Surface Pro 7Source: Windows Central

What you need to know

  • New firmware and driver updates are rolling out for Surface Pro 7 and Surface Book 3.
  • The Surface Book 3 updates are mostly focused on camera improvements, while Surface Pro 7 gets camera and pen improvements.
  • These updates are rolling out now via Windows Update.

Microsoft this week shipped a new set of driver and firmware updates for two of its latest Surface devices. Both the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Book 3 received updates as part of this round, and they're mainly focused on a couple of areas. Most notably, both devices have picked up some general camera improvements, while the Surface Pro 7 has some additional improvements for the Surface Slim Pen and inking experience.

Here's a look at what's included in the updates for the Surface Pro 7:

Firmware version Update info
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation - System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel – Camera - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Human Interface Devices 3.328.137.0 Improves pen inking when palm is also on the screen.
Surface - System - 6.94.139.0 Improves integration between services.
Surface - Firmware - 1.155.139.0 Enables Slim Pen firmware updating.
Surface - Extension - 1.65.137.0 Enables Slim Pen firmware updating.
Surface - Firmware - 1.18.139.0 Improves Slim Pen Inking and pairing.
Surface - Human Interface Devices - 2.17.139.0 Improves Slim Pen Inking and pairing.
Surface – Firmware – 3.1.65.139 Improves Touch and Pen stability.
Surface – Firmware – 8.124.140.0 Addresses issues related to the automatic brightness adjustment at low brightness.

Here's everything new for the Surface Book 3:

Firmware version Update info
Surface - System - 6.94.139.0 Improves system stability.
Surface - Extension - 1.60.137.0 Improves integration between system services.
NVIDIA - Display - 27.21.14.5177 Addresses security updates and improves the graphics performance.
Surface - Firmware - 10.102.139.0 Resolves an issue where the CPU didn't resume after it had throttled down.
Intel – Camera - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation - System - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.

If you have a Surface Pro 7 or Surface Book 3, these updates should be available for you to download now via Windows Update.

Better and faster than ever

Microsoft Surface Pro 7

Type-C and 10th Gen Intel are game-changers

Microsoft has finally added a loaded-out USB Type-C port to the Surface Pro 7. When combined with Intel's 10th Gen processor and GPU, this year's Core i5 blows away last year's Core i7 all without a fan. Minor tweaks to the RAM, going to Intel for Wi-Fi 6, and Instant On ability make this Surface Pro 7 an absolute joy to use.

Two in one

Surface Book 3

Power on the go

The refreshed Surface Book 3 for 2020 gets Intel 10th Gen processors, more powerful GTX graphics, and much better Wi-Fi, SSD, and RAM options making this one powerful 2-in-1 convertible PC.

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