Microsoft introduced its most up-to-date Surface hardware presentation less than two weeks before the release of Windows 11. During the presentation, Microsoft presented new versions of famous products like the Surface Pro and Surface Go, as well as a few surprises at its fall hardware event. The new gadgets will come with Windows 11 installed and more. Here is a list of all that Microsoft showed on Wednesday.
Microsoft Surface Duo 2
Microsoft’s second attempt at the dual-screen phone/tablet gadget looks much cleaner. The Surface Duo 2 accompanies a triple camera setup on the back comprising a 12MP wide, 12MP telephoto, and 16MP ultrawide sensor. The unit is additionally powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset that likewise brings 5G connectivity. Available in Glacier or a new Obsidian, Surface Duo 2 beginnings at $1,499.99 and is accessible for pre-order today in select markets.
Microsoft has uncovered a significant update to its Surface Duo dual-screen Android tablet. The Surface Duo 2 has a completely new triple camera system on the back, which involves a telephoto lens and two wide-angle lenses.
You have two shows that are as yet separate and connected by a hinge. These open up to uncover a greater display measuring 8.3-inches diagonally. The displays get a 90Hz refresh rate this time and arrived with a slight curve that allows you to view elements like the time and notifications in any event when the Surface Duo 2 is closed. Microsoft additionally refers to that 150 games including Asphalt Legends 9, Modern Combat 5, and Dungeon Hunter 5 will be optimized on the gadget, and users will want to use both screens, with one for input and the other for output display.
Another interesting new feature is an ambient screen on the gadget’s hinge, which displays alerts and other data. With those upgrades, Microsoft considers the $1,499.99 Surface Duo 2 to be more of a smartphone rather than a tablet. You can pre-order the Surface Duo 2 now before it goes on sale on October 21st.
Microsoft Surface Pro X
Microsoft likewise announced a new Surface Pro X that presently begins at $899.99 for the WiFi-only model, and is accessible for pre-order today in select markets. The new Surface Pro X comes with Windows 11 out of the box and incorporates support for 64-bit ARM software emulation, however, there could be no other new changes under the hood.
Microsoft didn’t upgrade its ARM-based 2-in-1, however, it launch a new WiFi-only variant that is $100 more affordable than the past $999 beginning cost of the Surface Pro X. With the upgrade to Windows 11, the gadget will get support for 64-bit software emulation. You can pre-order the new model now, and it will be accessible in shops on October 5th.
Microsoft Surface Go 3
In the interim, the Microsoft Surface Go 3 accompanies tenth Gen Core Intel processors. Microsoft has said that the new chips will make the Surface Go 3 60% faster than its predecessor. The Surface Go 3 likewise runs Windows 11 and has a camera that supports Windows Hello facial recognition. The new Surface Go 3 will rival Apple’s 9th generation entry-level iPad.
Microsoft’s littlest tablet got a suitably little update today. Microsoft’s most recent Surface Go 3 2-in-1s boast faster Intel CPUs. The base model features a Pentium Gold 6500Y CPU, an improvement over the 4425Y in Go 2, while the most costly variations have 10th-generation Core i3 CPUs.
Microsoft says that the later CPU is 60% faster than the past Go 2 processor, the Core m3. The Microsoft Surface Go 3 range is presently available for pre-order, with the entry-level model beginning at $400. It, alongside the other Surface laptops, declared today, will be accessible for buy on October 5th.
The Microsoft Surface Go 3 with WiFi begins at $399.99 and is available for pre-order today in select markets. The LTE models will be accessible in the coming months.
Microsoft Surface Pro 8
After several years of what appeared to be steady updates, Microsoft’s Surface Pro line got a significant lift on Wednesday. To name some examples of the Surface Pro 8’s features, it flaunts a 13-inch PixelSense display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, Thunderbolt 4 connectivity (finally! ), and faster internals attributable to Intel’s most recent 11th-generation CPUs.
