But that was not the Surface Book 2 some of you were expecting.
On the other hand, though, a cheaper, more straightforward laptop could also bring Microsoft into tighter competition with Windows computer manufacturers like Dell, HP, and Asus, who are all already struggling with an overall shrinking PC market.
When Microsoft said past year that it would restrict the latest Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Ryzen silicon to Windows 10, enthusiasts wondered what would happen if they tried running those PCs using Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Several reports claim that Microsoft is all set to start the production of the Surface Pro 5. Also, there are reports that suggest Samsung is designing the Surface Pro 5 rival called Galaxy Book. These speculations have surfaced from a trailer for the movie Alien: Covenant that shows a device which appears to the next generation of Surface Pro.
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Because of how this support policy is implemented, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 devices that have a seventh generation or a later generation processor may no longer be able to scan or download updates through Windows Update or Microsoft Update. Nonetheless, that seems unlikely, as the Microsoft Surface Book 2 is expected to feature the latest Windows 10 Creators Update, which is slated to be launched in April. The upcoming Microsoft laptop/tablet is also speculated to boast a rechargeable Surface Pen.
The weirdest part of Microsoft's exquisite Surface Book laptop, originally launched in 2015, is its detachable screen - which allows you to lift off the machine's top portion and use it as a standalone tablet. Rumors also hinted at a Q1 release, which means that the Surface Pro 5 could make its debut as soon as this month. The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is likely to be available with a 16GB of RAM, coupled with a 512GB of internal storage.
With nothing official so far, we only have tidbits of information to get a glimpse of what could be in the cards, but it's tough to tell anything for sure. Although the Redmond giant is yet to confirm any rumors involving its next iteration of Surface Pro, the nature of such speculation has been very promising for avid fans of the upcoming Surface hybrid device. As always in such cases, take all leaks, rumors, and reports with a grain of salt until the formal unveiling.