Microsoft has created more powerful versions of its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. These newer models have the Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB SSD hard drive, 16GB RAM and a Nvidia graphics card. At a hefty $3,200 for the Book and $2,700 for the Pro 4, one would expect these models to outperform anything that comes their way. Not that these items are not a drop-in-the-bucket when it comes to price, Microsoft is also unveiling the Surface Gold Pen for $60.
It is a wonder why you see most people walking around with iPads. Anyone looking to spend money on a tablet is most likely not willing to shell out the bucks for these models.
Standard model pricing:
Depending on your use, the original flavors may be fine, but if you require a powerhouse tablet to run the top-notch high-end programs and output, and you have extra money laying around, these new versions are for you.