Microsoft Surface Pro X will get new SQ2 chip and Platinum coloration

Microsoft Surface Pro X gets new SQ2 chip and Platinum color
Microsoft has refreshed the Surface Pro X with a brand new SQ2 chip and a few upgrades. Microsoft first launched the Surface Pro X again in October final yr and now we’re seeing its improve coming after a yr. Note that solely the top-end SKU is getting the brand new SQ2 processor and the bottom variants will nonetheless function the older SQ1 processor. So, Microsoft is providing you with many choices to select from.

Apart from the introduction of the brand new SQ2 processor, the brand new Surface Pro X (2020) will get a new Platinum coloration possibility as effectively. Previously, it was accessible solely in a matte black end.

There is now a brand new Adreno 690 GPU as effectively, the frequency at which these GPU works is unknown however the Adreno 685 on SQ1-powered Surface Pro X has a 3GHz peak, so we count on it to be a bit of increased.

The new SQ2 processor has been designed in collaboration with Qualcomm and it’s primarily based on the corporate’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 platform. Microsoft claims its new SQ2 chip is the quickest and able to providing higher efficiency whereas consuming much less battery. Microsoft has additionally made some enhancements to Windows on ARM which provides a lift to total efficiency and battery life, throughout all Surface Pro X configurations (together with those powered by Microsoft’s SQ1 chip).


  • 13-inch PixelSense show with 2800×1920 pixels decision
  • Microsoft SQ1/SQ2 processor
  • Adreno 685/Adreno 690 GPU
  • 8GB/16G LPDDR4x RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB detachable SSD
  • 10MP rear digital camera, with autofocus and 4K video recording
  • 5MP entrance digital camera with 1080p video
  • Up to 15 hours of battery life with 60W adapter
  • 2xUSB Type-C Gen 2, Surface Connect, nano SIM, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0

Price and equipment

The price of the Surface Pro X begins at $999.99, with the new SQ2-powered one costing $1,499.99.

Microsoft has additionally introduced new equipment, together with new keyboard colours for the Surface Pro X. These embody Platinum, Ice Blue, and Poppy Red. There are additionally new Designer Compact keyboards with Bluetooth, providing two years of battery life, and three-device assist, in addition to matching quantity pads. Microsoft Modern Mobile Mouse additionally will get new sandstone coloration. Microsoft is also saying the Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse, priced at $49.99.

There can also be a new 4K Display Adapter from Microsoft, priced at $69..99.

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