Surface Pro X features

Applies to: Surface Devices

 Wherever the day takes you, you'll be ready with the new slim and sleek Surface Pro X. 

Get to know Surface Pro X


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

Picture of a Surface Pro X that identifies the location of different buttons.

  1. Windows Hello facial-recognition camera
  2. Front-facing camera
  3. Studio Mics
  4. Power button
  5. Surface Connect port

Picture the back of a Surface Pro X that identifies the location of different buttons.

  1. Back-facing camera
  2. Volume
  3. USB-C port
  4. Kickstand
  5. SIM door

Surface Pro X and Windows 10


Surface Pro X has a custom Microsoft SQ1™ ARM processor. Your Surface comes with:

  • Windows 10 Home for ARM-based PCs (consumer customers)
  • Windows 10 Pro for ARM-based PCs (commercial customers)

If you have questions about how the ARM processor works, go to Windows on ARM-based PCs FAQ.

If you have Windows 10 Home on your device, you can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for an additional cost. For more info, see Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro.

Not sure which version of Windows you have? See Which Windows operating system am I running?

Surface Pro X features


Designed to impress

Surface Pro X is designed for your life on the go. The 13" PixelSense® Display touchscreen gives you the most workspace possible wherever your work takes you. Turn your device into a laptop with the Surface Pro X Keyboard that stores and charges the new Surface Slim Pen. 

Connect nearly anywhere, any time

Stay connected with built in LTE Advanced Pro connectivity. Get charged quickly using the Surface Connect port and the included power supply. While charging, you can connect to displays, docking stations, and your accessories with the 2 USB-C ports on your Surface. 

Get the performance you need 

Surface Pro X uses the custom Microsoft SQ1™ processor with configuration options up to 16GB RAM and 512GB of SSD of storage. With all-day battery, Fast charging, and Instant On, you can get back to work quickly without skipping a beat. 

The Windows and Microsoft you know 

Enjoy familiar features like Windows Hello sign-in and Microsoft Edge. Get Microsoft 365 to create your best work and store it safely in OneDrive.

Connect with your audience using Eye Contact

With Eye Contact, you'll be able to connect on a personal level. This feature helps you appear as though you're looking directly at your audience in video calls and chats. To turn it on, download the Surface app from the Microsoft Store. Once it's downloaded, open it and select Eye Contact to turn it on. 

Make it your own


Personalize your Surface Pro X with these optional accessories and learn about how to use them.

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