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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book launches.

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Microsoft just launched a new Surface Pro 4 and a new Surface Book 2-in-1 at their #windows10devices event.

SurfaceBook highlight specifications.

“The ultimate laptop” say Microsoft. Starting $1499. Available Oct 26th. It’s 2-in-1 and it looks damn amazing. It just received a standing ovation at the Microsoft event.

Pricing goes up to $2699 if you want 16GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, Nvidia GPU and Core i7.

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  • 13.4-inches screen with Pixelsense (pen and touch support with dedicated co-processor) with 267 PPI.  Optically bonded.
  • Keyboard: Backlit, “Best in class.”
  • Glass touchpad. 1.6mm key-travel with dished keys.
  • Discreet Nvidia GeForce GPU with GDDR5 RAM in base unit.
  • Can be used as a tablet when connected to base.
  • 12-hours battery life.
  • 2 X more powerful than a MacBook Pro
  • Surface Dock works with Surface Book (see image below.)
  • Full size SD card slot.
  • Tablet is 1.6 pounds
  • Tablet: 7.7 mm thin
  • 3:2 aspect ratio
Surface Dock

Surface Dock

Surface Pro 4 highlights.

Update: A detailed comparison Surface Pro 3 vs Surface Pro 4 can be found here.

  • Oct 7th order for $899. Available Mid October.
  • 12.3-inch screen using same footprint by reducing bezels. 267 PPI
  • Pixelsense technology. 0.4mm Gorilla Glass 4. Thinnest optical stack yet.
  • Custom G5 chipset handles touch and pen.
  • Latest pen. Tail eraser. 1024 levels of sensitivity.
  • Core processor is 50% faster than Macbook.
  • 8MP camera
  • Up to 16 GB RAM and 1TB storage.
  • Magnetic pen storage on side of product.
  • Hold pen to activate Cortana
  • Interchangable pen tips.

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  • Hybrid fan
  • Mechanical backlit type cover keyboard.
  • 30% more power than Surface Pro 4
  • 50% more powerful than a Macbook Air
  • Front-facing camera includes Windows Hello support.

A new Surface Pro Type Cover was lanuched. It has mechanical keys and a 40% bigger trackpad. Fingerprint reader included on the new keyboard (in the USA only.) The keyboard will work with the Surface Pro 3.

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Lumia 950, 950XL.

As expected, Microsoft announced two new Lumia devices. Hexacore and Octacore processors from Qualcomm. 5.2-inch and 5.7 inch displays with USB-C, Pureview camera, 32GB storage, MicroSD, tripple RGB-flash.

2 antennas.  “vast and some of the best on the planet.”

Starting at $549 (Lumia 950), $649 (Lumia 950 XL) available November. Screenshot (59)

There’s also a Microsoft Display Dock accessory with three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI and DisplayPort.

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Microsoft also announced new Windows 10 Store Universal Apps coming from Facebook, Instragram Facebook Messanger, CBS, Audible and Uber.

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