Microsoft Surface Pro 8 price, key specs leaking ahead of official launch


Microsoft is holding a Surface Hardware Event on September 22nd to showcase a new line of computing devices based on Windows 11. The company is expected to announce the next generation of its flagship computing device at the event. It is expected to be called Microsoft Surface Pro 8 and succeed the Surface Pro 7. A new leak now indicates that the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 will have a 13-inch display with narrower bezels. The Microsoft Surface Go 3 tablet is also expected to be featured at the event.

A tipster posted details about the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 on Twitter. As can be seen from the post, Surface Pro 8 will have a 13-inch display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and narrow bezels. It will be equipped with an 11th generation Intel Core processor and will be shipped with Windows 11. For connectivity, the laptop should have two Thunderbolt ports.

In another tweet, the tipster announced that the basic version of the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 will cost 799 US dollars (approx. 59,999 rupees).

In addition to the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 laptop, a new Surface Go 3 tablet is expected to be announced at Microsoft’s upcoming Surface event. Surface Go 3 appears to be the successor to Surface Go 2 and is expected to have a similar design to its predecessor, but with improved specifications. It should use an Intel SoC. Past leaks suggest that Microsoft Surface Go 3 may come in two different models and that both will use Intel chips. One model can be powered by an Intel Pentium Golf 6500Y processor paired with 4 GB of RAM and another is said to be powered by an Intel Core i3-10100Y processor paired with 8 GB of RAM. The Surface Go 3 should have a 10.5-inch full HD display and be supplied with a fold-out stand. The tablet should be made of a magnesium alloy.

Microsoft has not yet released the list of devices it plans to showcase at the upcoming event. The company has announced that its next Surface hardware event will take place on September 22nd at 11 a.m. ET (8:30 p.m. EST).

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