The tech giant kicked off the event by unveiling Surface Pro 6 – a revamped laptop/tablet hybrid model of Microsoft. Surface Pro 6 comes in a new matte black color, and an upgraded Intel 8th gen processor. Also available in matte black is Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop 2. The $999 Laptop has a 13.5-inch display, an 8th gen quad-core processor, and up to 14.5 hours of battery life.
Microsoft’s creative-focused device Surface Studio, that hasn’t been upgraded since its first release in December 2016, gets a new product in its line – the Surface Studio 2. It has a 28-inch display with improved graphics performance and an in-built Xbox Wireless that is compatible with the Surface Dial accessory.
New to the Surface lineup are headphones with built-in Cortana – Microsoft’s virtual assistant. The cups of the wireless Bluetooth headphones have a built-in dial to control volume and for noise-cancellation. The 0.64-pound light gray headphones play only when it is put on. It has a battery life of up to 15 hours and can fully charge by USB-C in about two hours. Preorders begin for the new headphones for $349.
The highlight of the event was an All Access program that allows customers to purchase any Surface device bundled with accessories and Office 365 for an extra $24.99 per month. The price, however, is different for different products.