Microsoft just announced a new Surface Pro laptop

While the Redmond-based tech major hasn't given any clues as to what it will announce, many believe the company will introduce two new members in the Surface family: Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2. The Redmond, Washington-headquartered company has a launch event scheduled for October 2 in NY where the new Surface devices are likely to debut.

Featuring Intel 8th Gen core i5 or i7 processors, and 8GB or 16GB of RAM, the new Surface Pro 6 delivers more power and performance than it's predecessor. Its successor, the Surface Studio 2, offers improved graphics performance and Microsoft says it's the fastest Surface device ever made. Also, Microsoft is finally offering the Surface Studio with pure SSD storage. According to a WinFuture report, Surface Pro 6 will start with a Core m3-7Y30 processor and 4GB RAM.

The lack of ports is something you're either willing to live with or not, but the ongoing lack of USB-C support is just laziness at this point.

Microsoft is holding a launch event in NY later today to announce new products.

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Microsoft is widely expected to launch the Surface Pro 6. These devices are all getting new processors.

We're also anticipating Microsoft opening the floodgates for Windows 10 October 2018 Update downloads at the same time, considering how the Insider Preview build is officially RTM (ready to manufacture) and October 2 is technically a "Patch Tuesday" for Microsoft, when updates to Windows 10 generally occur.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 features the latest 8th-generation Intel processors that pack a quad-core chip that is created to be up to 67 percent faster than the fifth-generation Surface Pro. Like the Surface Laptop 2, the device will be available with the consumer version of Windows 10 in S-Mode.

Designed in-house over three years, the Surface Headphones evolved on the inside and changed shape on the outside many times before turning into the final product that will ship this holiday season (initially in the U.S. only). You can charge them via USB-C and while they're USA -only for now they'll ship later this year, Microsoft says.

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