Microsoft’s most affordable Surface Pro X variant is substantially cheaper than usual
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Today seems like a pretty good day to buy a tablet… even if said tablet doesn’t happen to be a member of Samsung’s hot new Galaxy Tab S8 family or a hugely popular iPad.
Even though your seven Benjamins won’t get you a pen (or a keyboard) from Best Buy in the case of this particular Surface Pro X deal, a speedy 128GB solid-state drive, fairly generous 8 gigs of memory, and full Windows 11 support should be enough to capture your attention and ultimately relieve you of some of your hard-earned dough.
Granted, the SQ1 processor developed by Microsoft itself in collaboration with Qualcomm is nowhere near as powerful as the 11th Gen Intel Core i-series beasts found inside the aforementioned Pro 8. But in comparison with something like the Galaxy Tab S8, the Surface Pro X arguably delivers a remarkable level of raw speed, easily handling your day-to-day mobile entertainment and work needs.
As you can imagine, the variant on sale here for a presumably limited time lacks 4G LTE connectivity while including two handy USB-C ports, pretty excellent 2W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio sound, a 10MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 4K video recording capabilities, and a 5MP front shooter with Windows Hello face authentication technology.