Surface Laptop 3 update brings stability and battery life improvements
The update is available for the AMD Surface Laptop 3 on the Windows 10 May 2019 Update or later.
What you need to know
- A fresh firmware update is now available for the AMD variant of the Surface Laptop 3.
- The update brings improvements to both battery life and system stability.
- If you have a Surface Laptop 3 with an AMD processor, you can grab the update now via Windows Update.
Microsoft pushed out a fresh firmware update for Surface Laptop 3 devices with AMD processors this week. The update is a pretty small one, but it packs some solid improvements nonetheless. Specifically, this update targets its improvements on battery life and system stability.
Here's a look at the release notes from Microsoft's Surface Update History:
- Surface UEFI – Firmware: 1.2238.140.0 - improves system stability and battery life.
This update is now available via Windows Update for AMD-based Surface Laptop 3 devices. Microsoft notes that it's only available across those running the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and later.
This follows a fairly substantial set of updates both the Intel and AMD versions received in January, which brought performance improvements across the board.
A worthy successor
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.
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