Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Studio 2

New noise cancelling headphones and updates to Windows and Office 365 also announced.

Microsoft has announced updated versions of its Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and Surface Studio PC. The company also announced new noise-cancelling headphones and a slew of new features for Windows and Office 365.

Panos Panay, Microsoft’s Chief Product Officer, said the Surface Pro 6 is 67 percent more powerful than the previous model, 2017’s Surface Pro, and will start at $899. The Surface Laptop 2 will start at $999. Both will be available on Oct. 16. With regard to the laptop and tablet, so far, the announcements are largely consistent with the rumors we heard prior to the event — a modest refresh of the specs and some new colors, including matte black.

Here’s what we know so far:

Surface Pro 6

  • Starts at $899, available Oct. 16
  • 8th-gen Intel CPU
  • 12.3-inch display 
  • Up to 1TB of SSD storage
  • 13.5 hours of battery life
  • Weighs 1.7 pounds
  • Redesigned thermal system
  • Available in black

Surface Laptop 2

  • Starts at $999, available Oct. 16
  • 8th-gen Intel CPU
  • Support for Instant On and Windows Hello


Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 2.

Lori Grunin/CNET

Surface Studio 2

  • 28-inch display
  • 2TB SSD
  • DCI-P3 (same as earlier version)
  • Oxide transistor
  • Next-generation Pascal graphics
  • 13.5 million pixels
  • 192 dpi


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