Yesterday, we reported that the upcoming Surface device has passed the FCC. Now, OpenCL benchmarks have been leaked comparing the MacBook (2017) against the upcoming Surface device.
The first details of the low-cost Surface device were leaked 2 months back and since then we have seen many leaks confirming the device. The latest benchmark results confirm the existence of the device and shed some light on the specs as well. A couple of hours back, we reported that the upcoming Surface device will come with Intel Pentium Silver N500 processor and the more expensive one will have Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y. Apart from that, the device will also have 4 GB DDR3 RAM clocked at 932 MHz. The Surface device will come installed with Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) out of the box.
OpenCL benchmarks: Upcoming $400 Surface device vs. MacBook 2017 ($1300). pic.twitter.com/pWx05lYjZM
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Microsoft is targetting students and educators with the low-cost Surface device. According to the sources, the device will cost around $400 without keyboard and stylus and will be available in late 2018. Microsoft is said to be working on cheaper accessories for the cheap tablet, to make a bundle more affordable.