Microsoft has launched its newest killer machine, the Microsoft Surface Studio. Basically it an all-in-one PC. The design is a game changer for all PC’s out there currently in the market.
Ideally for creatives — illustrators, artists, craftspeople, the Surface Studio’s killer feature is easily the chrome hinge that pushes the big 28-inch touchscreen down to a 20-degree angle.
And when it is In that position, the Studio becomes a digital workstation, with its touch and digital pen inputs now front and center.
Adding to this is the Surface Dial, which can control additional properties when used against the Microsoft Surface Studio screen.
This is the very first time Microsoft has build something to battle against Apple’s iMacs.
Here are the full specs:
- Display: 28-inch 4500 x 3000 PixelSense LCD (192 PPI), 3:2 aspect ratio, Adobe sRGB and DCI-P color settings, 10-point multitouch
- Processor: sixth-generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7
- Storage: 1TB or 2TB hybrid drive
- Memory: 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB of RAM
- Graphics: GeForce GTX 965M 2GB (in Core i5 Studio) or GTX 980M 4GB (in Core i7 Studio)
- I/O: 4 USB 3.0 (one high power), 3.5mm headphone jack, SD card slot, Ethernet, Mini DisplayPort
- Wireless: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
- Cameras: 5MP front camera with Windows Hello support, 1080p video rear camera
- Sound: Stereo 2.1 Dolby audio
Performance-wise, it’s a Windows 10 PC. The 28-inch canvas means gestures become huge sweeping motions. The powerful Intel Core i7 chip and Nvidia graphics processor are exactly what pro-level users demand, and they’re absolutely necessary on this machine.
It will be available “in limited quantities” this holiday for $2,999, $3,499, or $4,199, depending on hardware options.
The Surface Dial is a $99 accessory. It is more inbuilt than it first appears. It works like this: You drop it on the screen, where a menu specific to your app appears. Dial to the function you want then push in to select, then now the dial will make adjustments as you twist.
This newly unveiled product has surely put consumers into excitement.