• The Surface Pro 4 is designed to give its user a better drawing experience.

The Surface Pro 4 is designed to give its user a better drawing experience. (Photo : Twitter)

Microsoft recently unveiled the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book.

The two Surfaces are hybrid devices that are tablets that can be transformed into a laptop by attaching a keyboard. This allows the devices to adapt on the various needs of consumers. Thus, the Surface tablets will be popular to various sectors.

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Running on the new Windows 10 operating system, below is the comparison of the specs and features of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices.

Screen Display

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 packs a 12.3 inches screen display with 2,736x1,824 pixel resolution. The Surface Book offers a bigger screen panel of 13.5-inch PixelSense Display with 3,000x2,000 resolution.


The two devices come with 6th Generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and Intel HD graphics 520/NVIDIA GeForce graphics.


The Surface devices have the biggest storage systems in the market with 128/256/512GB/1TB of SSD storage. The devices are also equipped with microSD slots.


The two Surface devices pack 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP front facing shooter.

Connectivity and Ports

Both tablet-laptops come with WiFi connectivity and USB 3.1 Ports.


While the Surface Pro 4 guarantees up to 9 hours of battery life, the Surface Book boasts up to 12 hours of battery life.


Both devices are equipped with detachable keyboard with trackpad and Surface Pen stylus.

In the end, the main difference of the tablets is its screen size and display resolution. Thus, consumers that want or need bigger a screen panel should opt for the Surface Book, while those who need a more portable device should go for Surface Pro 4.