Microsoft continues to offer “Surface Pro 3” at a discounted price, fueling rumors that the next-in-line device “Surface Pro 4” may be unveiled anytime soon.
On its online store, three variants including 256GB with Intel Core i5, 512GB with Intel Core i7 and 256GB with Intel Core i7 can be availed at $150 less, while 128GB with Intel Core i5 has $100 off the price.
Tom Warren of The Verge and WinRumors also took to Twitter to tell users that the gadget may be coming imminently, “If you liked the Surface Pro 3 you’ll definitely like the Surface Pro 4. Don’t worry, it won’t be using Core M chips,” he said.
When asked by users if they should replace their Surface Pro 1 with Surface Pro 3 or wait for the new one, Warren answered, “Definitely wait for the 4. October,” which seemingly suggest that the speculated release date sometime in the next two months might be true. He also teased that there may be notable improvements compared to its predecessor.
However, Warren predicts that it may not support USB Type C, contrary to the claim previous reports. When another user said that he is hoping the new port will be included, he replied with, “not likely.”
If this comes into fruition, Surface Pro 4 is expected to have a bigger display that is housed on a body with lighter and thinner dimension.
Moreover, Tech Times reports that it may come into two screen sizes 12-inch and 14-inch display. Under the hood, it may also be powered by Skylace chip, several configurations of RAM and built-in storage capacity of up to 16GB and 1TB, respectively, and may run on the latest Microsoft operating system, Windows 10.
For added specifications, it may also have Windows Hello support, fingerprint sensor and revamped Keyboard sounds.
All of these are speculations and should be taken with a grain of salt.