Microsoft has announced four new Surface devices, built in close collaboration with Intel in the design and based on Intel® Core ™ processors. They are designed to make the most of Windows 11. This new lineup of products cotakes the first consumer laptop-to-tablet PC based on the Intel® Evo ™ platform and brings Thunderbolt 4 universal connectivity on two Surface devices for the first time.
“We are thrilled that Microsoft Surface has joined the Intel Evo family with this wonderful partnership. The new Pro 8 offers an uncompromising experience of using the Intel Evo platform and, in addition to being based on 11th Gen Intel Core processors, it is also the first Microsoft Surface Pro to offer Thunderbolt 4 connectivity and fast charging with a single cable “said Josh Newman, vice president of Mobile Innovation, Intel.
The Intel Evo certification and the addition of the Thunderbolt 4 port in the new Surface represent a milestone in the partnership between Intel and Microsoft. The innovation potential of Intel’s platforms enables ecosystem partners to deliver the best user experiences across a wide range of formats and price points on their PCs. Building on a long history of collaboration between the two companies in hardware and software, Intel will offer, with Intel Core processors, a full range of user experiences for Windows 11 to consumers, professionals, educators, enthusiasts and more. users.
Surface: the available products
New Intel-based devices for consumers and professionals include:
Surface Pro 8: the first “Pro” based on the Intel® Evo ™ platform and the first Surface Pro with Thunderbolt 4 ports, combining the flexibility of a tablet with the power of a laptop.
Surface Laptop Studio: the most powerful item based on 11th Generation Intel Core H35 processors, which allows you to smoothly switch through three distinct working modes and offers performance expandability to unleash your creativity thanks to the new Thunderbolt 4 ports.
Surface Pro 7+: the classic Surface Pro 2-in-1 device, delivering the performance you need with 11th Gen Intel Core processors.
Surface Go 3: the most portable of PCs in this range, combining the versatility of a 2-in-1 with a 10th Generation Intel Core i3 processor.
More than three-quarters of Windows PCs are based on Intel® processors. Pro 8 joins the growing offering of more than 80 Windows-based Intel Evo devices from brands such as Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG, MSI and Samsung, among others.