What configurations is the Surface Pro 9 available in? – XDA Developers
It’s official, the Surface Professional 9 is now up for pre-order and is set to come out on Oct. 25. This year’s model brings a lot of the same from the Surface Pro 8 , plus newer Intel CPUs, newer colors, and with regard to the first time, a 5G design. If you’re wondering which Surface Pro 9 configuration is right regarding you, then we have you covered in this guide.
We’ll be taking the look at all the CPU, RAM, plus storage options that you can add, along with all the color options. Do note that all consumer models of the particular Surface Professional 9 come with Windows 11 Home. All models also come with the same display, with 13. 3-inch 2880 x 1920 resolution tuned to a 3: 2 aspect ratio and 120Hz refresh rate. USB-C ports plus Surface Connect are also included on the Surface Pro nine 5G, and on the Intel version of the Surface Pro 9, you get Thunderbolt 4 ports and Surface Connect. There will be no headphone jack on either model. Since one isn’t incorporated, you’ll also need to buy a Surface Signature Keyboard along with Slim Pen 2 separately for $279, or a Signature Keyboard intended for $179.
For price considerations, we’ll be starting from a base model Platinum-color model with the non-Intel Evo 12th Generation Intel Core i5-1235U processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. Every other Surface Professional 9 configuration we mention here will be considered an upgrade from that will $999 design.
In total, the Surface area Pro 9 comes in four different colors: Platinum, Sapphire, Forest, and Graphite. Color choices vary by model plus don’t impact the price. Note that Surface Pro 9 5G only comes in one colour, Platinum.
To begin, the base Surface area Pro nine with the particular non-Intel Evo 12th Era Intel Primary i5-1235U processor chip, 8GB associated with RAM, and a 128GB SSD just comes inside Platinum. From there upon out, here are the color changes.
|Color||Specs the Surface Pro 9 will come in|
There are three CPUs available for the Surface Pro 9’s consumer version. They’re almost all from Intel’s 12th-generation P-series, but there’s also an option for the Arm-based Microsof company SQ3. On the Intel side, it’s either the Intel Core i5-1235U or the particular Intel Core i7-1255U.
With Intel, if you pick a Core i7 model, you should get better performance. Upgrading from Core i5, you’ll also get boosted to 16GB of RAM with any Core-i7 model. With the Microsoft SQ3, a person need to keep in mind that this is a good Arm-based Windows PC, so you might run into compatibility issues with some Windows apps since they’ll run under emulation. For tasks like web browsing the SQ3 Surface Professional 9 is usually great. For more demanding tasks, we suggest the Intel-based Surface Pro 9 instead.
That said, here are the PROCESSOR variations, with RAM plus storage variations also noted.
|PROCESSOR||Price change||RAM/Storage Notes|
|12th Gen Intel Core-i5||N/A Stock||Includes 8GB RAM/128GB SOLID STATE DRIVE|
|twelfth Gen Intel Core i5 Evo||+$100||Consists of 8GB RAM/256GB SSD|
|12th Gen Intel Core-i5 Evo||+$400||Contains 16GB RAM/256GB SOLID STATE DRIVE|
|twelfth Gen Intel Core i7 Evo||+$600||Includes 16GB RAM/256GB SSD|
|12th Gen Intel Core-i7 Evo||+$900||Consists of 16GB RAM/512GB SOLID STATE DRIVE|
|twelfth Gen Intel Core i7 Evo||+$1, 200||Includes 16 GB RAM/1TB SSD|
|12th Gen Intel Core-i7 Evo||+$1, 600||Includes 32GB RAM/1TB SOLID STATE DRIVE|
|Microsoft SQ3 5G||+$300 from your Intel base design||Includes 8GB of RAM/ 128GB SSD|
|Microsoft SQ3 5G||+$400 through the Intel base model||Includes 8GB of RAM/256GB SOLID STATE DRIVE|
|Ms SQ3 5G||+$600 through the Intel base design||Includes 16GB of RAM/256GB SSD|
|Microsof company SQ3 5G||+$900 in the Intel base model||Contains 16GB of RAM/512GB SSD|
The Surface area Pro 9 comes with as much as 32GB associated with LPDDR5 RAM on the main Intel model. The Surface Professional 9 along with 5G has up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM. You can check the table below to get more around the RAM changes.
Note that we furthermore included the CPU and storage pertaining to your convenience since swapping RAM will upgrade one or the some other accordingly. With regard to most people, 8GB of RAM is definitely fine,, but 16GB helps futureproof your Surface a bit more, and 32 GB stands up well meant for running heavy apps.
|RAM/ CPU/ Storage||Price Change|
|8GB RAM/ 12th Style Intel Primary i5/ 128GB SOLID STATE DRIVE||N/A base design|
|8GB RAM/ 12th Gen Intel Core i5 Evo/256GB SSD||+$100|
|16GB RAM/ 12th Style Intel Core i5 Evo/256GB SSD||+$400|
|16GB RAM/12th Gen Intel Core i7 Evo/256GB SOLID STATE DRIVE||+$600|
|16GB RAM/12th Style Intel Core-i7 Evo/512GB SSD||+$900|
|16GB RAM/12th Gen Intel Core i7 Evo/1TB SOLID STATE DRIVE||+$1, two hundred|
|32GB RAM/12th Gen Intel Core i7 Evo/1TB SSD||+$1, six hundred|
|8GB RAM/Microsoft SQ3 5G/128GB SOLID STATE DRIVE||+$300 from Intel model|
|8GB RAM/Microsoft SQ3 5G/256GB SSD||+$400 from Intel design|
|16GB RAM/Microsoft SQ3 5G/256GB SOLID STATE DRIVE||+$600 from Intel model|
|16GB RAM/Microsoft SQ3 5G/512GB SSD||+$900 through Intel design.|
When it comes to storage, you’ll have in order to keep in mind that while the Surface Pro nine only gets as much as 512GB max, it also has a removable SOLID STATE DRIVE. You can replace this on your own with the right steps plus patience. However , doing so is risky, therefore pick from an available storage space option below.
|128GB SSD/12th Style Intel Primary i5/8GB||N/A base model|
|256GB SSD/12th Gen Intel Core-i5 Evo/8GB RAM||+$100|
|256GB SSD/12th Gen Intel Core i5 Evo/16GB RAM MEMORY||+$400|
|256GB SSD/12th Gen Intel Core-i7 Evo/16GB RAM||+$600|
|512GB SSD/12th Gen Intel Core i7 Evo/16GB RAM MEMORY||+$900|
|1TB SSD/12th Gen Intel Core-i7 Evo/16GB RAM||+$1, 200|
|1TB SSD/12th Gen Intel Core i7 Evo/32GB RAM||+$1, 600|
|128GB SSD/Microsoft SQ3 5G/8GB RAM MEMORY||+$300 from Intel model|
|256GB SSD/Microsoft SQ3 5G/8GB RAM||+$400 from Intel model|
|256GB SSD/Microsoft SQ3 5G/16GB RAM||+$600 through Intel design|
|512GB SSD/Microsoft SQ3 5G/8GB RAM||+$900 from Intel model.|
And those are all the top Pro 9 and Surface area Pro nine 5G configurations available. As you can tell, there are usually a lot. If you found a model that will you think you like and feel like the area Pro 9 can become one of the best Windows tablets, check it out via the link below.