Microsoft is sending out invitations to a mysterious Surface event on October 2

Polycount

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Microsoft has several products in the works right now, including an entirely new Xbox console (dubbed "Project Scarlet" at the moment), an AirPod competitor, and possibly even a dual-screen Surface device that can function as either a laptop or a tablet depending on a given user's needs.

While we aren't likely to hear any more concrete news about Scarlett soon, announcements (or at least teases) for the latter devices are starting to seem likely. As reported by Engadget, Microsoft has begun sending out press invitations to a mysterious Surface-themed event. The invites show what appears to be a partial Microsoft logo, a message advising readers to "Save the date," and, of course, the date that the event will take place: October 2, 2019.

We weren't given one of these invitations ourselves, so we're not sure what the rest of the invitation's contents may have been( if there were any at all). However, we do know that it will kick off in New York City, and it'll undoubtedly contain a few exciting reveals.

While we don't know exactly what Microsoft is planning to show off, a new Surface Pro, a refreshed Surface notebook line-up, and the tech giant's rumored Surface Buds (codenamed Morrison) all seem like likely candidates. Of course, there's also the potential for a few surprise announcements: Microsoft has already started to expand the Surface brand to cover more than laptops alone, after all, and we expect that trend to continue in the future.

No matter what the specific announcements are, one thing is certain: Surface fans will have a lot to look forward to in roughly a month. Stay tuned for our coverage of the event when it kicks off.

Middle image credit: Engadget

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texasrattler

TS Evangelist
A Surface phone was rumored in the past. I think its was canceled/shelved for now. I dont think MS wants anything to do with phones but thats just my opinion. Hasnt worked out well for them. We will see what they announce.

I am expecting a LTE version of the Surface which has been asked for awhile n hasnt been seen since like the Surface 3 or older models. Which means its been awhile, like 5 yrs since they had one.
 

MirXD

TS Rookie
A Surface phone was rumored in the past. I think its was canceled/shelved for now. I dont think MS wants anything to do with phones but thats just my opinion. Hasnt worked out well for them. We will see what they announce.

I am expecting a LTE version of the Surface which has been asked for awhile n hasnt been seen since like the Surface 3 or older models. Which means its been awhile, like 5 yrs since they had one.
Surface Go LTE
 

mbk34

TS Member
I like my Surface Go (i5) and but I would prefer a much thinner bezel to give me more screen area. I know this can make it harder to use as a tablet but I'm sure the edge sensitivity could be switched out in software when in tablet mode. I'd also appreciate a longer battery life - it tells me I have 6 hours but I always seem to be charging the little thing. Including the keyboard for the same price would be a nice touch too.
 

Squid Surprise

TS Evangelist
The Surface Pro is long overdue for an overhaul. Needs usb c, and hopefully thinner, lighter, smaller bezels... battery is already pretty good, but that can always improve.