According to recent news, the specifications of the much-awaited Microsoft Surface Pro 8 have been leaked just two days ahead of its respective launch event. These leaks came around in the form of pictures which were a store listing of the Surface Pro 8 from a Chinese shop that verifies a few specifications for the tablet.
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 Exposure ✅
– Intel's 11th-generation Core processor
– 13" 120Hz High Refresh Rate Narrow Border Screen
– Windows 11
– Dual Thunderbolt Interfaces
– Replaceable SSD Hard Drives#Microsoft #Surface #SurfacePro8 pic.twitter.com/ITFftYG4dg
— Sam (@Shadow_Leak) September 19, 2021
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 to Have Intel’s 11th Generation Processor
As per the leaked information, the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 will incorporate Intel’s 11th generation processor and will have Windows 11 at launch. However, the returning feature is the replaceable SSDs likewise observed in Surface Laptop 4, Surface Pro X, and Surface Pro 7 Plus therefore enabling more compliance in terms of storage.
The Addition of USB C and Thunderbolt Ports
Furthermore, it is has been reported that Surface Pro 8 will have a combination of USB C and Thunderbolt ports which would enable users to transfer data at more speed. On the other hand, the tablet is further rumored to feature a 13-inch screen with a 120Hz refresh rate.
In addition to these specifications, another major claim the leak makes is that the device will ship with replaceable SSD drives. It suggests, together with Thunderbolt support, the next Surface Pro would offer decent upgradability options, at least on the storage and display fronts.
Microsoft Surface Event to be Hosted on September 22
The leakster even claimed that the base variant of the tablet would be valued at around $799, €680, ¥5,169, and ₹59,999 in respective markets. Moreover, Microsoft is organizing a Surface event on September 22, where a new Surface Pro 8, a Surface Go 3, a renewed Surface Book 4, an updated Surface Pro X, and the next generation of Android-powered Surface Duo could be announced.
Source: The Verge