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Does Microsoft Surface Pro 7 support Mini DisplayPort?

Surface Pro 7
Surface Pro 7

Does Microsoft Surface Pro 7 support Mini DisplayPort?

Modern connections

The Surface Pro 7 does not have a Mini DisplayPort. Microsoft decided to swap out the older Mini DisplayPort for the more modern USB-C. The USB-C port of the Surface Pro 7 supports USB-C 3.1 connectivity. That means that the Surface Pro 7 can connect to two 4K displays at 60Hz with a single port.

The Surface Pro 7 also has a Surface Connect port. This port does many of the same things as a USB-C port but isn't as universal. But it's good to have an as an option, especially if your office setup already relies on the Surface Connect port.

Grab a dongle

While the Surface Pro 7 has a USB-C port and a Surface Connect port, you may need to use a Mini DisplayPort. It may be an older connection, but it's still used in many corporate environments. This USB-C to Mini DisplayPort adapter (opens in new tab) from Answin allows you to connect to more devices without breaking the bank.

Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at sean.endicott@futurenet.com.