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Microsoft Surface Pro 8
Microsoft Surface Pro 8
Microsoft Surface Pro 8

Informr score
The Microsoft Surface Pro 8 currently has an Informr score of 8.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 22 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
4.2 GHz
Screen Size
10+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...

The Guardian

The Surface Pro 8 is Microsoft’s best tablet PC yet, finally adding some much-needed modern upgrades to an already winning formula. The more rounded, sleeker design feels great. The larger, better screen with smaller bezels helps productivity. It has the latest Intel chips, runs much quieter and fin...

- Samuel Gibbs, The Guardian
Mobile Syrup

Ultimately, the Surface Pro 8 is an excellent improvement on the Surface Pro formula. That’s great news if you like the 2-in-1 form factor with a kickstand and detachable keyboard. If you don’t like that, I don’t think the Pro 8 does anything that will win you over. If you’ve got an older Surface Pr...

- Jonathan Lamont, Mobile Syrup

The Microsoft Surface Pro 8 isn’t a huge step forward for Microsoft’s tablet line, but it’s a definite move in the right direction. The device fixes a number of niggling flaws in past Surface Pro’s designs and offers key performance upgrades thanks to the inclusion of Thunderbolt connectivity, an In...

- Alastair Stevenson, TrustedReviews

The eighth generation of the Surface Pro offers some important improvements, and you will immediately notice the larger screen. The chassis size is similar and the bezels are narrower, but there is still sufficient room for a good 5 MP webcam. The PWM issues of the Surface Pro 7 Plus are also gone a...

- Andreas Osthoff, Notebookcheck
Technically Well

The Surface Pro 8 tablet features fast performance and a beautiful 13” display in a thin and sleek design. Two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports give you flexibility for docking with an external monitor and charging. Battery life should get you through most of your day. While the keyboard is comfortable to...

- Ryan, Technically Well

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Screen Size

The Microsoft Surface Pro 8's screen size is 13 inches with 1920 x 2880 pixels resolution.

4.2 GHz

There is a Intel Core i5-1135G7 Quad-core 4.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on the Windows 11 Home operating system (OS).

10+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 10+ MP camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.
128/256/512 GB

Internal memory is 128/256/ 512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 51.5 WHr battery.

Surface Pro 8 Specs

Release Date October 5, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Windows 11 Home

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Processor Intel Core i5-1135G7 Quad-core 4.2 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256/512 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Memory Expansion Slot No
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
10+ Megapixels
Additional Main Camera Info
Effects, Face detection, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1920 x 2880 pixels
Pixel density 267 pixels
Size 13 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 51.5 WHr
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Graphite, Platinum,
Dimensions [H x W x D] 28.7 x 20.8 x 0.93 cm (11.3 x 8.2 x 0.4 in)
Weight 889 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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Intel Core i7 model
Processor: Intel Core i7 Quad-core
RAM: 16/32GB
Storage: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB SSD

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