Tablets may not be as hot as they once were, and for power users they are far from a true PC replacement, but the form factor is still popular and very useful for many types of users and case scenarios. Tablets have also kept evolving and can come as a very affordable form of computing.
Visually, not much has changed with the new Surface Pro. On the inside, however, is where most of Microsoft’s attention has been focused. First reviews are praising Surface Pro's overall execution of the convertible tablet, performance is great, battery life has been noticeably improved, the kickstand is as good as ever, but the differentiating pen and keyboard are not included on the pricey affair that the Surface has become.