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Surface Pro 4 specs and features

Get to know Surface Pro 4

Not sure where to plug something in or how to turn up the volume? We've got you covered. Here are a couple of diagrams to help you.

Surface Pro 4 with numbered callouts for features, docks, and ports.

  1. Touchscreen

  2. Speaker

  3. Power button

  4. Infrared camera

  5. Front camera

  6. Front privacy light

  7. Front microphone

  8. Mini DisplayPort

  9. USB 3.0

  10. Charging port

  11. MicroSD card slot

  12. Pen

Surface Pro 4 from behind with callouts for features, ports, and docks.

  1. Back camera

  2. Back privacy light

  3. Back microphone

  4. Volume button

  5. Headphone jack

  6. Magnetic storage for pen

  7. Kickstand

Surface Pro 4 features

Express yourself

Enjoy a natural writing experience with a pen that feels like an actual pen. Use Surface Pen to launch Cortana (not available in all languages and countries/regions) or open OneNote and quickly jot down notes or take screenshots. Keep your pen handy with the convenient magnetic pen storage on the side of Surface Pro 4.

Surface Pro 4 features two cameras for taking photos and recording video: an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and a 5-megapixel, high-resolution, front-facing camera. Both cameras record video in 1080p, with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Privacy lights are located on the right side of both cameras.

Surface Pro 4 also features an infrared (IR) face-detection camera so you can sign in to Windows without typing a password. For more info, see Windows Hello.

For more camera info, see Take photos and videos with Surface.

Work, play, watch, listen

Flip out the 150-degree-angle kickstand and work or play comfortably at your desk, on the couch, or while giving a hands-free presentation.

Stereo front firing speakers provide immersive music and movie playback experience and are 20 percent louder compared to Surface Pro 3.

To learn more, see Surface sound, volume, and audio accessories.

Stay connected

Surface Pro 4 has the ports you expect in a full-feature laptop.

  • Full-size USB 3.0 port
    Connect a USB accessory like a mouse, printer, Ethernet adapter, USB drive, or smartphone.

  • Surface Connect for charging
    When your battery is low, attach the included power supply to the Surface Connect charging port. For more info, see How to charge Surface.

  • MicroSD card slot
    Use the microSD card slot and a microSD card (sold separately) for file transfer and extra storage. For more info, see Find storage options for your Surface.

  • Mini DisplayPort version 1.2
    Share what’s on your Surface screen by connecting it to an HDTV, monitor, or projector. (Video adapters are sold separately.)

  • 3.5 mm headset jack
    Plug in your favorite headset for a little more privacy when listening to music or conference calls. For more info, see Surface sound, volume, and audio accessories.

  • Cover connectors
    Click in the thin, light, Type Cover for Surface Pro 4 (sold separately) so you’ll always have a keyboard when you’re on the go. For more info, see Type Cover.

Hardware specifications


11.50” x 7.93” x 0.33” (292.10mm x 201.42mm x 8.45mm)


Screen: 12.3” PixelSense™ Display
Resolution: 2736 x 1824 (267 PPI)
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Touch: 10 point multi-touch


4GB, 8GB, or 16GB RAM


6th Generation Intel® Core™ m3, i5, or i7


TPM chip for enterprise security Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello(1) face sign-in


Windows 10 Pro Office 30-day trial


Ambient light sensor Accelerometer Gyroscope

What's in the box

Surface Pro 4
Surface Pen* 
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents


M3: 1.69lbs (766g)
I5: 1.73lbs (786g)
I7: 1.73lbs (786g)


Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB

Battery life

Up to 9 hours of video playback(3)


M3: Intel® HD graphics 515
I5: Intel® HD graphics 520
I7: Intel® Iris™ graphics


full-size USB 3.0 microSD™ card reader
Surface Connect™
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort Cover port

Cameras, video, and audio

Windows Hello face sign-in camera (front-facing)
5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Stereo microphones
Stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium


802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology


Casing: Magnesium
Color: Silver
Physical buttons: Volume, Power

* Type Cover, Surface Dial, Microsoft Office and some software sold separately. Surface Pen sold separately for Surface Pro 4 Intel® Core™ m3 with 128GB SSD hard drive and 4GB RAM.

(1) Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.

(2) System software uses significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and apps usage. 1 GB= 1 billion bytes. See Surface Storage for more details.

(3) Up to 9 hours of video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2015 using preproduction Intel® Core i5, 256GB, 8GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

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