Oct 05, 2016 05:38 PM EDT

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Release Date Moved to 2017; Specs and Features Possible Cause of Postponement

By Vanessa
Microsoft Surface Pro 5
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Concept
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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is said to be packed with Windows 10 OS along with Intel's Kaby Lake processor which are both set to be launched in the latter part of 2016. Another speculation is that Surface Pro 5 may be an upgraded version of its predecessors as it will use 4K resolution that is compatible with a magnetic pen.

In addition to specs and features of Surface Pro 5, Redstone 2 is known as updated version of Windows 10 operating system. According to iTech Post, the Redmond-based tech company has remained tight-lipped when it comes to sharing details of their upcoming releases. With only limited information based from experts and analysts in tech world forecasts, enthusiasts will have to patiently wait for Microsoft's big announcement in the coming days.

Moreover, Intel's Client Computing Group Vice President and General Manager, Navin Shenroy stated that there will be hundreds of new designs coming out in shelves in connection with the Kaby Lake processor that Surface Pro 5 will be using. Also Shenroy added that there will contributions of innovations coming from their OEM partners on the Seventh Gen Core.

In addition to the rumored accessories of Surface Pro 5, the magnetic Surface Pen could be rechargeable. Also the most talked about C type USB port may also be seen in the upcoming Surface Pro 5 device with a 16GB of RAM added by Headlines and Global News.

When it comes to the price range of the Microsoft Surface Pro 5, analysts think that it could go between US$899 to as high as US$1800 depending on the variant.

Like other Surface platforms, Microsoft remains wordless in confirming or denying all the rumors circulating the tech world and enthusiasts will have to continue being patient waiting for the official updates coming from the tech company.

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