Aah Microsoft, you never had good fortune with the Surface, and now they will release a 'budget' version this Friday, the 13th. Leaked documents show that is will be announced this week. The leak also offers a bit of insight about the specifications of the budget tablet.
You know, people are okay with Surface tablets from Microsoft. It's just that they are a pain in the ass pricing wise, and you cannot repair them. The latest Surface Pro: the entry-level model had a price tag of 880 euros, that was the cheapest model.
The new info reached us through a Redditor. According to his papers, we can expect a new Microsoft Hardware Display and Type Cover Set this Friday, the 13th. Just lovely for those who believe in superstition. According to many, this is undeniable the budget Surface tablet, which has been talked about for weeks in the rumor circuit.
The user on Reddit says that the documents also have some specifications. According to him, the Surface tablet it to get a 10-inch display with a resolution of 1800 by 1200 pixels. It would weigh 562 grams and gets a USB-C connection and microSD card reader. There would be various models and SKUs available. The entry-level model gets 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. The other ones have 8 GB memory, but the storage capacity varies from 128 GB to 256 GB. The 8 GB / 128 GB version would be the one model that also has LTE connectivity in addition to WiFi. The Redditor also mentions the usage of a Pentium Gold Processor.
The specs are quite similar to the rumors we have seen the past few weeks. The same applies to the recommended price. The Surface tablet is reportedly to go on the shelf at a starting price of 399 EUR. That is, the entry model at 4 GB RAM / 64GB storage, of course.