Microsoft confirms Surface is going ‘back to black’October 1, 2018
Microsoft has accidentally confirmed it’s planning black Surface models. The software giant first launched its Surface RT in a black “VaporMG” variant nearly six years ago, and switched to silver options ever since. In an event listing (that has now been removed) for an Surface event in New Zealand on October 16th, Microsoft says Surface is going “back to black.”
While the company doesn’t list the devices involved, rumors suggest Microsoft will announce a Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 in black variants tomorrow. Both devices are expected to launch with Intel’s latest processors, and may not include modern USB-C ports. Microsoft will likely keep this black color variant for the high-end models of both the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2.
The Verge will be covering Microsoft’s Surface event live from New York City tomorrow at 4PM ET / 1PM PT. Stay tuned for all the latest news.