Microsoft Surface Studio PC Turns Into Draft Board

- Oct 30, 2016

Microsoft recently announced the stunning Surface Studio PC, world thinnest LCD monitor with touchscreen display. It has aluminium enclosure and measure 28 inches across. It will start shipping in December.


Microsoft Surface Studio PC Features

The Surface Studio has a 28-inch touchscreen, world’s thinnest LCD monitor ever built at 12.5mm. The display has a 3:2 aspect ratio with 192 pixels per inch. The display outputs 13.5 million pixels, which is 63 percent more than a 4K television. The Surface Studio support expanded color output, Microsoft called it “True Color”, which can be useful for photographers, videographers and designers. The device comes with two variants, one model has an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, 2GB GeForce GTX 965M GPU, and a 1TB Hybrid drive, while the other model has an Intel Core i7 processor, 32GB of RAM, a 4GB GeForce GTX 980M graphics card and a 2TB drive.

The connectivity options include SDcrad, Mini Display port, Ethernet, and 4 USB 3.0 ports. It comes alongside with a new creator edition of Windows 10, which includes the biggest update of the Paint app, now called Paint 3D and more update will be seen in 2017.

Draft Surface

Surface Studio has a “zero gravity hinges”  angle it at 20-degrees, that allow it to act as a regular monitor or fold down into “Studio mode ” for a writing and drawing surface where users can use it horizontally like a drafting tablet or board.

This is a new way to create, a new way to produce, it’s absolutely a new way to work”, said Panos Panay Corporative Vise President for Surface Computing.


Surface Pen & Surface Dial

The Studio supports the Surface Pen and a new accessory the Surface Dial with Haptic feedback, that can be placed directly on the Studio to trigger menus and other features like adjusting volume, screen brightness, or scrolling through a document. You can also draw or write directly on the screen using a Surface Pen. There’s also a palm rejection for the touch screen, allowing users to avoid false inputs. You will have to purchase a Surface dial separately, it will cost for $99.99 or free for pre-orders.

Microsoft Surface Studio PC Price

The Surface studio PC world’s thinnest LCD monitor costs for $3,000 with Intel Core i5 processor, while the higher-end costs for $4,200 with an Intel Core i7 processor . It will go on sale in December. Microsoft warned there would be limited quantities available.

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