Surface Pro 6 gets a bunch of stability improvements in the latest firmware update

After releasing the April firmware update for Surface Studio 2, Microsoft pushed a similar set of patches for Surface Pro 6. These updates contain several stability and security improvements with no major changes or new features.

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Here what is new in the April firmware update for Surface Pro 6:

Windows Update History NameDevice Manager NameUpdate
Intel Corporation – Display – 27.20.100.8681Intel(R) HD Graphics – Display adaptersImproves graphics and system stability.
Intel Corporation – Extension - 27.20.100.8681Intel® Display Graphics Adapter Driver ExtensionAddresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel - Extension - 1952.14.0.1470Intel(R) ICLS Client - ExtensionAddresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel – Software Component - 1.62.321.1Intel(R) ICLS Client - Software devicesAddresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel - System - 2040.100.0.1029Intel(R) Management Engine Interface - System devicesAddresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface - Firmware - 11.8.82.3838Surface ME - FirmwareAddresses security updates and improves system stability.

You can install new patches for Surface Pro 6 if your device runs Windows 10 1903 or newer. To download the updates, open Windows Settings > Update and Security > Windows Update > Check for Updates. Users can also download new firmware manually from the official website.

Microsoft released Surface Pro 6 in October 2018. The Surface Pro 6 ships with Windows 10 Home in consumer models and Windows 10 Pro in commercial models. The Pro 6 Core i5 model is an i5-8250U or 8350U in consumer, and the i7 is a Core i7-8650U CPU in commercial. The base model comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD. Core i7 models have 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. The configuration of the device can be slightly changed by the user at an additional cost.

The tablet got updated internals and a new color option leaving chassis and design without significant changes. One year later, Microsoft updated Surface Pro 6 with a successor model called Surface Pro 7.

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