Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is expected soon, but it doesn't sound massively exciting
The first details about the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 have purportedly leaked online.
And honestly, there's not much to get excited about.
He claims the next-generation two-in-one hybrid will also make the jump to Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processors.
The processor bump should guarantee faster performance, as well as better battery life.
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But aside from that, Mr Thurrott has said there's "nothing dramatic" about the Surface Pro 5, which could indicate the device will simply be a spec-bump, rather than a complete redesign. It's not surprising that Microsoft is looking to keep its proprietary power connector.
The Redmond technology company had previously said it would ensure Surface Pro 3 power adapters, docks, and Type Covers, would be fully compatible with the Surface Pro 4.
Microsoft clearly wants to keep this backward-compatibility moving forwards.
The next-generation Surface Pro will keep the same design, but bump the internals
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It would be very surprising if Microsoft omitted a USB-C from the next-generation Surface Pro.
The universal port is increasingly becoming the standard amongst high-end Windows 10 devices.
Paul Thurrott has not revealed any more details on the Surface Pro 5. Luckily, we might not have long to wait before Microsoft unveils the device.
Microsoft is widely expected to hold a Surface hardware launch event in the coming weeks.
According to a report from ZDnet, the hotly-anticipated Surface Book 2 will not make an appearance at the hardware.