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Microsoft Surface Phone, Surface Pro 5 Rumors, News And Updates: Release Date A Lie; Specs Not That Gigantic After All?

By Alexa Parker , May 23, 2016 07:16 AM EDT
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There have been notions of the tech company releasing new product segments for this year such as the Microsoft Surface Phone and the Microsoft Surface Pro 5. Also, hearsay of the release date being different and specs are not that great arise.

It appears that Microsoft has a lot in store for the tech world. Microsoft Surface Pro 5 was contemplated to hit the tech stalls by October. There have been theories that the upcoming Surface Pro 5 would incorporate stunning features and that it would embed new technologies that will set the device on the top of the market.

Looking back on its predecessor, the Surface Pro 4, Ecumenical News reports that it already integrated Intel's latest sixth-generation Skylake processors. If the notions are true, Microsoft might utilize the Kaby Lake CPU and it is slated for release during the Computex 2016 event in June.

According to the same report, Microsoft might focus on other features and improvements for the Microsoft Surface Pro 5. The rumored specs comprise a 4K Ultra HD display, a 3840 x 2160 screen resolution and an augmented Surface Pen that is rechargeable, replacing the old versions that used AAAA battery powered stylus. Since Microsoft has integrated the use of a USB Type-C port, it is likely that the Surface Pro 5 will utilize the same technology as well.

Besides the anticipated release of Surface Pro 5, the release of the Microsoft Surface Phone is expected as well. Times of India reported that Microsoft has been rumored to be working on a device that will be one of the breakthrough devices in this present generation. The noted segment is the Microsoft Surface Phone smartphone.

According to the same post, after Lumia 950's and 950 XL's failed effort to boost Windows 10 mobile segments, the twisted turnout propelled Microsoft to develop a new smartphone segment that can outrun the iPhone series and other famous smartphone brands.

As Microsoft gears up to prepare for the release of its Microsoft Surface Phone and Microsoft Surface Pro 5 products, the recent rumors, news and updates do not reveal any confirmation from the tech giant. It remains uncertain whether the specs are great and whether they would incorporate huge improvements or not.

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