Microsoft is Holding a Surface, Windows & Copilot AI Event Later This Month

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Microsoft Confirms “Advancing the New Era of Work with Copilot” Event: What to Expect

Microsoft has officially announced a digital event taking place on March 21st, 9:00 AM PDT / 10:30 PM IST. The tech giant is expected to reveal an advanced Copilot, the latest update for Windows 11, and new enterprise Surface products. Let’s delve into the rumors surrounding these product launches.

New Surface Devices on the Horizon

According to Windows Central, Microsoft is planning to release new Surface products such as the Surface Pro 10 and Surface Laptop 6. The Surface Pro 10 is rumored to boast an OLED display.

ai-Powered Devices and On-Device NPUs

Refreshed Surface devices are believed to be marketed as “Always Connected” and will offer new ai experiences, taking advantage of the on-device NPUs. Qualcomm recently showcased its Neural Processing Unit’s (NPU) capabilities at MWC 2024, demonstrating significant performance improvements compared to Intel’s NPUs on Core Ultra processors.

Launch Dates for Intel and Qualcomm-Powered Surface Devices

Intel Core Ultra-powered new Surface devices are expected to launch in April, while the Snapdragon X Elite-powered Surface laptop is set to debut in June. Rumors suggest that we might get a sneak peek into Microsoft’s collaboration with Qualcomm’s Nuvia-designed ARM processor, the Oryon cores, during this event.

A New Era of Interaction with Windows Copilot

The event’s tagline, “Advancing the new era of work with Copilot“, likely refers to a new way to interact with Windows Copilot, unlocking new possibilities. We’ve already seen drag-and-drop file support on Copilot. Additionally, reports indicate that Microsoft might introduce “ai Explorer,” a feature allowing users to search for files, events, and everything on their PC using natural language prompts.

Expected Feature Drops for the Upcoming Windows 11 Update

Finally, we might see some new feature drops for the upcoming Windows 11 update, which will be rolled out to end-users by October 2024.

So, are you excited about Microsoft’s upcoming March event? Share your thoughts in the comments below!