Microsoft launches new Surface devices to empower the hybrid workplace in the UAE

Microsoft launches new Surface devices to empower the hybrid workplace in the UAE

Latest line of Surface devices to unlock the potential of today’s digital workforce and transform industries

3 February 2022; Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Today, Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 for organisations across industries in the UAE. Built to be modern and essential devices for today’s hybrid workforce, the new Surface products protect productivity, promote innovation, and prioritise accessibility, while ensuring the safety and security of all users.

“Today’s work environment has transformed drastically after industries have had to overcome the overwhelming challenges over the past couple of years,” said Laura McDonald, Business Group Director, Modern Work with Surface Microsoft UAE. “And in this difficult transition, people have remained resilient, leveraging the power of innovative technology. With the introduction of the new Surface devices, the modern-day hybrid workplace will benefit the most from secure technology that can not only keep up with today’s accelerated changes but enhance the entire work experience to take productivity to the next level. We’re excited to see organizations in the UAE flourish with these new innovations and unlock the potential of their workforce.”

Designed in concert with Windows 11, the new devices reflect Microsoft’s commitment towards designing technology that fosters productivity and creativity, while also bringing inclusion and accessibility to the fore. Each new version of Windows unlocks the next generation of hardware innovation. And for the last decade, Surface has been at the forefront – challenging convention, pioneering new experiences and creating entirely new categories of devices. “Windows 11 is built on the familiar Windows foundation but reimagined to boost employee productivity and enhance collaboration on the most secure version of Windows yet,” added McDonald.

In addition to ensuring productivity and innovation in the modern workplace, Microsoft is launching the Microsoft Ocean Plastic Mouse as a step forward in Microsoft’s larger sustainability journey. In keeping with the organisation’s goal to have 100 percent recyclable devices and packages by 2030, the new mouse is made with 20 percent recycled ocean plastic and its packaging is 100 percent recyclable.

Surface Laptop Studio

The Surface Laptop Studio will transform the way users work with the most powerful and flexible laptop yet. It’s built for performance with the highest graphics horsepower of any Surface Laptop. Seamlessly multitask and handle heavy workflows with quad-core powered 11th Gen Intel® Core™ H Series processors, blazing enterprise-grade NVIDIA® RTX™ A2000 laptop GPUs, and Thunderbolt™ 4 ports.

No matter the task, the Surface Laptop Studio provides unparalleled flexibility as it transitions from a best-in-class laptop to a natural angle for immersive Microsoft Teams calls and presentations, to a full-performance canvas. Unleash creativity and enjoy the feeling of putting pen to paper with the vibrant and sharp 14.4” touchscreen and Surface Slim Pen 2.

Surface Pro 8

The all-new Surface Pro 8 is a powerful, ultra-light and slim device packed with processors to handle intensive workloads. Double-digit performance increases and 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors mean Surface Pro 8 will handle it all whether handwriting notes on screen, multitasking while on a video call, or crushing a spreadsheet – all in an ultra-versatile package. Enjoy the flexibility of writing in laptop mode, presenting multiple screens in desktop mode, or signing a contract on screen with Slim Pen 2 in tablet mode.

Collaborate from anywhere with high-definition connections. From Wi-Fi 6 to LTE, teams can stay connected and productive with great cloud productivity tools that are instantly available.

Availability

Companies in the UAE can order the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 through Authorised Partners.

-ENDS-

About Microsoft

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft opened its Dubai-based headquarters in 1991, which, today, oversees operations across the region.

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