Microsoft Adds Surface 9 Pro, Laptop 5, Studio 2+ and Integration with Apple

Microsoft launched a slew of products at its Wednesday virtual event. It includes Microsoft Surface Studio 2+, Surface 9 Pro, Surface Laptop 5, a new graphics design app Microsoft Designer and integration with Apple over iCloud.

Here’s a recap of the recent announcements.

Microsoft launched new Surface devices

Microsoft came up with quite a lot of Surface hardware at the event. The Surface Laptop 5 is an Intel 12th Gen Evo series-powered laptop with yo to 32GB LPDDR5x RAM and 1TB of storage. Available in 13.5″ and 15″ sizes, it has Dolby Vision IQ and Windows 11, among other features.

The Surface 9 Pro has a 13-inch two-in-one display with PixelSense technology and is powered by Intel 12th Gen Evo processor though a second variant has Microsoft SQ 3 processor that the Redmond-based giant developed in partnership with Qualcomm.

Next up, we have Surface Studio 2+ which is a high-caliber machine with 28-inch PixelSense display along with Intel Core H-35 processor (11th-gen) alongside Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU onboard.

It has double the GPU performance compared to Surface Studio 2. It comes with 1TB SSD along with 32GB of RAM, an all-in-one Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos support, and other specs.

Microsoft Designer, a new graphics designing an app, has been added to Microsoft 365. It is a great asset plugged with artificial intelligence to help content creators and designers develop new images and ideas for their social media.

Microsoft has also partnered with Apple, where iOS users can finally check photos and videos uploaded to iCloud on their Windows 11 devices. If that’s not all, Xbox consoles will be able to stream both Apple TV and Apple Music by next year.

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