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Up to 15% off ALL Surface products, PLUS an extra 10% off via cashback on hardware! (E.g. Surface 4 Pro 128GB m3 £629.00 /£566 after CB) @ Currys PCWorld
Up to 15% off ALL Surface products, PLUS an extra 10% off via cashback on hardware! (E.g. Surface 4 Pro 128GB m3 £629.00 /£566 after CB) @ Currys PCWorld

Up to 15% off ALL Surface products, PLUS an extra 10% off via cashback on hardware! (E.g. Surface 4 Pro 128GB m3 £629.00 /£566 after CB) @ Currys PCWorld

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New Surface pro 4 is 749 on Microsoft site. Refurbished Pro 4 on Microsoft site is 629. This is a new Surface Pro 4 at a reduced price of £629 and you can also claim 10% cashback which brings the price down to 566.10. Quidco might give some extra discounts too. If you want a faster i5 processor, rhis is availbale for 630.

full spec:

Technical specifications for MICROSOFT Surface Pro 4 - 128 GB

OVERVIEW Type Surface Pro

Operating system Windows 10

SPECIFICATION Processor - Intel® Core™ m3-6Y30 Processor

- Dual-core

- 0.9 GHz / 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost

- 4 MB cache

Memory (RAM) 4 GB

Storage 128 GB SSD

SCREEN Touchscreen Multi-point touchscreen

Screen size 12.3"

Screen type Pixel Sense Display

Resolution 2736 x 1824

Pixels per inch 267 ppi

Screen features Corning Gorilla Glass 4

CONNECTIVTY Wireless 802.11 ac

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 LE

USB USB 3.0 x 1

Video interface Mini DisplayPort

Audio interface 3.5 mm jack

MEDIA Memory card reader MicroSD card reader

SOUND Sound Dolby Advanced Audio

Speakers Integrated stereo speakers

FEATURES Camera - 8 MP camera

- 5 MP webcam

Microphone Yes

Keyboard Available separately

POWER Battery life Up to 9 hours

GENERAL Colour Magnesium Silver

Box contents - Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12" Tablet

- Surface pen

- AC power adapter

Dimensions 292 x 201 x 8.4 mm (H x W x D)

Weight 770 g

Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year

Software included * Full version of Microsoft Office not included

* Full version of anti-virus / internet security not included

30 Comments

Shame the 8GB ones are starting at £969 without the keyboard!

all models with 4gb of ram are rubbish!

Clearing inventory in the run up to the Microsoft Surface event in October

are the 4gb models really that bad for the average Joe user?

srdrSEA

all models with 4gb of ram are rubbish!



talking out of your **** I have the i5 4bg version and it runs great

MonkeyMan90

are the 4gb models really that bad for the average Joe user?



not in the slightest mine is super fast
Edited by: "daniel8157" 27th Sep 2016

Not an oled 8k screen. Cold

daniel8157

talking out of your **** I have the i5 4bg version and it runs great



​i got i7 xps 9550 using 4.5 gb while doin' nothing... Probably intel gpu on yours does not eat your ram that much which means you ve got very very low gflop rate.. My phone have got 4gb of ram.. talking about a computer here.. still think that all win 10 with 4gb of ram are rubbish..

MonkeyMan90

are the 4gb models really that bad for the average Joe user?



Ignore the computer buffs
Im the average joe and 4gb works great for me

srdrSEA

​i got i7 xps 9550 using 4.5 gb while doin' nothing... Probably intel gpu … ​i got i7 xps 9550 using 4.5 gb while doin' nothing... Probably intel gpu on yours does not eat your ram that much which means you ve got very very low gflop rate.. My phone have got 4gb of ram.. talking about a computer here.. still think that all win 10 with 4gb of ram are rubbish..



Windows 10 insanely efficient with RAM. There have been many 1GB devices which can run Windows 10 fine, with basic desktop apps. 4GB is fine for 'average joe' users.

Windows 8 onwards use some quite advanced RAM caching. It will often look like much higher utilization than it actually needs.
I have 32GB installed in this machine, but Windows 10 has 11.7GB of that filled with cache data (Good!).

