Microsoft Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 are some of our
favourite products, but they don’t offer the best value
anymore, especially after the introduction of the new Intel
processors and graphics.
It looks like the Surface Pro successor is still on track to
launch in the first quarter of 2021 and we have another reason
to believe the rumours.
According to product pages leaked by European retailers,
Surface Pro 8 could arrive in early 2021 with up to 32GB of RAM
and 1TB of SSD storage, and LTE option is also being
If the now-removed listings are accurate, Surface Pro 8 will be
using a 12.3-inch PixelSense display with a pixel resolution of
2736 x 1824. The main disappointment with the next-gen Surface
Pro is that it would use the display of the Surface Pro 7 and
core design of the device has remained unchanged.
Thunderbolt connectivity, which is one of the top requested
features, won’t be included in the Surface Pro 8.
Surface Pro 8 is expected to use 11th-gen Intel Core i5
processor with Intel Xe graphics for improved gaming
performance. As per the
leaked benchmarks, the next-gen Surface might use Core
i7-1165G7, which is part of the 11th-gen Tiger Lake lineup and
it makes perfect sense.
The base model could come with 11th-gen Intel Core i5
processor, 8GB of memory and 128GB of internal storage. As we
mentioned at the outset, Microsoft is also planning to bring
LTE connectivity to the Intel-powered Surface Pro lineup in the
United States and Europe.
The LTE enabled Surface will be sold with either 8GB RAM or
Of course, it is possible that the leaked product pages and
benchmarks belong to an early sample model, and the original
product could be better.