Surface Pro X SQ1 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Pro X SQ1. The latest update is available for Surface Pro X devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Version 1903, or later.

The new firmware update improves graphics performance and stability. The update is listed as a “December 15 release” on the Surface Pro X SQ1 Update History page.

Changelog for December 15, 2020 Updates

Below is the complete changelog provided by Microsoft for the new updates. It includes the name and version listed in the Windows Updates and the name listed in Device Manager.

Windows Update History NameDevice Manager NameVersion and Update
Microsoft Corporation – System Hardware UpdateQualcomm(R) Adreno(TM) 680 GPU – Display adapters26.18.1250.0 Improves graphics performance and stability.
Qualcomm(R) Bus Device1.0.1220.0 Improves device stability when resumes from sleep.
Qualcomm(R) Hexagon (TM) 690 DSP1.0.1260.0 Improves the Eye Contact feature and improves stability.
Qualcomm(R) System Manager Device1.0.1120.0 Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Qualcomm(R) Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2×2) Svc – Network adapters1.0.1260.0 Improves Wi-Fi network stability.
Surface Panel – Monitor4.28.139.0 Improves the device color profile performance.
Surface Pro X Power Engine Plug-in Device1.0.1260.0 Optimizes power performance and stability.
Surface System Aggregator – Firmware14.309.139.0 * Improves Battery Smart Charging reliability.
Surface UEFI – Firmware3.530.140.0 Improves system stability.

Getting the Updates via Windows Update

You can get this new Firmware Update via Windows Updates, as we detailed here:
On Windows 11:
  1. Go to Start > Settings (Win + I) Open Settings app on Windows 11
  2. Go to Windows Update and click on the Check for updates button Check for updates on Windows 11
On Windows 10:
  1. Go to Start > Settings > Update & security Windows 10 Settings > Update & Security
  2. From the Windows Update tab, click Check for updates Windows 10 - Check for updates
If your Surface Pro X SQ1 didn't receive the update, it should appear on the Windows Update list by now.

Surface Pro X Update History

2024
Apr
23
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    Addresses potential security vulnerability and improves system stability and extends device security certificate authority.
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Feb
24
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improve camera stability, resolve audio detection issues, and ensure compliance with data collection regulations.
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2023
Nov
10
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improves Wi-Fi stability and resolves graphics performance and stability issue.
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Oct
12
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Addresses potential security vulnerability and improves system stability and addresses keyboard disconnection issue.
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Aug
14
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Addresses 3rd party application performance and improves Wi-Fi reliability.
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Jul
01
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Resolves camera start issue, and improves stability, addresses 3rd party application performance, improves fingerprint recognition, and more.
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May
26
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Restores the functionality of integrated Camera.
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2022
Oct
05
  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves system performance and stability, enables support for Dolby Atmos feature, and improves graphics performance and stability.
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  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Improves system performance and stability, enables support for Dolby Atmos feature, and improves graphics performance and stability.
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Jun
17
  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves system performance and stability, improves graphics and Wi-Fi stability, enables support for Future Windows OS release, and resolves Camera setting issue.
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  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Improves system performance and stability, improves graphics and Wi-Fi stability, enables support for future Windows OS release, and resolves Camera setting issue.
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Feb
28
  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves system stability and resolves system bugcheck, improves Camera performance, enables support for new Surface Type Cover, improves integration with Surface Dock 2, improves Bluetooth performance, and improves trackpad accuracy.
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  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improves system stability and resolves system bugcheck, improves Camera performance, enables support for new Surface Type Cover, improves integration with Surface Dock 2, improves trackpad accuracy, and improves Bluetooth performance.
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Jan
05
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improves graphics stability and performance, enables support for new Surface Slim Pen charger, and improves system stability and performance in Windows 11.
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  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves graphics stability and performance, enables support for new Surface Slim Pen charger, and improves stability and performance in Windows 11.
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2021
Oct
22
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improves trackpad accuracy, enables support for new Surface Type Cover and Surface Pen, and addresses device out-of-box experience issue.
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  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves trackpad accuracy, enables support for new Surface Type Cover and Surface Pen, and addresses device out-of-box experience issue.
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Jun
16
  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves device stability and reliability.
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  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Improves device stability and reliability.
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Apr
26
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improves system stability and merges support for both Surface Pro X SQ1 and SQ2 devices.
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Apr
22
  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves system stability and merges support for both Surface Pro X SQ1 and SQ2 devices.
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Feb
16
  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves system stability and merges support for both Surface Pro X SQ1 and SQ2 devices.
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2020
Dec
15
  • Surface Pro X SQ2 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ2
    Improves device stability when resumes from sleep.
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  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Improves graphics performance and stability.
Sep
24
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Enables Mobile Operator self registration.
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Aug
14
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
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Jun
05
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
    Surface Pro X SQ1
    Improves the Microsoft Teams app experience and resolves intermittent display issues.
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Apr
29
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improves the Teams app experience.
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2019
Nov
22
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Resolve issues connecting to an external monitor via USB-C.
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Nov
05
  • Surface Pro X SQ1 Image
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    Improve system stability, battery performance, and stability when in hibernation.
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