Surface Pro 7 vs Surface Pro 8: which is right for you?

Against an orange and pink background, we pit the Surface Pro 7 vs Surface Pro 8
(Image credit: Future / Microsoft)

The Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro 8 are both excellent tablets produced by Microsoft, and many digital creatives have embraced these devices as essential tools for their projects thanks to their touch screens and stylus support, as well as the fact that they run full versions of Windows.

That's an important consideration. Unlike Apple's iPads, which run a specific operating system (iPadOS) designed for the tablets, the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro 8 run the same Windows 10 (or Windows 11) operating system that you'll find on laptops and desktop PCs.

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Jess Weatherbed

Jess is TechRadar's computing writer, covering hardware, PC gaming and peripherals, though she can be found freelancing for creative tech like 3D printers and graphics drawing tablets. She also likes to dabble in digital art and can often be found playing games of both the PC and Tabletop variety, occasionally streaming on Twitch to the disappointment of everyone.