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Microsoft compares Surface Pro 7 with Apple MacBook Pro in latest video

The video starts by talking about the Surface Pro 7’s touchscreen and the support for the stylus pen that is good for creators and note taking.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Jan 24 2021, 13:16 IST
Microsoft Surface Pro 7.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7. (Microsoft)

In a bid to promote its latest Surface Pro 7 laptop, Microsoft has uploaded a new video on YouTube comparing its 2-in-1 with arch rival from Apple, the MacBook Pro. The short video doesn't go in detail as to which one has more features, and which performs better. But it does show a few plus points of the Surface Pro 7 over the MacBook Pro.

The video starts by talking about the Surface Pro 7's touchscreen and the support for the stylus pen that is good for creators and note taking. On the other hand, the person in the video says that the Touch Bar in MacBook Pro is not as easy to use. “Why can't they give me a whole touchscreen” says the person in the video. 

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In terms of design, the Surface Pro 7 is touted for its detachable keyboard, as one can even use it as a tablet while on the go. However, this is not the case with the Apple MacBook Pro as it is a full-fledged laptop and you will have to carry the entire package even when you're traveling.

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The video also talks about the power of the devices. The person says that Microsoft Surface Pro 7 can run all your favorite apps and most of the games as well. However, this might not be possible in the MacBook Pro which runs on macOS. Lastly, the video compares the prices of both Surface Pro 7 and MacBook Pro.

Needless to say, the Surface Pro 7 wins here with a more affordable $890 price tag as compared to the rival's $1,300 price tag. The description of the video also talks about the versatility of the product. “Only Surface Pro seven has the versatility and portability of both a tablet and a laptop. With features like touchscreen, detachable keyboard and pen, and enough power to run your favorite apps, you can work or play from anywhere. Microsoft Surface Pro seven has everything you need to do what you love.”

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It is worth mentioning that the new Surface Pro 7 ranges from $750 all the way up to $2,100. You can configure it on the basis of Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 chipsets along with 4GB, 8GB and 16GB RAM and 120GB, 256GB and 1TB of inbuilt storage. All of them run the Intel 10th generation Core processors. 

Some of the other key specs of the device are 12.3-inch Pixelsense display with 3:2 aspect ratio, Intel USD graphics (i3) or Intel Iris Plus graphics (i5 and i7). You also get a USB type C port, Type A port, 3.5 mm headphone jack and micro SD card reader. While at the front you have a 5-megapixel camera with full HD video recording, at the back you get an 8-megapixel camera. There is also 1.6watt stereo speakers with Dolby audio and dual far field studio mics. In India, the Surface Pro 7 starts at 72,990 and goes till 1,42,000 for the 16GB+256GB model.

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First Published Date: 24 Jan, 13:16 IST
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