Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 for businesses and organizations across industries in the Middle East, at the LEAP conference in Riyadh. Built to be modern and essential devices for today’s hybrid workforce, the new Surface products protect productivity, promote innovation, and prioritize accessibility, while ensuring the safety and security of all users and promoting sustainable tech solutions.
“After the global pandemic of the last two years, I feel privileged to be able to attend this year’s LEAP event in person and announce the arrival of the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 in the Middle East,” said Thamer Alharbi, president of Microsoft Arabia. “The Surface range has been developed to keep up with the needs of today’s modern workplace in an increasingly digital economy.”
The new devices reflect Microsoft’s commitment toward designing technology that fosters productivity, creativity, and inclusion in a secure digital environment. Accessibility was a key priority in development to enable users of all abilities to personalize their device to best suit their digital experience. Paired with Microsoft’s Surface Adaptive Kit, the Surface range can be easily adapted for better ease of use and navigation.
The Surface range is supported by Microsoft’s built-in enterprise-grade security for a frictionless experience. Devices are shipped with the latest security policies in place to ensure the very best in device and data protection.
In addition, Microsoft has also made the Microsoft Ocean Plastic Mouse available to consumers in the Middle East as a step forward in the company’s larger sustainability journey. In keeping with the organization’s goal to have 100 percent recyclable devices and packaging by 2030, Microsoft partnered with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation to develop a new mouse that is made up of 20 percent recycled ocean plastic and its packaging is 100 percent recyclable.
“At Microsoft our mission is to empower every individual and organization on the planet to achieve more. We hope to continue to fulfill this mandate with the Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 for industries in the Middle East,” said a Microsoft Surface spokesperson. “With these devices comes the opportunity to transform more individuals to do their best work.”
The Surface Laptop Studio will transform the way users work. It is built for performance with the highest graphics horsepower of any Surface laptop, and can seamlessly multitask as well as 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.
The new Surface Pro 8 is a powerful, ultra-light and slim device packed with processors to handle intensive workloads. Users can enjoy the flexibility of writing in laptop mode, present multiple screens in desktop mode, or sign a contract on screen with Slim Pen 2 in tablet mode.