Microsoft is expected to launch its Surface Pro 5 device sooner than expected. The new hybrid PC-tablet was expected to be announced at the company’s event on 26 October. Now, new reports suggest that the much-anticipated device will come in January. The new tablet is expected to be packed with impressive features to compete with Apple’s iPad Pro 2.
So far, Microsoft has not made any official announcement statement regarding the new Surface Pro 5. However, the rumors regarding the specs of the hybrid PC tablet have been pouring in for a while. The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is expected to be powered by next generation Intel Kaby Lake processors. Intel had announced that the new chips will arrive later this year. which is in perfect timing for the January release of Microsoft Surface Pro 5. Apart from its powerful processor, the device will also run with
The new hybrid PC-tablet will be supported by 16 GB of RAM and run the Windows 10 Redstone 2 operating system. Speculations suggest that the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will come in two variants, in terms of its 12.3-inch PixelSense display. While the first variant will sport a full 2K resolution, a high-end model will feature a 4K resolution. As per a report by PC Advisor, the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will come with a new Surface Pen, that can charge by itself every time it is attached to the hybrid PC.
Microsoft is yet to confirm the release date of Microsoft Surface Pro 5. However, we can expect it to offer great competition to the upcoming Apple iPad Pro 2. Both devices are expected to feature powerful specs, aimed at professionals on the go. Apple has not confirmed any specs and release details about the upcoming iPad as yet.