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Surface Laptops, Pros, and Surface Book 3 received August 2021 firmware update

Microsoft continues providing active support for its Surface devices by shipping monthly firmware updates. This time, fresh patches are available for Surface Laptop Go, the original Surface Laptop, Surface Book 3, Surface Pro 5, 6, and 7. As usual, these updates bring minor changes and improvements without new features.

Firmware updates for Surface Devices are available from Windows Update on systems with Windows 10 1903 and newer.

What is new in Surface Book 3 August 2021 firmware update

August 2021 firmware update for Surface Book 3 (supported until May 6, 2024) improves overall stability and fixes several graphics issues.

The full changelog is available in the official documentation.

What is new in the Surface Laptop Go August 2021 firmware update

The cheapest Surface laptop (supported until October 13, 2024) received a tiny update with just two entries in the changelog. You get devices stability and reliability improvements, plus fixes for Surface Dock 2 scenarios.

Note: Firmware updates for Surface Laptop Go are available for devices with Windows 10 2004 and newer.

What is new in the Surface Laptop August 2021 firmware update

August 2021 firmware for the original Surface Laptop (supported until November 13, 2021) brings an extensive list of quality-of-life improvements for camera and audio.

What is new in the Surface Pro 5 and 6 August 2021 firmware update

The fifth-gen Surface Pro (supported until November 13, 2021) received similar to Surface Laptop patch with audio, camera enhancements, and overall system stability improvements.

Despite having a more modern CPU, Surface Pro 6 (supported until October 16, 2022) is getting an identical update.

The full changelog for Surface Pro 5 is available here and here for Surface Pro 6.

What is new in the Surface Pro 7 August 2021 firmware update

Finally, the most recent Surface Pro 7 (not to confuse with a business-oriented Surface Pro 7 Plus) gets a series of patches that fix CPU throttling, improve USB-C performance, device stability during upgrades to newer OS versions. There are also some improvements for touch and pen performance when the tablet wakes up from sleep.

If you own a Surface Pro 7, Microsoft will continue providing updates for your device at least until October 22, 2023.

All the details about August 2021 firmware updates for Surface Pro 7 are available here.

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