Surface Pro 7 Plus specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Surface Pro 7 Plus including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Surface Pro 7 Plus image

Surface Pro 7 Plus

Availability

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Released2021
Release DateIntroduced: January 11, 2021 (CES 2021)
PricingStarting at 899$
Generations
Surface Pro 7 Plus Price
Microsoft Surface PRO-7+ (1YC-00001) 12.3-inch Touchscreen Pixelsense (2736 x 1824) I7-1165G10 16GB RAM 256GB SSD Windows 10 Professional Platinum
Microsoft Surface PRO-7+ (1YC-00001) 12.3-inch Touchscreen Pixelsense (2736 x 1824) I7-1165G10 16GB RAM 256GB SSD Windows 10 Professional Platinum
By Microsoft
$845.00
Microsoft Surface PRO-7+ (1NF-00001) 12.3-inch Touchscreen Pixelsense (2736 x 1824) I7-1165G7 16GB RAM 1.0TB SSD Windows 10 Professional Platinum
Microsoft Surface PRO-7+ (1NF-00001) 12.3-inch Touchscreen Pixelsense (2736 x 1824) I7-1165G7 16GB RAM 1.0TB SSD Windows 10 Professional Platinum
By Microsoft
$945.99
$1,160.99 19% OFF
Newest Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ 12.3 Inch Touchscreen Tablet PC Bundle with Type Cover, Surface Pen & Sleeve, Intel 10th Gen Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, WiFi, Windows 11, Platinum (Latest Model)
Newest Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ 12.3 Inch Touchscreen Tablet PC Bundle with Type Cover, Surface Pen & Sleeve, Intel 10th Gen Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, WiFi, Windows 11, Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$1,048.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ Tablet 12.3 Inch PixelSense Touchscreen Display, Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Wi-Fi + Bluetooth, Windows 10 Home, Platinum 1XK-00001 (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ Tablet 12.3 Inch PixelSense Touchscreen Display, Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Wi-Fi + Bluetooth, Windows 10 Home, Platinum 1XK-00001 (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$479.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ LTE i5-1135G7 - Windows 10 Tablet with 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Platinum - High-Performance Surface Laptop and Tablet in One - Ideal for On-the-Go Professionals 1Z8-00001 (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ LTE i5-1135G7 - Windows 10 Tablet with 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Platinum - High-Performance Surface Laptop and Tablet in One - Ideal for On-the-Go Professionals 1Z8-00001 (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$648.80

Exterior

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Dimensions11.50” x 7.9” x 0.33” (292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 mm)
Width: 11.50” (292 mm)
Height: 7.9” (201 mm)
Thickness: 0.33” (8.5 mm)
Weight
  • Intel Core i3, i5 (Wi-Fi): 1.70 lbs (770 g)
  • Intel Core i5 (LTE): 1.75 lbs (796 g)
  • Intel Core i7 (Wi-Fi): 1.73 lbs (784 g)
Colors
Matte Black Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Surface Type Cover
    • Not included
    • Weight: 0.68 lb (310 g)
    • Dimension: 11.61 x 8.54 x 0.19 inches (295 mm x 216 mm x 5mm)
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • 4 directional keys; Windows, Brightness and Media Controls Keys;
    • LED backlighting
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 4 x 2 inches (101.6 mm x 50.8 mm)
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.

Display

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Size12.3 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 2736 x 1824 (5M Pixels)
  • Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated

Ports

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Ports
Surface Pro 7 Plus Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (1)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Charging, Docking Station
Bottom (1)
  • 1 x Surface Type Cover
Under Kickstand (2)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    Optional
  • 1 x nanoSIM card slot
    Optional

Internal Specs

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    2 cores, 4 threads, 3.00 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Surface Pro 7 Plus1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G41,16384.64%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19586.97%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,374100.00%
01,374

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Surface Pro 7 Plus1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G42,44554.49%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98088.70%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,487100.00%
04,487
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 400 → 1250 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
Storage
128 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
Removable SSD.

Connectivity

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
More
  • LTE Advanced with removable SIM and eSIM support
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE Modem
  • LTE bands supported: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 19, 20,25, 26,28 29,30,38,39,40,41,66

Battery

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Size50.4 Wh Lithium-ion Battery
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours of typical device usage
LTE Advanced: Up to 13.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)

Software

Surface Pro 7 Plus
OSWindows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 365 30-days trial
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial

Camera & Audio

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®

Misc

Surface Pro 7 Plus
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Pro 7 Plus for Business
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty
  • Microsoft Store Promise for Surface:
  • 60-day return policy
  • 90 days of free technical phone support
  • Free virtual workshops and training
  • Surface price promise

Key Features

Surface Pro 7 Plus
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
3:2 2.7K
12.3”
1824p 60Hz
Weight
1.70 lb
0.77 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1165G7
4C/8T, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,374
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,487
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Pro 7 Plus Ports

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Our analysis and reviews

Surface Pro 7 Plus image

What we like

Reasons to like about Surface Pro 7 Plus.

Supports Windows 11

Surface Pro 7 Plus exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSurface Pro 7 Plus
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-1115G4 → Intel Core i7-1165G7
4GB RAM4GB → 32GB
64GB Drive128GB → 1TB
2 Cores CPU2 → 4 cores
All-day battery life of up to 15-hours

According to Microsoft, the Surface Pro 7 Plus lasts up to 15 hours of battery life.

Up to 15 hours of typical device usage
LTE Advanced: Up to 13.5 hours of typical device usage
Upgradable storage

Surface Pro 7 Plus comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsSurface Pro 7 Plus
M.2x1

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Surface Pro 7 Plus.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Surface Pro 7 Plus is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemorySurface Pro 7 Plus
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR4X
Speed4267 MHz

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Significantly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1165G7 inside Surface Pro 7 Plus has a 20% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1065G7 inside Surface Pro 7.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Surface Pro 7 Plus - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
Surface Pro 7 Plus - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Surface Pro 7 - Intel Core i7-1065G7
3,722
Surface Pro 7 - Intel Core i5-1035G4
3,347
Surface Pro 7 Plus - Intel Core i3-1115G4
2,445
Surface Pro 7 - Intel Core i3-1005G1
2,027
Supports larger memory

Surface Pro 7 Plus supports a larger memory capacity than the Surface Pro 7. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Surface Pro 7.

Max system memory size
Surface Pro 7 Plus
32 GB
Surface Pro 7
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Surface Pro 7 Plus supports a faster memory speed than the Surface Pro 7. It supports up to 4267MHz versus 3733MHz of system memory on the Surface Pro 7.

Memory type and speed
Surface Pro 7 Plus - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Surface Pro 7 - LPDDR4X
3,733 MHz
Upgradable storage

Surface Pro 7 Plus comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future.

SlotsSurface Pro 7 PlusSurface Pro 7
M.2
Yes x1
Onboard
Has one more port and slot

Surface Pro 7 Plus has more ports and slots count than the Surface Pro 7. It has seven versus six amount of ports and slots on the Surface Pro 7.

PortsSurface Pro 7 PlusSurface Pro 7
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
nanoSIM card slotYesNo
Surface ConnectYesYes
Surface Type CoverYesNo
Surface Type Cover portNoYes
USB-AYesYes
USB-CYesYes
Total76

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