New Microsoft Surface Pro 2 issues have emerged, with the flagship tablet found to be suffering from overheating problems.
An issue said to affect both the Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, the overheating tablet concerns are reportedly causing further problems with the iPad Air rival’s display. As the tablet becomes increasingly hot, its screen has been found to dim beyond a usable level.
Microsoft has acknowledged the issues and stated that it is working on a fix for the dimming screens. In the meantime, the manufacturer has suggested that those affected by the overheating problems simply let their Windows 8.1 powered tablets cool down.
“Surface devices may dim the screen as thermal temperatures rise from extended, high CPU intensive activities – like gaming,” an official Microsoft spokesperson stated.
They added: “We’re working on a tuning update that will remove this unnecessary dimming event. You can expect this update in an upcoming Windows Update package. In the meantime allow the Surface to cool down for a minute or so in order to return the screen to previous brightness levels.”
Despite the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 having only hit retailers in late October, this is far from the first trouble the tablet has encountered.
Earlier this month, a software update was rolled out for the Nokia Lumia 2520 challenger, addressing battery drain issues and increasing the tablet’s staying power by 25 per cent.
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