It’s a busy time of year with Amazon and Apple announcing their latest devices already and Google still to come. Overnight, Microsoft has unveiled their latest range of Surface devices, as well as their AI assistant Copilot at their September event.


The Surface line-up saw a few new updates with a new Surface Laptop Studio 2, Surface Laptop Go 3, Surface Hub 3 and the Surface Go 4 for Business.

Surface Laptop Studio 2

The Surface Laptop Studio 2 is the ‘most powerful Surface’ they’ve ever built says Microsoft. The laptop includes Intel’s 13th Gen i7 H class processor, Nvidia’s RTX 4050 or 4060 GPU, 64GB of RAM and up to 2TB of Gen 4 SSD storage with a 14.4″ PixelSense Flow touchscreen display.

The from factor of the Surface Laptop Studio 2 is a big draw card, with three distinct form factors available. You can use it in the traditional clamshell, as a tablet or with the  14.4″ PixelSense Flow touchscreen display floating over the keyboard. 

For creators there’s a lot of connectivity on-board, with dual USB-c Thunderbolt 4 ports, a USB-A port, MicroSDXC card reader, 3.5mm headphone jack and of course the Surface Connect port. 

Microsoft hasn’t announced local availability for the Surface Laptop Studio 2 as yet, but it’s up for pre-order in the US from $1,999USD ($3,113AUD). 

Surface Laptop Go 3

For those wanting something a little more budget friendly from the new Surface line, the Surface Laptop Go 3 offers a balance of style and performance. The laptop is also their lightest and most portable Surface Laptop.

Powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i5-1235U processor, up to 16GB DR5x RAM and 256GB removable SSD. There’s a 12.4” PixelSense Display is powered by the Intel

Iris Xe Graphics and a battery capable of up to 15 hours of ‘typical device usage’.

The laptop includes a Windows Hello compatible Fingerprint sensor in the Power Button for easy biometric login.

At this stage Microsoft hasn’t announced local pricing for the Surface Laptop Go 3, but it’s up for pre-order in the US from $799.99USD ($1,246 AUD). 

Surface for Business

Microsoft also announced new Business focused Surface devices with the new Surface Hub 3 and Surface Go 4 for Business.

The Surface Go 4 for Business fills the 2-in-1 form factor position, offering a 10.5” PixelSense Display display and powered by an Intel N200 processor, up to 8GB of DDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of on-board UFS storage and with a battery capable of up to 12.5 hours of ‘typical’ usage.

It is a business machine, so you’ll need to be part of an enterprise to purchase one when released. There’s not a lot of details on local launch or availability, but it will go on-sale in the US for $579 USD on October 3rd. 

Lastly, the Surface Hub 3 offers a collaboration space for enterprise customers, with the display available in either 50” or 85” screen sizes, with the 50” model additionally able to be rotated into Portrait, as well as offering Smart Rotation and Smart A.

No launch details for Surface Hub 3 have been announced as yet, so we’ll have to wait and see.


The AI space is heating up and Microsoft are leveraging their AI foothold to bring their latest AI companion to Windows 11, with the launch of Copilot, due to arrive on Windows 11 on September 26th.

CoPilot will bring AI tools to Windows 11, as well as to Microsoft 365 and into the Edge Browser and Bing. Microsoft is also bringing the latest DALL.E 3 model from OpenAI to Bing, offering ‘more personalized answers based on your search history, a new AI-powered shopping experience, and updates to Bing Chat Enterprise, making it more mobile and visual.’

While Copilot will begin rolling out to Windows 11 PC’s on September 26th, the Copilot update for Microsoft 365 will start on November 1st for Enterprise users.