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Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover

Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover
alaScore 88

12 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 11 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 70/100 and users rate it 91/100. The average review date is Jan 17, 2016. We have compared these reviews to 364526 reviews from other Keyboards. The alaScore™ for this product is 88/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Expert review by : Brian Westover (

Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover


The Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover improves upon past Surface keyboard covers and adds core PC functionality to the new Surface Pro 3 tablet. But it's an expensive addition that may still leave you wishing for a better keyboard.

New magnetic flap puts keyboard at a comfortable angle. Larger, physical keys. Improved trackpad. Built-in pen storage.

Expensive. Feels flimsy and unstable when angled.

Conclusion If you're getting a Surface Pro 3, then do yourself a favor and get the Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover. It has its share of problems, but you'll find that it adds a significant amount of productive capability to the tablet, and is...

May, 2014

Consumer review (

Very good


So I wanted a tablet but also the features from a laptop such as a keyboard. This was the perfect solution. I'm very happy with it. It simply snaps into position with its magnetic strap and also folds up when if you have a tablet case. 5*

Jul, 2015

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Useful addition


It feels a little clunky at first but works, and is easily portable

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (

Broken already


Over a month, cover already broken. Disappointing.

May, 2015

Consumer review (

Essential for Surface Pro 3


This makes the Surface Pro 3 tablet into a powerful laptop. Not sure how long it will survive but it does what you want and - so importantly when working in badly lit hotel rooms - it is backlit illuminated. Brilliant!

Mar, 2015

Consumer review (

Really cool keyboard


Lovely texture keyboard and easy to useMakes an excellent protective cover for my Surface ProHas a handy little tab to hold the light penA great buy

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (

Amazing Keyboard


I have used the Surface RT and Surface 2 keyboards and I have to say the Surface Pro 3 keyboard is the best of the lot.The new mouse pad is far better than the 1st 2 revisions of the keyboard.The Magnet on top of the keyboard to make it sit at an angle...

Jan, 2015

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essential tool


this is essential to get the best out of surface pro 3. It should be included in basic package.

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications


Cable lock slot: No
Color of product:Black / Blue / Cyan / Purple / Red
Cover:Y / Yes
Full-size keyboard: No
Island-style keyboard:N
Keyboard form factor:Mini
Protection features:Scratch resistant / Scratch resistant, Shock resistant

Energy Management

Power Source:USB


Accelerometer: Yes
Backlight:No / Yes
Brand compatibility:Microsoft
Compatibility:Surface Pro / Surface Pro 3
Fingerprint reader: No
Hot keys: Yes
Keyboard integrated devices:Touchpad
Keyboard language:Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish / Dutch, English / English / French / German / German, Swiss / Italian / Portuguese
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad: No
Plug and Play: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
USB hub:N
Windows keys: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Docking
Device interface:Microsoft Cover port
Wireless technologies:Docking


Power Source:USB

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.197 / 8.54
Height:0.189 / 0.197 / 8.54