The rumors were true: One of Microsoft’s new PCs sports an Arm-based chipset instead of an Intel equivalent. During an event in New York City this morning, the Seattle tech giant unveiled the Surface Pro X, the spiritual successor to the Surface, the Surface 2, the Surface 3, and the Surface Go. It’s ultra-slim and lightweight, with a bezel-to-bezel 13-inch display and an adjustable kickstand. And it’s one of the first machines on the market to ship with a custom-designed, ARM-based Microsoft SQ1 system-on-chip co-engineered with Qualcomm.
The Surface Pro X will be available on November 5th, priced starting at $999. Microsoft will begin taking pre-orders today.
The first thing you’ll notice about the Surface Pro