In its October 2018, Microsoft has introduced the upgraded versions of Surface Laptop and Surface Studio. The next-gen Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Studio 2 have been unveiled in addition to a new Surface Pro 6 Tablet and surprisingly, Surface Headphones.
Surface Laptop 2
Living up to the hopes of the Surface Laptop aspirants, Microsoft’s latest Surface Laptop 2 brings improvements that most of them desired. With its trademark slim, elegant and ultra-light design, the new Surface Laptop 2 has 13.5 inches Pixel Sense Display and comes fitted with Intel 8th Gen Quad Core processor that is 85% faster than the original Surface laptop. Continuing the trend of bezel-less devices, it features an edge-to-edge display with ultra-thin bezels.
Battery backup has always been the USP of Surface laptops, and Microsoft claims that Surface Laptop 2 offers 14.5 hours of battery life. Additional new features are: support for Instant On, Windows Hello, OmniSonic speakers, a new black color variant, up to 16 GB of memory and 1 TB storage.
Surface Laptop 2 begins at $999, and the shipping starts on October 16.
Surface Studio 2
Designed for graphic designers and creators, Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2 is a direct competitor of Apple iMac. The second generation Surface Studio resembles the first variant of the device that was launched two years ago. Microsoft has boosted the graphics performance, and the new Surface Studio 2 offers 50% more graphics performance. Featuring 28″ Brilliant PixelSense Display, the latest edition comes with USB-C support and XBox Wireless Controllers.
Inside the hood is 7th Gen Core i7- 7820HQ, Nvidia Pascal graphics and 2TB SSD. A new Surface Pen has also been introduced that offers 4,096 levels of pressure and best in the class ink latency.
Surface Studio 2 begins at $3,499 and will start shipping from November 15.
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