Microsoft has slimmed down the Surface Pro’s scandalously large display bezels. The Surface Pro 8 is right now available for pre-order for $1,100. On October 5th, it will be available for purchase. Windows 11 will be launched at the same time.
With the Surface Pro 8, Microsoft additionally uncovered the Slim Pen 2. As per Microsoft, the $130 stylus incorporates a haptic motor that simulates writing on paper instead of glass. Another new attachment is the Surface Adaptive Kit, which contains a variety of add-ons that make it simpler to discover certain keys, identify ports, and open your laptop or its kickstand. At long last, the organization made a mouse out of recycled ocean plastic.
The bigger display will likewise run at 60Hz and jump to 120Hz powerfully when required. Microsoft has likewise dropped the USB-A port totally for two Thunderbolt 4 ports and a Surface Connect port for charging. The Surface Pro 8 will ship with 11th Gen Intel Quad-Core processors and will come with Windows 11. The Surface Pro beginnings at $1,099.99 and will be accessible for pre-order in select markets from today. The Surface Slim Pen 2 is available for $129.99 and ready to pre-order today in select markets.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio
The Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio succeeds the Surface Book lineup and brings a revamped design with more power. Rather than the removable display, we currently have a screen that pulls forward to transform the gadget into a tablet, or as Microsoft calls it, Studio Mode. There is a 14.4-inch PixelSense display that currently supports a 120Hz refresh rate and Dolby Vision.
Microsoft left the most exciting news until last. The Surface Laptop Studio is a personal laptop inspired by the Surface Studio fully-featured computer. An inbuilt hinge allows you to pull the display over the keyboard to make inking and drawing more immersive.
Microsoft is additionally using a new adaptable hinge to make this design work, which will permit the Surface Laptop Studio to work in three modes – laptop, stage, and studio. The Stage mode is new and clients will want to pull the display at an angle that is appropriate for playing games, watching films, or making designs with the Surface Slim Pen 2. It leaves just the trackpad visible. Windows 11 can likewise recognize which mode the laptop is in and adjust the UI accordingly.
The laptop additionally comes with 11th Gen Intel quad-core processors, Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti GPU, four Thunderbolt 4 ports, a 1080p webcam, and the Slim Pen 2 docks under the front edge of the laptop.
Microsoft likewise claims that the Surface Studio is the most powerful notebook it has produced at any point ever. The laptop is equipped with Intel H35 CPUs and Intel Xe graphics from the 11th generation. It is additionally viable with NVIDIA’s RTX 3050 Ti GPU. Pre-orders for the Surface Laptop Studio are currently open. It will be available on October 5th for $1,600.
Microsoft Ocean Plastic Mouse
As part of its responsibility towards the environment, Microsoft has likewise declared a new ocean plastic mouse. The shell of this mouse is made of 20% of recycled ocean plastic. The box that the mouse retails in is 100% recyclable and Microsoft makes it simpler to recycle post-use through its mail-back program.
Microsoft Surface Adaptive Kit
One of the most innovative launches in the lot is that of the new Microsoft Surface Adaptive Kit. The new accessibility kit is intended to make the whole experience of using computers simpler for individuals with disabilities. The unit contains a lanyard tab for a simpler opening of the back stand on the Surface gadgets. It features raised keyboard stickers for individuals who are blind to easily use the keyboard. Comparative stickers are additionally accessible for wires and their relating ports on the device.
A new Surface Adaptive Kit includes a set of keycaps, labels, indicators, and different gadgets that are easy to use, simple to recognize from one another, and will assist make With surfacing machines simpler to use for individuals with disabilities.
The keycaps and bump labels included in the kit assist individuals with distinguishing significant keys on the keyboard while a lanyard opener makes it simpler to pull back the Surface kickstand to set it up at an angle of choice. The organization says it has worked as a team with individuals with different disabilities to ensure the kit covers a wide range of issues and gives simpler solutions.