Microsoft Surface Pro FJX-00001 12.3-inch

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The 2017 Microsoft Surface Pro 12.3-inch 2-in-1 laptop has received positive reviews for its powerful performance thanks to the great hardware, its solid construction, its improved battery life of around 13 hours, and its great speaker quality. Furthermore, its 12.3-inch 2736 x 1824 PixelSense screen is said to be crisp and bright and the Surface Pen is said to be more sensitive than the previous model. Lastly, users also noted that the kickstand is improved. However, some were disappointed that the Surface Pen was no longer included for free, and that the keyboard was expensive. Furthermore, it does have minimal connectivity, with some questioning the lack of USB Type-C. The Microsoft Surface Pro 12.3-inch offers users a notebook performance in a tablet format thanks to its powerful hardware, however, it is pricey due to needing to buy the Surface Pen that was previously included and it is rather limited when it comes to connectivity.


  • Elegant and stylish
  • Great performance
  • Improved battery life
  • Surface Pen more responsive
  • Fast 256GB SSD
  • Great display
  • Improved kickstand


  • Surface Pen and keyboard are expensive
  • Minimal port selection
  • No USB Type-C

Bottom Line

Despite having a small selection of ports and no USB Type-C, Microsoft’s new 2017 Surface Pro packs the power of a notebook in a tablet format.

Positive Reviews
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Critic Reviews

  • 80
    TrustedReviews July 21, 2017

    You wouldn’t know it from the name, but the Surface Pro is actually the fifth convertible tablet-come-laptop from Microsoft. When did companies decide that numbers were no longer cool?

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  • 83 June 15, 2017

    Microsoft's flagship Surface Pro gets an extremely conservative update, but better battery life keeps it the gold standard of Windows hybrid PCs -- for now.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Core i5-7300U 2.6GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 620 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Shared
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Pro
Weight1.7 lbs
Battery Life10.75 hours
Hard Drive 1256 SSD
Display Size12.3 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution2736 x 1824
Display TechnologyLCD
Connectivity1x USB 3.0 - Type A | Bluetooth | Wi-Fi | 1x Mini DisplayPort
Webcam5MP and 8MP
Additional FeaturesmicroSD card reader
Dimension (LxWxH)11.5 x 7.9 x 0.3
Warranty1 year limited
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