Microsoft has officially launched next-gen Surface Laptops in the US. The Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop Studio are the new 2021 models powered by 11th Gen Intel processors. Amazon US has now listed this model online but is not yet available to pre-order. The price for the Surface Laptop Studio in the US starts at $1,599.99.
The high-end Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio model is powered by 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11370H quad-core processor and comes with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti laptop GPU with 4GB GDDR6 GPU memory. You can also buy a less expensive model powered by Core i5-11300H quad-core processor. Core i5 Surface Studio laptop uses integrated Intel Iris Xe Graphics instead of dedicated Nvidia GPU.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio features a 14.4 inch PixelSense Flow Display with a pixel resolution of 2400 x 1600 (201 PPI). It supports up to 120hz refresh rate and has a 3:2 aspect ratio screen. This is a touchscreen display with Surface Pen stylus support as well.
You can buy this with 16GB or 32GB LPDDR4x RAM memory. In the storage department, you can opt for 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD drives depending on your needs. Microsoft has powered the Surface Studio with a 58Whr battery. You get 2 x USB 4.0 with Thunderbolt 4 ports to connect accessories and has a 3.5mm headphone jack to connect your headphones.
Since we all use Zoom Meetings and Microsoft Teams Meetings often, Microsoft has equipped these new models with a 1080p resolution front-facing camera with Dual far-field Studio Mics to get good quality video and audio calls. For audio output, these have Quad Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Atmos. Check out the full specs below.
2021 Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio US Models and Prices ( Sep 2021 )
- Intel Core i7 – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti – 32GB Memory – 2TB SSD – Price: $3,099.99
- Intel Core i7 – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti – 32GB Memory – 1TB SSD – Price: $2,699.99
- Intel Core i7 – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti – 16GB Memory – 512GB SSD – Price: $2,099.99
- Intel Core i5 – Intel Iris Xe Graphics – 16GB Memory – 512GB SSD – Price: $1,799.99
- Intel Core i5 – Intel Iris Xe Graphics – 16GB Memory – 256GB SSD – Price: $1,599.99
Other new Microsoft Fall Surface Event 2021 launches are available to pre-order on Amazon US
- 2021 Microsoft Surface Pro 8
- Microsoft Modern USB-C Headset ( $54.99 )
- Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 256GB Unlocked
- Microsoft Surface Pro Signature Keyboard with Microsoft Surface Slim Pen 2 ( $279.99 )
- Microsoft Surface Go 3 Latest Models ( $629.99, $549.99, $399.99 )
- Microsoft Surface Pro Signature Keyboard ( $179.99 )
- Microsoft Surface Slim Pen 2 – Matte Black ( $129.99 )
- Microsoft Surface Slim Pen Charger ( $34.99 )
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Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2021 Full Specs
|Processor / Chipset||11th Gen Intel Core i5-11300H / Core i7-11370H quad-core processor|
|Graphics||Core i7 model: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti laptop GPU, Core i5 model: Intel Iris Xe GPU|
|Memory||16GB or 32GB LPDDR4x RAM|
|Storage||256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD|
|Display Specs||14.4 inch PixelSense Flow Display ( 2400 x 1600 pixels / up to 120hz refresh rate / 3:2 aspect ratio / 201PPI / 1500:1 contrast ratio / Surface Pen support / 10-point multi-touch / Dolby Vision support|
|USB ports||2 x USB 4.0 with Thunderbolt 4|
|Other ports||3.5mm headphone jack, Surface Connect port|
|Security||Hardware TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security and BitLocker support, Windows Hello face sign-in|
|Webcam||1080p resolution front-facing camera with Windows Hello support|
|Audio and Sound||Dual far-field Studio Mics, Quad Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Atmos|
|Operating system||Windows 11 Home|
|Sensors||Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer|
|Wireless connectivity||WiFi 6 802.11ax + Bluetooth 5.1, Xbox Wireless built-in|
|Price in the US||$1,599.99.|