Microsoft Surface Event 2022: Details of All Products & Announcements
Microsoft Surface Event 2022 held at 10 AM ET (7:30 PM IST). Here are the details of each & every product launch or announcement held in the global event.
The latest Surface tablet and laptop were among the new Surface products that were unveiled at Microsoft’s Surface event last night.
All of Microsoft’s announcements made in Microsoft Surface Event 2022 on Wednesday are covered here.
Microsoft Surface Pro 9
A Microsoft-owned touch tablet called the Surface Pro 9 makes it simple for users to convert from laptop to tablet mode and vice versa.
Microsoft has announced two variants of the Surface Pro 9 this year, one powered by 12th generation Intel Core processors and the other by Microsoft’s SQ3 CPU, which was developed in collaboration with Qualcomm and gives the tablet 5G connection.
The Wi-Fi model is available with 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB of RAM, whilst the 5G version only comes in 8GB or 32GB RAM variants.
The Surface Pro 9 has a 1TB SSD in the Wi-Fi version and a 512GB SSD in the Qualcomm version.
According to Microsoft, the Qualcomm version has a battery life of up to 19 hours compared to the Intel version’s 15.5 hours.
Two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 capability are included with the Surface Pro 9, which is powered by Intel. The other Qualcomm model, meanwhile, has a SIM slot in place of Thunderbolt 4 connectivity.
While the Intel-based model aims to deliver performance, people who want to utilize a laptop while traveling will find the Qualcomm-based model handy. The 2022 model has a 13-inch, 120Hz display with a 2,880 x 1,920 resolution.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5
The Surface Laptop 5 offers an all-day battery life, according to Microsoft, and is powered by the 12th Generation Intel Core CPU family.
The 13.5 or 15-inch models come in i5 or i7 configurations; however, the larger model is limited to the i7. Additionally, both models come with up to 1TB of storage and 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB of RAM.
One USB-C port with Thunderbolt 4 capability, one USB-A port, and a 3.5mm audio connector are all included on the Surface Laptop 5.
Due to the smaller display, the 13.5-inch model’s battery life is up to 18 hours, compared to the 15-inch model’s up to 17 hours.
Microsoft Surface Studio 2+
The Surface Studio 2+ is an all-in-one PC that can easily manage heavy tasks and was created for people who need unrestricted processing capability and professional artists.
It boasts a 28-inch touchscreen with a 4,500 x 3,000 resolution. The AIO has 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage and is equipped with an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and a laptop version of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card.
A gigabit ethernet port, two USB-A ports, one 3.5mm audio connector, three USB-C ports with Thunderbolt capability, and three USB-C ports are all included with the Surface Studio 2+.
Announcements In Microsoft Surface Event 2022
Microsoft also announced a lot of other things in addition to the Surface products. Microsoft has released Adaptive Accessories, including a configurable mouse, an Adaptive Hub that connects wirelessly or through USB-C, a joystick button, and many more, building on the popularity of the Xbox Adaptive Controller.
Although the price has not yet been announced, the Integrated Accessories will be on sale on October 25.
Microsoft also unveiled Designer, a new application. It is an AI-powered tool for graphic artists. According to the business, all you need to do is impart an idea to the AI for it to produce something meaningful.