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Microsoft Announces Snapdragon-Powered Surface Pro and New Surface Laptop; Learn More Info at B&H Photo

B&H is pleased to share that Microsoft has announced a new Surface Pro and new Surface laptops powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon X Series chips. The use of these powerful new processors marks a significant milestone in Microsoft's move to Arm-based devices.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240521031704/en/

Surface Laptop is powered by Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus processors and features the same Qualcomm Hexagon NPU (Photo: Business Wire)

Surface Laptop is powered by Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus processors and features the same Qualcomm Hexagon NPU (Photo: Business Wire)

Surface Pro

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The latest version of the Surface Pro drops the model number this time around. Microsoft claims that the new Pro is up to 90 percent faster than the Surface Pro 9 they dropped back in March thanks to performance jump from the Snapdragon X processors. This revamped Surface has a few key upgrades, including better battery life (Microsoft claims up to 14 hours), optional 5G support, Wi-Fi 7 support, and you can even get a version of the Pro with an OLED screen.

Microsoft 13" Surface Pro Copilot+ PC

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The Pro starts around $999, but if you want the Snapdragon chipset, expect to spend closer to $1500. It also comes in four color options this time around, and there is even a new optional keyboard attachment called the Surface Pro Flex you can add.

Surface Laptop

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/microsoft-surface-laptops/ci/52063

The Surface Laptop also received its fair share of updates. Like the updated Surface Pro, you'll be able to configure these new Surface laptops with Snapdragon X series processors. Microsoft claims that users can expect a roughly 86% increase in performance compared to the Surface Laptop 5.

The new Surface Laptop has been redesigned with thinner bezels and a larger haptic touchpad this time around. Connectivity-wise, there are two USB-C ports, a single USB-A port, and a standard 3.5mm audio port. It still comes in two size variants, 13.8" and 15". As far as price goes, the 13.8” version starts at $999.99 and the 15” version starts at $1299.99.

Expect the updated Surface models to be available to pre-order shortly, with availability expected sometime in June. What are your thoughts on the new Surface devices? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to be on the lookout for more in-depth coverage once we’re able to spend more hands-on time with them.

Learn More with B&H Explora blog here.

About B&H Photo Video

As the world's largest source of photography, video, and audio equipment, as well as computers, drones, and home and portable entertainment, B&H is known worldwide for its attentive, knowledgeable sales force and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. B&H has been satisfying customers worldwide for over 50 years.

Visitors to the website can access a variety of educational videos and enlightening articles. The B&H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in-house specialists. You can view the B&H Event Space presentations from many of the world's foremost experts and interviews with some of technology's most dynamic personalities. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel here. In addition to videos, the B&H Explora blog presents new product announcements, gear reviews, helpful guides, and tech news written by product experts and industry professionals, as well as our award-winning podcasts.

When you’re in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photo SuperStore, located at 420 Ninth Avenue. The techno-carousel spins all year round at the counters and kiosks at B&H. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest gear.

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