Long awaited Surface Pro Laptop Announces back in September has now become official at the company’s Future Decoded event in London. But this time it was announced with the LTE Advanced Variant.
According To Source, The new computer will start shipping to businesses in December, and it looks like the consumer launch will only happen next year. The Surface Pro LTE will be available in two configurations, in either case requiring a $150 premium for the mobile data modem over the identically-specced non-LTE variant.
Looking at the Laptop Key specifications and features, The Surface Pro LTE features Qualcomm’s X16 mobile data modem, with 20 bands built-in for seamless global connectivity. With its support for LTE Cat.9, the Surface Pro will be able to reach peak download speeds of up to 450Mbps, which Microsoft says makes it “the fastest LTE-enabled laptop in its class”, since competitors top out at Cat.6 (300Mbps).
For the price of the device you get a Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage for $1,149. While 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, with the CPU remaining the same for $1,449.
NOTE: The Core i7 Surface Pro will not be offered with LTE connectivity.