Microsoft has refreshed Surface Pro & Surface Laptop, adding a faster processor and a new matte black finish
Microsoft today launched Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2, looking all the same as the prior model respectively, however, they have been offered refreshed internals.
Surface Pro 6 starts at $899, while Surface Laptop 2 starts at $999, Microsoft improved cooling system to use Intel’s 8th Gen quad-core processors.
Microsoft now claims Surface Pro 6 is more than 67 percent faster than last year’s model, meanwhile Surface Laptop 2 is 85 percent faster than the original Surface Laptop.
As usual, Surface Pro does not include Type Cover ($160) and Surface Pen ($100).
Connectivity is all the same, meaning no USB-C port. Moreover LTE model option is not ready at this time. Plus, this year’s model ships with Windows 10 Home license.
Microsoft will launch “Surface Studio 2” next month and Cortana-enabled Bluetooth headphones called “Surface Headphones” later this year.
Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay Introduces Surface Pro 6
Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay Introduces Surface Laptop 2