Microsoft introduces new Surface devices that take the Windows PC into the next era of computing – Microsoft

Microsoft introduces new Surface devices that take the Windows PC into the next era of computing – Microsoft

Microsoft introduces new Surface devices that take the Windows PC into the next era of computing – Microsoft 1900 1069 charlie

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Pre-orders for new Surface products and accessories start 13 October 2022 
[SINGAPORE, 13 OCTOBER 2022] – Microsoft today commences pre-orders for new Surface products, including the Surface Pro 9 and the Surface Laptop 5 through its commercial authorized resellers, authorized retailers and Microsoft Store. 
Consumers who pre-order a Surface Pro 9 from now till 16 November will receive a complimentary Surface Pro Signature Keyboard (worth SG$268). Those who pre-order a Surface Laptop 5, from now till 24 October, will receive a complimentary Microsoft USB-C® Travel Hub (worth SG$150). All consumer pre-orders will also include a 1-month free subscription for Microsoft 365 and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. 
Commercial customers who pre-order a Surface Pro 9 from now till 16 November will receive a complimentary Surface Pro Signature Keyboard (worth SG$268). Those who pre-order a Surface Laptop 5, from now till 24 October will receive complimentary 4-year Microsoft Extended Hardware Service warranty with their order.  
Microsoft also shared its vision for the next era of the Windows PC, where the PC and the cloud intersect, and tap into innovative AI technology to unlock new experiences. By bringing the best of Microsoft together on a single device, users are empowered to participate, be seen, heard, and express their creativity.  
We are pleased to bring the new Surface devices to Singapore, expanding our portfolio for Windows 11. For the past ten years, Surface has challenged the convention of the PC through innovative form factors and new interaction models that transformed what the industry expects from a laptop, desktop, tablet, and mobile productivity device. More importantly, Surface and Windows helped remove barriers, empowering each of us to connect, create, work, learn, and play in ways that are new and natural. With Windows 11, new Surface products, apps and experiences, today we take the next step on our journey.” said Shyamol Bansal, Business Group Lead for Surface, Microsoft Singapore.  
Surface Pro 9 

A decade ago, Microsoft merged the benefits of a powerful laptop, versatile tablet, and ink-ready studio and today, Surface Pro 9 raises the bar again.  
The device features the iconic built-in kickstand and a stunning, edge-to-edge 13” PixelSense display, with up to 120Hz refresh rate and a wide range of colors. Underneath the display is an HD camera, Omnisonic speakers, directional microphones, and Microsoft’s custom G6 chip that takes inking to the next level with tactile signals. Combined with the new Ink Focus in Microsoft OneNote, or the new GoodNotes app for Windows 11, digital ink on the screen feels like writing with pen and paper. 
Surface Pro 9 offers a choice of processors – 12th Gen Intel® Core processor built on the Intel® Evo™ platform1 with Thunderbolt™ 4, or Microsoft SQ®3 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon with 5G connectivity2. In either case, users will be getting the same iconic Surface Pro form, great performance, all-day battery life3 , and Secured-core capabilities.  
The Intel® Core processor offers incredible power and performance. Built on the Intel® Evo™ platform, it’s ready for real-world multi-tasking, full desktop productivity, and intense workloads – with up to 50% more performance than Surface Pro 8. Thunderbolt™ 4 enables rapid data transfer, docking to multiple 4K displays, or supporting an eGPU set-up.  
The Microsoft SQ®3 processor provides fast 5G connectivity, and up to 19 hours of battery life4. It unlocks new AI features made possible through an entirely new Neural Processing Unit (NPU) that transforms how users connect with people in their life. Capable of more than 15 trillion calculations per second, the NPU in Surface Pro 9 drives new experiences with Windows Studio effects. 
Starting at SG$1,429, Surface Pro 9 is crafted with high-grade aluminum casing in a new set of beautiful, anodized colors5 and provides options of personalization with its Signature Keyboard. 
Surface Laptop 5 

