Microsoft returns with Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Studio 2

Microsoft held a press conference yesterday devoted to the latest innovations of the brand. The announcements were numerous. Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, the American firm has indeed not done things by halves.

Microsoft is therefore making its comeback with no less than three new products. Products for all uses and offering enough new features and improvements to hold users' attention.

Microsoft Returns With Surface Pro 6 Surface Laptop 2 And Surface Studio 2

Novelties and improvements both aesthetic and technical.

Surface Pro 6

The Surface Pro 6 is inevitably reminiscent of the previous model and thus inherits a magnesium casing with neat finishes. The device can of course be used as a tablet or as an ultrabook. Big news on the other hand, a new color option appears, a black color option.

Microsoft has of course chosen to decline the tablet in several versions. The technical sheet of the device is no less interesting. The PixelSense screen will be able to display a resolution of 2736 x 1824 and we will also have the choice between Intel Core i5 or 8th generation Intel Core i7. Side RAM, the first models will come with 8 GB of RAM, but the most expensive will go up to 16 GB. As for the storage space, it will be available in several formulas: 128, 256, 512 or 1 TB.

No big changes on the photo part. The back camera will reach a definition of 8 million pixels and the webcam will reach 5 million pixels. In addition to 802.11 ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1, we will find a USB 3.0 port in standard format, a microSD card reader, a Mini DisplayPort and all the usual sensors.

Microsoft announces an autonomy of 13.5 hours in reading videos, but it will be necessary to wait for the first tests to know if the promise is well respected.

Launch scheduled for October 16.

Here are the announced prices:

  • Surface Pro 6 – Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM + 128GB – $ 899
  • Surface Pro 6 – Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM + 256GB – $ 1,199
  • Surface Pro 6 – Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM + 512GB – $ 1,899
  • Surface Pro 6 – Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM + 1TB – $ 2,299

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Surface Laptop 2

The Surface Laptop 2 is still available in several colors and it will also be possible to take it in black. The form factor does not change, but the technical sheet has been updated for the occasion.

Here, we can count on a 10-inch screen capable of displaying 2256 x 1504 and an 8th generation Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 coupled with 8 or 16 GB of RAM. The storage space will also vary depending on the model: 128, 256, 512 or 1 TB.

The front camera will be able to shoot in 720p only and we will be entitled to stereo speakers supporting Dolby Audio Premium and all the usual odds and ends such as the TPM chip, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.1 or even that good old USB 3.0 port. . DisplayPort will also be there.

Launch scheduled for October 16.

Here are the announced prices:

  • Surface Laptop 2 – Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM + 128GB – $ 999
  • Surface Laptop 2 – Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM + 256GB – $ 1,299
  • Surface Laptop 2 – Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM + 512GB – $ 2,199
  • Surface Laptop 2 – Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM + 1TB – $ 2,699

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Surface Studio 2

Microsoft waited until the end of its conference to introduce its new all-in-one, the Surface Studio 2. If the format does not change, the machine inherits a new graphics chip. According to the firm, the latter will offer 50% more power.

The Studio 2 will also come with a new, more sensitive stylus and will additionally support USB Type-C.

For the technical part, we will first find a 28-inch PixelSense screen capable of displaying a resolution of 4500 x 3000. Behind, it will be necessary to rely on a 7th generation Intel Core i7 and on Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB) or Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 (8 GB) depending on the configuration chosen.

RAM can reach 16 or 32 GB and we will be entitled to 1 or 2 TB of storage in SSD format. The front camera will reach 5 million pixels and it will be able to shoot at 1080p. Sionon, there is also a TPM chip, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and support for Xbox Wireless controllers.

On top of that, Microsoft has integrated four USB 3.0 ports, an SD card reader, a Gigabit Ethernet port, and a USB Type-C port.

Launch scheduled for November 15.

Here are the announced prices:

  • Surface Studio 2 – Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM + 1TB – $ 3,499
  • Surface Studio 2 – Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM + 1TB – $ 4,199
  • Surface Studio 2 – Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM + 2TB – $ 4,799

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The Surface helmet

As a bonus, Microsoft has lifted the veil on a new high-end headset. Microsoft mentions a smart product with an ambient noise cancellation system (30 or 40 dB) and able to pause when removed from the head.

Unsurprisingly, the product integrates Cortana and it will therefore be able to provide many different services. It is also equipped with a USB Type-C format connector and the company speaks of a 15-hour battery life.

The helmet will be priced at $ 349 and will be available later this year.

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