New Surface Pro 2017 is now available for pre-order in Malaysia

Posted:  July 17, 2017   By:    8 comments   


Microsoft Malaysia Surface Pro 2017

UPDATE: Microsoft confirms that the new Surface Pro for 2017 will be officially available in Malaysia starting 15 August 2017.

The 5th generation Microsoft Surface Pro has finally arrived in Malaysia. This convertible 2-in-1 laptop was first announced a few months ago and you can now secure your unit online from as low as RM3,699.

The new Surface Pro models for 2017 are now running on Intel’s 7th generation processors ranging from Core m3 to the highest Core i7. Both the Core m3 and Core i5 models are now fan-less for a more silent operation.

The display is a 12.3″ PixelSense unit that boasts a pixel density of 267 ppi. Despite being similar as the previous Surface Pro 4, the new model offers 50% more battery life than its predecessor with a claimed 13.5 hours on a single charge.

The base model gets 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage and it goes all the way up to 16GB RAM and 1TB of storage. For Malaysia, your storage option maxes out at 512GB. In terms of ports, you get a headphone jack, a cover port, Surface Connector, a mini DisplayPort, microSD card slot and a full sized USB 3.0 Type-A. Nope, there’s no USB Type-C or Thunderbolt 3 port with the 2017 Surface Pro.

The Surface Pen which was included in the past generations is now an optional item. It costs RM299 and it supports 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity as well as tilt sensitivity.

The new Microsoft Surface Pro and accessories are priced as follows:

Intel Core m3 / 4GB RAM / 128GB storage — RM3,699
Intel Core m3 / 4GB RAM / 128GB storage with TypeCover — RM4,368
Intel Core i5 / 4GB RAM / 128GB storage — RM4,499
Intel Core i5 / 4GB RAM / 128GB storage with TypeCover — RM5,168
Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 256GB storage — RM5,899
Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 256GB storage with TypeCover — RM6,568
Intel Core i7 / 8GB RAM / 256GB storage — RM7,199
Intel Core i7 / 8GB RAM / 256GB storage with TypeCover — RM7,868
Intel Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB storage — RM9,999
Intel Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB storage with TypeCover — RM10,668

New Surface Pro Signature Type Cover — RM669
New Surface Arc Mouse — RM399
New Surface Pen — RM299

UPDATE: Microsoft Malaysia says the new Surface Pro will be available at local Surface authorized retailers and Microsoft Online Store in Lazada on 15 August 2017.

The Surface Pro, Type Covers and Arc Mouse are listed to be available on 17 August while the new Surface Pen is expected to arrive on 24 August 2017. For the Type Cover Keyboard, you have 3 colour options – Blue, Burgundy and Platinum that comes with an Alcantara finish.

If you’re interested, head over to Lazada Malaysia’s Surface Pro 2017 page.

If you don’t mind the previous generation model, the Surface Pro 4 with Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage is going for RM3,815. That comes with a Free Type Cover but without a Surface Pen.


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8 Comments for New Surface Pro 2017 is now available for pre-order in Malaysia

Ian.C

Any clue if Microsoft Malaysia will sell the new Surface laptop here aside from the new Surface pro 2017?

It will be a waste since it’s been getting rave tech reviews for its performance to price ratio relative to the current competition out there.

james

it's better to buy Apple Macbook Pro based on the pricing..

Jack

Shut up and take my money!

Jason Tan

Had 3 SFP3 (2 unit’s keyboard no detection after 1 year) and bought another 3 SFP4 in May 2016. 1 unit luckily under warranty replace last year due to screen ghosting issues. And now another unit out if warranty period having also screen issues. What do you all think, with just 1 year warranty? Unless it’s 3 year warranty, if not look somewhere else. If u keep on detaching the keyboard, it will have detection issues.

Tino

RM3.7K for Core m3 and no keyboard. Good luck Microsoft. I go buy real laptop better.

YKK

In many countries, Microsoft removed the extended (2 yr) warranty options leaving buyers at risks without choice. I am not sure what prompted this – is it due to many false claims or their hardware isn’t really up to the mark?

Had an early Samsung Win convertible, the removable keyboard was also having connection issue even after a few months and even with very light use.

Sick of these manufacturers that show and advertise gloriously how their devices fit and lift your productivity and improve lifestyle but in fact, it made me fuming.

No more for the time being until they have iron-out engineering and reliability issues. Also in doubt those with > 180 degree hinges, good luck.

Chris

I paid 5k for my Surface 3 Pro. Never looked back. It's so easy to use. Looking forward to the Surface Pro 2017. I want an i7, this time.

microwat?

Waste of time IMHO