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Microsoft launches new versions of Surface Go, Surface Book and Surface Headphones

Microsoft Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, Surface Headphones 2 and other accessories were launched this Wednesday (6)

This Wednesday (6) the Microsoft announced a series of new products in the line Surface, with new versions of Surface Go, of Surface Book It's from Surface Headphones, all aimed at helping people who, at this time of the COVID-19, seek solutions that allow them to maintain the productivity and quality of their work regardless of where they are.

Surface Go 2

Known as the most affordable 2-in-1 solution across the board Surface, O Surface Go original was very successful among schools and government and private organizations due to the compact design and versatility of the device (which has a touch screen, pen and keyboard), the possibility of an LTE connection (which allows you to connect to the internet even in areas that do not have Wi -Fi) and the design that facilitates transport to any place.

So the Surface Go 2 retain all of these same features, but offer users a slightly larger 10.5-inch screen (the Surface Go original was 10 inches) with PixelSense technology and Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), but maintaining the same 3: 2 ratio that is already a brand of the line's devices Surface.

The device also exists in two versions: one with 4GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage and processor Pentium Gold, and one with 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage and a processor Core m3 generation – and Microsoft claims that this model with the processor Core m3 has a performance 64% better than the Pentium Gold, being a version designed for those who need not only versatile equipment, but also powerful.

surface go 2The Surface Go 2 will have several customizable covers so you can leave the device with your face (Image: Microsoft)

Both models also have a battery with a service life of up to 10 consecutive days on a single charge, and it comes standard with the Studio Mics, the dual microphone solution from Microsoft which ensures greater clarity of the voice and reduces background noise in video calls and videoconferences.

O Surface Go 2 reach stores on May 12th, and be available from $ 399.

Specifications Surface Go 2
Operational system Windows 10 Home
Screen 10.5-inch Pixelsense 3: 2 aspect ratio, 19201080 (220 PPI)
Processor Intel Pentium Gold 4425YIntel Core m3 8 generation
Memory 4 GB or 8 GB
Storage 64 GB or 256 GB 64 GBSSD eMMC
Rear camera 8MP auto focus (1080p)
Front camera 5MP (1080p)
Security Windows Hello face authentication camera
Connectivity Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0
Doors 1x USB-C1x microSDXC1x Surface ConnectKeyboard surface connector 3.5mm headphone connector
Drums Up to 10 hours
Weight 1.2 lbs (544g) on ??the back without LTE1.22 lbs (553g) on ??the back with LTE
Colors Silver
Price $ 399.99 (Pentium Gold, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, without LTE)$ 549 (Pentium Gold, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, without LTE)$ 629 (Core m3, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, without LTE)$ 729 (Core m3, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, with LTE)$ 879 (Core m3, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, with LTE)

Surface Book 3

Keeping the same guideline as the line of offering notebooks that combine high processing power with the versatility of a tablet, the Surface Book 3 offers users a thin and light notebook but with performance at the same level as a desktop.

Available in models with 13.5 and 15 screens with PixelSense technology, the great advantage of these notebooks is the use of processors Intel Core 10 generation and GPUs (chips specialized in video processing) GeForce GTX and RTX Frame gives Nvidia, which makes these notebooks some of the most powerful devices on the market and perfect for even heavy video processing tasks. These models are intended for professional use or for those looking for a notebook to play anywhere, since the Surface Book 3 can run several of the most recent releases available on the Xbox Game Pass at 1080p and 60 fps.

Microsoft Surface Book 3Microsoft Surface Book 3 (GIF: Microsoft)

The device also comes standard with up to 32 GB of RAM and an SSD M.2 2280 for up to 2 TB of storage, this being the fastest memory unit ever launched in a notebook by Microsoft, and that should make the task of programmers much faster, making it much faster to compile lines of codes and manage packages. It even comes with a battery that promises up to 17.5 hours of continuous use on a single charge.

O Surface Book 3 be available in stores from May 21st, and be sold from $ 1599.

