Microsoft might be holding a Surface event next month and, naturally, there’s plenty of speculation on what spectacular new device the company will probably be revealing. While there’s still an opportunity these may happen, Microsoft may also have a few extra conventional products in store. That includes a new Surface Laptop that can take it closer to being a MacBook competitor with a new 15-inch size that might also come with an AMD chip.
Microsoft’s Surface Laptops and even the Surface Pros have mainly remained on the 13-inch size or smaller, featuring on the portability of the computers. It was only with the Surface Book 2 that Microsoft began providing a more reliable option, selling 13-inch and 15-inch models this year. Primarily based on the latest leaks, the Surface Laptop might be following suit.
WinFuture’s information claims that Microsoft’s own branded laptop will come in both 13.5-inch and 15-inch sizes, whereas still keeping the 3:2 aspect ratio. Just like the Surface Book, the Surface Laptop 3’s screen will feature stylus support; however, unlike the Surface Book, the screen is permanently attached to the body. Whether it may be folded backward like a Lenovo Yoga, however, is still unknown.
That won’t be the only new factor for the Surface Laptop line. According to the site, the primary Surface computer to sport AMD’s Ryzen processor, though it’s not but specific which actual chips will be used. The AMD Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 7 3750H sound like suitable candidates. These chips, but, would also come with Radeon RX Vega GPUs, which does leave NVIDIA out of the picture.
The new size of the Surface Laptop 3, not to mention its design, will probably be compared to the MacBook Pros. While this device is impressive in its practical usefulness, it might be overshadowed by a Surface Pro with a USB-C port or, if rumors are true, a dual-screen Surface. Stay tuned next month for Microsoft’s huge event to see if any of it is going to come to pass in any respect.