- Jul 31, 2021
According to a report released by Windows Central, Microsoft Surface Pro X is about to be modified and released in a modified version with the substitution by new SQ2 processor, based on the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 chipset.
Qualcomm’s further development with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 chipset promises to bring better performance and multi-day battery life, 5G connectivity, enterprise-grade security and AI acceleration, alongside advanced camera and audio technology.
This new SQ2 processor brings along with it a ‘Platinum’ colour option and TypeColour variants. However, the Keyboard Type Colour might differ from Surface Pro to Surface Pro X. However, Microsofts confirms that the change might not be pervasive in the sense that it is to follow similar trends, as observed in last year’s chip.
There are also rumours centring around Microsoft’s introduction of x86 64-bit app-emulation to resolve issues that have resurfaced for Windows 10 on ARM. While some applications are 64-bits, Microsoft emulates only 32-bit apps, for now, that has trafficked a lot of issues with apps.
If in case, this rumour turns into reality, then the additional 64-bit app-emulation alongside the faster and better performance by SQ2 chip, it will assure, Surface Pro X’s sell might surge high with better attention from customers with improved versions.
However, the app-emulation is far off inclusion that might take place later this year. For now, the focus remains on SQ2 release, which is about to take place in the coming month of October. But that is not all to it. Microsoft is bringing a new addition to it with the launch of a new 12.5 inches Surface Laptop, codenamed as Sparti that is rumoured to be priced at 600$.
Keeping in mind the present scenario where online classes have become the new norm, this laptop is specially built with education for markets. This new laptop still lay aside for the ultimate surprise. Yet, for now, Microsoft seems to have leapt forward as it tried to pace up to the faster evolution of the world with a far better-performing modification to the Surface ProX.