Microsoft claims the new Surface Laptop Studio 2 is twice as fast as its predecessor, thanks to the latest Intel 13th Gen i7 H and Nvidia RTX 4050/4060 processors. Intel NPU on Windows is also present, bringing support for Windows studio effects, including the ability to produce a bokeh effect when users are on video calls and more.
A 14.4-inch screen is at the center of the Laptop Studio 2, with omnidirectional speakers surrounding the sides. It’s a similar tilting-screen design as the previous model, which is timeless enough of a design to still be relevant today.
The Laptop Studio 2 also features a new haptic touchpad with a “perfect-feeling click,” Microsoft touts. In fact, the company claims it’s “the most inclusive touchpad on any laptop today”. With Adaptive Touch turned on, the touchpad gets a boost of sensitivity that allows users with disabilities to interact with the device.
Microsoft is also introducing adaptive pen tips, adding to the accessibility tools that were introduced last year for Surface laptops.
Preorders start today for the Laptop Studio 2, which starts at $1,999, and Surface Laptop Go 3, and both devices will be available on October 3.