Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio is a powerful convertible laptop that has the soul of a gamer

PARIS, April 24 (Editions / Benin News) –

Tablet flexibility and laptop power Powered by 11th Gen Intel Core H processors, up to 32GB RAM and 2nd Gen NVIDIA Ampere RTX graphics combined in Surface Laptop Studio by Microsoft.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio aims to be a versatile device. Offers maximum performance for all occasionsWhether that’s running resource-intensive desktop software, running content and games at the highest resolution possible, or providing a platform to unleash creativity.

At PortalTIC, we were able to test the Surface Laptop Studio with i7 processors, 16GB of RAM, 512GB of SSD, and an Nvidia RTX 3050 graphics card. We were able to see the flexibility that comes with the device that makes it an ideal replacement for just about anywhere.

The Surface Laptop Studio screen acts as a hinge that lets you work in three different positions. On the other hand, the studio mode for writing and drawing is armed with an extension Surface Slim Pen 2 (which can be placed on almost any surface of the device thanks to magnets) on the canvas is the 14.4-inch PixelSense Flow touchscreen, which has a special No eye strain for long hours of use.

In this section, the fluidity of using a digital pen, with a pressure sensitivity of 4096 points, which moves on the screen with overall fluidity and a really high response rate thanks to its tactile engine, which reproduces the same feeling of writing and drawing as shown on paper, is particularly impressive. The impression left by the user is that it is an extension of his body.

Watch movies and series in story mode and through the use of apps like. Disney+, Pre-installed, it takes full advantage of and enriches the screen resolution (2400 x 1600) Dolby Altmos and Dolby Vision support, Although there are not many content out there with this quality standard.

The ability to turn your laptop into a temporary tablet thanks to its flexibility makes the experience more comfortable and is supported by the screen size (14.4 inches), which is larger than traditional tablets, combining the best of both worlds. The sound, if you’re not using headphones, is provided by four speakers. Omnisonic Create a surprisingly immersive experience given the nature of the device.

The Surface Laptop Studio is also gaming-proof. The 120Hz refresh rate ensures a lag-free gaming experience without drastically dropping frames even in the most demanding games like Forza Horizon 5In Game Pass, the subscription service for X-Box.

This is possible thanks to the integration of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card with 4GB of GDDR6 GPU memory, which is a much more common component in a gaming PC than a laptop or tablet, which is not particularly oriented to this market and whose presence in this device is a luxury real. In addition, unlike Dolby content, there is a whole catalog here to make the most of its advantages, because in addition to the Game Pass, you can also connect to your Steam account.

Finally, there is Workstation mode. Although our work does not involve the use of particularly heavy applications or software, the device is ready to withstand the intensive use of resources such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Autodesk, AutoCAD and Dassault Solidworks.). In our case, we were able to perform our work with complete fluidity thanks to the scaffolding of four processors. H35 i7-11370H It was succeeded by the eleventh generation Intel Core H.

For the most demanding users, Surface Laptop Studio allows you to expand its storage capacity with several removable solid-state drive (SSD) options: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB. In our case, we tested the 512GB SSD and had no storage issues despite the fact that we used it to install not only software and applications, but also Especially video games (which tend to be “overweight”).

As far as the software is concerned, we work daily with Windows 11 Pro, although there is the possibility of integrating it with Windows 10 Pro. While many users are still hesitant to make the decision, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system is well implemented, although it is weighed down by some aspects, such as reduced usability of the taskbar and Start menu.

The device also comes with apps for Microsoft 365 is preloaded and a 30-day trial of Microsoft 365 Enterprise Standard, Microsoft 365 Enterprise Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps.

Battery life on the Surface Laptop Studio is good, with the i7-equipped model lasting up to 18 hours of typical use. During testing, we had to charge it every three days to use it as a work platform and as an entertainment hub.

Device connections

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio includes two USB 4.0 ports with support for Thunderbolt technologies. In addition, it supports the local connection of two external 4K displays at 60Hz each and up to four 4K displays at 30kHz with compatible daisy-chain displays or display adapters compatible with multiple displays.

We tested it connected to a screen Samsung Odyssey G5which supports a resolution of 2560 x 1440. In this sense, the device can take advantage of these connections to create a workflow or become, from scene mode, a third monitor connected to two external monitors for use with the digital pen.

It also has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Surface Connect port. In addition, Surface Laptop Studio supports Wi-Fi 6 connectivity for optimum performance at all times.

Settings and content

With a magnesium and aluminum casing, as well as a sleek platinum design, the Surface Laptop Studio is light. The configuration with i7 processors weighs only 1.8 kg.

Surface Laptop Studio is available from the official Microsoft Store. Price starts from 1699 euros. In the simplest version (i5, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD and Intel Iris X graphics card). The most expensive i7 processor, 32 GB RAM, 2 TB SSD, Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics card (3199 euros).

The five possible configurations include a box with the hardware, a quick start guide, safety and warranty documentation, and a power supply: 65 watts for the i5 and 102 watts for the i7.

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