Even if there are not really bad choices in laptops anymore, it is important to know that some models are more for multimedia, and others more for games.
So we did some tests Microsoft Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 to find out what it was worth. The result depends on the use you will make of it.Your computer will not be limited to technical specifications, so we have built a test plan according to the use you will make of it.We’ve put this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 through some tests based on how you’re going to use it.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 the right choice for surfing the internet?
Considering that your use of a computer is simple (surfing the internet, writing e-mails and/or letters, doing calculations on an Excel spreadsheet), it is important to focus on a laptop that is both of high quality and strong enough to last over time.To be able to perform regular tasks that will not deteriorate over time.
It is to respond to this type of need that Microsoft has developed this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5.A product positioned as mid-range but of good quality. Material that seem to be well-designed.
It’s almost the perfect tool for travelling. A screen 12.3 inches that makes this model transportable anywhere. A reasonable choice equips this model; the Intel Core i5-8350U. Indeed, the power it delivers is interesting, even if it is not the latest generation of component. Moreover, because of this processor, you can be sure that you have a tool that allows you to navigate the Internet correctly. A standard equipment with 8 Gb of RAM. A large quantity, more than you will need for strictly web browsing use.
For hard drive sizing, Microsoft decided to put 256 Gb. This is the standard model. If, on the other hand, you are storing photos, video or music, it will be filled up quickly. Microsoft comes with this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 a laptop that you’ll keep for a few years before it becomes obsolete.
Finally, even if, like many users, you keep this computer connected, you should know that its autonomy of 10 hours makes it one of the most durable models on the market. This is one of the most important laptops on the market at the moment compared to other laptops. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.
Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 the right choice for watching movies ?
This Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 is a sensible option for anyone who will use it for watching movies and listening to music. The model has sufficient basic equipment for this purpose.
Through all the available laptops, you will know if, despite an average score, it corresponds to your needs.
Equipped with a small screen size, 12.3 inches, it has a resolution format 2736×1824. The colours are faithful, warm enough, and the contrasts allow a high level of detail. The major disadvantage of its small size is that in multimedia mode, watching a movie can be tiring for your eyes. However, this computer has a criteria that will interest some nomadic users, the weight; here it weighs only 0.77 kg, partly thanks to its small screen size.
Like the majority of the laptops screen on the market, this model is equipped with the glossy finish. Enhanced contrast, sharpness and color brightness are the main benefits you will get from this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5. Also note that potentially this screen will be more stressful to the eyes, after 2-3 hours of use in a row.
On the sound side, it Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 has good components: board and integrated speakers. We tested it with movies and music at maximum volume. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. In short, it is relevant here to consider buying additional speakers if you are very sensitive to the quality of this function.
The Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 has a processor Intel Core i5-8350U, a little more powerful than average, compared to those dedicated to office automation. With this, you are sure to have a scalable product (if needed), and that will fit perfectly with your peripherals (speakers, video projectors, etc…). You won’t have to worry about launching your audio and video applications.
Equipped with the Intel HD Graphics 620 graphic card, and with 8 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. Sufficient for the majority of you, this will not be the case for those who want to make 3D images.
Few possibilities will be offered to you for the connection part. For the Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 has only 2 ports. You will have to choose which items to plug in first, as there is no room for all your peripherals.
As for the batteries, you could almost replace your TV set with this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 one. On thisSurface pro 6 Intel Core i5, Microsoft indicates 10 hours of autonomy, a better performance than the competition. What a pleasure it is not to have to check the battery level on a regular basis!
Is Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 planned for travelling ?
Easy to carry, and usable wherever you go. So we put this test to the Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5. Is he home-work oriented? Or will you be able to take it on a trip? These are the questions we will answer. Or ultimately will it have the function of staying at home?
However, we were able to discover through his overall score, that it is among the best for the travel aspect.
Its light weight allows you to take it wherever you want. It is one of the lightest in its class. It’s hard to have a large, lightweight laptop; the compromise is made according to your use. A 12.3 inches size that can be painful when you have to stay there for more than an hour.
No backlit keyboard on this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
Equipped with a glossy slab, it provides very good visual comfort. The rendering on screen is good. The disadvantage will come in the event of using it outdoors with a lot of light.
Unfortunately it is not equipped with anti-reflective tiles. You will have to limit uses when the sun is too bright.
A processor Intel Core i5-8350Uthat allows this computer to be equivalent to other laptops in terms of power and power consumption.
The manufacturer estimates a possible range that you can reduce. This is an estimate for average current use; you can consider that the actual range will be around 75%.
Regarding the autonomy of this laptop, you will have 10 hours before having to reconnect; that is to say one of the best csore on the market.
