Microsoft has introduced the brand new Floor Studio Laptop computer that has a brand new hinge design that transforms it from a regular laptop computer right into a creator’s canvas that invitations using a pen for drawing and picture enhancing.
The Microsoft Floor Studio Laptop computer is powered by the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti laptop computer GPU and one among two quad-core eleventh Gen Intel Core processors (i5 or i7). It ships with both 16 or 32 GB of LPDDR4x RAM.
The laptop computer is designed to regulate to completely different bodily configurations to permit for higher use in numerous scenareos. It could actually sit like a conventional laptop computer, however may also use a brand new hinge to deliver the display screen nearer to the person and canopy the keyboard, but in addition lay fully flat to permit for a extra snug place to make use of a pen. Talking of a pen, it makes use of the brand new Floor Slim Pen 2 which may slide underneath the lip on the entrance of the pc to stow and cost. The laptop computer additionally makes use of contact gestures and voice typing.
Apart from the hinge, Microsoft’s design is completely different than most different laptops in the marketplace. The Floor Studio Laptop computer is fairly thick and the cooling system that’s seen beneath the keyboard and trackpad is inset from the remainder of the physique of the pc which permits for that aforementioned lip that the Slim Pen attaches to. The laptop computer isn’t significantly skinny in consequence: it measures 12.7 x 9.0 x 0.7 inches and weighs as much as 1820.2 grams (about 4 kilos).
Revisiting the hinged display screen, it’s a 14.4-inch 2400 x 1600 “PixelSense Movement” show that refreshes as much as 120Hz. Microsoft says it has a conrast ratio of 1,500:1, helps Dolby Imaginative and prescient content material, and has 10-point multi-touch assist. Specifics on what to anticipate so far as shade accuracy weren’t supplied, although Microsoft touts it as having “true-to-life shade.”
The Floor Studio Laptop computer options 2 USB 4.0 ports with assist for Thunderbolt 4, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a single floor join port. It doesn’t seem to have an SD card port or any digicam media card assist for that matter. It does have a detachable SSD that is available in 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB capability choices.
The Microsoft Surface Studio Laptop is offered for pre-order now starting at $1,600 for the Intel i5, 16GB of RAM, and 256GB of SSD storage configuration and ranges up to $3,100 for the Intel i7, 32GB of RAM, and 2TB of SSD storage. It is going to begin transport on October 4.