Best answer: Unfortunately, the Surface Pro X does not have an included keyboard. However, you can buy one separately from Microsoft, and there's a bundle available that includes a Surface Slim Pen too.

Should you get a keyboard with the Surface Pro X?

While you don't technically need a keyboard to use the Surface Pro X, it's still an excellent idea to get one for it, as without one, you can't use the device as a laptop and are limited to tablet mode. Being able to type is incredibly useful, and it's what will allow you to get most types of work done.

If you're looking to get a keyboard for the Surface Pro X, you have two options: a standalone keyboard, or a more expensive bundle that includes an Alcantara variant of the keyboard as well as Microsoft's new Surface Slim Pen. This pen will make it significantly easier for you to use the touch screen on the Surface Pro X for things like note-taking and drawing. Ultimately, the option you should choose depends on whether or not you're going to get use out of the pen, as you can save quite a bit of money by opting for the standalone keyboard. Be aware, though, that it likely won't be as comfortable to use as the Alcantara keyboard from the bundle. Unfortunately, you can't get a version of the Alcantara keyboard without the Surface Slim Pen, but that will hopefully change in the future.

Keyboard only

Surface Pro X Keyboard

Unlock the possibilities

This excellent keyboard will allow you to use your Surface Pro X as a laptop, paving the way for productivity.

Bundle option

Surface Pro X Keyboard and Pen

Get it all

Along with a comfortable Alcantara keyboard, this bundle also includes an incredibly useful Surface Slim Pen for your Surface Pro X.

Why get a Surface Pro X?

The Surface Pro X looks like one of the most promising Surface devices Microsoft has in store for us in 2019. It's got a crisp 13-inch 2880x1920 display, Microsoft's powerful new SQ1 CPU, and it can be configured with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage as well. It's got LTE connectivity, two USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports, and compatibility with Windows Hello, too. Lastly, the device is the most compact Surface Pro ever, clocking in at just 1.68 pounds and featuring a thinner-than-ever design that travelling users will love. With how well the device balances power with size and convenience, it's easy to see just what makes the Surface Pro X such an exciting new Surface device.

The future of Surface

Microsoft Surface Pro X

The latest Surface Pro

Between its impressive USB-C ports, quality display, SQ1 processor, and its wealth of RAM and storage, the Microsoft Surface Pro X looks like it's going to be an excellent device.

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