The Microsoft Surface Hub 2S to create team workspaces
September 5, 2019, Author / Editor: Lenz Nölkel / MBF Redaktion
Microsoft has been delivering the Surface Hub 2S on time for the IFA in Berlin since Wednesday. With the thinner model compared to its predecessor, the focus will be even more on mobile working.
Modern Workplace has been one of Microsoft’s favourite topics for some time now. Whether it’s Offic365 or Microsoft Teams, the focus of many products and solutions is clearly in the area of Collaboration & Teamwork. With the Surface Hub 2S Microsoft takes the next step in this direction and has launched a digital whiteboard – lighter, thinner and in a mobile format.
Surface to take teamwork to a new level
The Surface, equipped with Windows 10, is an all-in-one whiteboard, meeting platform and collaborative computing device. Users can access their Office365 files from there and create a virtual meeting room thanks to the 4k-Surfawce Hub 2 camera, wide-angle microphones and speakers.
“With the first generation of Surface Hub, we have changed the work culture in companies and taken team productivity to a new level,” says Andre Hansel, Senior Product Manager Surface Commercial at Microsoft Germany. “Surface Hub 2S is our new device for limitless and flexible teamwork that goes far beyond traditional conference room scenarios with innovative accessories”.
Price, Scope of Delivery & Availability
The Surface Hub 2S could already be pre-ordered in May, now delivery has officially begun. The list price has risen slightly to EUR 9,699,99, but the weight has almost halved to just 28 kg. The machine has a 50 inch 4K display, the scope of delivery also includes the Surface Hub 2 Cam and the Surface Hub 2 Pen. The mobile tripod Steelcase Roam™ Mobile Stand, the wall mount Steelcase Roam™ Wall Mount and the mobile battery pack APC™ Charge Mobile Battery are available separately.
The Surface Hub 2S can be extensively tested at the Microsoft booth at IFA (source: Lenz Nölkel / MyBusinessFuture).
The most important technical details at a glance
- 29,2 × 43,2 × 3,0 Zoll (741 × 1097 × 76 mm)
- (28 kg
- Resolution: 3840 × 2560
- Aspect ratio: 3:2
- Colour depth: 10-Bit
- 15,5 mm edge, antireflex, IPS-LCD
- Intel® Core™ i5-Quad-Core-Prozessor der 8. Generation
- 8 GB RAM
- SSD with 128 GB4
- Intel® UHD-Grafik 620
Anyone who wants to see the device live will have the chance to do so from 6 to 11 September at Microsoft’s IFA booth in Hall 13. The “big brother” of the Surface Hub 2S will then be launched on the market as an 85 inch version with a 16:9 display in 2020.
Source Cover picture: MyBusinessFuture
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