What do you associate with autumn? For some it’s another depressing time with a bunch of yellowed maple leaves, but for tech lovers this season of presentations from major electronics manufacturers. In early September, Apple introduced the world a new iPhone model, and at the end of the month, Amazon said the new “smart” columns, which are useful even in the toilet. Now is the time for Microsoft — 2 October, she held a successful event in which he introduced six new devices from the family of the Surface. Among them was wireless headphones like Apple AirPods and even a smartphone with a folding display.
No, we don’t have the wrong company Microsoft really is back on the smartphone market. The last few years in this area, there is nothing interesting, because if manufacturers have forgotten how to experiment and just started to upgrade the processor, camera and other elements of the device and to give it all for new items. In one of our we even suggested that if this continues further, people do not stop buying smartphones. It seems that Microsoft has decided to try to save the situation and introduced interesting innovations like dual display not only in smartphone but also in other devices.
Smartphone with dual display Dual Surface
Hints of the imminent release of Microsoft smartphone with two displays appeared for a long time. For example, in 2017, reporters found on the Internet a patent application of the company to use a special joint to connect two displays. It may well be that this technology is used in smartphone Dual Surface, the price is still kept secret.
The device is really equipped with two displays with a diagonal of 5.6 inches. When folded, the device looks like a notebook with a Microsoft logo, but if you reveal it, it turns into a full-fledged tablet. The company has long abandoned the Windows mobile version, so smartphone running on Android system. By the way, on each screen you can open two different applications.
Specifications Dual Surface is still unknown. However, to worry about the possible weakness is not necessary, because the company would not have to equip a bad hardware device on which many people obviously want to run the game. That desire owners will clearly occur because the disclosed positioning the smartphone horizontally, one screen will show the gameplay, and the other will play the role of a controller.
Updated Laptop laptops Surface Pro 3
In 2017, the laptop is the Microsoft Surface a Laptop included in the top ten devices according to Time magazine. The third generation of the device became even better and had two versions with 13.5 and 15 inch displays. Low-end model cost about 65 000 got an Intel 10-th generation. The older version for 78 000, not surprisingly, turned out to be more powerful thanks to a special version of the AMD Ryzen.
In laptops the first time the USB Type-C finally they have become truly modern. Microsoft representatives assured that the battery charge is enough for day use and one hour of downtime, the charge will fill the battery to 80%. Among other innovations is to provide a large trackpad and removable hard disk.
The Surface Pro tablet 7 for work tasks
Times released last year Surface Pro 6 gone — it was replaced by the updated, seventh edition. Like its predecessor, the novelty has a display with a diagonal of 12.3 inches, but as the above laptops received the support of USB port-C. the tablet can be connected an external keyboard and Surface Type Keyboard, so it will probably be convenient to perform work tasks. But the tablet is not just for office workers — with a pen Surface Pen it is convenient to draw.
Special emphasis on the representatives of the company made on the new microphones — they argue that recorded sound has Studio quality. In fact, it is quite a dubious innovation, because the calls is so high quality is useless, and professionals will still use external microphones. But the tablet is able to listen to speech and translate it into text that must be very convenient. All this stuff will cost 49 000.
Hybrid Surface Pro X
Like transformers, able to transform from tablet to laptop, are available from many companies. However, the Surface Pro X there is one advantage — around his 13-inch display has almost no limits. This means that watching video on this screen will be much nicer than other devices. And looks new obviously looks more attractive than a competitors.
Inside it there is a special CPU Surface SQ1, which is based on a chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx. The performance of the tablet promises to be on top, because during tests this product from Qualcomm demonstrated the same power as the Intel Core i5 processor. Hybrid tablet and laptop for 65 000 is clearly interested many compact size and features like removable hard drive, the availability of quick charging and a special groove under the stylus Surface Slim. In General, this is a very interesting device for fashion designers.
Hybrid Surface Neo
Microsoft, apparently, was not one of the emerging tablet — that’s another one. This transformer has a different design and is generally similar to the aforementioned smartphone Dual Surface. Two huge display with a diagonal of 9 inches supports working with the stylus Surface Pen, and if necessary, over the bottom of the display you can overlay attached to the body of the keyboard.
Apparently, a hybrid tablet Microsoft Surface Neo can be used roughly as a laptop Apple MacBook Pro. During printing of the text a person will have the ability to enter handwritten text and choose the Emoji character on the touch screen. Applications you can think of a lot — write your use cases in our Telegram chat. It’s really interesting.
Surface wireless headphones Earbuds
Releasing in 2016 AirPods, Apple has created a standard Bluetooth headset. To develop at least a little similar device tried even Microsoft. Of course, in addition minimalist appearance, the company has given them exclusive features. For example, using taps and swipes on the headphones, users can not only switch tracks but also control PowerPoint presentations.
A headset from Microsoft is able to translate speech from 60 different languages. If you have a case for charging, the stored energy should be enough for day use. As you can see, opportunities Surface more Earbuds than the Apple AirPods. There is therefore nothing surprising in the fact that they are slightly more expensive — about 16 000.