Microsoft yesterday shared a brand new advert on YouTube titled “Microsoft Surface Pro 7: The Better Choice,” through which the corporate compares its pill pc to Apple’s 13-inch M1 MacBook Pro, as noticed by MSPoweruser.
The advert highlights the Surface Pro 7’s touchscreen and included stylus versus solely a “little bar” (the Touch Bar) on the MacBook Pro. Other benefits of the Surface Pro 7 talked about within the advert embrace the removable keyboard, a less expensive value, and the declare that the pill is “a a lot better gaming system” than the MacBook Pro.
Results uploaded on Geekbench present that the Intel Core i3-equipped Surface Pro 7 with 8GB of RAM has single-core and multi-core scores of 769 and 1,851, respectively. Additionally, the Intel Core i5-equipped Surface Pro 7 with 8GB of RAM has single-core and multi-core scores of 1,210 and 4,079, respectively. By comparability, the M1 chip running on a 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB of unified reminiscence achieved higher efficiency than each Surface fashions with single-core and multi-core scores of 1,735 and seven,686, respectively.
The 12.3-inch Surface Pro 7 begins at $749.99 with 128GB of storage and 4GB of RAM and will increase to $2,299.99 with 1TB of storage and 16GB of RAM. In comparability, the present 13-inch M1 MacBook Pro begins at $1,299 with 256GB of storage and 8GB of unified reminiscence and will increase to $2,299 for 256GB of storage and 16GB of unified reminiscence.
Microsoft has lengthy positioned its Surface units as a perfect mixture of each a pill and pc expertise. In years previous, Microsoft has launched a number of advertisements selling its Surface lineup over Apple’s MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iPad lineup.