We’re watching the live Windows 10 devices event – announcing new Microsoft Band, Lumia 950 and 950XL, Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book!
Live video stream found here:
We’re expecting to hear more about the next generation Surface – And by the way, we’re now a Surface Commercial Reseller in Australia!
- 110 million users now on Windows 10
- New Instagram, Facebook and Messenger Universal Apps coming soon!
- New devices to be announced!
- Windows 10 coming this holidays.
- Xbox 360 compatibility coming on Windows 10 on Xbox.
- C’mon, get to the Surface!
- Live HoloLens demo
- Project X-Ray demonstration using the Live-HoloLens-View cameras that we saw at WPC.
- Holograms you can hold! Awesome…
- Applications for the HoloLens Development Kit – Shipping in Q1 for US$3000
- Version 2 announced
- Curved display
- More customisation options
- More Cortana integration
- Now has a barometer!
- New Microsoft Health App
- Available Oct 30 – US$249
Surface and Lumia!
- Surface is $3.5 Billion yearly sales
- 1000 new Lumia Business Customers
- Panos Panay – Head of Microsoft Devices comes to stage!
- He’s annoyed at the media who leaked the info 😉
- Lumia 950 Family
- 2 Antennas in the phone – switches to best option automatically
- 950XL Octacore and 950 Hexacore Qualcomm Processors
- Liquid Cooling
- Glance features on Windows 10 and Lumia 950 and 950XL
- OLED Organic LED displays
- 32 Mb Storage
- Expandable storage with MicroSD
- USB C connector – 5Gb/second
- Fast charging
- 20MP Sensor – great in Low Light – Zeiss Lens
- Triple LED flash
- Optical Stabilizer
- Dedicated camera button retained
- 4K Video
- Brian Roper – This guy is cool, we met him at WPC.
- Office, Cortana, Skype, OneDrive, Edge, Outlook – the most productive phone.
- Hello authentication with onboard camera – no passwords!
- Microsoft Display Dock
- Using the dock to connect an external display, keyboard and mouse.
- Apps running off phone expand to look like they’re on a PC.
- Standard keyboard shortcuts work on the phone when using the dock.
- Running Word on your phone – in full desktop view!
- Plug in your USB media to your phone via the dock.
- Productive like a boss wherever you are!
- Miracast native support
- HDMI 1080P video streaming out of the phone!
- It’s Surface time!
- Bob Mileti – Industrial Designer Testimonial Video
- Using SolidEdge on Surface Pro 3 and writing with the Pen
- Surface is used to design the Surface. 😉
- 98% of users would recommend it!
- 6th Generation Intel Core i7 processors!
- 16Gb RAM!
- 1Tb Storage!
- Truly a device that can replace a laptop and a tablet!
- 12.3″ Screen
- 5 Million Pixel Display
- Pixel Sense
- .4mm Gorilla Glass 4
- G5 Chipset from Microsoft – for best pen and touch experience
New Surface Pen
- Has an eraser 😉
- 50% of people with Sp3 use the pen!
- 1024 levels pressure
- Full year of battery life
- No recharging!
- New magnetic attachment for pen storage.
- Hold the pen eraser to launch OneNote!
- Double click the eraser to screenshot to OneNote!
- Hold the pen eraser down longer to launch Cortana.
- New interchangeable pen tips – with individual feel profiles (like ballpoint to felt tip).
- Drawboard PDF gets a mention! (An application out of Melbourne, Australia that ships free on all Surface 3 and Surface Pro 4 devices!!)
- StaffPad – natural music composition
- Adobe Photoshop, LightRoom, Premiere will be incredible on this device!
- 30% better than Surface Pro 3
- 50% faster than MacBook Air
- 16Gb, 1Tb, Core i7 options – no compromises.
- Thinner, lighter, more pixels!
- New Dock for both Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4!
- Connects through power port, but you don’t need a fixed angle on the desk.
- Has USB3 Ports and supports 2x 4K Screens
- New cover, works with Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4
- Lighter, thinner, more sturdy
- Better keys – 1.3mm travel
- Bigger trackpad
- Panos demonstrates family switching users with his kids at home…
- Fingerprint reader build into the Surface Pro Keyboard.
- Front facing camera is full Intel 3D Sense infra red camera for super secure authentication – more secure than password.
Surface Pro 4
- Available October 26 (USA)
- We’ll have one here to try and demonstrate by November 10!
New product announcement – Microsoft Surface Book
- New 13″ laptop with 12 hours battery life
- 13.5″ Pixel Sense Screen
- 6 Million Pixels
- Touch, Pen and Typing Experience all in one.
- 1.6mm travel on keys. 16 years of Microsoft Keyboard technology applied.
- NVidia dedicated graphics
- Built for gamers, coders, designers, architects and engineers.
- Aimed at MacBook Pro – 2x faster
- Works with new Surface dock.
- Live demo of Adobe Premiere Pro on Surface Book – smooth live GPU output – no frames dropped!
- US$1499 – October 26th.
- Is actually a Surface Tablet too!
- The extra GPU is housed in the detachable keyboard.
- 13.5″ tablet 7.7mm thin.
- USB ports are in the keyboard base.
- Surface Pen magnetically attached to the side.
- Is a hybrid tablet.
- My USA Surface MVP friends are all first to get their hands on the Surface Book tablets! Hi guys!
- Dynamic Fulcrum hinge design – electronic releases – muscle wire.
- Screen mounts either way…
- It’s a big book!
- Moving people from needing Windows to loving Windows
- Windows Store visits and app acquisition is up
- Windows 10 devices are ready
- We will build devices to be the best they can possibly be!