Microsoft unveils Surface Studio; price starts at $2999

27 Oct, 2016


Tech giant Microsoft Corp unveiled its desktop PC Surface Studio, with prices starting at $2,999 (Rs 2 lakh), and going up to $4,199 (Rs 2.8 lakh). The all-in-one Microsoft Surface Studio is available immediately for pre-orders and will be shipped by this holiday season.

Microsoft's Surface Studio also comes with Surface Dial and Surface Pen compatibility. Surface Dial is a new peripheral designed for the creative process, while Surface Pen is an active digital pen. The Surface Studio mainly targets artists, designers and photographers, among others.


The Surface Studio comes with ultra-HD 4.5K screen and claims to deliver 63% more pixels than a state-of-the-art 4K TV. It comes with 28-inch LCD which Microsoft says is the thinnest LCD monitor ever built.

"At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. With Windows 10, Microsoft Surface and the medium of Mixed Reality, we aim to empower builders, makers and creators with the tools to create, collaborate and express themselves in new ways," said Satya Nadella, chief executive, Microsoft.

Full specifications


Display: 28" PixelSense; Resolution: 4500 x 3000 (192 PPI); Aspect Ratio: 3:2

Dimensions: Display: 637.35 mm x 438.90 mm x 12.5 mm (25.1" x 17.3" x 0.5"); Base: 250.00 mm x 220.00 mm x 32.2 mm (9.8" x 8.7" x 1.3"); Weight: 21 lbs max (9.56 kg max)

Processor: Sixth-generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7


Storage: Rapid Hybrid Drive options: 1TB or 2TB.

Memory: 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB of RAM

Graphics: i5 Intel 8GB: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M 2GB GDDR5 memory; i7 Intel 16GB: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M 2GB GDDR5 memory; i7 Intel 32GB: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 4GB GDDR5 memory


Cameras, Audio and Video: Windows Hello1 face sign-in camera; 5.0 MP camera with 1080p HD video (front); dual microphones; stereo 2.1 speakers with Dolby Audio Premium; 3.5 mm headphone jack

Wireless: Wi-Fi: 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Connections: 4 x USB 3.0 (one high power port); Full-size SD card reader (SDXC) compatible