Microsoft’s Arm-Powered Surface Pro X Gets Huge $400 Price Cut With These Hot Deals
The Surface Pro usually starts at $999, and that configuration will get you 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Stepping up to 8GB of RAM with 256GB of storage typically costs you $1,299. However, both Amazon and Best Buy are knocking $400 off that latter configuration’s price, bringing it down to a low $899 – even lower than the base configuration.
- Microsoft Surface Pro X (8GB/256GB) $899.99 @ Amazon
- Microsoft Surface Pro X (8GB/256GB) $899.99 @ Best Buy
All Surface Pro X convertibles are powered by a custom Microsoft SQ1 SoC, which is a variant of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx. The 7nm chip features a 64-bit Kryo 495 CPU and Adreno 680 GPU. Also at the user’s disposal is a 13-inch display with a resolution of 2880x1920 (4:3 aspect ratio). There are twin USB-C ports onboard along with standard LTE connectivity (as afforded by the SQ1 SoC).
The Surface Pro X is also quite svelte thanks to lower thermal requirements of its Arm-based processor, coming in a just 5.3mm thick and weighing in at only 1.68 pounds. Despite its power-sipping Arm processor, the Surface Pro X is only rated at 13 hours of battery life, which is just a few hours long than the Surface Pro 7 with more powerful Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors onboard.