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Microsoft is expected to introduce the new Surface AIO at its Windows 10 event this Wednesday. The company’s Surface AIO will come in three different sizes, and it’ll likely boast Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processors. Of course, the actual name of Microsoft’s Surface all-in-one device won’t be “Surface AIO” — instead, the device might be called “Surface Studio”.
According to The Trademark Ninja, Microsoft filled a couple of trademarks related to Surface. First up, Microsoft registered a trademark for “Surface Laptop” which doesn’t mean much as the company is just protecting its brand just in case some other company introduces something called the “Surface Laptop”. Microsoft has also trademarked “Paint 3D” and that is likely the upcoming Paint app for Windows 10 which we reported about a few months ago.
Now, a couple of other trademarks were filed recently — but they weren’t from Microsoft. The trademarks include “Surface Studio” and the “Surface Dial” which were filled by a fairly new Slovenian company. As The Trademark Ninja explained, the Slovenian company is likely related to Microsoft, but it is just a speculation for now. However, it would be quite odd if a new Slovenian company were to fight against Microsoft for these trademarks which makes the “Surface Studio” and “Surface Dial” devices much more interesting.
Surface Studio is most likely the Surface all-in-one device, but we aren’t entirely sure what the Surface Dial is. It could be some sort of accessory for the Surface Studio, or it could just be another new Surface device from the firm. October 26th is only about 2 days away, so we’ll just have to wait until the devices are officially unveiled.
We’ll be covering Microsoft’s October 26th event live from New York City, so make sure to bookmark our dedicated page for the event to stay up-to-date with the latest news!