- Microsoft announces its new products.
- The company focused on the role of the PC in work as well as the education segment.
- It also brings new accessories.
The entire world is going through the lockdown to curb Coronavirus, but that doesn’t stop Microsoft from launching new products as the company has announced its new lineup and that includes Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, and other accessories. The company has focused on the role of the PC in work and education with its latest products. So, without wasting any time let’s check out the complete details of the newly announced products of Microsoft.
Microsoft Surface Go 2
The brand new Microsoft Surface Go 2 tablet features a 10.5-inch display with 3:2 and 1920 x 1280-pixel resolution. The company has unveiled the device in multiple variants and the base variant is powered by an Intel Pentium Gold processor, and paired with 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of eMMC storage. While the high-end variant is powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core M processor and coupled with the 8GB of RAM as well as a 128GB SSD with a higher-end CPU. The high-end variant is also available with LTE.
It also comes with a magnesium body and the same is integrated with a kickstand. Apart from this, both the variants support one USB Type-C port, Microsoft’s proprietary Surface Connector, and the same is meant for charging and accessories, a headphones jack, a microSD card slot, dual “studio” microphones, and a 5-megapixel webcam. Moreover, the device is also coming with improved battery life and the device runs on Windows 10 operating system.
Finally, the company has also announced Surface Type Covers and that will be available in multiple colour options for the device.
Talking about the pricing and availability, the pricing of the base variant starts at $399.99 while the pricing of the high-end variant starts at $629. The Surface Type Covers will be priced starting at $99, and the device will go on sale starting May 12 in the US, Canada, UK, Japan, Australia, and several European markets.
Microsoft Surface Book 3
The all new Microsoft Surface Book 3 which is actually a detachable 2-in-1 and the same is claimed to offer up to 50 percent better performance than predecessors. The company has unveiled the device in two screen sizes – 13.5-inch and 15-inch, and the device will available with Nvidia GeForce GTX or Quadro RTX GPU for gaming or professional content creation. It is also powered by the Intel’s 10th Gen ‘Ice Lake’ Core i5 and Core i7 processors. Having said that, the 13.5-inch variant features a 1.2GHz Core i5 CPU, along with integrated graphics, it is paired with an 8GB of RAM, and 256GB NVMe SSD. While the 15-inch variant will available with up to a 1.3GHz Core i7 CPU, as well as GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU, the device is coupled with 32GB of RAM and 2TB NVMe SSD.
It also features Wi-Fi 6, two USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A ports, one USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port, two Surface Connect ports, an SDXC card slot, 5-megapixel front as well as 8-megapixel rear cameras, far-field stereo microphones, and a fully backlit keyboard.
Regarding the pricing and availability, the 13.5-inch variant starts at $1,599 and the 15-inch version can be bought for $3,399, the Surface Book 3 will go on sale internationally starting in late May.
Microsoft Surface Headphones 2
The company has launched the device with 13 levels of ambient noise reduction along with better sound quality and improve battery life. The device is also coming with the falt fold and that will provide easier storage and also allows on-ears dials to adjust volume as well as background sound cancellation. The device will available in black for platinum colour choices and it is priced at $249 the same will available from May 12.
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
It is a true wireless earphones and comes with touch controls along with the integration with the Spotify, the device also offers 3 set of silicone ear tips and the company says that it is designed with custom drivers and the same is tuned to offer rich sound. The device is also claimed to design for music and voice calls, it also comes with the dictation feature of Microsoft Office. Speaking about the battery life, Microsoft says that it will serve you up to 24 hours including the earbuds and the charging case with 8 hours. Moreover, it is also coming with IPX4 rated for water resistance.
Talking about the pricing and availability, the device is priced at $199 and the same will be available from May 12 onwards.
Microsoft has also unveiled the updated version of its Surface Dock which is dubbed as Surface Duo 2 and the tech giant has launched a new USB Type-C Travel Hub dock with faster and more modern ports. You can purchase the same for $259 and $99 respectively. Finally, Microsoft has also unveiled its new Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop for $89.99 and Microsoft Bluetooth Desktop keyboard and mouse sets for $59.99.
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