Microsoft launches Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, Headphones 2 and Earbuds: Everything you need to know

Surface Go 2

Microsoft has added new Surface devices and accessories to its kitty. The Redmond-based software giant has launched Microsoft Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, Microsoft Surface Headphones 2, and Microsoft Surface Earbuds with trending features and specifications. The company also launched Surface Dock 2 and USB-C Travel Hub. According to Microsoft, the new hardware devices and accessories help you do what you need from anywhere. This is a concept, which has taken on new weight since it started to release products.

Microsoft Surface Go 2

The Microsoft Surface Go 2 is a portable 2:1 device with a special focus on delivering value to users. Priced at $399, the Microsoft Surface Go 2 flaunts a 10.5-inch PixelSense display coupled with Intel 8th Generation Core M processor.

The device is capable of delivering an enhanced battery life. The integration of Studio Mics dual microphone provides improved voice clarity. The 5MP camera on the front helps you to capture stunning selfies. The Camera app intelligently scans documents and whiteboards. The addition of Surface Pen is a big bonus since the stylus helps you to draw pictures easily.

Microsoft Surface Book 3

The Microsoft Surface Book 3 is available with 13-inch and 15-inch PixelSense Display alongside 10-gen Intel Core processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX or Quadro RTX GPUs.

Microsoft Surface Book 3 is available with up to 32GB RAM. The laptop is capable of delivering up to 17.5 hours backup on a single charge. The laptop will be available at $1599 and will be available for sale starting May 21 in the US.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones 2

The Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 features 13 levels of noise control including enhanced audio quality. The headphones are designed to deliver a battery life of up to 20 hours on a single charge. Commenting on the development, Microsoft added that the active noise cancellation is adjustable via intuitive on-ear dials. They are specifically tuned to either block out or amplify human voices. The ear cups are designed in such a way that it delivers 180-degrees for enhanced comfort. The Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 is priced at $249 in the US. You will be able to buy the headphones starting May 12. Microsoft has released the headphones in Black finish variant.

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Priced at $199, the Microsoft Surface Earbuds features intuitive touch controls with a wireless charging case. According to Microsoft, the screen-free integration with Microsoft 365 enables you to catch up on emails with Play My Emails in the Outlook Mobile App for iOS. Moreover, it will enable you to dictate in Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The Surface Earbuds will be available in the US starting May 12.

In addition to the above-mentioned products, Microsoft also launched the Surface Dock 2 ($259.99), which is designed to expand your workspace. Moreover, the dock delivers quick charging, data transfer rates including advanced enterprise management tools. The USB-C Travel Hub ($99.99) enables you to establish connectivity with networks, displays, and USB-C accessories on the go. The company revealed that the new accessories will be available by the end of May in unspecified regions. We expect the products to be available in the US and Europe followed by other countries.

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Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com