Microsoft launches five new surface to welcome Windows 11

Next October 5 Microsoft will launch the new version of your Windows operating system, Windows 11. It comes with important changes in the design of the interfac

Microsoft launches five new surface to welcome Windows 11

Next October 5 Microsoft will launch the new version of your Windows operating system, Windows 11. It comes with important changes in the design of the interface but also accompanied by new computers and surface tablets.

In a virtual event, the company has made five new models in fact. All maintain the usual essence of these products. Whether you are tablets or more conventional aspect PCs, all have touch screen and support for digital pen.

The star of the new catalog, and one of the best ambassadors for Windows 11, is the new Surface Pro 8. It is a supporting tablet and the possibility of using Integrated Keyboard covers that in this version is accompanied with Intel Core processors of 11th generation

Despite its compact size, Microsoft has managed to integrate two Thunderbolt 4 ports and a battery large enough to give the device 16 hours of autonomy.

The 13-inch screen now has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and with Windows 11 may vary the refresh rate based on the screen content. The videoconferencing front camera has 5 megapixels and the rear, 10 with recording and video option in 4K.

It is an important leap in performance with respect to Surface Pro 7, with almost double power. And just like the previous version, it allows changing the internal SSD hard drive, something that is not usually usual on tablets. In the US it can be purchased early from $ 1,099 and will begin to be delivered in October. Spain will reach early 2022.

This update of the Surface Pro 8 was expected. The Surface Laptop Studio, however, has been a surprise.

It is a normal appearance laptop with 14.4 inches screen, but this screen can tilt on a rear axle to become a lectern or completely fold on the keyboard and transform into tablet.

It is, as its name suggests, the portable version of the Surface Studio desktop equipment, and is focused on the creative public that you need to draw or record accurately.

The laptop comes equipped with the latest generation of Intel Core H35 processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics card on some models and Intel Iris Xe in others. Its price in the USA. It starts at 1,599 dollars and can be purchased early from today, with delivery in October. Spain will also reach early 2022.

A Windows 11 will also receive a new Surface Pro X, a tablet that has the same philosophy as Surface Pro 8, but which uses ARM processor instead of Intel. Microsoft launched the latest model in 2020 and now adds to the catalog a new configuration without a mobile connection, WiFi only, which will be cheaper.

The benefits are the same as last year, with 13-inch screen and about 15 hours of autonomy. The WiFi only model will cost $ 899 in the USA. And can be purchased early from today, with delivery in October. In Spain, the company has not yet provided prices or delivery times.

Microsoft's smaller and portable tablet, Surface Go, also has a new version, Surface Go 3. receives an important and necessary processor improvement, and now it is 60% more powerful thanks to an Intel Core i3 processor.

In its barely 540 grams of weight tools a 10.5-inch screen and LTE support on some models. As in the previous versions, it is possible to add a protective case with a keyboard.

Its price is perhaps its greatest attraction. The WiFi model starts at 439 euros and there are also versions with LTE connection that will arrive later. It can be purchased early from today and will begin distributing on October 4.

Microsoft has also updated your phone and tablet hybrid, the Surface Duo. As the previous version, it is a double-screen device that closes as a book, although the screen is not foldable.

Now it will be equipped with a Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile, two 5.8-inch screens to form, once deployed, one 8.3 inches and a three-chamber system: angular, telephoto and ultra wide angle with 12, 12 and 16 Megapixels respectively. There is also a 12 megapixel front camera for videoconferencing, and versions of 128, 256 and 512 GB of memory.

The new Surface Duo 2 will cost $ 1,500 in the USA. And can be purchased early from today with delivery in October. In Spain Microsoft has not yet indicated when it will be available.

The five new Surface models are also added several accessories.

The most interesting is a new digital pencil, the Slim PEN Surface is compact and thin, with 4,096 levels of pressure, 13 grams of weight and induction loading system by magnetically coupled to Surface devices. Its price in the USA is $ 129.

Microsoft has also created a new portable mouse from recycled plastic, the Microsoft Ocean Plastic Mouse. Not only is the mouse is built with sustainable material (20% comes from rescuing plastic from the ocean). The box in which it is sold is also 100% recycled and Microsoft will offer in some markets the possibility of sending an old mouse to the company for recycling at no additional cost.

Finally, this year will also launch the Surface Adaptive Kit, a set of stickers with relief or hooks to help users with motor and visual disabilities to use new products.

Updated Date: 23 September 2021, 06:15

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