New Microsoft Surface devices: Prices, release dates, and where to buy
Microsoft held an event on Oct. 2 to announce the Surface Duo, Surface Neo tablet, Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7, and Earbuds. Here's how much everything costs, plus when and where to buy.
There's a foldable Android phone, a dual-screen mobile device, an iPad Pro-sized 2-in-1, and even new wireless earbuds to drool over. If these new Surface goods interest you, here's when you can grab them and for how much. Be sure to bookmark this page, as we plan to update it over time with more information, including deals, when that becomes available.
Every new Microsoft Surface device
Here's a first look at pricing details, release dates, and retailer availability.
Surface Duo is perhaps the most exciting device announced. It's a dual-screen, heavily skinned Android smartphone. Although Microsoft seems reluctant to call it a phone, it can handle calls. It has two 5.6-inch screens that unfold to 8.3 inches, and just like the new Surface Neo, it can be used in a variety of modes.
Unfortunately, it's still in development and not quite ready for release.
Surface Neo is a dual-screen device that runs Windows 10X, a new version of Windows 10. It features a 360-degree hinge that connects two 9-inch screens, which open up to a full-size 13-inch display. Microsoft said it's built for productivity and multitasking like a PC, as it can run productivity apps and works with the Surface Pen and a Bluetooth mouse.
The new Surface Laptop 3 now comes in two sizes: 13.5 inches and 15 inches.
The 13.5-inch model features 10th-generation Intel Core processors and is available in Sandstone and Cobalt in Alcantara or a machined aluminum all-metal finish. As for the 15-inch model, it has the new AMD Ryzen Surface Edition processors, a 20% larger glass trackpad, both USB-A and USB-C with fast charging, and "improved" front cameras.
Surface Pro X is Microsoft's take on iPad Pro. It has a 13-inch screen, is 5.33mm thick, and weighs 1.68 pounds, making it the thinnest and lightest Surface Pro device. It features Microsoft's SQ1 processor, which was co-designed with Qualcomm and offers 2 teraflops of graphics power. And its new Signature Keyboard offers pen docking for the Slim Pen.
Microsoft has slightly updated the Surface Pro 6, with the new Surface Pro 7. It remains a versatile 2:1 device but now comes with a 10th-generation Intel Core processor, both USB-A and USB-C ports, and an all-day battery, among other things.
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Surface Earbuds are wireless earbuds that feature touch and voice controls for music and calls, as well as "screen-free" integration with Office 365, so you can access your Outlook calendar and email with your voice and even do live, on-screen captions and translations in PowerPoint. Other features include an all-day battery life and a wireless charging case.
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