Surface Pro 8 Hands-on Review + Updates to the Surface 2-in-1 Lineup

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Surface Pro 8 is designed to be the most modern expression of the purpose-built, class-defining Surface 2-in-1, now designed for Windows 11. Dave Mitchell, from the team that engineers and designs Surface 2-in-1s, gives an in-depth, hands-on tour of the Surface Pro 8, along with updates to the rest of the Surface 2-in-1 family.

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00:00 - Introducing Surface Pro 8 00:27 - Review of Surface Pro 8 user experience 00:58 - Performance updates and specs 02:04 - Exterior design and tour 03:29 - Inking experience with tactile feedback and haptics 04:12 - Camera and audio optimizations 05:51 - Internals, connectivity, battery and thermals 07:43 - Updates to Surface Go, Surface Pro X and Surface Pro 7+

Surface Pro 8 was completely redesigned inside and out for the next level of performance and productivity. Its 13" display combines tactile feedback enabled through Windows 11 and the Surface Slim Pen 2 with a 120Hz refresh rate to give the best Surface inking experience to date. It now has two Thunderbolt 4 ports and the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors. Commercial models now have the option of built-in LTE Advanced with Intel Core i7, i5 or i3 processors.

Beyond the updates to Surface Pro 8, we introduce updates to the rest of the Surface 2-in-1 lineup. Surface Go 3 has been updated to support Windows 11 with more powerful 10th Gen Intel Core i3 and Pentium processors. Surface Pro X is now available with a new WiFi-only option with Windows 11 on ARM, which now supports 64-bit emulation.

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Learn more at https://www.surface.com/business

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