KEY POINTS

  • Microsoft is anticipated to hold a Surface hardware event this Spring
  • The event is expected to unveil its new Surface hardware
  • This could include the launch of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Microsoft is rumored to be preparing for the release of the new Surface Laptop 4 sometime in the Spring of this year. A few pieces of information on the company's plans for its upcoming hardware, including the official unveiling and release window of the new Surface Laptop iteration, have been leaked recently.

Announcement and Release Date

It appears that consumers will not have to wait that long to finally see the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4, according to a recent report from Windows Central. The report claims that while it is still hard to tell what the exact date of the launch will be, the official unveiling of the new hardware might happen in mid-April. As for its release date, consumers can expect to see the Surface Laptop 4 and other announced Microsoft devices a week or two after the official unveiling.

Specs And Features

The next iteration of the Surface Laptop is anticipated to feature Intel 11th-Gen or AMD Ryzen 4000 CPUs. Rumors have it that the Redmond-based tech giant will offer the 13.5-inch Surface Laptop 4 model with AMD chips. On the other hand, the variant with AMD Ryzen 5 processor, 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage is expected to retail at a starting price of $999.

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As for its aesthetics, the report claims that the company will replace the Ice Blue color found in the Surface Laptop 3 with the Cobalt Blue color option. The 13.5-inch variant will also feature the Alcantara but the 15-inch model will maintain the metal-only feature. The overall design of the upcoming laptop will be the same as its older sibling, the report reveals. 

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In other Microsoft news, the Redmond-based tech giant takes a dig at the Apple iPad in a new Surface Pro 7 ad. The company highlights how advanced the Surface Pro 7 is compared to the Apple device by underscoring the main features of its device. The ad boasts of the device's integrated kickstand that allows users to use it just like the traditional laptop.

Additionally, it highlights Surface Laptop Pro 7's connectivity ports, keyboard and other features which are all available at a price much lower than that of the Apple iPad Pro.