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Does Surface Pro X work with the Surface Dial?

Surface Pro X open on table
Surface Pro X open on table (Image credit: Daniel Rubino/Windows Central)

Does Surface Pro X work with the Surface Dial?

Why get a Surface Dial?

The Surface Dial is an incredibly useful accessory that allows you to quickly and easily swap between different tools and settings, and it works with tons of different Surface programs. All you have to do is touch it to the screen and twist, and you'll be able to do things like change the color you're using while drawing, tilt a 3D map, or precisely scrub through a song you're listening to, among many other things.

Why get a Surface Pro X?

Surface Pro X back

Surface Pro X back (Image credit: Windows Central)

The Surface Pro X looks like one of the most exciting Surface devices Microsoft has on the way this year. It's got an excellent 13-inch 2880x1920 display, Microsoft's very potent new SQ1 processor, and it can be configured with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage as well. It has LTE connectivity, two USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports, and compatibility with Windows Hello, too. Finally, the device is the most compact Surface Pro ever made, coming in at just 1.68 pounds and featuring a thinner-than-ever design that people who like to take their device on-the-go will love. With how well the device balances capability with size and convenience, it's easy to see why the Surface Pro X is such an enticing device.

Brendan Lowry is a Windows Central writer and Oakland University graduate with a burning passion for video games, of which he's been an avid fan since childhood. You'll find him doing reviews, editorials, and general coverage on everything Xbox and PC. Follow him on Twitter.