Microsoft Surface sales up by 21% in Q3 thanks to Surface Go

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Microsoft recently unveiled the latest statistics for Q3 2019. The Redmond giant saw a huge boost in its revenue coming from Surface devices

The latest statistics released by Microsoft show an increase of around 21% in Surface sales . Microsoft surprisingly earned an amount of $1.329 billion in the third quarter of the current year.

The company saw a 14 percent ($30.6 billion) boost in its overall revenue compared to the previous year. Cloud revenue saw an impressive improvement of 41% and hit the $9.6 billion mark. However, the revenue of Windows OEM increased by around 9%.

These results clearly show that more and more people are now interested in Microsoft’s Surface devices. The upcoming version of Surface Pro is expected to land by the end of this year.

The much-awaited version will finally come with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. As a quick reminder, the Redmond giant released Surface Studio 2 and Surface Go laptops last year.

Microsoft shifts its focus on cloud services

Microsoft also recently announced the addition of the Surface Hub 2S to the family. As far as the specifications are concerned, this version features a 50-inch screen.

In fact, It is much lighter compared to the previous models. Furthermore, Surface Hub 2S comes with equipped with a UHD 620 graphics chipset, 8GB RAM, Core i5 Intel processor and 128 GB hard disk. 

It seems like Microsoft is now focusing on Surface devices, cloud services and software. The plan worked for the company in terms of quarterly revenue.

The tech giant is also rolling out firmware updates for Surface Pro 5 and 6. These updates will bring a bundle of enhancements and fixes for both models.

You can manually check for updates from the Settings menu to update your devices. Alternatively, you can also download the latest firmware updates using the links provided below. 

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