Microsoft reveals new Surface Pro X powered by custom Microsoft SQ1 processor

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As expected, Microsoft today revealed the new Surface Pro X, a Microsoft SQ1 ARM processor powered device running full Windows 10. The new Surface X comes with a 13-inch display packed in a ultra-thin body that also has a trademark kickstand. Like the existing Surface devices, the new Surface X will also support Type Cover and the new Surface Slim Pen. It is the thinnest Surface Pro with 5.5mm thickness and weighs just 1.68 pounds. It also supports Fast charging and comes with LTE support. Microsoft mentioned that the new Surface Pro X will offer 13 hours of battery life.

The new SQ1 processor is a custom Qualcomm processor that runs at 7W to offer great performance. The new Microsoft SQ1 processor pushes 2 teraflops of graphics processing power, and is the fastest Qualcomm processor ever created for a PC. There is also a new AI engine that can enable new class of Windows applications on the new Surface Pro X. On the connectivity front, you have got two USB-C ports and Surface Connect port. Microsoft also mentioned that the new Surface X has removable hard drive.

The new Surface Pro X will be available starting at $999 in November. You can pre-order it here from Microsoft Store for $999. You can pre-order the new Surface Pro X keyboard here for $139 and new Slim Pen here for $145.

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