Accompanied by a new Windows 10 targeted to users who are involved in 3D creation Microsoft has unveiled its two new PC lineups dubbed as Surface Book i7 and Surface Studio. Talking about the former one, as the name suggests the new Surface Book i7 boasts an upgraded Intel core i7 processor. As stated it is to be believed that the Surface Book i7 will run for 16 hours.
Besides the upgraded hardware, the Surface Book i7 features similar design language and display. The new lineup of Surface Book now comes with a new fan for internal cooling and the peace of your mind. As far as pricing is concerned, the Surface Book i7 will go on sale from November 2016 at the starting price of $2,399 with pre-orders starting from today.
Talking about the second from the lineup the new Surface Studio can basically be called an iMac ripoff but with much powerful and elegant hardware. The new PC from Microsoft comes with world’s thinnest LCD display with a 28-inch display, measuring just 12.5mm in thickness with an aluminum body. Graced with world’s thinnest LCD display the Surface Studio comes with the extra advantage of the zero-gravity hanging structure.
The Surface Studio sports a resolution of 4,500 x 3,000 pixels with 3:2 aspect ratio and 192ppi of pixel density. The extra appealing display of the PC supports touch and pen inputs alongside the expanded color output which makes it an ideal choice for those video and photo editors. Talking about the nitty gritty, the PC comes with all essential ports including 4 USB 3.0, mini display port, ethernet port, audio jack and the handy SD card reader embedded into it.
Microsoft has gracefully packed a dedicated keyboard, wireless mouse, and a new Surface Dial controller with that haptic feedback and radial input support. All in all, Microsoft has got you covered in terms of accessories, which basically supports other Surface devices too.
As for the specs, the new Surface Studio is powered by Intel quad-core i7 Skylake processor with GeForce 980M GPU. Memory wise the PC is integrated with 32GB of RAM, and a 2TB hybrid disk drive. The PC drags all the power from a 240W power supply. For audio, the PC comes with a 2.1 sound system and a built-in microphone, which is an added advantage for those Cortana users.
The power packed and elegant Surface Studio definitely carries a hefty price tag of $2,999. Pre-orders will begin today while the shipments will be done later this year at a limited quantity, whilst remaining users will be able to get it initially, next year.