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hpr3592 :: A quick look at the Surface pro X

Knightwise gives a quick overview of 3 months on the Surface pro X

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Duration: 00:23:00


I talk about the Surface Pro X I got at the beginning of the year and what the pro's and cons of it are.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Surface Pro X is a 2-in-1 detachable tablet computer developed by Microsoft. It was developed alongside and was announced on 2 October 2019 alongside the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3.[1] Updated hardware was announced alongside Surface Laptop Go and Surface accessories on October 1, 2020[2] and September 22, 2021.[3] The device starts at $899.99 USD / £849.99.[4][5]

The Surface Pro X comes with a Microsoft SQ1 or SQ2 ARM processor, which the company claimed has three times the performance of an x86 MacBook Air, whilst also having a 13-hour battery life. This is due to the increased power efficiency of ARM processors compared to traditional x86 processors.[1][6][7] Microsoft has previously used ARM processors in the discontinued Surface RT and Windows Phone devices.

Microsoft now offers a Wifi-only version of the device as announced at their Surface Event on September 22, 2021.[8]


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Comment #1 posted on 2022-04-30 20:14:30 by Robert

Fine show until ...

Was enjoying the show until the rant about "The year of the linux desktop". Do you think chasing "the major platforms" will magically bring the year of the Linux desktop because it won't. What it does is it provides ammunition for employers to insist employees can use Microsoft or Apple. What is the problem here with non mainstream distros that gets you so annoyed ? So what if they don't run "the major platforms". They are not forcing you to run them - why do you not want them to exist so much ? Monoculture is bad in nature and it's bad in tech. Feel free to run what you want but stop lecturing everyone else about their choices.

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