Released in 2016, the Surface Studio is an all-in-one touch screen computer sold by Microsoft as a part of the Surface family of products. The device features a large 28-inch display mounted on a unique, folding stand. The stand allows the Surface Studio to be operated in tablet mode using the touch screen in addition to the traditional desktop mode that uses a keyboard and mouse. When it is in tablet mode, the Surface Studio can utilize the Surface Pen to create illustrations and mark up documents.
The Surface Studio is marketed towards professional users with its powerful hardware and versatility. Consequently, it is sold at a higher price than the other Microsoft Surface products.
The Surface Studio 2, released in October 2018, includes the following hardware:
- 28-inch PixelSense display.
- 16 or 32 GB of DDR4 RAM.
- 1 or 2 TB SSD storage.
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1070 graphics card.
- Windows 10 Pro