The rumors of the last few days already told us that the presentation of the new Microsoft products was just around the corner, and they were not misguided. Of course, those of Redmond have not made an announcement by hype, but have chosen the official blog of the company to show us their new devices.
The main products we’ve just met are Surface Go 2, the new generation of the “cheap Surface” that arrived in 2018 to rival Apple’s iPad, and Surface Book 3, Microsoft’s new laptop. But they have not come alone: as the leaks indicated, they have been presented in the company of the Surface Earbuds, the Surface Headphones 2 and the Surface Dock 2.
Surface Go 2: bigger screen, better performance, and greater autonomy
The new generation of the cheapest 2-in-1 device in the Surface line features the same thin and light design as its predecessor, but now features a larger PixelSense display , 10.5 inches instead of the previous version’s 10 inches .
Furthermore, another highlight is that it offers improved performance. The new range includes a model with up to 64% faster performance than the original with 8th generation Intel Core M options.
Other improvements introduced are aimed at improving calls and video calls. The Studio Mics dual microphone solution increases voice clarity and reduces background noise, and the 5-megapixel front-facing camera offers optimal image quality.
In addition, it incorporates a new camera application to make scanning documents or saving information from a whiteboard as easy as possible.
Surface Go 2 comes with the Surface pen and will be marketed from May 12 at a price that will start at 459 euros . Students will benefit from a 5% discount.
Surface Book 3: more powerful and with greater autonomy
Microsoft also today unveiled the Surface Book 3 , the new generation of its laptop. The team stands out for being twice as powerful as its predecessor: it boasts 50% more performance than the Surface Book 2 and a range of up to 17.5 hours on a single charge.
Both versions (13 and 15 inches) offer a sharp and precise PixelSense touch screen, accompanied by a keyboard that offers a good typing experience.
Performance is guaranteed with 10th generation Intel Core processors and graphics to choose between NVIDIA GeForce GTX and Quadro RTX. Plus, it now comes with up to 32GB of RAM and a faster SSD.
The Surface Book will go on sale from June 5 at a starting price of 1,799 euros.
Surface Earbuds, Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Dock 2
As we said, Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3 have not come alone. Below we summarize the characteristics of the other three devices that Microsoft has announced today:
- Surface Earbuds. Wireless in-ear headphones with touch controls, long-lasting battery, and wireless charging case. They can be purchased from May 12 on the Microsoft Store starting at 219.99 euros.
- Surface Headphones 2. The new generation of Microsoft’s on-ear headphones. They include 13 levels of ambient noise control, adjustable active noise cancellation, better sound quality, and longer battery life. They will be on sale from June 5 at an estimated price of 279.99 euros.
- Surface Dock 2 . It offers faster loading and higher data transfer rates than its predecessor and includes business administration tools. It will cost 299.99 euros and can be purchased from May 26.
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