Every now and then giant tech companies launch devices that suit the next generation. Last year, Microsoft Window's release of Surface Pro is such a huge success and this makes the launching of Microsoft Surface Pro 5 the more exciting.
Specifications, price, and launching speculations have been circling the internet for quite some time now. Rumors came from different sources containing important details letting readers to distinguish facts from fads.
"The digital revolution is changing the traditional workplace environment, making us more reliant on our peers to share knowledge and work together; while more people are working remotely and need to be productive from anywhere. And, the workforce demographic is shifting towards millennials who are more collaborative, multi-task more, and use multiple devices," according to a Microsoft blog post.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 could include a 16 GB RAM, USB C support, Surface Pen integration and display that comes in 2K and 4K. It has been said that the device is to run on Windows Redstone 2 that will be released in Spring 2017, according to rumors. This makes it more likely for the Surface Pro 5 to launch next year. Additionally, There is also a word that the tablet will be built with Kaby Lake, Intel's new processor, according to iTechPost.
With Kaby Lake inside the Surface Pro 5, means less drain on the device's battery life because of the lower power consumption. Rumors had it that the laptop-tablet hybrid will offer a new Nvidia Pascal or AMD Polaris graphics units or GPUs. The screen's resolution is anticipated to be 3,840 x 2,560 pixels.
From some early reports, the Surface Pro 5 could reflect its Pro 4 precursor along with the unveiling before the year ends and might be alongside the launch of a Surface Book 2, Channel Pro reported.
It could be that a 2017 launch will give more time for the company to smooth out any issues concerning the device's performance before its release. Microsoft wants to avoid the same issue that Surface Pro 4 experienced regarding the battery life.
With the Surface carrying the Service Program, authorized distributors can tender Surface devices with a subscription model. This, in turn, enables users to get the most recent devices with fewer upgrade costs. It already has started in Europe with ALSO, a prominent Cloud Solution Provider.