Microsoft has released a more affordable version of the Surface Pro X tablet without LTE support

Microsoft SQ2 Surface Pro X 2 will now be available in a Wi-Fi-only version to connect to the internet. The Redmond company modified the proprietary ARM computer, which is deprived of the ability to connect to cellular networks.

Surface Pro X 2

The original 2020 Surface Pro X is powered by Microsoft’s SQ2 processor, which is a slightly redesigned Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2. This chipset can provide 5G support, but Microsoft’s computer only supports LTE cellular networks. The Surface Pro X 2 is completely devoid of the ability to connect to the networks of mobile operators and relies only on Wi-Fi.

Microsoft notes that the new Surface Pro X SQ2 is the cheapest Surface Pro X to date. Although the company did not disclose the battery life of the latest version of the tablet, it is assumed that the computer will be able to work longer on a single charge than the LTE version. The latter, according to Microsoft, is capable of working without recharging “all day.”

During the presentation of the Wi-Fi version of Surface Pro X, Microsoft also announced the expansion of support for ARM computers in Windows 11. The new Microsoft Surface X 2 will now boast full support for the emulation of x86 and x64 applications.

Surface Pro X 2 price and availability

The Wi-Fi version of the Surface Pro X is already available to pre-order via, starting at $899, and the shipping starts from 5th October 2021.

Along with this Microsoft SQ2 Surface Pro X, the company has also introduced the Surface Go 3 10.5-inch tablet offers a slightly more powerful dual-core Pentium Gold 6500Y processor with a frequency of 1.1 to 3.4 GHz, and thanks to this, the performance of the device has increased by 60%. It is also available to pre-order on the website.

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