Don’t hold your breath for a Surface Pro 5.
Panos Panay, Microsoft’s energetic Surface devices chief, says, “There’s no such thing as a Pro 5.”
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Speaking with CNET, Panay essentially admits the company’s letting the nearly two-year-old Surface Pro 4 languish. He believes the Surface Pro 4, outdated as it is in terms of specs, will still be solid for another five years. “If people don’t want to buy our Pro 4 at this time, that’s OK.”
Rather than follow the usual PC cycle with minor refreshes to the internals, Panos says Microsoft will put out a new Surface Pro when there are enough “meaningful” changes such as significantly improved battery life or serious weight reduction. Read more…More about Windows 10, Surface, Surface Pro 5, Surface Pro, and Microsoft