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Surface Pro 5 Release Date, Update: 3 Reasons why Microsoft October Event is Extremely Important [VIDEO]

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Will we see a new Surface Pro 5 this year? In a few days ahead, Microsoft will hold a Windows 10 event which takes place in New York.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 operating system may be revealed at Microsoft hardware event

Windows 10 major update, codenamed Redstone 2, may be introduced at Microsoft October event and this simply means that the launch date for Surface Pro 5 is approaching. The new update will bring enhancement including productivity and the battery drain issue happening in Surface Pro 4, WindowsCentral reported.

Albeit shipment of Redstone 2 will be in Spring 2017, Microsoft is expected to give more detailed information about RS2 features at its hardware event on Oct. 26.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 other specifications

Reports suggest that Microsoft might launch desktop Surface all-in-one PC during the event, the odds are small for Surface Pro 5 to appear at the event. However, the tech crowds would have more clues as to what enhancements that the company would bring to the device, judging from the AIO hardware.

Microsoft could also unveil the Intel Kaby Lake processor at the event, TechReport has learned. The fans should finally be able to get a clue on how battery-efficient the chip is. If the Oct. 26 event will reveal details about Windows 10, there is also a possibility that Microsoft will talk about VR gaming.

This brings us to the previous rumors that suggest there will be 2K and 4K models for Surface Pro 5. It is safe to assume that what the company will address may have something to do with its future's devices that includes the Surface Book 2 and Surface Phone.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 release date is approaching?

The most important question would be is when would Microsoft release the Surface Pro 5? There have been speculations whether the Surface tablet will arrive sooner or later than the MacBook Pro 2016.

With all of the reasons stated above, Microsoft could unveil the hybrid device, Surface Pro 5, as early as next year after Kaby Lake is shipped and Redstone 2 is updated.

  

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