Rumors about the upcoming Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 have been around for a while now. It is expected that they will go on sale in April, and accordingly the presentation of new products will take place in the very near future. Now, information from retailers has surfaced on the web, shedding light on the processor models that will be used in the Surface Laptop 4.
According to this data, Intel-versions of the laptop, not surprisingly, will be based on the Core i5-1145G7 and Core i7-1185G7 processors of the Tiger Lake generation. As for the models with AMD chips, it seems that users will have to be content with the previous generation processors. Sarface Laptop 4 is said to be able to offer Ryzen 4000 processors based on Zen 2 architecture, while laptops with Ryzen 5000 chips based on Zen 3 architecture are already available on the market.
As with the Surface Laptop 3, AMD is expected to provide Microsoft with exclusive versions of its chips for new laptops, which will receive the Microsoft Surface Edition prefix to the name. The Ryzen 5 4680U and Ryzen 7 4980U are reportedly available to choose from.
Another interesting point is that the maximum configurations of the Surface Laptop on Intel will include 32 GB of RAM and 1 TB of storage, while in AMD versions up to 16 GB of RAM will be available, and the maximum SSD capacity will be 512 GB.
In terms of design, the Surface Laptop 4 is expected to retain the look and feel of the previous model. However, it is rumored that 13-inch models based on AMD processors will be available to users. In the case of the Surface Laptop 3, customers looking to purchase the Ryzen version only have a 15-inch model available.
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