Microsoft’s New Surface Laptop 7 and Surface Pro 11 Copilot+ PCs Now Available

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Key Takeaways:

  • Microsoft has launched its new Copilot+ PCs, including the Surface Pro 11 and Surface Laptop 7, featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite and Plus chips.
  • The Surface Pro 11 promises a 90% performance boost over its predecessor, offering options for LCD or OLED displays and an ultrawide front-facing camera.
  • The Surface Laptop 7 is up to 86% faster than its predecessor and it comes with redesigned bezels, extended battery life, and AI-powered camera features.

Microsoft has officially launched its new Copilot+ PCs today, which are now available for purchase at the Microsoft Store and other leading retailers. The Surface Pro 11 and Surface Laptop 7, powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X Elite and Plus chips, support advanced AI-powered experiences across the operating system.

Surface Pro 11

Microsoft claims that its new Surface Pro 11 should be 90% faster than its predecessor, the Surface Pro 9. It offers a choice between two models: one with Snapdragon X Plus and an LCD display, and another with Snapdragon X Elite and an OLED screen. The Surface Pro 11 also includes an ultrawide front-facing camera, supports Wi-Fi 7 (with optional 5G), and features a detachable Surface Pro Flex keyboard.

Surface Pro 11 is available with 16GB or 32GB of memory and up to 1TB of storage. The pricing for the Snapdragon X Plus model with an LCD display starts at $999.99 and the Snapdragon X Elite model with an OLED display starts at $1,499.

Surface Laptop 7

Microsoft’s all-new Surface Laptop 7, which is available in 13.8- or 15-inch sizes, has been redesigned with razor-thin bezels. The new Surface Laptop models are up to 86% faster than the Surface Laptop 5, with up to 22 hours of battery life. The new laptops are available in four colors, including Platinum, Black, Dune, and Sapphire.

Microsoft offers 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB memory options and up to 1TB of storage on the new Surface Laptop 7. It features a Full HD Surface Studio Camera that supports AI-powered Windows Studio Effects such as Portrait Blur, Automatic Framing, Creative Filters, and Voice Focus.

The new Surface Laptop models come with 2 USB-C ports, a Surface Connect port, as well as a headphone jack. The 13.8-inch Surface Laptop 7 model with Snapdragon X Plus starts at $999, with the Snapdragon X Elite variant priced from $1,299.

“The new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro are more powerful than ever with Snapdragon X Series Processors, providing faster performance and all-day battery life with a powerful Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for all-new AI experiences,” Microsoft explained.

What AI features does the new Copilot+ PCs AI provide?

Microsoft highlighted that the new Copilot+ PCs offer quicker response time and advanced AI-powered features, including Windows Studio Effects and Live Captions. It’s also possible to create images and edit photos on the device’s hardware.

Microsoft's New Surface Laptop 7 and Surface Pro 11 Copilot+ PCs Now Available for Purchase
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Microsoft notes that users can expect to see Recall and additional AI features in a future update. It will help users find documents, apps, websites, and other content they have viewed in the past. However, the AI-powered photographic memory feature has generated privacy and security concerns. In response to the backlash, Microsoft has decided to delay the launch of this controversial feature for Copilot+ PCs.