New Surface Book 3 and Surface Pro 7 firmware updates improve camera experience

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Email Twitter: @RabiaNoureen11 Sep 30th, 2020 inNews

Microsoft has just released new firmware updates for its Surface Book 3 and Surface Pro 7 devices. The recent batch brings lots of refinements this month for improving camera experience and power consumption while using the Surface Book 3 device.

Moreover, the Surface Book 3 owners should also see some enhancements to improve overall system stability, CPU, and GPU performance. You can check out the full list of changes below:

  • Surface Integration Service Device – System devices: 6.94.139.0 Improves system stability.
  • (Surface Book Base v3 Firmware Update) – no Device Manager notes: 1.60.137.0 Improves integration between system services.
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX – Display adapters: 27.21.14.5177 Addresses security updates and improves the graphics performance.
  • Surface System Aggregator – Firmware: 10.102.139.0 Resolves an issue where the CPU didn’t resume after it had throttled down.
  • Intel AVStream Camera 2500 – System devices: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • Intel Camera – Control Logic -System devices: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor -System devices: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • Surface Camera Front – System devices: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • (Surface Camera Front) – no Device Manager notes: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • Surface Camera Rear – System devices: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • (Surface Camera Rear) – no Device Manager notes: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • Surface Camera IR -System devices: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
  • (Surface Camera IR) – no Device Manager notes: 42.18362.3.2451 Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 is also getting similar enhancements to improve reliability with the built-in cameras, with some additional bits to improve pen support. So, we have skipped the duplicate entries to avoid repetition in the changelog below. The devices’ updates also address the automatic brightness adjustment issues, and you can get more details in the release notes below:

  • Surface Touch Pen Processor – Human Interface Devices: 3.328.137.0 Improves pen inking when palm is also on the screen.
  • Surface Integration Service Device – System devices: 6.94.139.0 Improves integration between services.
  • Surface Pen 0953 Firmware Update – Firmware: 1.155.139.0 Enables Slim Pen firmware updating.
  • (Surface Pen 0953 Firmware Update) – no Device Manager notes: 1.65.137.0 Enables Slim Pen firmware updating.
  • Surface Pen Cfu Over Ble LC Connection – Firmware: 1.18.139.0 Improves Slim Pen Inking and pairing.
  • Surface Pen BLE LC Adaptation Driver – Human Interface Devices: 2.17.139.0 Improves Slim Pen Inking and pairing.
  • Surface Touch Firmware – Firmware: 3.1.65.139 Improves Touch and Pen stability.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware: 8.124.140.0 Addresses issues related to the automatic brightness adjustment at low brightness.

As usual, these September 2020 firmware updates are available for all Surface Book 3 and Surface Pro 7 owners running Windows 10 version 1903 or newer. To be clear, it’s the second wave of updates for the Surface Book 3 PCs this month, and the first round focused on addressing issues with audio reliability, Sleep power consumption, Wi-Fi performance, and GPU stability. Feel free to check out our separate post for more details.

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