Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Microsoft Announces Surface Studio, Surface Book and Windows 10 Creators Update

On 26 October 2016, Microsoft introduced 3 new products.
  • The Surface Studio
  • The Surface Book
  • Windows 10 Creators Update
Surface Studio
  • 28″ 4500×3000 pixels touch-screen
  • Built for professional creators
  • Mostly for drawing and painting
  • Works wonders with the new Surface Dial and the Surface Pen
  • 3 models
    • i5 / 2GB GPU / 8GB RAM / 1TB (64GB SSD) Hybrid Drive
    • i7 / 2GB GPU / 16GB RAM / 1TB (128GB SSD) Hybrid Drive
    • i7 / 4GB GPU / 32GB RAM / 2TB (128GB SSD) Hybrid Drive
Surface book
  • Surface Book i7
    • 16 hours of battery
  • Available in November 2016
  • Surface Dial
  • Also featured
    • Microsoft Hololens
    • Xbox built-in 4k Blu-ray player (with Dolby Atmos) and 4K Netflix
    • 3 models
      • i5 / 8GB 16 GB RAM / 1TB SSD / 13.5″ 3000×2000 px Display / Integrated GPU / Surface pen / 12 hours battery
      • i5 / 8GB 16 GB RAM / 1TB SSD / 13.5″ 3000×2000 px Display / 1GB GPU / Surface pen / 12 hours battery
      • i7 / 8GB 16 GB RAM / 1TB SSD / 13.5″ 3000×2000 px Display / 2GB GPU / Surface pen / 16 hours battery
    • Starting at $1499
  • Current models
    • Surface Pro 3
    • Surface Pro 4
Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Coming early 2017
  • Free
  • 3D Creation
    • Paint 3D
    • 3D in Powerpoint
    • 3D works with Remix3D, Minecraft. and Sketchup
  • Gaming
    • Game Broadcasting
My Thoughts
  • 3D in PowerPoint is what I wanted to make my training slides.
  • All the new features and updates are what my wife does not need.
  • It looks like Microsoft just wants to get that tiny slice of the market that Apple dominates.
More updates coming to this post.