Microsoft sends out firmware updates for Surface 3 and Pro 3

A new firmware update has been released by Microsoft today for its two flagship tablet products, the Surface 3 and Pro 3. There aren’t many new features involved, but these are meaty firmware updates nonetheless, and will be crucial for the devices moving into the future.

The changelogs for both updates are below. The key takeaways for the Surface 3 update are driver updates; this should improve stability and performance across the board. In the case of the Pro 3, there are driver updates as well, as well as a UEFI update adding support for new Windows 10 features. With the launch of the OS just a few weeks away at this point, this certainly makes sense – and now we can’t wait to see what the future holds.

Surface 3 Changelog

  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v1.0.49500.0) improves the experience while using the Surface Cover.
  • Audio Device driver update (v603.9600.2563.61816) enhances audio performance and improves the audio experience on Surface 3.
  • Surface Pen Settings driver update (v4.0.112.1) enables new functionality with the Surface app, available for free in the Windows Store.
  • Camera driver update (v20.9600.3444.120) enhances the image and video quality while using camera.
  • HD Graphics driver update (v10.18.14.4175) improves the display stability and graphics performance.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.3091.193) improves the system stability and the Wi-Fi connectivity experience, also increases the network download performance.

Surface Pro 3 Changelog

  • Surface Pro UEFI update (v3.11.950.0) adds support for new features in Windows 10.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.3091.193) improves the system stability and the Wi-Fi connectivity experience, also increases the network download performance.
  • SATA AHCI Controller driver update (v9.4.0.1028) stabilizes deployment methodology on Surface Pro 3.

Source: Microsoft
Via: Microsoft News

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