Microsoft Surface Pro 10: A Bold Move Against Apple’s MacBook with Qualcomm ARM Power

Microsoft has recently added new devices in Surface Series; the new device added on this series is Surface Pro 10; this new series consists of Qualcomm ARM processors. This move puts Microsoft head to head with the Apple’s MacBook strip that has been using ARM architecture for four years now.

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Main upgradations implemented in Surface Pro 10

There is a striking change aesthetically on the Surface Pro 10 in the keyboard. Traditional features of the Microsoft Signature are done away with and substituted by the Surface pro flex. This new attachment system is more rigid as it holds the accessory snugly in place and to detach its needed some force.

Specifications and Performance

The Surface Pro 10 series comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X Plus and Snapdragon X Elite modem. The base model includes:


256 GB PCIe Gen 4 storage

Hybrid that can be upgraded to 32 GB LPDDR5X RAM

The storage goes to the maximum level of up to 1 TB.

The connectivity is rather diverse and modern, consisting of Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5. 4, and future 5G compatibility;The casing is populated with two USB 4 ports that serve to connect the peripheral with the computer. Two USB 3. 0, one Mini DisplayPort, one USB 3. 0 with power, and one Surface Connect. The front camera has the 5 MP resolution and works with Windows Hello support and IR sensor for face login. The rear chamber is complemented with a 10 MP for taking snaps and high-definition videos.

Display and Design

The latest model is Surface Pro 10 which is equipped with a 13-inch screen that is either OLED or IPS LCD with a resolution of 2800 x 1920 and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz although it is a convertible device that supports touch, it also supports different types of stylus including Microsoft stylus.

Pricing and Availability

The Surface Pro 10 is available in four colors: Sapphire, Dune, Platinum, Black are four different colors that are familiar to everyone among which Sapphire is one of the favorite color of people. Prices start at:

$999 for the LCD model with 16GB RAM and 256GB storage, snapdragon X Plus.

OLED, 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM for $1,199; OLED, 16 GB RAM, and 512 GB with Snapdragon X Elite for $1,499.

$2,099 for the flagship OLED style, 32 GB RAM and 1000 GB ROM.

Another cost is $139. This matters applies for the official Microsoft keyboard 99. Originally, the capacity of the electronic cigarettes range was made available to the United States only but the company in the next few weeks will launch its products in Europe.

However, Microsoft with these features and affordable price range wants to be a direct competitor to Apple’s MacBook Air primarily for consumers who are waiting for OLED screens that are not present in MacBook yet.