Surface Pro 7 Plus

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

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.

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Surface Pro 7 Plus.

Non-upgradable memory

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
SIM card slotYesNo
Surface ConnectYesYes
Surface Type CoverYesNo
Surface Type Cover portNoYes
USB-AYesYes
USB-CYesYes
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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

Availability

Surface Pro 7 Plus
Released2021
Release DateIntroduced: January 11, 2021 (CES 2021)
PricingStarting at 899$
Generations
Stores

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 SIM 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