In the event held in October 2019 in New York, Microsoft surprised with the 9-inch Surface Neo double-screen devices, and Duo, a 5.6-inch folding cell phone with Android, although these new models will not arrive until well into 2020 What you can buy in 2019 are the new members of the Surface family: Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3, which were presented on October 15 in Madrid. Surface has been in existence for 7 years with the philosophy of innovation, versatility, productivity and making technology disappear, in the sense that it suits the user and not vice versa. Make life easier. This started with the Surface RT model and continues with these devices, said Antonio Cruz, director of the Surface Business Unit in Spain, who has given all the details about them.
Surface Laptop 3: 15 inches and USB-C port
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The Redmond giant updates the third generation by introducing a new size of 15 inches, one of the most requested by portable users. Thus, it is now possible to acquire this larger model while maintaining the 13.5-inch model. Both laptops They incorporate fast charging and, when plugged in for an hour, the battery fills up to 80 percent of its capacity, according to Microsoft. Both promise up to 11.5 hours of autonomy.
As many users demanded, Surface Laptop 3 brings a USB-C port to connect external batteries, peripherals and other devices. Also, a USB-A port, input Jack of 3.5mm headphones or headphones and a Surface Connect port.
Although both computers are identical in design, the 13.5 integrates tenth generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, while the 15-inch premieres AMD Ryzen processors specifically created for Microsoft Surface and boosts performance with integrated graphics. In RAM, the smaller one can be configured with up to 16 GB of RAM and the model with AMD with up to 32 GB. In storage, however, that of 13.5 reaches up to 1 TB, while the other at most 512 GB. In both, that is, the hard drive is removable, so you can safeguard all sensitive information from cybercriminals, although it can only be extracted by a qualified technician following Microsoft's instructions.
In design, the third generation comes with an aluminum body and a light weight of 1.3 kilos (13.5 inches) and 1.5 kilos (15 inches).
The Surface Laptop 3 laptop will go on sale on October 22 for a price that starts at 1,149 euros.
Surface Pro 7: 2-in-1 convertible with laptop performance
With a 12.3-inch screen and weighing between 775 and 790 grams (depending on the integrated processor), the Surface Pro 7 2-in-1 computer works with the tenth generation of Intel Core processors (up to i7), up to 16 GB of RAM and SSDs up to 1 TB. Its autonomy gives for a long working day (up to 10.5 hours), but if you need more, just as Surface Laptop 3 has a fast charge (up to 80 percent in just over an hour). A USB-A port, a USB-C, Jack 3.5mm, mini display port and Surface Connect ensure its connection to screens, charging accessories and other devices.
The Signature removable keyboard case allows you to use the tablet as a laptop, with the advantage that it has a very practical support to hold it on a stable table. For leisure, it allows you to enjoy movies and music with a resolution of 2,736 x 1,824 (267 dpi) and Dolby Audio Premium sound.
Surface Pro 7 arrive at stores on October 22 (from 899 euros).
Surface Pro X: to take it everywhere
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This model is the great novelty of Microsoft, and it is perfect if you are looking for maximum portability: this 13-inch 2-in-1 Surface Pro X convertible has everything you need to take it everywhere.
Thanks to a thickness of 7.3 mm, the thinnest of this manufacturer, and an aluminum alloy weighs only 774 grams. Its autonomy of up to 13 hours, the same fast charge as Surface Pro 7, LTE connectivity and two USB C ports are other features that make this device perfect for travel. A custom processor, developed jointly with Qualcomm, a RAM of up to 16 GB and storage of up to 512 GB (with a removable hard disk) complete the list of specifications. To get the most out of it, the Slim Pen 3 accessories and the Surface Arc mouse, sold separately.
“It's the thinnest Surface and the evolution of the entire Surface series. In design it has the thinness of a mobile phone, 7.3 mm, but it does not stop including 3: 2 aspect to increase productivity, two USB-C ports, screen without bezels, a spectacular resolution, the renewed pencil, which it is loaded inside the keyboard, and Qualcomm's DNA, ”explained Antonio Cruz.
Surface Pro X will be commercialized on November 29 in Spain from 1,149 euros.