Microsoft unveiled that pre-orders for the new Surface Laptop Studio will commence from today, 15 February in Malaysia via commercial authorized resellers and authorized retailers. In addition, the Surface Pro 8 is also now available for purchase through consumer retail channels.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio And Surface Pro 8
Priced from RM7,399, Surface Laptop Studio is Microsoft’s most powerful Surface ever. Built as the ideal device for developers, creative pros, designers, and gamers, the device delivers the power of a desktop, the portability of a laptop, and a creative studio all in one.
“The Surface Laptop Studio is a culmination of years of Surface innovation and brings the best of the Surface heritage together in one powerhouse device. As the most powerful business laptop built for Windows 11, this latest device promises to help users stay in the flow, be inspired, and get closer to what you love with this incredibly powerful and infinitely flexible form factor,” Azizah Ali, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer at Microsoft Malaysia
With the new ultra-durable Dynamic Woven Hinge, the Surface Laptop Studio is able to transition from one mode to another seamlessly.
- In Laptop mode, users get to enjoy a first-class typing experience with a full keyboard and Precision Haptic touchpad.
- In Stage mode, the sleek 14.4” PixelSense touchscreen display is pulled forward to the perfect angle for gaming, streaming, docking, or presenting to clients. With the keyboard covered, immerse yourself in the display and interact with Surface Slim Pen 2, touch or touchpad.
- In Studio mode, make use of the optimal canvas for uninterrupted writing, sketching, and other creative pursuits.
What’s more, the Surface Slim Pen 2 stores neatly underneath the keyboard, where it magnetically attaches and charges for easy access when inspiration strikes. In addition, the vibrant 120Hz display, Quad Omnisonic™ speakers, and immersive Dolby Atmos® allow users to set their imaginations free as they work, create and play on this versatile laptop, ideal for building apps, rendering videos, and streaming ultra-fast games.
Another offering for gaming enthusiasts will be the DirectX 12 Ultimate and NVIDIA® GeForce 3050 Ti laptop GPU, which now allow PC gamers to experience incredible performance and exceptional image quality that rivals reality.
With 11th Gen Intel® Core™ H35 processors and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ GPUs, Surface Laptop Studio has the power to get any job done with ease.
Surface Pro 8
In addition to the commencement of pre-orders for Laptop Studio, Microsoft also announced that the Surface Pro 8 is now available for purchase in Malaysia through commercial authorized resellers and authorized retailers.
Combining the power of a laptop with the flexibility of a tablet, and every angle in between, the Surface Pro 8 is equipped with the iconic Kickstand and detachable Keyboard with built-in Slim Pen storage and charging. Priced from RM4,950, the device features an incredible 5MP front-facing camera, 10MP-4K rear-facing camera, Dolby® Atmos™ sound, and dual far-field Studio Mics.
With a 13” PixelSense touchscreen that is virtually edge to edge complemented with Dolby® Vision™ and Adaptive Color Technology, users get to enjoy a viewing experience that is comfortable on the eyes and true to life, making this one of the most technically advanced displays by Microsoft to date.
Similarly supporting up to 120Hz refresh rate and equipped with haptic feedback, Pen and Inking with the Surface Slim Pen 2 replicates the experience of a real pen. Not only does the slim carpenter-inspired style enable greater control, but the sharper pen tip also provides exceptional accuracy, bringing users the ultimate shading experience with 4,096 points of pressure sensitivity.
The device utilises 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors built on the Intel® Evo™ platform, and is equipped with two Thunderbolt 4 ports. Complemented with a battery life of up to 16 hours, Surface Pro 8 is the most powerful 2-in-1 PC on the market.
Pricing And Availability
The Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 will be generally available from 8 March and 15 February respectively via commercial authorized reseller, Maxis; and authorized retailers such as All IT, Gloo by SNS Network, Harvey Norman, Lazada-Microsoft Authorised store, PC Image, Senheng, Shopee-Microsoft Authorised store and TMT by Thundermatch.
Both products will be available to consumers in the following configurations in Malaysia:
Microsoft is also collaborating with Gloo by SNS Network and Harvey Norman to offer a new Microsoft Concierge service in Low Yat Plaza and Pavilion Bukit Jalil 2 where shoppers can seek advice on the right Microsoft Surface and Windows devices to buy, receive assistance in setting up their new devices or upgrading them to Windows 11. Users will also be guided on how they can get the most out of their Windows and Microsoft Surface devices.
Malaysians can now visit the new Microsoft Concierge at Harvey Norman Pavilion Bukit Jalil Lot 1.01.00 & 1.02.00, Level 1 Pavilion Bukit Jalil, 2, Persiaran Jalil 8, Bandar Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur & Gloo Low Yat (SNS Network) Lot G-008, Ground Floor, Plaza Low Yat, 7, Jalan 1/77, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia every Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-8pm.