In the next year Microsoft plans to launch three devices under the Surface brand for different market segments: budget tablet, the sixth generation of Surface Pro and Surface Phone with dual display.
On budget Surface to compete with iPad and Chromebook rumors since may of this year. Tablet with the pluggable shell-keyboard, codenamed «Libra» will have USB Type-C connector that will be used including charging.
The sixth generation of Surface Pro called «Carmel» will be presented next year, and the device «Andromeda» will be released this year. Microsoft hopes to create a separate category of devices «Andromeda» and produce several generations.