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Microsoft Reportedly Preparing Surface Laptop 3 with 15-inch Screen

Microsoft will apparently launch a Surface Laptop 3 next month, with a new variant with a larger screen at 15-inch.

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will introduce a new generation of Surface devices at a launch event in New York City on October 2. Among the devices reported to be arriving are the 3 and Surface Pro 7. However, Microsoft may also be preparing a launch, with an interesting refresh.

According to a report from WinFuture, Microsoft will release a 15-inch variant of the . Previous generations of the device have been limited to a smaller 13.5-inch form factor. For the Surface Laptop 3, Microsoft is seemingly going to give customers more choice.

It is worth noting that the Surface Book currently has a 13.5-inch and 15-inch choice. If Microsoft does offer a larger Surface Laptop 3, the company's hardware output will become increasingly blurred.

Both the Surface Book and Surface Pro devices are 2-in-1s that allow users to detach the screen as a tablet. If the Surface Laptop 3 gets a bigger variant, it will be a very similar product to the Surface Book, albeit without the detachable element.

That leads to growing rumors that Microsoft will avoid updating the Surface Book 3 this year. Early reports suggested the Surface Book 3 would be arriving, but that could be unlikely if a larger Surface Laptop is introduced. In fact, could the Surface Book 2 be the last generation of the device?

Surface Centaurus

As we reported in August, Microsoft is also rumored to be introducing its Surface Centaurus device at the event. This is the 2-in-1 device with a folding screen.

Microsoft's journey with a foldable double screen device goes back years. The company was long predicted to be working on a folding smartphone called the Surface Phone. Chances of that hardware ever being made are virtually zero. However, Microsoft has been developing a laptop with two screens and a specified version.

Last Updated on April 9, 2020 12:02 pm CEST

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Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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