Microsoft officially unveiled the Surface monobloc Studio – a competitor to the iMac touch screen
Microsoft introduced its own monoblock computer, rumors of which went from the beginning of the year. A device called the Studio Surface is equipped with touch screen and running the operating system Windows 10.
Computer no doubt aimed at competing with the iMac and is focused on the creative professions. The device has a 28-inch screen with a resolution of 4500 x 3000 pixels (aspect ratio 3:2), which is 63% higher than the 4K display. The display is very slim – 12.5 mm, its position can be changed to almost horizontal to make it easy to draw with a stylus as a graphics tablet.
Surface Studio is designed with a dedicated controller Surface Dial that allows you to scroll through items on the display, holding your finger on it. It can also be put on the screen that will allow you to use additional UI elements — for example, a palette of colors for drawing.
Surface Studio was the first piece, which Microsoft released on their own. The device is based on the Intel Core i7 processor and equipped with graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M. In the presence of 32 GB of RAM, 2-terabyte SSD, SD card slot, mini DisplayPort, Ethernet, 3.5 mm audio Jack and three USB 3.0 ports.
Built-in microphone allows you to use Cortana, is also to authorize Windows Hello and support Xbox wireless controllers.
Surface Studio will be on sale at a price of $2999 (about 190 000), the device in the top configuration will cost $4199 (almost 265 000). Pre-orders for the novelty will start today.