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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Release Date, Specs, Price: Surface Pro 4 Gets Price Cut! Is Surface Pro 5 Release Near?

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Release Date, Specs, Price: Surface Pro 4 Gets Price Cut! Is Surface Pro 5 Release Near?

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First Posted: Sep 20, 2016 04:50 AM EDT
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Release Date, Specs, Price
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is expected to compete with Apple MacBook Pro 2016.
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Surface Pro fans and tech enthusiasts have been eagerly waiting for Microsoft to reveal at least something about the highly anticipated Microsoft Surface Pro 5 release date, specs and prices. But, unfortunately, there's no words from the software giant yet. However, going by current reports, it is rumored that the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will get unveiled in October this year and roll out will happen in 2017.

According to The Bitbag, Microsoft is already offering Surface Pro 4 at a discounted price. The price of the Surface Pro 5 predecessor, which used to be $999, has been brought down to $849. Usually, price cuts are offered when new device iterations are ready for launch. In this case, the device which is almost ready to set sail is the Microsoft Surface Pro 5. It is also rumored that Microsoft has set an October release date for the Surface Pro 5 to compete with Apple's Macbook Pro 2016, which is also expected to get released around the same time.

Talking about Microsoft Surface Pro 5 specs, the Surface Pro 4 successor is expected to come equipped with superior hardware components and impressive features. The next gen laptop/tablet hybrid is rumored to feature Intel's latest 7th generation Kaby Lake processing chip which is believed to double the efficiency of the device.

 The upcoming Microsoft hybrid laptop is expected to come preloaded with Windows 10 Professional Redstone 2 operating system, a 4K Ultra HD display, AMD or Nvidia Pascal GPU, 16 GB of RAM, a 16MP rear camera, an 8MP front camera, a Surface Pen and Thunderbolt 3. Reports are that the Surface Pen will get a major design overhaul with the stylus to come bundled with a rechargeable battery unit onboard. It is rumored that the laptop-tablet hybrid will get rolled out in 2K and 4K display models.

As far as Microsoft Surface Pro 5 price is concerned, the tablet is expected to cost $899 for the base model and $1,599 for the high end model. Readers are advised to take the information with a grain of salt as nothing yet have been announced by the makers.

Stay tuned to SWR for more updates and latest news on Microsoft Surface Pro 5 release date, specs and price details.

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