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Microsoft Announces New 8th Gen Intel Core-Powered Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2

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Microsoft on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, announced the all-new Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop — both faster than ever with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processors. The Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 also now feature a new color option, a classic matte black. (Credit: Microsoft)

What’s New: Today in New York City, Microsoft announced two new Surface devices: Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2. Versatile, lightweight and powered by 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 deliver more speed and greater performance than before.

“Microsoft pays close attention to every detail of their Surface devices and I am proud that one of those details continues to be an Intel processor. 8th Gen Intel Core processors provide an amazing experience – including long battery life, great performance, power, and the flexibility to work, live, and play on the go.”
– Chris Walker, Intel vice president in the Client Computing Group and general manager of Intel Mobile Client Platform

What They Offer: Both devices deliver uncompromising performance, run full Windows 10, and offer extended battery life for all-day work and play. The Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 also now feature a sleek new color option, a classic matte black (above) for professionals, entrepreneurs and creatives, alike.

Why Intel-Microsoft Together Matters: Intel and Microsoft are truly better together. 8th Gen Intel Core processors deliver exceptional performance, immersive entertainment, and simple convenience, making them a perfect fit for Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2. Read more about the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 with 8th Gen Intel® Core™ U-Series processors (i7-8650U, i5-8350U, i5-8250U) on the Windows Blog or pre-order the devices on the Microsoft Store.

More Context: 8th Gen Intel Core

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