Microsoft's new Surface Pro 8 could have 120Hz display, swappable SSDs

Microsoft's next-gen 2-in-1 should have a 120Hz display, Windows 11 out of the box, Thunderbolt ports and even swappable SSDs.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Sep 20 2021 8:08 PM CDT   |   Updated Thu, Oct 14 2021 10:00 AM CDT

Microsoft is gearing up for its September 22 event where we should learn about some new Surface devices, with the Surface Pro 8 reportedly rocking a super-smooth 120Hz display.

The new Surface Pro 8 would not only have a 120Hz display but it would also have narrower bezels on its 13-inch panel, making it a tiny bit smaller than the Surface Pro 7 but superior in many ways. In some ways it'll be better -- thinner bezels + 120Hz display -- but Microsoft is reportedly going with an LCD display on the Surface Pro 8, not a higher-end LTPO OLED panel.

Inside, we should expect Intel 11th Gen Core CPUs, on the sides we should get Thunderbolt connectivity -- hopefully, expecting -- Thunderbolt 4. One of the biggest standouts for me is the replaceable SSD, meaning you can upgrade to a much larger, faster SSD than the stock SSD in the Surface Pro 8.

I think the biggest star of the Surface Pro 8 show will be that it'll have Windows 11 by default, which should be interesting to see how it rolls out onto Microsoft's flagship Surface Pro 8 when it launches later this year.

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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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