Microsoft launches new generation of Surface

By | October 3, 2018

Microsoft launches new generation of Surface

Microsoft new generation of Surface Microsoft has updated and expanded its family of Surface devices by announcing the next generation of these devices. It has unveiled Surface Pro 6, Surface 2, Surface Studio 2, and Surface Headphones through an event held yesterday In New York City under the title “A Moment of Your Time”, which was attended by Microsoft Panos Panay and Yousuf Mehdi, Microsoft’s vice president of modern life and hardware.

Surface Laptop 2

The original Laptop  is lightweight, ideal design and long battery life, the same features as the new generation of the computer, but with updated hardware components and a new color option is black, with little change in pricing, starting at $ 999, And pre-order will be available from today, with shipping on 16 October.

It comes with Intel Core i7 or Intel Core i5 processors, with internal storage ranging from 128GB of upgradeable SSD to 1 TB, 8 GB of up to 16 GB RAM, Working for 14.5 hours.

Banos Panay said that the Surface Laptop 2 is 85 percent faster than the original Surface Laptop. He also pointed out that the screen has a 13.5-inch support for PixelSense technology with a resolution of 2256 x 1504 pixels, a 201-pixel resolution with an aspect ratio of 3: 2 and more than 3.4 million pixels, The contrast ratio is 1,500: 1, and it is the thinnest LCD touchscreen.

Unlike Surface Book 2 last year and Surface Go this year, the company did not add a USB-C port to the device, and other features include Windows Hello. The new Surface Laptop 2 will feature the use of the eighth-generation Intel core processor, increasing its potential by about 85% compared to the previous model. Made in a meticulous way with its exclusive design, PixelSense, Touch Display and keyboard with the best quality trackpad. This new generation offers the perfect balance between beauty, performance, and portability, without sacrificing the full 14.5 hours of battery life needed to face the day, according to Microsoft.

Surface Pro 6

The company has improved the surface specifications of the Surface Pro 6 with a new chromatic option is black, the price of the device starts from 899 USD, an increase of $ 100 over the previous generation, and is available for pre-order starting today, and the shipment on 16 October.

It comes with Intel Core i7 or Intel Core i5 processors, with internal storage ranging from 128GB of upgradeable SSD to 1TB, with 8GB of up to 16 GB RAM.

Panos Panay said the Surface Pro 6 is 67 percent stronger than the previous generation, while Surface Pro 6 still offers 13.5 hours of battery life, weighs 770 grams, has a 12.3-inch screen, 2736 x 1824 pixel resolution and 267-pixel resolution with support for technology PixelSense with a 3: 2 aspect ratio and the highest contrast ratio offered by Microsoft at all.

The device also includes a 5-megapixel front camera and an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus capable of recording 1080p HD videos. Unlike the Surface Book 2 of last year and Surface Go this year, the company did not add a USB- C to the device. Microsoft Launches Office 2019 for Windows and Mac.

Surely it would have been better to have a new design to differentiate it from the previous model and certainly the addition of a USB Type C port would have been very useful. Many think otherwise, seeing this lack as a positive aspect because in this way we do not have to worry about adapters and anything else, but the majority hang on the other side. The Surface Pro 6 will be available from October 16 where it will be sold starting from € 899 for the model with Core M processor.

Surface Studio 2

The new device is very similar to the previous device, which was announced less than two years ago, but the differences are in the internal specifications, reaching users on 15 November, starting at $ 3499.

It features a 28-inch screen that is 38 percent brighter (more than 500 lumens per square meter) and 4500×3000 pixel resolution with 192px resolution, providing 22 percent more contrast and supporting up to 13.5 million pixels and supporting 4096 levels of Pressure sensitivity when using the Surface Pen.

The Surface Studio 2 is the fastest ever, with Microsoft’s seventh generation Core i7-7820HQ processor with a 50 percent faster graphics processor NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and 16 or 32 GB of DDR4 RAM.

It includes 1 or 2 terabytes of internal storage space, SSD support for SD card, 4 USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet port, USB-C port, built-in speakers, mini DisplayPort port and 3 cooling fans, starting at $ 2999.

The original device includes a 28-inch screen with a resolution of 4500 × 3000 pixels and a density of 192 pixels in inches, a graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M and 32 GB of RAM and DDR4 and 2 terabytes of internal storage space through a hard drive and 128 GB via SSD and support SD card, 4 USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet port, built-in speakers, mini DisplayPort port and 3 cooling fans, starting at $ 2999.

Headphones
Microsoft launches new generation of Surface

Microsoft has unveiled a wireless headset supported by its Cortana Cortana digital audio adapter at a cost of $ 350. Although the company did not specify a precise date for the availability of Surface speakers, it said the product will come later this year, United Nations.

Banos Panay said that the Surface speakers come with 13 levels of active noise cancellation and 15 hours of battery life. The company’s CEO explained how the user can adjust the noise level by rotating the left ear cover such as the dial and adjust the volume by rotating the ear cover Right.

The headset includes 4 microphones on each ear cover, which together make up 8 microphones. Microsoft says the Surface headphones have been optimized for Surface devices, but can be interconnected with any Bluetooth enabled device. The Cortana can be activated with the phrase “Hey Cortana” On the speaker covers.

The speakers also support different gestures such as one-click to play, pause, make or end a call, while double-clicking to go to the next song. Microsoft will update the Cortana application for Windows 10, Android and AOS to add Surface Headphones, Is Microsoft’s way of keeping Cortana alive with new devices.

Last month, the company announced that its Microsoft Team platform has reached 329,000 enterprises, making it one of the fastest growing business applications ever and will likely be urged to use new headsets with business applications such as Microsoft Team.