From the effortless opening and fast log-in with Windows Hello, to the touchscreen, precision touchpad, and perfect typing experience, Surface Laptop 5 offers the craftsmanship, comfort, and capabilities to jump in and produce your best work. 
Surface Laptop 5 is sleek and elegant, providing all-day battery life6 and now features Thunderbolt™ 4. Powered by the latest Intel® Evo™ platform, Surface Laptop 5 is over 50% more powerful than its predecessor. 
Surface Laptop 5’s signature 3:2 PixelSense display comes in 13.5” or 15” options, each with Dolby Vision IQ, providing users with the best possible picture, vivid colors and sharp contrast in any lighting conditions. The speakers are perfectly tuned and offer Dolby Atmos 3D spatial processing7, to fully immerse users in their content. The front-facing HD camera and Studio Microphones capture in true-to-life fashion, even adjusting camera exposure in any lighting environment.  
Starting at SG$1,429, Surface Laptop 5 comes with new capabilities enabling customers to enjoy a fully immersive content experience and do it all on their terms. 
Surface Studio 2+  

ln October 2016 Microsoft unveiled the first Surface Studio. It was unlike anything else, and instantly captured people’s imaginations. As work environments have evolved in recent years, there continues to be strong demand for the ultimate creative canvas.  
To meet demand for its elegant, powerful, and versatile product, Microsoft has unveiled Surface Studio 2+ and rearchitected the Surface Studio processing engine utilizing an updated Intel Core H-35 processor, with up to 50% faster CPU performance. Microsoft has also designed NVIDIA Ge Force RTX 3060 discrete graphics to double the graphics performance, achieving the most realistic ray-traced graphics when crafting 3D design or render models.  
Starting at SG$6,848, Surface Studio 2+sports enhanced and modernized display, cameras, Studio Mics, and ports, while also meeting Secured-core PC standards for handling the most sensitive data. Together with the new Microsoft Designer app and digital pen, this elegant, powerful, and versatile device makes it even easier to enhance productivity and unleash creativity.  
Microsoft Designer and Image Creator  
Microsoft Designer is a new graphic design app in Microsoft 365. It’s powered by best-in-class AI, including DALL∙E 2, and it’s engineered to bring creative visions to life. Designer helps users create from their own content or ideas and makes it easy to design social media posts, invitations, and much more, fast.  
The integration of Microsoft AI and DALL∙E 2 in its Microsoft Designer app is an example of AI assistance blurring the lines between the platform, the device, and the cloud all so users can express themselves even better. Saving time and improving creative outcomes, regardless of level of expertise. Microsoft will soon be bringing these Microsoft Creator tools – Including DALL∙E 2 integration – into Bing and Edge with Image Creator allowing users to use their words, not just to search, but to create.  
A seamless experience for Surface device and Microsoft customers  
For a seamless experience with Surface, customers can now access convenient support services at the Microsoft Concierge counter that is located exclusively at Harvey Norman Millenia Walk. Concierge staff onsite will be able to assist with Windows-related software queries. This includes troubleshooting or upgrading your device to the new Windows 11, helping with device set-ups or providing guidance on how to use Microsoft software products.   
Pre-order information 
The new Surface devices are available for pre-orders starting 13 October via commercial authorized resellers AsiaPac Distribution, Insight Technology Solutions, JK Technology and UIC Asian Computer Services 
Authorized retailers include Best Denki, Challenger, Courts, Gain City, Harvey Norman, Microsoft authorized stores on Lazada and Shopee and Microsoft Store. 
General availability 
General availability for the new Surface devices in Singapore as follows:  
Additional pricing information 
All prices indicated below are in SGD 
About Microsoft 
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. 
For more information, please contact: 
Microsoft Singapore 
Yik Wai Yi 
Singapore Communications Lead, Microsoft 
+65 9088 9808 | [email protected]  
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