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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8 is more than twice as fast as Pro 7, with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor

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Microsoft says its new Surface Pro 8, built for Windows 11, represents the most significant leap forward since Pro 3.

Microsoft says the Surface Pro 8 is more than twice as fast as Pro 7, with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, two Thunderbolt 4 ports and built on the Intel® Evo™ platform. All of these performance gains, Windows 11 and up to 16 hours of battery life2 make Surface Pro 8 the most powerful 2-in-1 on the market.

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Surface Pro 8 features a vibrant 13” PixelSense touchscreen that is virtually edge to edge. With Dolby® Vision™ and Adaptive Color Technology, enjoy a viewing experience that’s comfortable on the eyes and true to life. This is the most technically advanced display we’ve ever built. Pro 8 is the ideal hybrid device, giving people a dynamic on-the-go tablet and the ultimate work-from-home set-up. The incredible 5MP front-facing camera,10MP-4K rear-facing camera, Dolby® Atmos™ sound, and dual far-field Studio Mics keep you looking and sounding your best.

The new Surface Pro Signature Keyboard provides storage and charging capability for the new Surface Slim Pen 2, keeping it nearby and ready whenever inspiration strikes. With a 120Hz display refresh rate, you’ll experience Pen and inking like never before.

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Surface Pro 8 starts at $1099.99 and is available for pre-order in select markets today.

Tech specs
Dimensions 11.3 in x 8.2 in x 0.37 in (287mm x 208mm x 9.3mm)
Display
  • Screen: 13” PixelSense™ Flow Display
  • Resolution: 2880 x 1920 (267 PPI)
  • Up to 120Hz refresh rate (60Hz default)
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10 point multi-touch
  • GPU Ink Acceleration
  • Dolby Vision® support3
Memory 8GB, 16GB, 32GB (LPDDR4x RAM)
Processor
  • Quad-core 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 Processor
  • Quad-core 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 Processor
Security
  • Firmware TPM chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
Software
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps8
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial9
  • Preloaded Xbox app
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate one month trial9
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Ambient Color Sensor (brightness and color)
What’s in the box
  • Surface Pro 8
  • Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Weight6 1.96 lb (891 g)
Pen Compatibility
  • Surface Pro 8 supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
  • Surface Pro 8 supports Tactile signals with Surface Slim Pen 2*7
Keyboard Compatibility
  • Surface Pro Signature Keyboard
  • Surface Pro X Keyboard
Storage1
  • Removable solid-state drive (SSD) options: 128GB or 256GB
  • 512GB or 1TB
Battery life2 Up to 16 hours of typical device usage
Graphics Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics (i5, i7)
Connections
  • 2 x USB-C® with USB 4.0/Thunderbolt™ 4
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 1 x Surface Connect port
  • Surface Type Cover port
  • Compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction*
Cameras, video, and audio
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p full HD video
  • 10.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD and 4k video
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®
Wireless
  • Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax compatible
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
Exterior
  • Casing: Signature anodized aluminum
  • Colors: Graphite, Platinum4
  • Physical buttons: Volume, Power
Warranty5 1-year limited hardware warranty
Battery capacities
  • Battery Capacity Nominal (WH) 51.5Wh
  • Battery Capacity Min (WH) 50.2Wh

* Sold separately.

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^ Pen storage and charging available on select Keyboards.

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James Musoba
James Musoba
Studying Africa's startup and technology scene. I always look forward to discovering new exciting inventions and vibrant entrepreneurs.

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