It looks like Microsoft is all prepped up to launch the new Surface Pro 8 model next week. The leak from Twitter user Shadow_Leak gives an insight into what we can expect. The leakster has shared a photo of the Surface Pro 8 supposedly from a retail listing. The post states that Surface Pro 8 will have a new 13-inch 120Hz display with narrow bezels and two Thunderbolt ports.
The Verge reported that Surface Pro 8 will drop USB-A ports for USB-C and Thunderbolt. Moreover, Microsoft has already been testing 120Hz displays for the Surface Pro lineup. The leaked images, news synchronize with Verge’s report about Microsoft’s plans.
The leak also says that Microsoft will switch to removable SSDs for the Surface Pro 8. This feature is present in Surface Laptop 4, Surface Pro X, and the business-only Surface Pro 7 plus and will make it easier for businesses to swap out drives.
Microsoft is expected to announce Surface 8 at its Surface hardware event on September 22nd. Alongside Surface 8, Microsoft will also reveal a Surface Go 3, a newly designed Surface Book 4, an updated Surface Pro X, and the successor to the Android-powered Surface Duo.
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 Exposure ✅
– Intel's 11th-generation Core processor
– 13" 120Hz High Refresh Rate Narrow Border Screen
– Windows 11
– Dual Thunderbolt Interfaces
– Replaceable SSD Hard Drives#Microsoft #Surface #SurfacePro8 pic.twitter.com/ITFftYG4dg
— Sam (@Shadow_Leak) September 19, 2021