Microsoft has announced preorders of the Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 in Malaysia, these two computing devices are recently announced in the company’s Surface event and comes with decent upgrades over their predecessors despite looking the same.
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 – from RM5,299 for Intel variant, RM7,206 for SQ3 variant
The Surface Pro 9 is available in 12th Gen Intel Core processor and Microsoft SQ3 variant, which the latter will have support for 5G connectivity and is only available for business customers, the 2-in-1 tablet offers a 13-inch PixelSense display that refreshes at 120Hz, the display now features better inking with tactile signals all thanks to a custom G6 chip, which will work out of the box with Microsoft OneNote and the new GoodNotes app for Windows 11.
With the Microsoft SQ3 processor variant, customers can expect up to 19 hours of battery life all thanks to the efficient ARM chip supplied by Qualcomm, its NPU also unlocks DALL∙E 2 integration in the Microsoft Designer app, which allows creators to better design social media posts, invitations and more at a faster pace, though on the hardware side you won’t get Thunderbolt 4 ports that’s exclusive to the Intel variant.
The Surface Pro 9 with 12th Gen Intel Core processors will start at RM5,299 for consumers, which you will get a Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage. For a limited time till 28 November, customers who preorder the device will receive a complimentary Surface Pro Signature Keyboard and other free gifts worth up to RM1,288.
As for the Surface Pro 9 5G SQ3 variant, Surface for Business customers can purchase them from authorized resellers at a starting price of RM7,206, which offers 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD for the base configuration.
Surface Laptop 5 – from RM5,299
The Surface Laptop 5 will be available in two screen sizes of 13.5-inches and 15-inches, you no longer get to choose between AMD and Intel processor options like before, but they are no slouch in terms of performance and efficiency either, as the Surface Laptop 5 is an Intel EVO certified device powered by 12th Gen Intel Core processors, which will offer fast boot speeds and at least 8 hours of battery life.
Microsoft has given a slight upgrade to the Surface Laptop 5’s display with support for Dolby Vision IQ, which will offer better colors and contrast in any lighting conditions, its speakers have also been tuned to offer Dolby Atmos 3D spatial audio.
The Surface Laptop 5 will start at RM5,299 for the 13.5-inch model and RM6,899 for the 15-inch model. For the 13.5-inch model, you get a Core i5 processor with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD for the base configuration, and on the 15-inch model, you get a Core i7 processor with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD for the base configuration.
For a limited time till 28 November, customers who preorder the Surface Laptop 5 will receive a complimentary Microsoft Arc Mouse and other free gifts worth RM998.
Click here to preorder the Microsoft Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 from the Microsoft Authorised Shopee Store.