Paul Thurrott claims that the Microsoft Surface 4 is now undergoing testing. The current Surface 3 was launched in March last year, and as good as it is, it can still be upgraded to maintain the leadership in its class.
No specs have leaked for the rumored Surface 4 yet though. But we can kind of assume what kind of upgrade and options upgrade the Surface 4 will get, based on the specs of the Surface 3, which includes a 10.8-inch screen with digitizer support and 1920 x 1280 resolution, a top of the range Intel Atom x7-Z8700 processor, options of 2GB or 4GB DDR3 RAM (1600 MHz), and 64GB or 128GB storage options.
And let’s not forget the other specs, such as complete Wi-Fi cover, a 3.5MP front camera, and 8MP rear camera, Dolby audio, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, and Office 365 Personal included. All of this is supported by a choice of accessories and keyboards, and of course the Surface Pen digitizer.
So we might expect some new technology such as USB Type-C, a new processor, even more RAM and RAM options, perhaps higher resolution on the display, probably a slimming down in weight and thickness even though the Surface 3 is already light, and we should expect some new features and attention to details on the successor too.
– Jim Miller