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Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover

Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover
alaScore 89

14 reviews

Feb, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The durability is also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and price get less positive views.

durability, size

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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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 (

More robust than expected


"Very light weight but seems to be much more robust than I expected. I love the magnetic snap way it connects and disconnects to the screen! Highly recommended! "

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (

Useful addition


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

Jul, 2015

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

Consumer review (

Broken already


Over a month, cover already broken. Disappointing.

May, 2015

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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