Surface Book 3 still possible?

Discussion in 'Microsoft Surface Book' started by flar, Oct 2, 2019.

  1. flar

    flar Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2015
    Messages:
    119
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    18
    My Device:
    Surface Book
    I love my original SB and have been tempted over the years to get the performance base or the 2, but it serves my purpose pretty well. I'd love to have more power for development, and maybe better graphics for the road, but it isn't my primary development machine. I've also been hoping over time that they would upgrade the storage to faster parts, but that doesn't seem to be happening over 4 years in.

    The 2 came out when I was between jobs so I thought it an unimportant luxury to upgrade to it, but now that I'm gainfully employed I've been looking at possible upgrades again.

    Last month they had some really big sales on the SB2 and I was tempted again to upgrade, but it seemed like it was likely to be a pre-announcement sales promotion designed to clear out the inventory of an "old model".

    Today they announced several surface devices, including some that won't ship until next year, but no update on a new SB. My crystal ball appears to be way out of whack.

    What are people's thoughts on the possibility that there is still an SB3 coming, but they just didn't announce it at this particular event? Is that out of the question now?
     
  2. GreyFox7

    GreyFox7 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2014
    Messages:
    6,897
    Likes Received:
    1,385
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I'd speculate it's probably still coming sometime next year... April-June ish.

    My crystal ball cracked though and I have to use my eight ball.
     
  3. Wayne Orwig

    Wayne Orwig Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2013
    Messages:
    414
    Likes Received:
    52
    Trophy Points:
    28
    I am surprised too.
    I have an original SB1. It is doing fine. But I would like to bump up to a 15". I am hoping for a bit more SSD, speed, battery. You know, just want a bit more after years and years. Though my SB1 still performs well.

    There have been some price drops of the SB2, so I really expected there to be a reason for that. I was a really surprised when they announced a couple of devices that will not be ready for OVER a year, yet no new SB.

    I'm not sure what to do now.
     
    flar likes this.
  4. flar

    flar Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2015
    Messages:
    119
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    18
    My Device:
    Surface Book
    It sounds like we are on exactly the same page...
     
  5. Orlbuckeye

    Orlbuckeye Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2015
    Messages:
    399
    Likes Received:
    38
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    Orlando, Florida
    My Device:
    Surface Book
    I expect it at the yearly Microsoft Surface hardware event in 2020.
     

Share This Page