Microsoft brings the Surface Pro 8 to its 2-in-1 lineup. The Surface Pro 8 has a larger 13-inch screen with smaller screen bezels than its predecessor, a 120Hz refresh rate, and Thunderbolt 4. The convertible costs at least 1,179 euros.
Microsoft provides files Surface Pro 8 Including an 11th-generation Intel Tiger Lake quad-core and up to 32GB of memory, the company said Wednesday afternoon during Surface event. The 13-inch display, which Microsoft calls the PixelSense Flow Display, is larger than the previous 12.3-inch Surface Pro 7 panel, along with smaller screen bezels and a higher refresh rate of 120Hz. Microsoft is also talking about Dolby Vision support. Resolution is 2880 x 1920 pixels.
Support laptop Dynamic refresh rateWindows 11 feature, which automatically adjusts the screen refresh rate according to what is displayed on the screen. For example, the refresh rate can be reduced when static text is displayed on the screen. This should improve the battery life of the device. According to Microsoft, the Surface Pro 8’s battery lasts up to sixteen hours.
The Surface Pro 8 comes with two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 support, and it no longer has USB-A ports. The 2-in-1 also has Surface Connect, which can be used to charge the device or connect it to docks. The device also gets a 5-megapixel camera with 1080p video support on the front and a 10-megapixel sensor on the back.
Microsoft is also introducing an updated magnetic keyboard for the Surface Pro 8, which provides storage for the improved Surface Slim Pen 2. This pen charges when connected to the keyboard. The Surface Slim Pen 2 also has tactile drivers, which according to Microsoft should mimic the feeling of writing on paper. Latency will also be reduced and the pen should be more accurate.
The Surface Pro 8 will appear in the Netherlands at the beginning of 2022 and the cheapest version will have a suggested retail price of €1,179. It has not yet been announced what specifications buyers will have for this and which versions will all appear.
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