To be honest, and with the utmost respect, if you're comparing Windows and a Phone OS when it comes to RAM usage, you don't understand this stuff. They are vastly different beasts.
Edited by: "nomnomnomnom" 24th Sep 2016

10% student discount with student beans too

Even though operating systems after Windows 7 are more efficient with ram, there's still this perception that you need to keep doubling the ram every couple of years. Windows 10 runs fine on 4GB ram for normal usage, I've an Atom tablet on Windows 10 with 2GB ram with no performance issues.

Also the comment above about Windows using 4.5GB ram when the machine is idle misunderstands how Windows operating systems from Vista onwards use ram, in XP and older systems the OS would use the ram it needed which meant memory could be being wasted. From Vista onwards, the OS will try to use as much memory as possible to improve performance and then if something else requires more memory it will get released and allocated to that application so you can't judge ram usage looking at what task manager is showing.

John

briefly thats the question; any GPU or performance improvement from a surface with 4 gb of ram to one having two peice of it? if u'all still believe no at all.. i am speechless, enjoy your crippled laptops then
Edited by: "srdrSEA" 24th Sep 2016

Certinfy

10% student discount with student beans too


Can you definitely get 10% cashback if you have already had 10% student discount?

srdrSEA

​i got i7 xps 9550 using 4.5 gb while doin' nothing... Probably intel gpu … ​i got i7 xps 9550 using 4.5 gb while doin' nothing... Probably intel gpu on yours does not eat your ram that much which means you ve got very very low gflop rate.. My phone have got 4gb of ram.. talking about a computer here.. still think that all win 10 with 4gb of ram are rubbish..



Your comment makes no sense: modern operating systems have the (RAM not in use is wasted RAM) approach, because why flush it if there is no reason to?
At work they have a few workstations with 128Gb RAM and when these are just sitting idle without a single application open Win10 uses 15-20Gb.

I recently got the i5 4gb and the people saying the ram is an issue have not used one. I was concerned at first, but after running Adobe Photoshop with edge running with a few tabs with no issues, I am no longer worried. currently the best deals for a surface is Very.com you get £100 back on computer purchases over £450, so my i5 cost me around £720 with 12 months to pay it off (pen and keyboard included). Only caution id give you is battery life, there is ways around it but it is a concern, research it for battery tweaks. you receive £100 credit back in October, don't use quidco or tub.

I have the Surface 3 with only 4gb ram and a very underpowered atom x7. Works perfectly fine for me. I just use it for office and Web browsing and it always feels snappy and responsive. I use my i7 laptop for gaming but that's just too big to cart around everywhere and the battery life is dog egg.

Bougth a dell xps 12 with core m5, 8gb ram, 256gb ssd and 4k screen for around £410 refurbished. more than happy with that. main downside with the surface line is the price

Microsoft, so cold from me.

Microsoft customer service is incredibly bad. Bought a tablet from them a year ago described on their website as "ready to upgrade to Windows 10" then got laughed at and told I should have bought something better when I called Microsoft for assistance.

Only managed to upgrade due to help of HUKDers.

Tablet then broke, Acer "fixed it" but put win8.1 back on it, and Microsoft's guidance on how to upgrade again has bricked it. Now they're not responding at all.

Probably will have to issue a court claim to get restitution.

Amazing that in this day and age a giant like Microsoft can be so backward.

Bought the m3 version a few weeks ago for my wife who is doing a university course and needed a "laptop". The only issue we have had is the time to load patches, which does take a noticeably longer time than the desktop i5.

For everything else it is perfect (that said have yet to try image editing). She has taken it to all day workshops without power issues (thought not in use 100% it more "real world").

Garnett

Microsoft, so cold from me. Microsoft customer service is incredibly bad. … Microsoft, so cold from me. Microsoft customer service is incredibly bad. Bought a tablet from them a year ago described on their website as "ready to upgrade to Windows 10" then got laughed at and told I should have bought something better when I called Microsoft for assistance.Only managed to upgrade due to help of HUKDers.Tablet then broke, Acer "fixed it" but put win8.1 back on it, and Microsoft's guidance on how to upgrade again has bricked it. Now they're not responding at all. Probably will have to issue a court claim to get restitution.Amazing that in this day and age a giant like Microsoft can be so backward.



