Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has long been in the news and the centre of consumers' interest. The 2-in-1 tablet is making the rounds on the internet with rumours and leaks outlining the specifications and features.

Before Surface Pro 4 breaks the shell in October, we would like to bring a roundup of everything we know about the device mysterious so far.

Reputed publications have reported exclusive tidbits about Surface Pro 4 and have managed to score a lot of attention. Microsoft is keeping a low profile about the new hybrid tablet, but nothing stays behind the curtains for a long.

Based on the rumours so far, we have learnt quite a few details about Surface Pro 4, which appear to be the real deal albeit Microsoft's pending approval.

Intel Skylake Running The Show

The latest round of rumours suggest that Surface Pro 4 will run Intel's most advanced chipset, codenamed Skylake. The chipmaker revealed the technical details of its new chipset, inviting a lot of significant improvements over its predecessors. The Skylake chips are designed to support 4k video output at 60fps, 3D graphics and handle HEVC and VP8 decoding.

Skylake is also said to feature an integrated image-signal processor, which can support up to four cameras and a 13MP sensor. Intel's design strategy for Skylake occupies minimum space, helping Microsoft continue to ultra-thin structure for Surface Pro 4.

Design Strategy

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is likely to continue the design structure of its predecessor by getting slimmer and lighter, the Business Insider reports. The new laptop hybrid is expected to feature a 14-inch screen compared to 12-inch Surface Pro 3. But the change will not let down those who upgrade from Surface Pro 3 to the new tablet, as the SP3 accessories will be compatible with the SP4.

Microsoft is expected to maintain its signature look for Surface Pro 4, flushing rumours about a larger model.


According to media reports, Surface Pro 4 is expected to come with an 8MP primary shooter, 3.5MP front snapper, 16GB RAM and up to 1TB storage. There will be entry level models with lower RAM and internal storage. The hybrid tablet will also carry a pressure-sensitive stylus pen for users to work efficiently. It is expected to run Windows 10 out of the box.