Microsoft introduces new Surface laptops for hybrid work

Microsoft on Wednesday launched new Surface laptops, including Surface Pro 9 with up to 120Hz refresh rate, 12th Gen Intel Core processor and 5G connectivity that takes Windows PC into the next era of computing.Underneath the Surface Pro 9 display is an HD camera, Omnisonic speakers, directional microphones and custom G6 chip that takes inking to the next level with tactile signals.”Combined with the new Ink Focus in Microsoft OneNote, or the new GoodNotes app coming in early 2023 to Windows 11, digital ink on the screen feels like writing with pen and paper,” said Panos Panay, Chief Product Officer, Microsoft.The Surface Pro 9 with 13-inch PixelSense display offers a choice between processors – 12th Gen Intel Core processor built on the Intel Evo platform with Thunderbolt 4, or Microsoft SQ3 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon with 5G connectivity.The device offers multi-tasking, full desktop productivity, all-day battery life and intense workloads — with up to 50 per cent more performance than Surface Pro 8. Thunderbolt 4 enables rapid data transfer, docking to multiple 4K displays, or supporting an eGPU set-up, said Microsoft.