Microsoft unveils new Surface devices and PC accessories
Microsoft has announced new Surface devices and PC accessories to diversify its Surface portfolio.
“On the threshold of Windows 11, this is the biggest update to the Surface line in its history. With PixelSense displays, new pen technology, premium microphones and cameras, powerful silicon, and versatile form factors, the new Surface devices are designed to take Windows innovation to the next level, ”says company.
Surface Pro 8 brings a completely modernized overhaul to the most powerful Pro. Users can get more screen on a 13-inch high-resolution display, with updated curvature to refine its profile and maintain an ultra-portable form factor. Starting at NZD 1,849, the Surface Pro 8 features 11th Gen Intel Core processors, a new selection of ports (including two Thunderbolt ports), and a further step up in cameras and speakers. Its new Type Cover will pair perfectly with the Surface Slim Pen 2, with built-in storage and wireless charging.
Surface Pro 8 will be available for purchase in New Zealand from November 4, 2021. It is available for pre-order from the Microsoft Store at
and buy from Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Noel Leeming and PB Tech when it becomes generally available.
Surface Go 3 is the most portable Surface 2-in-1 touchscreen, using the same Surface Go design with more power. Starting at NZ $ 719, this next evolution of the Surface Go product line comes with faster Intel® Core processors, full-day battery life, and built-in Microsoft security. Optimized for digital pen and touch, tablet-to-laptop versatility makes this device ideal for everyday tasks, homework and games.
Surface Go 3 will be available for purchase in New Zealand from October 5, 2021. Go 3 is available for pre-order today from the Microsoft Store at microsoft.com/en-nz/Surface and for purchase from Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Noel Leeming and PB Tech when it is generally available.
Surface Laptop Studio brings an evolution of Surface Book, a device with three different postures. Easily switching between workstation mode, stage mode, and studio mode, Surface Laptop Studio reinvents versatility and lets users work the way they want. Surface Laptop Studio also comes with built-in storage and charging for Surface Slim Pen 2 under the keyboard.
Shipping to New Zealand in early 2022.
Microsoft also announced several new accessories, including:
Surface Slim 2 Pen improved haptics and interaction feedback, giving users the feel of a pen on paper. It can be stored and loaded in compatible Surface devices, making it easy to get inked anywhere. The Slim Pen 2 costs NZ $ 199.95.
The Surface Slim Pen 2 will be available for purchase in New Zealand from November 4, 2021.
Surface adaptation kit helps people adapt their Surface. While this tool can be used by anyone looking to adapt their Surface, the Surface Adaptive Kit was created to adapt Surface devices to people with low vision, blindness and / or limited strength. The surface adaptation kit costs NZ $ 24.95.
Ocean plastic mouse is a small step forward in Microsoft’s sustainability journey. The hull is made with 20% recycled ocean plastic, a breakthrough in materials technology that begins with removing plastic waste from oceans and waterways. The small box of this product is 100% recyclable and costs NZD 39.95.
Ocean Plastic Mouse will be available in New Zealand from the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft Modern USB-C Headset is certified for Microsoft Teams with high quality sound and voice. Its lightweight design, meeting controls, and easy setup help users stay connected and focused all day. The modern USB-C headset costs NZD 109.95.
The Microsoft Modern USB-C headset will be available in New Zealand starting September 30, 2021 from the Microsoft Store and for purchase at select retailers.
Devices purchased through the Microsoft Store come with the Microsoft Store for Surface promise with free 2-3 day shipping, a 60-day extended return policy, financing options, and expert help when users have it. need, including access to free online training videos and workshops from the comfort of a user’s home.