Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video

Posted October 03, 2018

At Microsoft's Surface event today the company announced a successor to the Surface Laptop, the Surface Laptop 2.

The Surface Studio 2 is available for pre-order starting today and is priced at $3,499.

Microsoft's Surface lineup is getting a major refresh is the firm's battle with Apple. However, popular tipster Ronald Quandt has in a tweet predicted that the Surface Pro 6 will carry the same price as the Surface Pro, which was launched past year.

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Hopefully, this simply means that Microsoft has pulled the older model but won't update the stack with new pricing until tomorrow.

Based on the latest leak, the Surface Pro 6 will apparently feature a 12.3-inch PixelSense display, 8th generation Intel Core processors, 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant, is also built into the headphones. Today, Surface Pro is now Surface Pro 6, meaning they've made a decision to go back to numbering.

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The firm describes them as their 'first premium and smart headphone experience'. Microsoft (MSFT) has since shifted its pitch to a laptop with a touchscreen. Surface Headphones make it easy to block out the world to get more done with adjustable noise cancellation, so you can focus on your task or just relax with your favorite music.

The Surface Pro 6 is faster than its predecessor.

The Surface Pro 6 starts at $899, while the Surface Laptop is priced at $999. The Surface Studio 2 is now available to preorder at the Microsoft Store, with prices starting at $3,499 for the base model and going up from there.

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The Surface Laptop 2 has faster and quieter typing. The original version suffered from a couple of issued though, including being launched right at the tail end of NVIDIA's Maxwell generation of GPUs, meaning as soon as it was available, it was also pretty much out of date. For example, the Your Phone App brings texts and photos from your Android phone to your PC. You can charge them via USB-C and while they're US -only for now they'll ship later this year, Microsoft says. Unfortunately, the device won't get USB Type-C ports will supposedly incorporate a mini-Display port, the Surface Connector, and the normal USB-A port.