As promised earlier, Microsoft unveiled a bunch of Surface devices at their event today in New York City. They now bring some new laptops which include models having 15 inch of display size. There are a tablet and wireless earbud in today’s launch as well. Also, they unveiled their tech on the foldable smartphone. So without further ado, let’s have a look at all the Surface devices launched today.
This is a Foldable device by Microsoft. But don’t get super excited by thinking it will be foldable display because that’s not the case here. This is an Android-powered foldable device with two separate displays within. These displays are not physically connected with each other, so this just can’t be compared with Galaxy Fold or Mate X. Both are equally sized 5.6 inch displays with unknown resolution as of now. Microsoft didn’t revealed anything else about the device. But they stated that this device will be commercially available by the end of 2020, and that’s a lot of time because other foldable smartphones like Galaxy Fold already started to hit the market.
Surface Pro 7:
This one is like an incremental upgrade over the predecessor Surface Pro 6. It has the latest generation Intel processor ranging from i3 all the way up to i7. There’s support for USB Type-C port for the first time. It has a support of Surface Pen as well, for productive use like MS Office, Jotting down some notes, and even Photoshop. It has a screen size of 12.3 inch with a 3:2 aspect ratio. It has up to 16GB of RAM along with up to 1TB of SSD storage. The shipping will start from 22nd October. Below are the pricing details of Surface Pro 7.
- i3 with 4/128GB – $749
- i5 with 8/128GB – $899
- i5 with 8/256GB – $1,199
- i5 with 16/256GB – $1,399
- i7 with 16/256GB – $1,499
- i7 with 16GB/1TB – $2,299
Surface Laptop 3:
This one also has Intel processors, but for 13.5 inch model only. For the new 15 inch model with the same 3:2 ratio, there’s Ryzen Surface Edition Silicon CPU. It also got the Type-C port now but no Surface Pen support is present on this one. There’s up to 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage. The shipping of this laptop will also start on 22nd October. Here are the pricing details of Surface Laptop 3 :
- 13.5 inch i5 8/128GB – $999
- 13.5 inch i5 8/256GB – $1,299
- 13.5 inch i7 16/256GB – $1,599
- 13.5 inch i7 16/512GB – $1,999
- 15 inch starts from $1,199 for base storage.
Surface Pro X:
Now lastly this is the only tablet in this list. This is a multi-purpose tablet that has a detachable keyboard as well, which will be sold separately. It has 13 inch of screen size with support for Surface Stylus. Instead of Intel or Ryzen, this one has Qualcomm’s Surface SQ1 chipset designed for this tablet. There is a Type-C port as well. It weighs at just 800 grams and is just 5.3mm thin. It’s priced at $999 and will be available from 5th November.
Finally, the Surface Earbuds is the answer to Apple AirPods and Google Pixel Buds. It has a design of both Apple and Google wireless buds, with features like touch-sensitive control to change/play/pause songs on Spotify. Though Microsoft didn’t reveal anything else, but this Earbuds will price at $249 and will be available this holiday.