During an event yesterday Microsoft launched its new range of Surface devices. While the Surface Laptop studio is the new flagship hardware, Surface Duo 2, Surface Pro 8 and Surface Go 3 are the upgrades for their 2020 predecessors. Microsoft even announced updates to the Surface Pro X line.
Surface Laptop Studio Price, Release Date & Specs:
Surface Laptop Studio starts at $1599.99 and is available for pre-order today in select markets. Microsoft defines Surface Laptop Studio as the most powerful Surface they’ve ever built.
Surface Laptop Studio features a new ultra-durable Dynamic Woven Hinge, allowing it to transition from one mode to another seamlessly.
- In Laptop mode, enjoy a first-class typing experience with a full keyboard and Precision Haptic touchpad.
- In Stage mode, the 14.4” PixelSense touchscreen display is pulled forward to the perfect angle for gaming, streaming, docking, or presenting to clients. With the keyboard covered, immerse yourself in the display and interact with Surface Slim Pen 2, touch or touchpad.
- In Studio mode, make use of the optimal canvas for uninterrupted writing, sketching and other creative pursuits.
In addition, Surface Slim Pen 2 stores neatly underneath the keyboard, where it magnetically attaches and charges for easy access when inspiration strikes1. People can set their imaginations free when using this versatile laptop, a device for building apps, rendering video and streaming ultra-fast games. With 11th Gen Intel® Core™ H35 processors and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ GPUs, Laptop Studio has the power to get any job done with ease.
Surface Duo 2 Price, Release Date, Specs:
Surface Duo 2 will be available in Glacier or a new Obsidian colors. It 2 starts at $1499.99 and is available for pre-order today in select markets.
Surface Duo 2 is much more than a phone. From the integration with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams, to entertainment scenarios like TikTok, Kindle and gaming, Duo 2 enables countless app pairings and unmatched multitasking capabilities. Use any two Android apps simultaneously and check out new app experiences tuned for dual screen, like Gameloft’s Asphalt 9: Legends.
Featuring larger, 8.3″ PixelSense Fusion displays, the Snapdragon® 888 5G Mobile Platform, a dynamic triple-lens camera, stereo audio, NFC for contactless payments and an array of new accessories that add special features and extra protection, Duo 2 represents a major upgrade.
Surface Pro 8 Price, Release Date, Specs:
Surface Pro 8 starts at $1099.99 and is available for pre-order in select markets today. Microsoft claims it to be twice as fast as its predecessor Surface Pro 7.
This update to our iconic 2-in-1 represents the most significant leap forward since Pro 3. Surface Pro 8 is more than twice as fast as Pro 7, with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, two Thunderbolt 4 ports and built on the Intel® Evo™ platform. All of these performance gains, Windows 11 and up to 16 hours of battery life2 make Surface Pro 8 the most powerful 2-in-1 on the market.
Surface Pro 8 features a vibrant 13” PixelSense touchscreen that is virtually edge to edge. With Dolby® Vision™ and Adaptive Color Technology, enjoy a viewing experience that’s comfortable on the eyes and true to life. This is the most technically advanced display we’ve ever built. Pro 8 is the ideal hybrid device, giving people a dynamic on-the-go tablet and the ultimate work-from-home set-up. The incredible 5MP front-facing camera,10MP-4K rear-facing camera, Dolby® Atmos™ sound, and dual far-field Studio Mics keep you looking and sounding your best.
The new Surface Pro Signature Keyboard provides storage and charging capability for the new Surface Slim Pen 2, keeping it nearby and ready whenever inspiration strikes. With a 120Hz display refresh rate, you’ll experience Pen and inking like never before.
Surface Pro 8 Price, Release Date, Specs:
Microsoft claims Surface Go 3 to be up to 60% faster over its predecessor. The WiFi model starts at $399.99 and is available for pre-order today in select markets. LTE models will be available in the coming months.
The most portable Surface 2-in-1 is perfect for your everyday tasks, homework and play. Designed to light up the best of Windows 11, Surface Go 3 is 60% faster with an Intel Core i3 processor. This product brings optional LTE Advanced3, all-day battery2, built-in Microsoft security, and is optimized for tablet-to-laptop versatility with digital Pen and touch.
Starting at just 1.2 pounds and featuring 1080p cameras, best-in-class studio microphones, Dolby Audio, and a 10.5” touch display – Go 3 is the perfect device to connect, collaborate and play from anywhere.
Surface Pro X Price, Release Date, Specs:
Surface Pro X gets new Wi-Fi only models with Windows 11. Surface Pro X starts at $899.99 and is available for pre-order today in select markets.
A year ago, we announced the thin, light, and LTE-connected Surface Pro X, running on our Microsoft SQ2 ARM silicon. This product merged the versatility features of Surface Pro with new levels of power efficiency and connectivity. Now with Windows 11 and 64-bit emulation built in, more applications than ever before are at your fingertips. Apps like Microsoft Teams and Office are optimized for ARM, as are other apps like Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Our new Wi-Fi-only model means we’re bringing the thin, sleek design with all-day battery life2 to its most affordable entry price point yet, providing versatility and optionality to even more customers.