Latest rumors suggest that multiple variants?of the Surface Pro 5 can be expected. While some say this device will be released towards the end of this year, others point to early 2017 as the release time frame.?In the meantime,?a “Microsoft certified refurbished? unit of the predecessor Surface Pro 4 can be purchased at?a heavily discounted?price on eBay. But then, the stock is limited.
EBay is now selling?the?128GB variant of the Surface Pro 4 for $649.95. The actual retail?price of this device used to be $899.99. With this deal, buyers can save $250.04. As this is a manufacturer ?certified refurbished? unit, buyers can avail 1-year warranty with this device.
With?Intel Core M3 processor onboard, this Surface Pro 4 model comes backed by?4GB of RAM. This discounted 2-in-1 tablet/notebook comes with a magnesium build in silver color. Without any surprise, this device runs the latest Windows 10 out of the box.
The device bundle consists of an advanced Surface Pen. But then, the keyboard has to be purchased separately in case the buyer wants to use it as a typical laptop. As always, buyers can avail free shipping service from eBay upon ordering the tablet.
Speaking of specifications, the Surface Pro 4 features a 12.3-inch PixelSense display, aided by 2,736 x 1,824 pixels resolution. This display combination translates to a pixel density of 267 ppi.
This device supports Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity, a full-sized USB 3.0 port, a Mini DisplayPort and a Headphone jack. ?Microsoft has equipped the 2-in-1 tablet with an 8-megapixel main and a 5-megapixel secondary camera unit.
Apart from the 128GB native storage space, the tablet also supports microSD card to facilitate expansion. This Surface Pro 4 unit can offer up to 9 hours of battery life after a full recharge.
Moving on to the upcoming Microsoft Surface Pro 5 tablet, the base model of this variant will reportedly cost $899, similar to the current-generation model. The top-end variant, on the other hand, will set the buyers back by $1,599.
As for specs, there will be three variants of the Surface Pro 5. These models will reportedly come powered by Intel Core M3-6Y30, Inter Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6650U processors.
The advanced Surface Pen, on the other hand, is believed to feature a rechargeable battery unit, unlike the Surface Pro 4. The speculated Surface Pro 5 specifications list also includes 2K display resolution and Type-C USB port.