Of all the changes Microsoft could have made with the new Surface Pro it introduced on Tuesday in China, adding a USB-C port was a gimme.
Except that it wasn’t and Microsoft didn’t.
The choice to leave USB-C off its flagship product puts Microsoft at odds with an industry that is rapidly swapping out micro USB, USB 3.0 and even beloved power adapters in favor of the newer and more flexible port option.
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“I believe there was a headline that said, ‘Microsoft doesn’t believe in Type C.’ Actually, that’s not accurate. I believe in Type C, for sure, but right now I believe in our customers more,” said Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Devices Panos Panay. Read more…More about Microsoft, Laptop, Usb C, Surface Pro 4, and Ultraportable