in partnership with Qualcomm for delivering the best performance and battery life.
  • Windows 10 on Arm - Not Windows RT! It can run most desktop apps in the 32-bit emulator.
  • More Features
    • Removable SSD storage
    • Supports fast charging
    • Dual far-field studio mics
    • 2 x USB-C ports
    • 2W stereo speakers
    • 4K 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 X
Released2019
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)
  • Pre-ordered: October 2, 2019
  • Released: Early November 2019
PricingStarting at 999$
Surface Pro X Price
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen –SQ1 - 16GB Memory - 512GB Solid State Drive – WIFI + 4G LTE – Matte Black (MJU-00001)
Microsoft Surface Pro X – 13" Touch-Screen –SQ1 - 16GB Memory - 512GB Solid State Drive – WIFI + 4G LTE – Matte Black (MJU-00001)
By Microsoft
$798.99
Microsoft Surface Pro X 13in Microsoft SQ1 8GB RAM 128GB SSD Wi-Fi + 4G LTE Black (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro X 13in Microsoft SQ1 8GB RAM 128GB SSD Wi-Fi + 4G LTE Black (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$480.19
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
$699.99
Microsoft Surface Pro X - 13" Touchscreen - Microsoft SQ 2 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Pro X - 13" Touchscreen - Microsoft SQ 2 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$929.99
Surface Pro X 13-inch Touchscreen 128GB SSD - Microsoft SQ1-8GB RAM (Wi-Fi + Cellular 4G LTE, Windows 11 Home, Platinum) E4K-00001 Newest Version 2021
Surface Pro X 13-inch Touchscreen 128GB SSD - Microsoft SQ1-8GB RAM (Wi-Fi + Cellular 4G LTE, Windows 11 Home, Platinum) E4K-00001 Newest Version 2021
By Microsoft
$949.99
Microsoft Surface Pro X Business Keyboard, Black
Microsoft Surface Pro X Business Keyboard, Black
By Microsoft
$90.20
DisplaySurface Pro X
Size13 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
ExteriorSurface Pro X
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)
Weight
  • 1.70 lbs (774 g)
Colors
Matte Black
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
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
Internal SpecsSurface Pro X
Processor
  • Microsoft® SQ1™
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 GHz, 2MB Cache, 7W
Integrated Graphics
  • Microsoft® SQ1™
    Microsoft® SQ1™ Adreno™ 685 GPU
    2.1 teraflops of graphics processing power,
Memory
8GB 16GB
LPDDR4X RAM
Storage
128 GB 256 GB 512 GB
Removable PCIe SSD
ConnectivitySurface Pro X
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
Bluetooth
  • 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
BatterySurface Pro X
Size38.2 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13 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)
SoftwareSurface Pro X
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioSurface Pro X
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.
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscSurface Pro X
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Security
  • Firmware TPM
  • 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
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

Tips and tricks

Learn how to fully utilize your Surface Pro X with our handpicked selection of tips and tricks. Our comprehensive guide will assist you in maximizing battery life, enhancing performance, boosting productivity, and efficiently solving any issues that may arise.

Update History

Catch up on the latest information about the new Surface Pro X features and fixes introduced via driver and firmware updates from Microsoft. Here are the last five releases:

2024
Apr
23
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Addresses potential security vulnerability and improves system stability and extends device security certificate authority.
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Feb
24
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Improve camera stability, resolve audio detection issues, and ensure compliance with data collection regulations.
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2023
Nov
10
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Improves Wi-Fi stability and resolves graphics performance and stability issue.
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Oct
12
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Addresses potential security vulnerability and improves system stability and addresses keyboard disconnection issue.
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Aug
14
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Addresses 3rd party application performance and improves Wi-Fi reliability.
    View

Please visit our Surface Pro X update tracker page for a complete driver and firmware update release timeline.

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FAQs

Here are all frequently asked questions about Surface Pro X:

1How long will Microsoft support the original Surface Pro X?

According to Surface lifecycle documentationMicrosoft Surface Pro X with SQ1 will reach the end of its driver and firmware updates on August 10, 2025. The company promises to support all Surface devices for at least four years starting from its release date.

DeviceRelease DateEnd of Servicing Date
Surface Pro X SQ1November 5, 2019August 10, 2025
Surface Pro X SQ2October 13, 2020August 10, 2025
Surface Pro X Wi-FiOctober 5, 2021October 5, 2027
Last checked: February 19, 2024.

After the end of servicing date, Surface Pro X devices will continue to receive Windows OS features and security updates as long as it meets minimum hardware requirements for any future Windows OS.

In some conditions, Microsoft will consider releasing additional updates if there are critical security issues for Surface Pro X devices that can only be fixed through patching the firmware.

