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Surface Pro 2 battery life improves after firmware update

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 04 Nov 2013 17:19

Surface Pro 2 battery life improves after firmware update Owners of Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 tablet have noticed a considerable increase in battery life following a firmware update.
While the SurFace Pro 2 already considerably improved battery life over its predecessor, the firmware update has pushed it even further with up to 20 percent extra battery life being reported. Of course it depends on what you are doing with the tablet that will determine the change.

The firmware update lets the Marvell Wi-Fi chipset to operate at lower power states, so the battery improvements will be noticeable for normal browsing habits.

The Surface 2 with Windows RT has not had the same battery improvement through firmware update.

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