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Microsoft to launch Surface All-In-One PC “Cardinal” during October hardware event. Guideline Specs.


Microsoft may be planning to launch a new Surface device codenamed Surface Cardinal during late October Hardware event. As per a report from ZDNet this Surface Cardinal may very well be the rumored Surface All-in-one device.

Microsoft may also bring new versions of existing Surface Tablets with newer, faster, processors and possibly a couple of other minor feature updates as per the report. But brand-new Surface Tablets like Surface Book 2 or Surface Pro 5 are not expected to be launched during this event.

As per the Microsoft’s guidelines of All-in-one form factor, here is what can be expected from Surface Cardinal (Premium All-in-one) in terms of specs,

Portable All-in-one Premium All-in-one
Key Features Portable (<5lbs, thin)


Windows Hello

Battery Life (6+ hours)

Multi User Multi Touch Apps (Sensors, hinge design for “lay-flat,” 10-point touch)

High-DPI (4K) & Multi-Monitor Support


Windows Hello

Inking/Pen Support

Multi User Multi Touch Apps

Operating System Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education) Windows 10 for desktop editions
Recommended Components CPU Mid-tier x86 w/CS High-end x86
RAM/Storage 2GB+/320GB+ HDD or 64GB+ SSD 8GB+ / 256GB+ SSD or 1TB+ HDD
Display 17”-21”/HD Touch 21”-30” / FHD or QHD Touch, DX12
Dimensions <21mm & <2.3kg Sleek design
Battery 6+ hours
Connectivity 802.11ac, USB 3.0, HDMI, BT LE 802.11ac, 1 USB 3.0, HDMI, BT LE
Audio/Video HD Webcam HD Webcam, Premium Speakers, full array microphones
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