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Lisa Gade reviews the Surface Pro X, Microsoft’s new convertible tablet for 2019. The 13” Pro X is similar in design to Surface Pro 7, but it has a 0.7” larger PixelSense IPS 3:2 aspect ratio display, rounded edges and smaller bezels. The Surface Pro X runs Windows 10 Home on a custom Qualcomm 8cx family processor, the Microsoft SQ1 with a 3GHz top speed. This is an ARM CPU, and Lisa covers compatibility in this review. 4G LTE is built-in but as with SP7, the keyboard and pen are sold separately. The tablet itself weighs 1.7 lb / 774g and pricing starts at $999. The Type Cover starts at $140 and uses a different connector than other Surface Pro models.** Get it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2qFOjFW
So I downloaded a 64bit program (Malwarebytes), and it literally crashes the machine. I mean it kills is. The MS store wasn't even able to reboot the OS at all, so wondering if they are going to have thousands of SPX users calling up to let them know that they have a dead machine after accidentally downloading a 64 bit program. (had to return 5 of these machines because I use Ninite to download multiple programs and it killed each of the computer. MS store was not happy, but thought this is a major glitch. Have you found a work-around so that it doesn't crash.
Can I tether this to capture one pro
Where can I buy the ssd to upgrade to bigger capacity?
question thats always burning inside me: can you install linux on it? i mean the HARDWARE is insane. i love it. its perfect for drawing and 3d work on the go. but the software sucks... windows/microsoft has succumbed to a cheesy sluggish hardware hog that cost´s me all my nerves while bugging, freezing and crashing frequently. linux is so much superior. its cleaner,stable and faster. but will it install? and will the pen still work?
You get my like for Hatake Kakashi. Very nice review. Would you recommend this to an iPad Pro.
It’s a stupid product. What’s the meaning of getting this machine if it can’t run Windows apps? Just get an iPad instead! It’s much faster, runs millions of apps (most of those essential apps are full powered and polished). I don’t see the reason to get this expensive device (or any windows machine) if you don’t need to use windows software. You’ve got apple for that
May I know if I can use Solid Edge in Surface Pro X?
Respects for the Kakashi t-shirt :)
is that a kakashi shirt?...lisa you rock.
As a Japanese lawyer I'm very proud of you wearing Kakashi Tshirt that is overwhelmingly greater than surface proX lol
People: focuses on the price and durabilityme: kEyBoArD
I really do think that ARM has to be the future of Windows laptops and tablets. Unfortunately, we’re going to need to see more commitment from Microsoft and other manufacturers in order to provide incentive to 3rd party software developers to make their programs compatible. Meanwhile, I’m still loving my iPad Pro.
Woman! Go back to kitchen!
why haven't they designed the kickstand to work in portrait mode (for word processing for example..), not a popular use case? why is it a large clunky sheet of metal - for an ultraportable profile (rather than a minimalist tripod or mono-pod style.)
Hard to believe it's been nearly 20 years since I've been following Mobiletechreview in some form (pdagrove, PDA buyers guide). Nice honest review, as always Lisa. Your channel is one of the few for me that has stood the test of time and I still follow regularly. Can't say the same about most others (Cnet, PhoneDog, PCMAG, MobileBurn...)
Isn't it just like Microsoft to release a polished turd whose performance matches half-ass shit that was obsolete a decade ago and try to charge us double for it? What a worthless piece of shit.
This is so random but I just wanna say that your review is what led me to get a HP specter X360 in 2017 and I still love it and it’s still great so thank you🙂
I'm not sure why you and other youtubers keep reviewing this device and testing video and photo editing. Clearly this device is not for that. There are so many other use cases that justify the cost of a sleek, good looking light & thin surface device. You're paying the same price as an iPad Pro to get the ability to run the full versions of Office. This is for the exec suite, not the creator sweet. I would love to see you actually review this from the perspective of a business user, not a consumer. Does Zoom, Slack, WebEx work? Can I use PowerBI, Salesforce.com, or maybe as a medical professional access patient records? Does it run Citrix or Horizon apps?
Lisa keeps it real. I wish the Surface Pro 7 looked like the Surface Pro X.
Forget photoshop... it's dead. Some people just haven't worked that out yet. Everyone gives it free props when it is slow, jittery, bad brush engine, so undeserving of constant attention. Like a spoiled child who demands you spend money on it constantly. Just ignore it, there are better tools. CSP was a good example Lisa, good review again.