RANK #33

Microsoft Surface Pro X

"Microsoft's Surface Pro X doesn't offer enough performance to justify a high price and app compatibility issues. "
As posted by laptopmag.com

Pros

  • Lightweight and portable
  • High-quality PixelSense display
  • Excellent camera quality
  • All-day battery life
  • Super thin and light
  • Comfortable keyboard

Cons

  • Keyboard and pen cost extra
  • No headphone jack
  • Fingerprint magnet

Product Details

Date First Available:
October 2, 2019

Overall Rating

77.9%
The overall rating was calculated based on 1788 customer and expert reviews from 21 review sites and 5 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Laptops:
  • 81.0%
    Design
  • 77.3%
    Performance
  • 81.4%
    Battery life
  • 77.9%
    Features
  • 95.6%
    Display
  • 75.7%
    Audio
  • 81.3%
    Keyboard and touchpad

Expert Reviews Rating

Excellent
5
Good
13
Fair
2
Poor
0
Bad
0

Customer reviews by store

Price Comparison

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    AMAZON.COM
    8,318 reviews
    $814.99
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    1,615 reviews
    $859.99
  • Microsoft Surface Pro X 13" (256GB SSD, Microsoft SQ1, 3.00 GHz, 8 GB) 2-in-1 Laptop - Matte Black - MNY-00001

    EBAY.COM
    956 reviews
    US$959,95
  • Surface Pro X - 13" Touch Screen - Microsoft SQ1 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - WiFi + 4G LTE - Device Only - Matte Black

    BESTBUY.COM
    815 reviews
    $999.99
  • Microsoft Surface Pro X VALUE BUNDLE 13" Microsoft SQ1 8GB RAM 256GB SSD WiFi + 4G LTE Black + Microsoft 365 Personal 1 Yr Subscription For 1 User

    TARGET.COM
    84 reviews
    $1,348.99
  • BETA

Expert Reviews

Pros

  • Beautiful hardware design
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Better battery life

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Still some app compatibility issues
  • No 5G

The Pro X is a well-designed Windows tablet that will thrill Microsoft's Surface superfans, but its cost and app-compatibility caveats throttle its aim to be a go-anywhere, do-anything PC.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • Sleek styling.
  • High-quality PixelSense display.
  • Excellent camera quality.
  • LTE connectivity via eSIM.
  • Built-in kickstand.
  • All-day battery life.

Cons

  • Expensive.
  • Keyboard and pen cost extra.
  • Incompatible with some third-party apps and drivers.
  • Impractical for lap use.
  • No headphone jack.

Microsoft has updated its ARM-powered portable, giving it a faster chip and a new keyboard. It still struggles to compete.

Read more on wired.com

We find the Surface Pro X a difficult tablet to recommend even to dedicated fans and mobile warriors. Find out why in our review.

Read more on techradar.com

Pros

  • Slick, refined design
  • Comfortable typing
  • Super thin and light

Cons

  • No headphone jack
  • Basic performance for price
  • Just OK battery life

Microsoft's Surface Pro X reimagines the Surface Pro tablet line, but its battery life misses the boat, and bugs and other issues narrow its usefulness.

Read more on pcworld.com

Pros

  • Lightweight and sturdy
  • Beautiful screen, as usual
  • An excellent typing experience, though not on your lap

Cons

  • App compatibility issues and some bugs
  • Good, though not overly impressive battery life
  • USB-C ports are late, and lack Thunderbolt

The Microsoft Surface Pro X is the company's best-looking Surface Pro device that supports LTE and runs on an ARM processor, but it comes at a hefty price tag.

Read more on makeuseof.com

The Surface Pro X runs Windows 10, but not all Windows apps. It's a step up from previous ARM-powered 2-in-1s for the right people, though.

Read more on techadvisor.com

Microsoft's Surface Pro X doesn't offer enough performance to justify a high price and app compatibility issues.

Read more on laptopmag.com

Pros

  • Slim, attractive chassis
  • Bright, vivid display
  • Long battery life
  • Comfortable keyboard

Cons

  • App compatibility issues
  • Middling performance
  • No headphone jack
  • Poor value

Microsoft Surface Pro X: A beautiful piece of hardware but the Surface Pro X has some pretty big limitations

Read more on expertreviews.co.uk

Pros

  • Gorgeous 13in display
  • Upgradeable SSD
  • Built-in 4G

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Doesn’t run all Windows software
  • Slim pen only available in bundle

The Surface Pro X is the next generation of Microsoft’s 2-in-1 – but to achieve its incredible design, Microsoft has had to make one too many compromises

Read more on trustedreviews.com

Pros

  • One of the best looking devices we've tested yet
  • Ultra-portable design
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Compatibility issues
  • Poor value for performance
  • Fingerprint magnet
  • Disappointing Signature Type Cover

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