Microsoft to launch low-cost Surface tablet line to compete with iPad: Report | Digit

In an attempt to go head-to-head with Apple’s famous line of tablets, the iPad, Microsoft is planning to launch a new line of low-cost Surface tablets sometime as early as the second half of 2018. According to a news report by Bloomberg, the new range of tablets will feature a 10-inch screen size, keeping it smaller than the current Surface Pro laptop line, which sports a screen size of 12-inches. The tablets are also said to be 20% lighter than the current high-end models and offer only 70% of the battery life.…

Press renders of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 successor leaked ahead of May 23 event | Digit

Microsoft is tipped to announce the successor to its Surface Pro 4 lineup on May 23 and rumours suggest that the device may not be a complete overhaul, but rather an incremental update over its predecessor. VentureBeat has posted a number of press renders of the upcoming device, giving us a glimpse of what the upcoming device may look like.  The device is tipped to be called the Surface Pro and the design seems to be pretty much the same as the current Surface Pro 4. Previous reports have suggested…