Microsoft launches a new generation of Surface Laptop Studio in which the best of other equipment such as the Surface Book and the Surface Studio are mixed. New ways of use for the era of maximum creativity.
Among all the novelties that Microsoft has presented associated with its hardware area, the surprise that comes in the form of the Surface Laptop Studio, a new convertible laptop with a 14.4-inch screen that adopts different forms of use, stands out.
In fact, it is surprising to see how its laptop appearance instantly turns into a tablet where you support your hand to draw, so that the screen is released from the case (from the lower half down) to accommodate the most posture. appropriate.
It is the closest thing to having a Surface Studio , but now in portable format, so you can take it everywhere as you usually do with your laptop, guaranteeing that you will have the best device for creating content.
Panos Panay, Microsoft Chief Product Officer defined the product during his presentation as “the perfect mix between Surface Book and Surface Studio”. In fact, the company has removed the detachable hinge to make an all-in-one kit.
When is the Surface Laptop Studio going on sale?
Microsoft has announced that the new Surface Laptop Studio can be reserved through its website, with final availability for sale starting next October 5 in certain countries such as the United States.
In this way, it is now possible to acquire the new equipment, coinciding with the final availability date of Windows 11. In other countries such as Spain, the Surface Laptop Studio will not go on sale until early 2022, without defining a date by the Microsoft’s Moment for Mars.
How much does the Surface Laptop Studio cost?
The new device isn’t exactly going to be cheap. Its price with which it has already gone on sale starts at $ 1,599 for the most basic configuration, rising as you acquire more RAM or storage.
The entry-level model features an 11th generation Intel Core H35 i5-11300H processor, with 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. If you want one with the Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti GPU, you should go for the Core i7 model.
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The new Surface Laptop Studio has a 14.4-inch PixelSense display and 2400 x 1600 resolution with Dolby Vision HDR support. This new display supports higher refresh rates of up to 120 Hz.
Thus, it is possible to offer what Microsoft calls the Stage mode of use, where the screen is pushed forward to cover the keyboard and allow handling as a tablet . If you fully cover the touchpad, the screen rests on the keyboard to facilitate the use of the digital pen.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio format
The hybrid device concept extends to other design aspects of the new device, with the presence of the Surface Slim Pen 2 digital pen hidden under the keyboard. It also has a Surface connector to take advantage of previous chargers.
Specifications Surface Laptop Studio
14.4-inch PixelSense Flow touchscreen (2400×1600 (201 PPI), 120Hz)
Processor: Intel Core H35 i5-11300H, H35 i7-11370H
Iris Xe (H35 i5-11300H)
Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti with 4GB GDDR6 DRAM
RTX A2000 with 4GB GDDR6 GPU
Memory: 16GB / 32GB LPDDR4X RAM
Storage: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB SSD (all removable)
Ports: 2 USB-C (Thunderbolt 4 / USB 4.0), 1 Surface Connect, 3.5mm headphone jack
Camera: 1080p quality front
Battery: Core i5 (up to 19 hours), Core i7 (up to 18 hours)
Wireless connectivity: 802.11 ax (Wi-Fi 6); Bluetooth 5.1
Operating system: Windows 11 Pro / Home or Windows 10 Pro
Dimensions 322 x 229 x 17.7 mm
Weight 1.74 kg
Price from $ 1,599