Microsoft’shasn’t changed a lot in recent years. After a year-and-a-half wait, was primarily a spec bump, with only minimal changes to the body and Microsoft’s trademark kickstand and stylus. The 2018 model merely added an optional LTE antenna for cellular connectivity.
But according to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, a “heavily redesigned” Surface Pro 6 could be coming in mid-2019, shaking up the formula.
And hopefully — if you’ll allow me to be selfish — adding the standardconnector they so desperately need. (Current models have a proprietary “Surface Connect” port for charging and data instead.) Because Foley’s sources aren’t certain that’ll happen, and that’s a shame.
Her sources also corroboratethat Microsoft will introduce a new, smaller, lower-cost family of Surface tablets this summer, to compete with Apple’s iPad.
Plus, they say Microsoft’s crazy 50-inch rotating touchscreen computer,, will arrive in 2019 as well.
The Surface Pro and Surface Laptop may also get spec bumps this fall, according to Foley, with Intel’s eighth-gen processors.
But the bigger news — if true — could be if Microsoft reveals a dual-screen tablet this year. That’s according to Thurrott.com’s Brad Sams, and it’s not that far-fetched: , and Dell
Yesterday, Sams reported that Microsoft’s next Xbox, codename Scarlett,, and that a new HoloLens .
Microsoft declined to comment.