Microsoft Surface Studio
Microsoft Surface Studio is the advanced version of the last year’s Surface Pro 4. Its design includes a variety of features. One of the stunning features of the Surface Studio is that it has the world’s thinnest LCD screen. The all-aluminum body is sleek and shaped into a 28-inch screen with aluminum legs. Along with which a small base that holds a variety of ports: audio, SD, Mini DP, Ethernet, and USB 3.0. The display also features “TrueScale”.
The Studio merges a powerful PC with their digital drawing tools. With a “zero-gravity hinge,” the monitor is designed to fold down to a 20-degree angle on the desk. The folded monitor seems like a drafting table. It can be also optimized to take full advantage of the Microsoft Surface Studio to Windows 10. This Surface Studio brings a new 3D update for Microsoft Paint among other things.
The Surface Studio is packed in with a sixth-gen Intel i5/i7 Core processor, a 4GB Nvidia GeForce GPU. It also includes up to 32GB of RAM and a 2TB hard drive. Along with a single dedicated power cable, ports include four USB 3.0 jacks, a Mini DisplayPort, an SD card slot and an Ethernet port.
Display and Screen :
The touch-screen display has a Pixel-Sense resolution of 4,500 x 3,000. This includes 63% more pixels than a 4K television. The quality of the Studio screen really shines with a highly crisp, vibrant and responsive picture. It can be clearly said that it suits the creative types which Microsoft is targeting.
Surface Dial :
Microsoft hopes to set the Surface Studio apart with a haptic accessory called the “Surface Dial”. The Dial is touch-friendly. It works similar to a magic metallic hockey puck. It is designed to sit beside the keyboard for fine contextual controls in all the programs you’re using. You can even put it directly on the screen to create your own rotary selector dial.
The Dial is a metal wheel in a reclined tablet mode. It is made to use when attached to the display of the Surface Studio. It becomes an interactive art tool and picks colors or adjusts elements on the fly. It’s also a tabletop tool.
You’ll need an additional $100 for that Surface Dial. Like the mouse and keyboard, it’s also sold separately. In addition to the Surface Studio, it’ll work with the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4 as well.
When the Dial is placed on the screen, a radial wheel appears around the Dial, twist to use and select options accordingly. This includes simple tasks like volume and copy. You can also see in the video below how it can be used for more, such as a color wheel for on-the-fly adjustments.
Surface Pen :
There is another peripheral called “Surface Pen”. The Surface Pen comes into usage while drawing or designing on the screen. And when people draw they want to hold more than just a pen for which this device is designed. The Surface Pen is slapped beside the Screen of the Surface Studio. In the tabletop mode, the Surface Pen and Surface Dial offer double-handed creation controls. The Surface Pen can be used alongside the Dial for drawing in demos.
As a whole, the Microsoft Surface Studio is really exciting and innovative, and though professional artists and designers have provided it with various features. The high-quality design of the Surface Studio offers some clear advantages that are unmatched by other devices.
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