Surface 3

Microsoft is pushing out new firmware updates for both the Surface 3 and the Surface 3 LTE, for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. with a number of improvements and bug fixes for both tablets.

Here is the detailed change log for both versions:

For Surface 3 devices running Windows 10:

  • Surface UEFI update (v1.50811.238.0) - Improves the power performance and system reliability, adds support for Modern Standby in Windows 10, and adds configurable support from the Windows OS for provisioning scenarios.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v1.0.51500.0) - Improves Surface 3 Type Cover experience.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.9030.47) - Improves the wireless network connectivity and stability.
  • SST Audio Device (v604.10135.7777.2109) - Enhances audio performance and improves the audio experience while playing music and games.
  • Serial IO GPIO Controller (v604.10146.2652.3930)
  • Dynamic Platform & Thermal Framework Driver (v604.10146.2651.1559)
  • Serial IO I2C ES Controller (v604.10146.2654.3564)
  • Serial IO UART Controller (v604.10146.2653.391)
  • Sideband Fabric Device (v604.10146.2655.573)
  • Trusted Execution Engine Interface (v2.0.0.1067)
  • Low Power Subsystem SPI Controller (v604.10146.2657.947) - Chipset drivers update improves system stability and touch screen reliability.

For Surface 3 devices running Windows 8.1:

  • Surface UEFI update (v1.50811.238.0) - Improves the power performance and system reliability, and adds configurable support from the Windows OS for provisioning scenarios.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v1.0.51500.0) - Improves Surface 3 Type Cover user experience.
  • Intel Serial IO GPIO Controller (v603.9600.2305.3926) - Improves touch screen reliability.

For Surface 3 LTE devices running Windows 10:

  • Surface UEFI update (v1.50811.238.0) - Improves the power performance and system reliability, adds support for Modern Standby in Windows 10, and adds configurable support from the Windows OS for provisioning scenarios.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v1.0.51500.0) - Improves Surface 3 Type Cover experience.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.9030.47) - Improves the wireless network connectivity and stability.
  • Geolocation Sensor driver update (v20.23.8244.18) - Improves GPS experience.
  • Surface CoSAR driver update (v2.0.270.0) - Enhances the Wi-Fi connectivity reliability while mobile broadband is ON.
  • SST Audio Device (v604.10135.7777.2109) - Enhances audio performance and improves the audio experience while playing music and games.
  • Intel Serial IO GPIO Controller (v604.10146.2652.3930)
  • Intel(R) Dynamic Platform & Thermal Framework Driver (v604.10146.2651.1559)
  • Intel(R) Serial IO I2C ES Controller (v604.10146.2654.3564)
  • Intel(R) Sideband Fabric Device (v604.10146.2655.573)
  • Intel(R) Trusted Execution Engine Interface (v2.0.0.1067)
  • Intel(R) Serial IO UART Controller (v604.10146.2653.391)
  • Intel(R) Low Power Subsystem SPI Controller (v604.10146.2657.947) - Chipset drivers update improves system stability and touch screen reliability.

For Surface 3 LTE devices running Windows 8.1:

  • Surface UEFI update (v1.50811.238.0) - Improves the power performance and system reliability, adds support for Modern Standby in Windows 10, and adds configurable support from the Windows OS for provisioning scenarios.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v1.0.51500.0) - Improves Surface 3 Type Cover experience.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.9030.193) - Improves the wireless network connectivity and stability.
  • Geolocation Sensor driver update (v20.23.8244.18) - Improves GPS experience.
  • Surface CoSAR driver update (v2.0.270.0) - Enhances the Wi-Fi connectivity reliability while mobile broadband is ON.

Source: Microsoft