Microsoft releases End of Service dates for its surface laptops and tablets


Microsoft has released the end of service dates for its whole series of Surface devices. The list includes Surface gadgets from as ahead of schedule as 2012, till Surface Laptop Go, and the new Surface Pro X devices that were launched just a month ago. The finish of the services list shows when Microsoft’s Surface gadgets will stop getting driver updates and firmware updates for the gadget. Though this just relates to driver and firmware updates and these gadgets will at present keep getting Windows OS updates and security fixes even after the finish of services. 

As per the list, most Microsoft Surface gadgets have a long term long span before the finish of services. Notwithstanding, there are a few devices that get 5 years of driver and firmware support, while a few gadgets like the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 get seven years of support. The company said that it chose to deliver the list following requests from the users to help design and oversee hardware and software improvements. The list shows that a couple of devices have just passed their finish of services dates, and almost a third will arrive at their finish of services dates one year from now. The Surface Go, Surface Studio 2, Surface Pro 6, and the Surface Laptop 2, which were delivered in 2018 will arrive at the finish of their services by 2022. 

Microsoft had launched its Surface Laptop Go and another Surface Pro X a month ago. The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go comes with a 12.45-inch PixelSense Display with a 3:2 aspect ratio and a 1,536×1,024 resolution. Surface Laptop Go is fueled by Intel’s tenth gen Core i5 processor with Intel HD graphics and up to 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of SSD storage capacity. 

The Surface Pro X, then again, comes with a 13-inch PixelSense display, with a 2,880×1, 920 pixels resolution. The new Surface Pro is fueled by the Microsoft SQ2 processor matched with Adreno 690 GPU and up to 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM. The Microsoft Surface Pro X comes with up to 512GB of SSD storage.

The End of Service means that Microsoft will quit rolling out any security updates to these devices after the published dates. These gadgets will, nonetheless, get all product updates during that time. Microsoft may pull a special case on the off chance that there is a harmful software affecting gadgets on a large scale. Many gadgets on this list have already hit their End of Service dates. Microsoft has said it has included those gadgets since users were requesting it.  


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