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New Microsoft Surface Laptops - Now With Windows 11

Microsoft had their Surface Laptop announcement on 9/22 with new devices … Including a new phone! We’re here to go over the basics of what to expect in the new Surface products.
All new Surface products have Windows 11.

Surface Laptop Studio

MS-surfaceThe Surface Laptop Studio has a three-position display, a slimmer, sleeker profile, and a 14-inch size. It will replace the Surface Book 3. Some of the things with this laptop that we don’t like are that it has nonremovable memory and service center-only storage upgrades.

It has a sleek 14.4″ 120HZ PixelSense Flow touchscreen. It is the most powerful Surface laptop with its Quad-core powered 11th Gen Intel® Core™ H Series processors and has up to 32GB RAM and up to 2TB SSD. It also has a 120Hz refresh rate.

More features that come with the Surface Laptop Studio:

  • 14.4″ touchscreen
  • 16GB or 32GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 1080p resolution front-facing camera.
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics

Surface Pro 8

MS-surface-pro-8The Surface Pro 8 is a laptop with the flexibility of a tablet as Microsoft announced. With its kickstand, anyone can watch videos at any angle at any given time. It comes with the 11th Gen Intel cor Processors and has all-day battery power. You can stay connected all day with 16 hours of battery power so users can stay connected anywhere. The Surface Pro 8 has High-speed connections with two Thunderbolt™ 4 ports and it is only 1.96lbs!

The Surface Pro 8 has Windows 11 and it is a great way to stay connected with more power. You can use their new Surface Slim Pen 2 to stay creative and it is ideal to maneuver throughout the laptop/tablet.

It has a larger 13″ touchscreen, a built-in 5.0MP 1080p front-facing camera and 10MP 4K rear-facing camera, a dedicated charging port, and Wi-Fi 6 for ultra-fast bandwidth.

The new Surface Pro 8 comes in 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB of memory as well as a Firmware TPM chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support and enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in.

More features that come with the Surface Pro 8:

  • Screen: 13” PixelSense™ Flow Display
  • Resolution: 2880 x 1920 (267 PPI)
  • Up to 120Hz refresh rate (60Hz default).
  • Removable solid-state drive (SSD) options: 128GB or 256GB
  • 512GB or 1TB of storage
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p full HD video
  • 10.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD and 4k video

Surface Pro X

surface-pro-XThe Surface Pro X is designed to keep up anywhere.
With it having a 13″ touchscreen, it can see and do more on the hi-res, virtually edge-to-edge PixelSense™ Display, navigate naturally on screen with touch, and with its signature, 3:2 aspect ratio means that you’re viewing Word docs, websites, and more perfectly scaled.
It has a custom-built Microsoft processor that delivers fast, an 8-core performance that can multitask across Microsoft 365* apps and multiple tabs and enjoy console-caliber gaming.

More features that come with the Surface Pro X:

  • Available with optional Gigabit LTE4
  • Built-in, front-facing camera with 1080p HD video, backed by dual Studio Mics and optimized speakers for the best calling experience yet on Surface Pro
  • 2 USB-C® ports connect to 4K external monitors, charge your phone, or use a USB drive
  • 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB of memory
  • Screen: 13” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 2880×1920 (267 PPI)
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Surface Go 3

surface-go-3Microsoft Surface Go 3 is ready to go anywhere with you!
It has a 10.5″ touchscreen display that is easy to go wherever you need it. Perfect for easy tasks, homework, and play.
Windows 11 is built-in and you can plug it in using a USB-C Port.
This is one of Microsoft’s more “basic” models.

More features that come with the Surface Duo 2:

  • Choice of faster Intel® Pentium® Gold or Intel® Core™ i3 processor
  • Up to 8GB of RAM
  • All-day battery life of up to 11 hours
  • 4GB or 8GB memory
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing auto-focus camera with 1080p HD video

Surface Duo 2


The Surface Duo 2 is a 2-screen smartphone with lightning-fast 5G¹. One of the key features of the original Surface Duo was its ability to “span” apps across both its displays, putting an image on one side for example, and editing options on the other. You can also drag and drop items from one screen to the other, taking something you were editing for example, and dropping it into a Microsoft Teams chat.

Microsoft did upgrade its cameras. With the dynamic triple-lens camera, instantly capture vibrant, high-quality photos and 4K video across two screens, while viewing, editing, and delivering them across your devices.

More features that come with the Surface Duo 2:

  • Two high-resolution touchscreens light up new reading, gaming, and entertainment experiences
  • Open and see any two apps on each screen to easily compare or copy and paste content
  • Front-facing Camera: 12MP, f/2.0, 24 mm,1.0µm. Flash: Dual led – dual color flash
  • Photos:
    • Auto mode with low-light & HDR multi-frame photo capture and dynamic range scene detection
    • Dedicated night photography mode
    • Smooth Zoom between all 3 Rear Facing Camera combined with digital super zoom up to 10x
    • Portrait mode with adjustable depth control. Portrait mode is supported for wide and tele cameras. Machine learning used for portrait mode
    • Panorama mode with a wide dynamic range
    • Capture a short video during photo capture with a long press
    • Capture photos during video recording
  • Video recording:
    • HDR Video
    • 4K video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
    • 1080p video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
    • Slow motion video at 120 or 240fps
    • HEVC and H.264 video recording formats
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
  • Battery Life
    • Up to 15.5 hours of Local Video Playback
    • Up to 28 hours of Talk Time

We have attached links to each product provided within the article for more information.



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