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The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 21 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Screen Size
8+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...

Tech Advisor

With 8th-gen Intel processors, all Surface Pro 6 models see decent performance but it’s hard to find any other changes from the previous two generations. That’s not a bad thing, and it’s still a good buy if you’re after a Windows 10 tablet that also works as a laptop, but if you can afford it consid...

- Jim Martin, Tech Advisor
Apple Insider

The Surface Pro is nice but not perfect. Surface users are getting cheated with the lack of a truly high-speed interface in and out of the machine. Ditch the DisplayPort, go to Thunderbolt 3, and it will be better for everybody. What is is not, is an iPad killer, nor a MacBook whatever killer. It si...

- Mike Wuerthele, Apple Insider
Laptop Magazine

The Surface Pro 6 isn't for everyone. It's for people who will truly benefit from having a detachable 2-in-1 that's light enough to carry anywhere and flexible enough to use as a tablet or laptop. But if you're in the market for that kind of device, Microsoft's convertible is the one to buy. The Sur...

- Mark Spoonauer, Laptop Magazine

Personally if you’re looking for a 2-in-1 laptop for school, I definitely recommend the surface pro. It’s easy to transport and has great functions for you to be able to do a multitude of tasks on the go. Sometimes I use it on the train to class and read my assignment and mark notes on it.

- Teri Zhang, TechWeLike
The Inquirer

The Surface Pro 6 is an excellent hybrid machine and once again sets the standard for other hardware makers to aspire to. But at the same time, it's not really a worthwhile upgrade over the last year's Surface Pro, especially if you have a model with 8GB of RAM.

- Roland Moore-Colyer, The Inquirer

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Screen Size

The Microsoft Surface Pro 6's screen size is 12.3 inches with 1824 x 2736 pixels resolution.


There is a Intel i5 8th Gen Quad core processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on the Windows 10 Home operating system (OS).

8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.
128/256/512/1000 GB

Internal memory is 128/256/ 512/1000 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a battery.

Surface Pro 6 Specs

Release date October 16, 2018
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System Windows 10 Home

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Processor Intel i5 8th Gen Quad core
Internal Storage 128/256/ 512/1000 GB
RAM 8/16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Capacity Unknown
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 13.5 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Magnesium alloy
Colors Black, Platinum
Dimensions [H x W x D] 29.2 x 20.1 x 0.8 cm (11.5 x 7.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 775 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1824 x 2736 pixels
Pixel density 267 pixels
Size 12.3 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging IM
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
Main Camera
8+ megapixels
Dual lens
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front Camera
5+ megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert No
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types XLS, PPT, PPTX, DOC, DOCX, PDF
Weather Unknown
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
Additional comments

Also available with Intel Core i7 8th Gen processor.

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