Microsoft Surface Book 256GB/Intel (CS5-00001)
Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Microsoft Surface Book 256GB/Intel (CS5-00001) vs Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Comparison summary

For performance Microsoft Surface Book 256GB/Intel has a better processor. Microsoft Surface Pro has more memory.

For portability Pro is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

Otherwise they are similar.

Microsoft Surface Book 256GB/Intel (CS5-00001)
Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Microsoft Surface Book 256GB/Intel (CS5-00001)

Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Compare laptop specifications

Microsoft Surface Book 256GB/Intel (CS5-00001)Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7 SeriesIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
2gb8gb
Screen size
13.5″-
Weight
8 lbs (3.63 kg)1.7 lbs (0.77 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
18.75 x 11.5 x 2.25 inches11.5 x 7.93 x 0.33 inches
(47.62 x 29.21 x 5.71 cm)(29.21 x 20.14 x 0.84 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 ProfessionalWindows 10 Professional
Hard drives
250gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$1,049.00$1,699.99
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,049.00
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$500.00$785.00
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Compare Microsoft Surface Book 256GB/Intel / Microsoft Surface Pro vs other 2-in-1 laptops:

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Intel Core i7 Series
$1,199.99
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ASUS Q304UA
ASUS Q304UA
7.40615E+11
$1,099.00
$492.50
Samsung Spin 2-in-1
Samsung Spin 2-in-1
740U5M-X01
$1,049.00

Amazon.com description

Microsoft Surface Book - 256GB/Intel Core i7/8GB Memory 2-in-1 13.5" Touch-Screen Laptop

Meticulously crafted & built to last

Detachable PixelSense Display with pen & touch

Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB)

Better than ever, the new Surface Pro is the most versatile laptop we've ever built. Completely redesigned from the inside out with all new custom parts, Surface Pro delivers more battery power, more performance, and a superior display. The stunning PixelSense display supports pen and touch, while the refined design provides 68% more battery life and 2.5X the performance of Surface Pro 3. A powerful Intel Core processor runs full desktop software with ease, ensuring a smooth, productive workflow.   *Up to 13.5 hours for video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in April 2017 using preproduction Intel Core i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network and Auto-Brightness disabled. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.   *3DMark 11 Overall score comparison; Surface Pro i7 vs. Surface Pro 3 i7.   *Applies to i5 & i7 with understanding that m3 is 2g heavier.

The latest Microsoft Surface Pro Features a 7th generation Intel Core i5 Processor, 256 GB of storage, 8 GB RAM, and up to 13.5 hours of video playback

Our fastest Surface Pro ever* thanks to a powerful Intel Core laptop-grade processor

Go all day with up to 13.5 hours of battery life. * 50% more battery life than the previous generation

Our lightest Surface Pro yet*, starting at 1.69 lbs (m3 model). Wireless: Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible,Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology

Surface Pro Signature Type cover and Microsoft Surface Pen sold separately