Microsoft Surface Laptop 13-inch with Start menu showingSource: Daniel Rubino/Windows Central

What you need to know

  • The Surface Pro X and Surface Laptop 3 have firmware updates.
  • Many of the Surface Laptop 3's changes improve system stability.
  • The Surface Pro X's update addresses an issue that caused the device to wake up and go to a black screen.

The Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro X have new firmware updates available. The updates include several fixes and improvements that help system stability. The Surface Pro X's update addresses an issue that would cause the device to wake up and go to a black screen. You can grab the updates from each device through Windows Update.

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Here's a rundown of all of what's new, as detailed with Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro X Update history pages.

Surface Pro X

  • Microsoft SQ1 Adreno 685 GPU – Display Adapters: 26.18.830.0 resolves issues connecting to an external monitor via USB-C.
  • Qualcomm(R) USBC UCSI Participant – System devices: 1.25.139.0 resolves issues connecting to an external monitor via USB-C.
  • Qualcomm(R) Bluetooth UART Transport Driver – Bluetooth: 1.0.820.0 enables one-click Bluetooth swift-pairing.
  • Surface 0953 Fw Update – Firmware: 2.54.139.0 improves Pen charging performance.
  • Surface Pro X Integration – System devices: 20.67.139.0 optimizes storage dump space utilization.
  • Surface Pen Cfu Over BleLc Extn Package: 1.65.137.0 improves Slim Pen battery life by resolving the charging issue.
  • Surface Pro X Bluetooth UART Transport Driver NVM Extension: 7500.1.25.1 enables one-click Bluetooth swift-pairing.
  • Surface Pro X Qualcomm(R) All-Ways Aware(TM) Hub – Sensors: 2865.5.0.0 improves system stability resuming from hibernate.
  • Qualcomm(R) Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2x2) Svc – Network adapters: 1.0.770.0 improves Wi-Fi speed.
  • Surface System Aggregator – Firmware: 14.58.139.0 improves single external monitor performance.

Surface Laptop 3 (Intel)

  • Intel(R) iCLS Client – Software components: 1.57.263.0 improves integration between system services.
  • Realtek High Definition Audio – Sound, video, and game controller: 6.0.8812.1 improves Cortana speech experience.
  • Realtek Device Extension: 6.1.0.1 improves integration between system services.
  • Realtek Hardware Support Application – Software components: 11.0.6000.92 improves audio performance.
  • Surface Integration – System devices: 19.60.139.0 improves integration between system services.
  • Surface Keyboard – Firmware: 14.17.139.0 improves system stability.
  • Surface ME – Firmware: 13.0.1312.4 improves stability with USB-C scenarios.
  • Surface System Aggregator – Firmware: 14.42.139.0 improves driver installation servicing.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware: 6.22.140.0 improves system stability.

Surface Laptop 3 (AMD)

  • AMD Radeon(TM) Vega 9 Graphics – Display adapters AMD Radeon(TM) Vega 11 Graphics – Display adapters: 26.20.12027.5004 improves graphics performance and improves system bugcheck performance.
  • AMD GPIO Controller – System devices: 2.2.0.124 improves integration between system services.
  • Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 Bluetooth - Bluetooth: 10.0.0.926 improves system stability.
  • Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4A Wireless Network Adapter – Network adapters: 12.0.0.926 improves system stability.
  • Realtek High Definition Audio – Sound, video and game controller: 6.0.8812.1 improves Cortana speech experience.
  • Realtek Device Extension: 6.1.0.1 improves integration between system services.
  • Realtek Hardware Support Application – Software components: 11.0.6000.92 improves audio performance.
  • Surface Keyboard – Firmware: 14.17.139.0 improves system stability.
  • Surface System Aggregator – Firmware: 16.20.139.0 improves driver installation servicing.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware: 1.2019.140.0 improves system stability.

These updates should be available to download via Windows Update now.

A worthy successor

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

Small changes add up fast

With the addition of USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 6, and Intel 10th Gen processors, the Surface Laptop 3 13.5 delivers a solid follow up to the Surface Laptop 2.

The future of Surface Pro

Surface Pro X

The most compact Surface Pro yet

Between its impressive USB-C ports, quality display, SQ1 processor, and its wealth of RAM and storage, the Microsoft Surface Pro X brings a modern refresh to the Surface Pro line.

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