​Complete opppsite experience for me. I contacted them about a single stuck pixel in the bottom left of the screen and they offered to replace it straight away. Most companies don't replace a product for a single pixel, let alone not in a central area.

Garnett

Microsoft, so cold from me. Microsoft customer service is incredibly bad. … Microsoft, so cold from me. Microsoft customer service is incredibly bad. Bought a tablet from them a year ago described on their website as "ready to upgrade to Windows 10" then got laughed at and told I should have bought something better when I called Microsoft for assistance.Only managed to upgrade due to help of HUKDers.Tablet then broke, Acer "fixed it" but put win8.1 back on it, and Microsoft's guidance on how to upgrade again has bricked it. Now they're not responding at all. Probably will have to issue a court claim to get restitution.Amazing that in this day and age a giant like Microsoft can be so backward.



No offence mate but Acer claimed it would upgrade not MS, Acer let you down not Microsoft, This is Microsoft hardware its a whole different ball game support wise, if you buy cheap (i.e acer) don't expect decent support from them (its acers job to support their products not MS)

Ruzzy

No offence mate but Acer claimed it would upgrade not MS, Acer let you … No offence mate but Acer claimed it would upgrade not MS, Acer let you down not Microsoft, This is Microsoft hardware its a whole different ball game support wise, if you buy cheap (i.e acer) don't expect decent support from them (its acers job to support their products not MS)



No offence, you're just wrong. I bought it from the Microsoft store where their ad stated about the upgrade.

There are more Battery issues with the Surface Pro 3, now with the LG Batteries this week (previously it was simplo batteries). £600+ is a fair amount to pay for a sealed device, with a life of 4 years. It's something to think about when purchasing a Surface Pro 4.

Microsoft are still playing this game that the Battery can be fixed using a software fix. Technically Possible (if it was preplanned), but its very unlikely.

You don't fix batteries with a software fix, unless you have previously understated it performance, and then overtime adjust its perceived capacitiy to its actual capacity to take into account how Lithium-ion batteries deteriorate due to charging cycles. This is what Apple do, to give you an 80% capacity over 1000 cycles. The Surface is not an Arm Device, where leaving a bit of headroom on the Battery capacity would be possible.

Its a high drain device, which puts strain on Lithium-ion batteries. I think Microsoft are playing for time, to push claims outside the guarantee period, it needs a physical battery replacement, which is pretty much impossible to do, on Surface Tablets.

The only plus point would be if you're not paying for the Surface out of your own Pocket, then its not an issue.
Edited by: "tightar5e" 27th Sep 2016

Ruzzy

No offence mate but Acer claimed it would upgrade not MS, Acer let you … No offence mate but Acer claimed it would upgrade not MS, Acer let you down not Microsoft, This is Microsoft hardware its a whole different ball game support wise, if you buy cheap (i.e acer) don't expect decent support from them (its acers job to support their products not MS)



Just to add to this comment. MS consumer support is absolutely terrible! their corporate support however is on a different level.

The bad MS Support is something you need to consider if this device was to ever need a warranty claim the turn around time is long. This however is different with the manufacture and quality of the device which is pretty good

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abdiman

Has this expired?


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ookitnow

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Damn. Missed out. Was hoping Microsoft would release SP5 this year but doesn't look like it's happening.

abdiman

Damn. Missed out. Was hoping Microsoft would release SP5 this year but … Damn. Missed out. Was hoping Microsoft would release SP5 this year but doesn't look like it's happening.



SP5 next year along with the new book i would imagine.

srdrSEA

​i got i7 xps 9550 using 4.5 gb while doin' nothing... Probably intel gpu … ​i got i7 xps 9550 using 4.5 gb while doin' nothing... Probably intel gpu on yours does not eat your ram that much which means you ve got very very low gflop rate.. My phone have got 4gb of ram.. talking about a computer here.. still think that all win 10 with 4gb of ram are rubbish..



The fact you've got that a pretty reasonable spec. laptop running nothing yet using 4.5GB RAM suggest you no nothing about computers or you would have sorted out what's taking the ram by now. My i7 XPS machine is currently running Visual Studio, SQL Server, about 20 tabs in Firefox, Outlook, Photoshop editing 5 hi definition photograhs, Plex, Calculator, Skype and half a doze utilities and I'm only using half a gig more than your machine.

mike
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