The new system update may address some of the gripes we had with the slate in our Surface Pro X review. Although we were impressed with its overall design, vivid display, and long battery life, its app compatibility issues and middling performance left us underwhelmed.
That said, the latest Surface Pro X update brings a list of improvements and fixes to the Teams app experience as well as the GPU, Bluetooth connectivity, and overall system stability.
Here's what's new according to Microsoft's Surface Pro X update history release notes:
|Device Manager||Version and Update|
|Qualcomm Adreno 680 GPU||26.18.0901.8000 - Improves the Teams app experience.|
|Qualcomm Bluetooth UART Transport Driver||1.0.830.0 - Iimproves BT connection reliability.|
|Qualcomm Bus Device||1.0.1000.0000 - Improves system stability.|
|Qualcomm Spectra 390 ISP||1.0.900.0 - Improves system stability while using the camera.|
|Qualcomm Spectra 390 ISP||1.0.900.1 - Improves system stability while the using camera.|
|Qualcomm(R) System Manager Device||1.0.820.0 - Improves system stability.|
|Qualcomm(R) System Manager Device||1.0.900.0 - Improves system stability.|
|Qualcomm(R) Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2x2) Svc||1.0.860.0 - Improves connection reliability.|
|Surface Camera AVStream Mini Driver||1.0.900.1 - Improves system stability while using the camera.|
|Surface Hid Mini Driver||18.104.22.168 improves system stability.|
|Surface Integration Driver||22.214.171.124 improves adaptive brightness.|
|Surface Light Sensor||126.96.36.199 improves adaptive brightness.|
|Surface Radio Monitor||188.8.131.52 improves connectivity performance in the tablet mode.|
|Surface UEFI||3.462.140.0 improves system stability.|
The Surface Pro X firmware update is available now, but keep in mind that not all owners will receive it at the same time.
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