Microsoft continues to make strides with their Surface brand. Their products are a true reflection of our digital lifestyle. The Surface design focus’ on portability, connectivity, and productivity and paired with the evolving Microsoft 365 package, now featuring applications like Microsoft Teams, helping keep people connected – especially in these precarious times.
The new product line up includes: Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, Surface Headphones 2, Surface Earbuds, Surface Dock 2 and the Microsoft USB-C Travel Hub. Let’s take a look at each one.
Surface Go 2
The Surface Go 2 keeps that same thin and lightweight design, but now offers a 10.5-inch PixelSense display. A welcomed, improved battery life and up to 64% faster performance than the original 8th-gen Intel Core M options. The new dual microphone solution (Studio Mics) enhance voice clarity and reduce background noise. The 5MP front facing camera is another welcomed improvement to deliver better Teams meeetings, even in low light. The new Camera app makes it easy for users to scan documents and whiteboards with the rear-facing camera. The Surface Go 2 pairs perfectly with the new Type Covers, available in Platinum, Black, Poppy Red, and Ice Blue.
Perfect for: Students, Travel, Bloggers, Email + General Computing
Surface Book 3
The Surface Book 3 is a feature packed work-horse. The original design purpose was to give the user the power of a desktop, versatility of a tablet and the freedom of a light and thin laptop.
Surface Book 3 is Microsoft’s most powerful laptop ever, with 50% more performance than the Surface Book 2, it has up to 17.5 hours of battery life and a beautiful high DPI PixelSense display. A precise trackpad and cozy keyboard paired with Intel’s 10th Generation Intel Core processors and a choice of NVIDIA GeForce GTX or Quadro RTX GPUs.
Perfect for: Designers, Engineers, Developers, Gamers, Video/Photo editors
Surface Headphones 2
Delivering on exceptional sound quality and noise cancellation, the Surface Headphones 2 also boast a 20 hour battery life. One of the most interesting features is the 13 levels of ambient noise control, specifically tuned to either block out or amplify human voices. An updated ear cup design allows for 180 degree rotation for greater comfort when wearing around your neck. Available in Platinum and Black.
The Surface earbuds are packed with voice and touch command controls which make starting a phone call or changing the song without having to touch your device. Omnisonic sound technology delivers a rich and immersive experience in a ultra-comfortable and stable fit. These earbuds also integrate with Microsoft 365, allowing you to catch up on emails in Outlook or dictate in Word, Outlook or PowerPoint. Enjoy all day battery life with the included wireless charging case.
Surface Dock 2
The Surface Dock 2 helps expand your workspace with a simple magnetic click and delivers faster charging, higher data transfer rates and enterprise management tools. Connect up to two additional monitors through the USB-C ports, Gigabit Ethernet, two USB-A ports and Auxiliary audio.
Microsoft USB-C Travel Hub
The new travel accessory provides superior connectivity in a small form factor. One USB-C connection expands to Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, VGA, USB-A and a pass-through USB-C.