How to watch Surface Pro 5 launch live
We could see a new Surface Pro 5 launch this afternoon. Here’s how to keep up to date with the announcements from Microsoft’s Shanghai event.
Microsoft is being pretty shady about its Shanghai event, but we have the details you need
Following its Education and Build events, Microsoft is continuing a busy year with yet another launch. This time it’s in China and will be a Surface event.
When is the Surface Pro 5 launch event?
What we believe to be the launch event for the new Surface Pro will take place on 23 May in Shanghai. Microsoft said: “On May 23 in Shanghai, Microsoft will show the world what’s next.” The event will start at 4am PT, 7am ET or 12 noon in the UK.
How to watch the Surface Pro 5 launch live
Microsoft usually broadcasts a live stream of its events so you can watch it wherever you are. However, it looks as though there might not be a live stream of the event.
Tom Warren of The Verge states that Microsoft will simply live blog it instead. And that certainly looks to be the case from Microsoft’s own news site. You can follow the official Windows blog for announcements as they happen, and keep an eye on the following Twitter accounts: @Microsoft @Surface and @MSFTnews.
What to expect at the Microsoft event in Shanghai
First and foremost, the new Surface Pro 5 is expected to be the star of this event. The tablet cum laptop hybrid has been long awaited but be warned, Microsoft might be taking a page out of Apple’s book and simply calling it the Surface Pro.
Panos has also teased the device with an image showing new Type Covers.
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