Because of its probable use for travel, this laptop was thought to be thin and light with a SSD hard drive of 1 256 Gb. This disk technology (solid-state drive), tried and tested for more than 20 years, allows to store data, on the same principle as the usb key. With SSD technology, however, you benefit from a considerable improvement in the time it takes your notebook to start up and get out of standby mode.For those who will need more space, this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
Thanks to a reduced space requirement, departures on holiday with all the plane-bus-hotel transfers will be simple. Its 12.3 inches screen is so compact that it’s almost the size of a large tablet.
The manufacturer offers only a few connection options, with only 2 connectors. Currently on all available models, it is the laptop that has the poorest equipment.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
All in all, this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 is an interesting product for travel.
The Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 to make audio or video editing.
If you’re serious about editing and creating music, then you pay a lot of attention to processor speed and memory. It appears that this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5meets this need perfectly. Since the last generation designed by Microsoft, there have been many improvements on the components. The parallel processing of tasks with Windows 10 Pro are perfectly suited for audio or video editing.
Generally speaking, for occasional use, the choice of processor Intel Core i5-8350U makes it possible. With its 8 Gb of RAM, it has enough memory for image processing. All the applications you’ll need to get started are available. If you decide to install pro applications, you may need to add more memory or you may experience performance degradation.
Even if this corresponds to quality components, Microsoft made the choice to put only one SSD. However, for audiovisual use, we would have preferred a dual-disk system: a large-capacity hard disk for backup, and an SSD for speed of execution. The Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 has only got one, with total 256 Gb storage for your movies and music. It is nevertheless one of the good laptops in terms of storage, compared to its competitors.
The interest of the laptop is to be able to be used in unplugged mode. Here, it’s 10 hours of autonomy available. As a reminder, with such a powerful laptop, it’s hard to do much better Microsoft.
For the connector part, the Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5has the USB3 format. The latest convenient protocol for interfacing computers and electronic devices such as external hard drives. With a throughput about 10 times faster than the previous standard (USB 2.0), you will be able to easily transfer all your video and audio files.
With the Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5, you’re moving towards a very good product. Perfectly designed for audio video use. And for the right price/quality ratio.
A quality product, designed by Microsoft with facilities on the use in audiovisual editing mode.
The Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 for online or local games.
Most manufacturers are aware that the use of laptops is not limited to word processing and spreadsheets. And this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 is one of the average laptops you can play with. During our tests, we found that the computer was raised correctly, as soon as the scenes in some games required fast movements and colour changes.
The higher the resolution of the image, the more detailed the visual rendering will be. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 2736×1824, nothing better at the moment
Each year the power of the components increases, so this model is now far behind the others. Tests have shown the limitations of this laptop, including some image degradation and processor temperature rises. Clearly, if you want to use it to play all day long, it may be relevant to turn to a more powerful model.
Since Microsoft has not designed this model for gaming, the display system is not dimensioned for an exemplary reactivity during your gaming sessions. Unless you play games with designs older than 5-10 years.
With its 256 Gb of space, this Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 is on a level playing field with its competitors. Useful for local games; as there are still many of them, even though online games are progressing.
For online gaming, it Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 has high quality Wi-Fi. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
Because you will have to carry it sometimes, you will appreciate its weight, 0.77 Kg, among the lightest of the moment.
With an autonomy of 10 hours, it’s better than the competition.
So it’s a middle ground for gaming; enough performance at the right price. You can also use it for word processing if you need it.
The Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 for office automation.
Not really designed for office use, Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 it’s still a good product. Here are the main reasons.
If you’re already a Linux or Apple user, your choice will probably head for this laptop. In this case, it is Windows 10 Pro.
One of the big advantages of a laptop is naturally its ability to follow you when you’re on the move. A weight of 0.77 Kg, which makes this computer one of the best in the lightest category.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. In fact, if you want one, it will be necessary to buy a pad connected via the usb port.
This Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 has no matt slab. The Matte screen is ideal for use outdoors or near bright light. Testing the lamp next to the screen can affect the quality of work in office use. For bright areas, they are clearly cut out, the colours are intense, with a high degree of brightness and image sharpness.
During daytime use, the absence of a backlit keyboard will not be a problem.
About storage, this model has average space . Equipped with a hard drive of 256 Gb, it will give you the possibility to store all your documents locally.
In short, the Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 is an average choice. Or for occasional use, knowing that due to its technical characteristics it will be obsolete in less than 3 years.
Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 the right choice for the right use
Hard to do very well for all purposes; in any case this computer is doing well. With the Surface pro 6 Intel Core i5 you can be sure to have an efficient laptop, compared to competitors.
Simply put, we were not convinced for uses such as :
– office tasks
Nevertheless, this laptop can be considered acceptable for :
– web browsing
– listening to music and watching videos
– playing video games
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing