Ever since it was released back in 2012, Microsoft’s Surface lineup has seen the introduction of new devices over the last couple of years. However, as far as the Microsoft Surface Pro is concerned, the device didn’t really get any new significant design changes. This means that for the last seven years, the design of this 2-in-1 device has basically remained almost the same. So how do we expect the upcoming Microsoft Surface Pro 7 to look like?
What to expect from the Surface Pro 7’s design
Based on a patent that Microsoft filed some time ago, we expect the Surface Pro 7 to come with thinner bezels, as well as a reduced footprint. Overall, we might see a reduced height of the next Surface Pro, which would be quite a big change, considering the fact that the latest versions were increasing in size. Another thing that we could see in the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is a reflective touch display. This means that users would have the possibility to write on both sides of the device. But it remains to be seen if this feature will make it to the final version of the 2-in-1 gadget.
When will the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 be released and how much will it cost?
Looking back at the time when Microsoft is typically releasing new hardware, which usually happens in the autumn, we believe that the Surface Pro 7 could arrive around October 2019. However, there’s also a chance that we will see the upcoming device in 2020, so nothing is certain yet.
When it comes to the price of Microsoft Surface Pro 7, it is expected to be similar to that of the previous version, Surface Pro 6, so somewhere around $900. Still, it would be great if the company decided to include both the Surface Pen and the keyboard in the anticipated Surface Pro’s price, but we know that we might hope for too much.
Ed Steen is a reporter for Miami Morning Star. After graduating from University of Florida, Ed got an internship at NPR and worked as a reporter and sound engineer. Ed has also worked as a reporter for SI Magazine. Mark covers entertainment and community events for Miami Morning Star.