Microsoft announces new Surface devices and accessories in online event
Speaker 1: This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now, Microsoft held an all digital event and revealed a total of eight new devices and accessories. Here's what's new. The surface pro eight features a 13 inch, 120 Hertz touchscreen display Thunderbolt for support and 16 hours of battery life. Microsoft as processor upgrades inside the surface pro eight translate to 43% more computing power and 75% faster graphics. The company also unveiled [00:00:30] the high powered surface laptop studio designed for professionals. It has three positions, a standard laptop mode, a touch screen centric, stage mode and studio mode, which lays the screen completely flat. Two other surface models got modest updates. The surface go three has a processor upgrade and the surface prox will now ship with windows 11 and support 64 bit software emulation. Microsoft also showed off the duo two, an updated version of the folding dual screen handheld device.
Speaker 1: It [00:01:00] launched in 2020, the newest duo add three cameras, 5g connectivity, and NFC for contactless payment, as well as other quality of life upgrades and features. There were also three new accessories announced a new surface slim pen too. With a processor. Microsoft says can mimic the feeling of pen on paper when in use a mouse made of 20% recycled ocean plastic and a surface adaptive kit available later this year, that offers labels and openers for disabled customers to modify their devices for [00:01:30] easier use. Wondering about device launch, date, and pricing, visit CNET for all the details.