Microsoft has released three new Surface products. The Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Studio 2 all improve the specifications on last year's versions along with a minor upgrade to the look and improved memory and processor configurations. Here's the low down on what was announced today.
Microsoft Surface 2018 Pricing
Surface Pro 6: Pricing starts at $1349 for the entry level Surface Pro 6. That comes with 8GB RAM of memory, an 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor and 128GB of storage. You can bump that up to 16GB of memory and a Core i7 processor with options for 256GB, 512BG and 1TB of storage.
Surface Laptop 2: Pricing starts at $1499 for the Surface Laptop 2 with 8GB RAM of memory, an 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor and 128GB of storage. It comes with the same upgrade options as the Surface Pro 6.
Surface Studio 2: Pricing for Microsoft's desktop starts at $5499. That delivers 16GB RAM of memory, an 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor and 1TB of storage. If you need 32GB of RAM, the price goes to $6599 and 2TB of storage with the increased memory takes the price to $7499.
2018 Microsoft Surface Specifications
|Surface Pro 6||Surface Laptop 2||Surface Studio 2|
|Dimensions||292 x 201 x 8.5 mm||308.1 x 223.27 x 14.48 mm||637.35 x 438.90 x 12.50 mm (display only)/td>|
|Weight||770g (no Type Cover)||1252g||9.56kg|
|CPU||Intel Core 8th Gen i5/i7||Intel Core 8th Gen i5/i7||Intel Core 7th Gen i7-7820HQ|
|Storage||128GB, 256GB, 512GB or 1TB||128GB, 256GB, 512GB or 1TB||1TB or 2TB|
|Memory||8GB or 16GB||8GB or 16GB||16GB or 32GB|
|Display||12.3” PixelSense||13.5” PixelSense||28” PixelSense|
|Resolution||2736 x 1824||2256 x 1504||4500 x 3000|
|Camera||5.0MP front-facing camera
|720p HD front-facing camera||1080p HD front-facing camera|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home||Windows 10 Home||Windows 10 Pro|
|Colours||Platinum or black||Burgundy, Platinum, Cobalt Blue, Black||N/A|
Microsoft Surface release dates
All three new devices are available for pre-order from Microsoft today. The Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 will start shipping on 16 October 2018 but there's no firm date on the Surface Studio 2 at the moment.