Microsoft has launched a new desktop machine, dubbed the Microsoft Surface Studio 2+. The new offering from Microsoft comes as a successor to the Surface Studio 2, which was introduced back in 2018. While the new machine doesn’t feature considerable upgrades over its predecessor to be called a true sequel, it does claim to deliver an improved performance with an 11th-generation Intel chip and an Nvidia RTX 3060 GPU onboard. Let us take a look at the pricing, specifications, and features of the newly launched Microsoft Surface Studio 2+.
Microsoft Surface Studio 2+ Price, Availability
The Microsoft Surface Studio 2+ is priced at $4,300, which roughly translates to ₹3,54,200 in India. It is available in a single variant with Intel Core H-35 i7 processor, 32GB of RAM, 1TB of onboard storage space, and the NVIDIA 3060 laptop GPU. Buyers will also get a one-year limited warranty with the purchase. The Surface Studio 2+ is also available with a pen, keyboard, and mouse for $4,500 (around ₹3,70,600).
Microsoft Surface Studio 2+ Features, Specifications
In terms of specifications, the Microsoft Surface Studio 2+ features a 28-inch display that offers a 4,500×3,000 pixel resolution. The machine comes equipped with Microsoft’s Pixel Sense touch technology and supports the Zero Gravity Hinge System. The display also supports DCI-P3 that has both an sRGB and Vivid profile, a contrast ratio of 1,200:1, and Dolby Vision.
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As mentioned earlier, the new Microsoft Surface Studio 2+ is powered by an 11th generation Intel Core H-35 processor coupled with an Nvidia RTX 3060 laptop GPU that features 6GB of GDDR6 GPU memory. The software giant has not elaborated on the target audience for its new desktop machine. However, it does mention the usability of the machine for performing CAD work such as 3D rendering.
In terms of connectivity, the Surface Studio 2+ offers both Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6 options. As for the ports, it has three USB-C ports with support for Thunderbolt 4, which can add up to three 4K UHD 60Hz monitors to the base unit, two USB-A 3.1 ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a gigabit Ethernet port. Other primary features on the device include a 1080p full-HD front-facing webcam, dual far-field microphones, and stereo 2.1 speakers with Dolby Atmos sound support.
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