Specifications Surface Book 3
Operational system Windows 10 Home
Screen 13.5-inch or 15-inch PixelSense 3: 2 aspect ratio 3000x2000p (267 PPI) resolution
Processor Intel Core i5-1035G7Intel Core i7-1065G7
Video Intel Iris Plus GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX-1650 (4GB) NVIDIA GeForce GTX-1660 Ti (6GB)
Memory 8GB, 16GB or 32GB LPDDR4x
Storage 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD
Doors 2x USB-A1x USB-C1x headphone connector2x Surface Connect1x SDXC card connector
Camera rear 8MP auto focus (1080p)
Front camera 5MP (1080p)
Connectivity Wi-Fi 6Bluetooth 5.0Automatic connection with Xbox consoles
Security Windows HelloChip TPM 2.0 face authentication camera for enterprise network security
Dimension 312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm – 23 mm (13.5 ? model) 343 mm x 251 mm x 15 mm – 23 mm (15 ? model)
Weight 1534 g (13.5 ? model with i5 processor) 1642 g (13.5 ? model with i7 processor) 1905 g (15 ? model)
Price From $ 1599.99

Surface Headphones 2

microsoft surface headphones 2Surface Headphones 2 (Image: Microsoft)

With a design made especially to fit any head model and muffle the external noise, the Surface Headphones 2 offers users not only spectacular sound quality, but also 13 levels of ambient noise control, allowing them to choose whether to be totally isolated from external noise or only partially.

These controls become very useful in this period when people are being forced to work from their homes, as they allow them to adjust the external noise cancellation in order to continue paying attention to the environment to know when their children are up to something, or to isolate themselves from the outside world when, for example, your dog is barking and hindering you from listening to what is being said at a meeting. And, with a battery that allows continuous use for up to 20h, it is possible to use these headphones all day long without having to take them out of your ear to charge.

O Surface Headphones 2 be available from May 12th, and be sold from $ 249.

Surface Earbuds

Microsoft Surface EarbudsMicrosoft Surface Earbuds (Image: Microsoft)

Microsoft's solution for those who prefer that type of wireless headset that fits inside the ear, the Surface Earbuds It is a great option to listen to music or podcasts while exercising, preparing dinner or taking the dog for a walk.

In addition to a design made to fit comfortably in the ear and not move with the user's movements, the Earbuds they offer excellent sound quality as well as intuitive controls, which allow you to answer a phone call or change music without having to take your smartphone out of your pocket. And, with integration Office 365, it is also possible to listen to emails received on Outlook or dictate texts that will be written in Outlook, Word or Power point while busy doing other activities.

With a shipping box that also doubles as a charger, the Surface Earbuds offers the user up to 24 hours of use without the need to be plugged into the outlet. The device arrives at stores on May 12, and will be sold from $ 199.

Surface Dock 2 and other accessories

Microsoft Surface Dock 2Microsoft Surface Dock 2 (Image: Microsoft)

THE Microsoft He also took advantage of the day to announce some accessories that will help those who need to work from home. One of them Surface Dock 2, the new version of the device that makes it possible to interconnect several devices and make loading and exchanging information between them faster. The device offers four USB-C ports, two USB-A ports, a network connector for ethernet cable, a headphone jack and a Kensington lock to ensure that no one disconnects their devices. O Surface Dock 2 arrives in stores on May 26, and will be sold from $ 259.99.

Microsoft USB-C Travel HubMicrosoft USB-C Travel Hub (Image: Microsoft)

Another accessory launched on this date is Microsoft USB-C Travel Hub, an accessory developed to take anywhere and facilitate the connection of different devices. O Travel Hub it has a USB-C port, a USB-A port, an HDMI output, a VGA output and a network connector for ethernet cable. The device arrives at stores in the month of May, and will cost from $ 99.99.

Microsoft Ergonomic DesktopMicrosoft Ergonomic Desktop Kit (Image: Microsoft)

The latest products presented by Microsoft there were two new keyboard and mouse kits, with options for those looking for wired and wireless equipment. The wired version, called Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop, offers an ergonomic design, with curves that make the positioning of the hands more natural when typing and a large padded space for resting the wrists, and a mouse with two side buttons and greater space for the finger. This kit will sell for $ 89.99.

Microsoft Bluetooth DesktopMicrosoft Bluetooth Desktop Kit (Image: Microsoft)

J o Microsoft Bluetooth Desktop the kit with keyboard and wireless mouse that has a much simpler design, being a more compact option for those who do not have much space at their desks. The keyboard still has a numeric pad, but Microsoft has combined the function keys with the media control keys at the top of the model, thus allowing the creation of a more compact keyboard that offers all the necessary features for use. The mouse is also much simpler, and consists of only two click buttons and a central scroll button. As simpler, this kit will also be cheaper, and will be sold by $ 59.99.

Source: Microsoft