2What ports are available on Microsoft Surface Pro X?

There are six ports and slots available on Microsoft Surface Pro X:

  1. 1 x Surface Connect+ (supports charging and docking).
  2. 1 x Surface Pro X Type Cover connector.
  3. 2 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 (supports 10Gpbs transfer speed, charging, and video out).
  4. 1 x Removable SSD.
  5. 1 x Nano LTE sim slot.
Surface Pro X Ports
Surface Pro X ports.
3What is the weight of Surface Pro X with and without a keyboard or Surface Pro X Type Cover?

Here is the weight of Surface Pro X with and without Surface Pro X Type Cover or a keyboard:

Surface Pro X without a keyboard: 1.706 lbs (774 g)

Surface Pro X with a keyboard

  • Surface Pro X Type Cover: 2.446 lbs (1,109 g)
  • Surface Pro X Signature Type Cover with Slim Pen: 2.326 lbs (1,055 g)
NoteSurface Slim Pen weight: 0.01 lbs (14 g).

4Is Microsoft Surface Pro X fanless?

Yes, it does. Microsoft Surface Pro X uses a Microsoft SQ1 chip based on ARM architecture doesn’tsn’t require a fan for active cooling.

Surface Pro X internal Components
Surface Pro X internal.
5Does Surface Pro X have a USB-C port?

Yes, it does! All Surface Pro X models have two USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 ports as a standard. The port supports data transfers (up to 10Gbps or 1.25GB/s), display out, and charging. It is located on the left side of the device. Here are the complete specs of the USB-C port.

  • USB Type-C port.
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard.
  • Transfers up to 10Gbps or 1.25GB/s.
  • Supports DisplayPort 1.4 Alt Mode and Digital Audio.
  • Supports up to two 4K UHD (3840×2160@60Hz).
  • Supports Power Delivery revision 3.0 with power rules of 5v, 9v, 15v, and 20v supports chargers rated at 45W or bigger. It is also backward compatible with PD 2.0.
Surface Pro X USB-C
6Does Microsoft Surface Pro X support external Graphics (eGPU)?

No,doesn’tsn’t! All standard external graphics processing units require Thunderbolt 3 technology to provide enough bandwidth (up to 40Gbps) to transfer graphics data between the laptop and the external GPU (eGPU). Unfortunately, Microsoft Surface Pro X has only USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 with a maximum bandwidth of 10Gbps.

Surface Pro X eGPU
Surface Pro X eGPU supports.
7Does the Microsoft Surface Pro X have a full-size USB port?

No, it doesn’t! No full-size USB (USB-A) port is available on Surface Pro X. However, you can use a USB-C adapter, hub, or dock with one or more full-size USB ports to connect to the Surface Pro X USB-C port.

Surface Pro X Full Size USB (USB-A)
Surface Pro X USB-C to USB-A adapter.
8Does Surface Pro X have an SD card slot?

No, it doesn’t. Unlike traditional Surface Pro, Surface Pro X doesn’t have a MicroSD card slot. However, in return, it comes with a removable SSD hard drive, so you can easily swap it for a bigger one when needed.

Surface Pro X Removable SSD Storage
Surface Pro X SSD storage.
9Does Surface Pro X have an HDMI port?

No, it doesn’t! There is no HDMI port available on Surface Pro X. However, you can use a USB-C adapter, hub, or dock with an HDMI port to connect to the Surface Pro X USB-C port.

Surface Pro X Full Size HDMI
Surface Pro X USB-C to HDMI adapter.
10Does Microsoft Surface Pro X support Windows Hello Facial Recognition?

Yes, it does! All Surface Pro X models support Windows Hello Face Authentication (also known as Face ID), which allows you to sign in to your account faster, easier, and more secure with your face. It also has an improved Windows Hello Infrared (IR) camera that can recognize and log you in significantly faster than older Surface devices.

Surface Pro X Face Unlock
Windows Hello Infrared (IR) camera on Surface Pro X.
11Can you charge Microsoft Surface Pro X via USB-C?

Yes, you can. The USB-C 3.1 port on Microsoft Surface Pro X supports smart charging, data transfer, and video out capability. It supports USB Power Delivery revision 3.0, which supports 4 different power rules (5v, 9v, 15v, and 20v) with the ability to supply power up to over 45W.

12Can you replace the Microsoft Surface Pro X SSD?

Technically, Yes! All Surface Pro X models have a replaceable M.2 2230 SSD under the kickstand next to the nano-SIM slot. So, if you want to add more storage to Surface Pro X, it is your only option, as no SD card slot is available.

Surface Pro X Removable SSD Storage
Removable SSD slot on Surface Pro X.

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