The Microsoft Surface line of devices has caused quite a stir in the tech community. Is the Microsoft Surface a tablet or a laptop? In this article, we answer that question.
Across industries, the shift to remote and hybrid productivity was a tipping point to redefine the future of how we work, collaborate and learn outside physical office spaces or classrooms. We have seen a significant increase in the reliance on technology to keep organisations connected. In the past year, Surface usage within enterprise organisations nearly doubled, driven by strong growth in the use of collaboration and productivity apps to maintain business continuity.
As a company, Microsoft is committed to designing technology that fosters productivity, creativity and connection to empower people to be successful wherever they work and learn in an office or classroom, or remotely. The Surface line of devices embraces just that.
To answer this question that this article poses, the Microsoft Surface range embraces the 2-in-1 concept and offers the mobility and interactiveness of a tablet with the performance and power of a laptop.
For the latest and greatest Windows hardware on the market, look no further than Microsoft's Surface brand. Best known for innovative, tablet-like designs, Microsoft has expanded its Surface line over the years and now offers a full family of computers.
But with so many to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? Just like a hammer has a purpose in a toolbox, so does each Surface device. Whether you’re plotting and planning your latest campaign with your team in the boardroom or working remotely from a coffee shop, there is a solution for you.
Surface with Microsoft 365 provides unique protection at the front line. To provide a few illustrations of how devices may be vulnerable and how this new level of protection can support organisations and frontline workers. Here are a few commonplace examples:
The world is more connected than ever before. This has led to branches of business needing to rely on top technology to get the job done. Microsoft Surface offers a wide range of work solutions, no matter the industry. From crystal-clear video calls to a responsive touch screen display for easy and accurate input, Microsoft’s ultra-light and versatile 2-in-1 business laptop adapts to the ways you work. Surface devices run all Windows-friendly desktop software including full versions of Microsoft Office plus Windows 11 apps.
There when you need a straight-forward, no hold bars, good laptop… with a kick! The Surface Laptop 4 has a gorgeous, 13.5-inch or 15-inch high-resolution display, a responsive keyboard, an accurate glass track pad, and a designer case. On the port side, you now get a USB-C port along with your good old-fashioned USB-A input. It also has a magnetic charging port. The Surface Laptop 4 lets you multitask and get more done with the 11th generation Intel® i3 to i7 processors.
Where it all started. The Surface Pro 7+ bridges the gap between laptop and tablet without breaking a sweat. Each Surface Pro 7+ sprints with an 11th-generation Intel chip and a 12.3” high-resolution touchscreen. You also get a USB-A port, a magnetic charging port, a Windows Hello-compatible webcam, and a MicroSD slot for expanding the onboard storage. The Pro 7+ update adds the much-anticipated USB-C port.
A perfect match for the creative. Thanks to standard 10th-generation Intel processors and an optional discrete Nvidia GPU inside the keyboard dock, you'll get amazing performance from the Surface Book 3. Plus, you get the expected suite of Surface goodies – Windows Hello, a gorgeous high-res screen, a luxurious backlit keyboard, and a big, silky-smooth glass track pad. The Surface Book 3 comes in a 13-inch or 15-inch package. The Surface Book 3 has the hardware capabilities to make an easy effort of Adobe’s more demanding applications such as Premiere Pro and InDesign.
For those on the move, the Laptop Go is small and svelte, with clean lines and a nice solid feel and design. It’s perfect for everyday use and fit for streaming shows and catching up on homework and other tasks. There are three configurations available, all using the same Intel i5 chip, but varying in RAM and SSD size.
Enable teamwork anywhere with the Surface Hub 2S family of devices, a Microsoft Teams-certified meetings platform and a modern collaborative canvas that brings teams together. Remote or in the same space, from a personal office to the conference room, Surface Hub 2S can bring people together wherever they work. Available in 50'' and 85'' displays. Thin and sleek, Surface Hub 2S integrates into any workspace. From conference rooms to open spaces, go wherever ideas strike with the optional mobile stand and battery.
No matter which Surface device you settle on, each option has been created to be #anythingbutordinary while getting the job done, no matter the size of your business. Surface devices enable your people to work however they work best, offering flexibility, power, and style. Paired with Microsoft 365, Surface helps customers save time and money with streamlined deployment, modern management, and enterprise-level security.
Boost productivity by offering your people devices that enable them to work on their terms. From people always on the move to those who tackle intensive creative tasks, there is a Surface that’s a perfect match for everyone on your team. Surface laptops and 2-in-1s are small business-ready. In addition to the standard hardware warranty, commercial customers get Advanced Exchange – an expedited replacement service, at no additional cost.
The Surface for Business portfolio delivers experiences employees love with the choice and flexibility they need to work on their terms. Whether you’re looking to upgrade a few computers or deploy Surface devices across your growing business, Surface offers:
Save time and money with streamlined deployment, modern device management, and built-in, cloud-powered security with connected experiences from Surface and Microsoft 365.