Applies to

Surface Pro , Windows 8.1.


Surface Pro features


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Here’s a quick overview of Surface Pro features.

If you want to learn more about Surface Pro, download the User Guide for your Surface.

Touchscreen
The touchscreen, with its 16:9 aspect ratio and full-HD display (1080p resolution) is great for watching HD films, browsing the web and using Office apps (sold separately). Use your fingers to select, zoom or move things around on the screen. For more info, see Surface touchscreen and Touch: tap, swipe, and beyond.
Typing Covers
Choose from unique keyboards that double as a protective cover. This way you’ll always have a keyboard with you (sold separately). See Accessories for info on the full range of accessories available for your Surface.
Pro Pen
Take notes, draw and mark up documents using the digital pen. See Using the Pro Pen.
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Surface supports standard Wi-Fi protocols (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth® 4.0. This means you can connect to a wireless network and use Bluetooth devices such as mice, printers and headsets.
Two cameras and a microphone
Two cameras and a microphone make it easy to make phone calls and record videos using your Surface. The cameras record video in 720p, with a 16:9 aspect ratio (widescreen).
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Kickstand
Surface has a built-in kickstand so that you can be productive or kick back and have some fun.
Stereo speakers, headset jack, and volume
Listen to music, conference calls or audio books using apps from the Windows Store or Internet Explorer. For example, you can use the Music app to play music and the Video app to watch TV shows, films and videos. See Surface sound, volume and audio accessories for more info.
Ports

Yes, Surface has ports.

  • Full-size USB 3.0 port
    You can connect a variety of USB accessories, just as you would on any other PC. For info about this, see Connect a USB mouse, printer and more.
  • microSD card slot
    Surface has a microSD card slot that you can use for extra storage or transferring files. For more info, see Surface storage options.
  • Mini DisplayPort version 1.1
    Share videos, photos or presentations by connecting your Surface to an HDTV, monitor or projector. (May require adapters and cables sold separately.) For more info, see Connect Surface Pro to a TV, monitor or projector.
  • Charging port and 48-watt power supply
    When your battery gets low, attach the power supply to the charging port. It clicks into place. For more info, see Surface Pro battery and power.
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Software

Software included with Surface Pro:

CPU and RAM
3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i5 Processor with Intel HD Graphics 4000 with 4GB RAM—Dual Channel Memory.
Storage
In addition to the internal storage included with Surface Pro, there are some additional storage options. For info about this, see Surface storage options.
Sensors
Surface has four sensors that apps can take advantage of: an ambient light sensor, an accelerometer, gyroscope and digital compass.


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