The highly anticipated Microsoft Surface Pro 4, the successor model for the highly popular Surface Pro 3, is expected to be unleashed in October. Initial rumors had suggested the release of Windows 10 would coincide with the launch of Surface Pro 4. However, even though Windows 10 was released July 29, there is no official information from Microsoft on the existence of the Surface Pro 3 successor.

Here are some reasons that indicate that its October arrival seems sure to happen:

Surface Pro 4 Rumors Have Increased

DigiTimes reported the Redmond giant has placed a huge order of 256GB SSD drives with Samsung. It also reported Microsoft is working with its different supply chains for building camera modules, cooling systems, and metal chassis that will be an alloy of aluminum and magnesium

Windows blogger Paul Thurrott said most of the accessories of the Surface Pro 3, such as the Type Covers, docking station, and adapters for power and Ethernet will be compatible with Surface Pro 4. He also adds the new Surface Pro tablet will arrive in October. Even well-known tech sites like BGR and Windows Central are speculating on October release.

Surface Pro 3 Discounts

Rumors have it since the Surface Pro 3 is getting older, Microsoft has slashed its price to clear its inventory across all the retailers. At the Microsoft Store, three variants of the Surface Pro are available with $150 discounts.

The Intel Core i7 variants featuring 512GB and 256GB are now listed for $1,399 and $1,799, respectively. The Intel Core i5 with 256GB SSD is listed for $1,149.

Best Windows 10 Experience

Even though the Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 tablets are now available preloaded with Windows 10, there are some features that are currently unavailable on laptops that have been released. The Windows Hello enabled facial recognition is one of the Windows 10 features that will be available on the Surface Pro 4.

It will come with the best hardware features such as Skylake chip and improved battery performance. Hence, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 will be built to deliver the best Windows 10 experience.