I don't think the surface is not a good option as I am fimilar to window and it is great window advantage. Like Photoshop done easily there no mobile platform can do it for me. Video Editing also just work but i like to admit not like my core i5 desktop. Battery backup depend on usage. In tablet Instead for going both I chose MiPad(android Tab). When I purchase it is better then iPad Mini and still performe well and cost only $180(Rs.10000). But when i need something which need some spcific software then Window only there to provide me there suface come to help. Did it iPad pro do I don't think the iPad pro app store is still around Android app store. And Window store also grow more but the .exe is still beat them all single hand.
joe, 24 Oct 2016Excuse me , but surface pro 4 no matter the variant are fairly capable machines in terms of ga... moreFor the same money you can buy far more capable gaming machines both in desktop, gaming laptop and even ultrabook form.
People buying the surface series are paying the "tablet tax" and I don't get why. It's not as if a touchscreen is that useful on Windows , unless you're a designer/painter. The rest are better of buying better hardware for the same money (more power, or bigger screen, or better keyboard)
Anonymous, 21 Oct 2016You miss the point. If you want a PC, buy a PC. A tablet is to surf the Web or social media, r... moreExcuse me , but surface pro 4 no matter the variant are fairly capable machines in terms of gaming , I can play Cs go on good fps on medium to high details , same goes for similar era games, the gorgeous 2K display is one of the best yet , Yes its expensive when you have to buy type cover but still its a very good device as it weighs less than 900g and offers a decent hardware
Anonymous, 23 Oct 2016Actually, you move away from the point, by needlessly (and wrongly) slamming Apple.
The iPh... moreA iPad Pro more powerful than a Surface Pro 4 or a Surface Book ? May more powerful than a Surface 3 ( not the Pro model ).
The iPhone is the most expensive phone on the market. It does not have the best UI, does not have the best camera, does not have the best build quality, audio quality or screen quality. Its just a good balanced phone. But totally not worth it. Same as the iPad.
So if a 60 year old grandma wants a phone, she will get a iPhone. Why ? Because she heard more about it than other phones. Marketing.
Blunder, 22 Oct 2016You too miss the point, its about productivity , and the freedom to do whatever you want on th... moreActually, you move away from the point, by needlessly (and wrongly) slamming Apple.
The iPhone sells well not just because of marketing, but also because it's well-balanced, well-designed, well made and compared to most other smart phones, trouble-free. It also gets regular updates.
The iPad Pro is more powerful than the Surface, has a well supported ecosystem and for a lot of users it's better than the Surface, or anything else currently on the market.
Why do you think that just because others buy or prefer something else, they must be somehow ignorant or just dumber than you? It goes both ways....
If the pricing was good and not stupid for the Surface and also the Surface Book, then it would have been a great hit. But it is so very costly (India at least) that people don't go its way. Mircosoft don't make mistakes again and again. Thats all i want to say.
Anonymous, 21 Oct 2016You miss the point. If you want a PC, buy a PC. A tablet is to surf the Web or social media, r... moreYou too miss the point, its about productivity , and the freedom to do whatever you want on the device. The problem is that all people regard tablets as the same, just different brands, but same products and features, which is totally wrong. Apple has done the same with the iPhone. People that have not knowledge about smartphones will always buy a iPhone, and there are a lot of people that are clueless when it comes to phones and tablets. Great marketing for Apple, means that Apple wins.
Anonymous, 21 Oct 2016You miss the point. If you want a PC, buy a PC. A tablet is to surf the Web or social media, r... moreyou miss a point,
-overall tablet pen experience is better than laptop just check this video
pen together with proffessional software like illustrator, photoshop, gimp etc make tablet better than laptop. just check windows ink features google.
-Tablet make sense to use on bed/sofa, casual games, media consumption, and many more and you attach keyboard or dock if you do serious work.
"LG baking ovens revenue improves, still nowhere close to microwaves"
Same logic in this headline.
Blunder, 21 Oct 2016Yet the Surface Pro or even the Surface 3 are computers that have a full Windows 10 operating... moreYou miss the point. If you want a PC, buy a PC. A tablet is to surf the Web or social media, read a book or two, vew media and photos and that's it.... And iPad has a million times better apps for those.
If you want to buy a PC , buy a laptop. Those 2in1s are worse than real ultrabooks (compare surface pro in both price and quality to a dell 13.3 ultrabook) and real tablets (compare apps to ipad).
iPad Pro 9.7 with a Pencil is way to go. I had am SP4, and whilst speed, industrial design and the kickstand made it a delight to use for presentations, Windows and various well documented firmware bugs made it a pain, so it had to go. Am no fan of the iOS UX but on the smaller iPad Pro, it is stable, blindlingly fast, the speakers are amazing and split screen now makes it easier to be semi productive. If it ran a tablet edition of macOS and had a kickstand, it be perfect!
Lets see if Microsoft fix the SP4 issues with the SP5.
Anonymous, 21 Oct 2016Where is the proof that iPad pro sold like crazy? I have never seen anyone with an iPad pro. N... moreIt's mostly the design hipsters hehe.
So I over exaggerated, but with ipad sales dropping quite a lot for Apple, the Ipad pro has softened the drop. As in the loss was still there but not as large. Keep in mind what Apple sells in tablets is already really high and much higher than surface. Surface may be gaining ground but it is still behind.
Not just Windows. There has been no a single top range Android tablets in past 2 years since Nexus 9 that had very limited availability around the world. Apple killed off entire tablet market and completely monopolized it.
Only slow poorly functional low range devices. Even Samsung is no longer a player on tablet market. Last S2 was midrange and was over a year ago with no any signs of new serious Android tablets coming this year. Pixel C isn't a mass product at all.
Microsoft has really lost it's mojo. I wouldn't be surprised if Shamsung sells more android tablets than Microsoft too. That's karma for killing Nokia
Anonymous, 21 Oct 2016The same can be said to you.But what did I do?
AnonD-126854, 21 Oct 2016The general mistake(or planed) that such articles make, is that Surface is not the only Window... moreYou sound like a kid always saying toy. Maybe you are always thinking about toys because psychologically, you are still a kid. This is also proven by how you speak like "my sand shovel is better than yours".
Blunder, 21 Oct 2016Yet the Surface Pro or even the Surface 3 are computers that have a full Windows 10 operating... moreWhy are these fanboys always hating, especially against Apple saying people who buy it are dumb. Why don't you just say you like Surface and that's it (although nobody cares). Do you have any kind of complex or are there people making fun of you so you have to let you steam off against Apple users? What world are we living in...