1. JeisonDiasF's Avatar
    Today MS Announced the new Surface Pro and it looks amazing, but MS is calling it a notebook/laptop on their ad, not a tablet that can replace your pc.
    Knowing this, what would you choose? Surface Laptop or Surface Pro?

    I love laptop form factory, so I would be with this one.
    05-23-2017 01:12 PM
  2. Chris002's Avatar
    It all depends on what you need. The Surface Pro is handy if you need a tablet or tablet functionality. For example if you want to watch some you tube video's in the couch, if you like to take notes with a with a Surface Pen in class or if you like to draw sketches i guess the Surface Pro is the device for you. However if your looking just for a conventional laptop I would go for the Surface laptop. I think the greatest advantage is the firmly attached keyboard. If your on the train for example its not always easy to find a surface to place your keyboard of your Surface Pro on. Whereas with the surface laptop you can just type on your lap easily. It might also be more conformable to type on a surface laptop if you need to type a lot.

    You also say the Microsoft doesn't advertise it as a pc replacement. I don't think they should. Beceause it isn't. For me there is nothing more comfortable than working an a dektop. The big screen the keyboard the unlimited power of the desktop. Only if you would use a dock or something and attach a keyboard, mouse and screen it would be comparable. A laptop or a Surface tablet are handy if you need to move a lot and need your pc on the go like when going to school.

    And lastly i would choose the Surface laptop because its handy on the train and I am not much of a tablet guy anyway.
    05-23-2017 03:50 PM
  3. donaldvc's Avatar
    I have a Surface Book but if I had to replace it with either the Pro or the Surface Laptop, I would go for the former because of its flexibility and improved pen support - still a difficult choice
    05-23-2017 04:55 PM
  4. k1s23's Avatar
    hello. ill go with the surface laptop. i want the burgundy model; there is only one configuration available which is $1299 before taxes. guess how much isthe surface pro with the same configuration minus the type cover? $1299.
    05-23-2017 05:50 PM
  5. Rafael Martins1's Avatar
    To tell you the truth, both are excellent, but I find the line "Pro" more practical. What is good is that there is a version for all tastes, with the line "Pro", "Laptop", "Book" and "Studio".
    05-23-2017 10:33 PM
  6. chinkwanhow's Avatar
    In my company Maniqure,
    Pro for marketing guy
    Laptop for admin executive
    Book for manager
    Studio for creative designer.
    05-23-2017 11:47 PM
  7. k1s23's Avatar
    To tell you the truth, both are excellent, but I find the line "Pro" more practical. What is good is that there is a version for all tastes, with the line "Pro", "Laptop", "Book" and "Studio".
    rafael i agree! its nice to see microsoft is trying to target as many people as possible by creating devices that have their own great ways to be used.
    05-24-2017 01:11 AM
  8. Island Barbie's Avatar
    I just got my surface pro 4 and I love it however I'm now wishing I had the lap top because of the kick stand. But I do love tablet mode. Overall I just wish it would sync when my iPhone
    05-24-2017 12:34 PM
  9. Rafael Martins1's Avatar
    I just got my surface pro 4 and I love it however I'm now wishing I had the lap top because of the kick stand. But I do love tablet mode. Overall I just wish it would sync when my iPhone
    How about Surface Book?
    05-24-2017 12:49 PM
  10. Ayrton01CZ's Avatar
    In the end it's just about what you prefer. If you want a tablet and incredible mobility, you'll go for Pro. If you want a traditional laptop, very long battery life and you are not too heavy user, you'll do well with Laptop.
    05-24-2017 01:39 PM
  11. tlbalog's Avatar
    I'd definitely go for the Pro cos without a keyboard, it's closer to a tablet for me than a laptop.
    05-24-2017 02:35 PM
  12. RomansTen13's Avatar
    Looking forward to a hands on with both side to side. I'm leaning Surface Pro, for the LTE set up.
    05-24-2017 02:49 PM
  13. xandros9's Avatar
    I'm going to ask that discussion continues here:
    https://forums.windowscentral.com/su...rface-pro.html

    Thanks.
    Thread closed.
    05-24-2017 04:19 PM

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