Microsoft Surface Pro 5 First Credible Details: Highly-anticipated Device Is Not A Major Update

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Apr 10, 2017 07:23 AM EDT

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 might not be a major revamp like what many fans are expecting to be. Its performance is reported to be a minor update of the Surface Pro 4.

According to TechCrunch, the technology blogger Paul Thurrott shared few details for the Microsoft Surface Pro 5. The highly-anticipated laptop will offer a power connector, which is a long and thin magnetic jack. This is similar to what the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book are currently using, Thurrott revealed.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will also use Intel’s Kaby Lake processors, which was previously reported to be replaced by Qualcomm Snapdragon 635 processor. Microsoft made the best decision in choosing the newest and powerful chips in its new-generation device.

In fact, Intel chip products are always the final pick of Microsoft like what it did in its previous Surface Pro lines. According to Mashable, Microsoft succeeded for its all-in-one Surface Studio touchscreen desktop PC last fall. But what people are looking forward to and excited about is the most-awaited Microsoft Surface Pro 5.

People are expecting more but Thurrott revealed only limited details of the Microsoft Surface Pro 5. This he cited an insider saying that the hardware could be more like a "Surface Pro 4.5." The changes made from the Surface Pro 4 are not that striking.

Furthermore, Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will arrive having a design, which is almost the same as the Surface Pro 4. Fans don't know what are other features the hardware is going to offer. Nevertheless, it would be disappointing if Microsoft launches a new Surface Pro that will not impress the fans.

Meanwhile, Microsoft topped the latest J.D. Power satisfaction ratings for tablets. It replaces the Apple’s iPad for the first time, and it's the number one in the general increase of tablet fulfillment standing.

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