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Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 will be available in SA

Microsoft South Africa announced that its newly launched Surface Pro 7 and the Surface Laptop 3 will be available in the country. 

Microsoft South Africa CEO Lillian Barnard said in a statement: “Surface is about bringing hardware and software together to allow customers to be more creative and productive.” 

“Whether you’re at work, at home, or anywhere between, Surface devices will empower you to stay productive and focus on what you need to.”

The new Surface Pro 7 is a tablet that can be used as a laptop that features a 12.3-inch touchscreen detachable display which can be written and drawn on with the Surface Pen.

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It offers up to 16GB RAM and a choice between 10th-generation Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 processors.

Users can choose between SSD options ranging from 128GB to 1TB, while the battery offers 10.5-hours of typical device usage.

The Surface Pro 7 will be available from Incredible Connection and Vodacom from 29 July 2020 with pricing starting from R17,999.

Here are the specifications for the Surface Pro 7:

Operating System Windows 10 Home
Display 12.3-inch 2,736 x 1,824 touchscreen
Dimensions 292 x 201 x 8.5mm
CPU Up to 10th-generation Intel Core i7 processor
RAM Up to 16GB
Cameras 8MP full HD Rear, 5MP full HD Front
Storage Up to 1TB SSD
Network Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0
Ports 1x USB-C, 1x USB-A, 3.5mm headphone jack, 1x Surface Connect, 1x Surface Type Cover port, MicroSD
Battery Up to 10.5 hours of typical usage

Microsoft SA noted that both versions which are the 13.5-inch and 15-inch of the Surface Laptop 3 will be available.

According to Microsoft, the 13.5-inch version is three-times faster than a Macbook Air, while the 15-inch version offers up to a Ryzen 7 3780U mobile processor for powerful performance.

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Both versions offer up to 1TB of SSD storage and offer up to 11.5 hours of battery performance based on typical device usage.

The 15-inch version of the laptop supports AMD Radeon Vega 9 and RX Vega 11 graphics options that are specially designed for the Microsoft Surface.

The Surface Laptop 3 will be available from Incredible Connection and Vodacom from 29 July 2020 with a starting price of R22,999.

Here are the specifications for the Surface Laptop 3:

Operating System Windows 10 Home
Display 13.5-inch 2,256 x 1,504 touchscreen or 15-inch 2,496 x 1,664 touchscreen
Dimensions 13.5-inch: 308 x 223 x 14.5 mm; 15-inch: 339.5 x 244 x 14.69 mm
CPU 13.5-inch: Up to Intel 10th-gen Core i7; 15-inch: Up to Ryzen 7 3780U
RAM Up to 16GB
Cameras 720p HD Rear camera
Storage Up to 1TB SSD
Network 13.5-inch: Wi-Fi 6; 15-inch: Wi-Fi 5
Ports 1x USB-C, 1x USB-A, 3.5mm headphone jack, 1x Surface Connect
Battery Up to 11.5 hours of typical usage

 

Written by: Gabriella Steyn.

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