Microsoft launched its new Surface Studio – an All in One PC earlier today. But the company also quietly launched a bunch of accessories which went unnoticed surprisingly.
Starting with the Surface Ergonomic Keyboard, as the name suggests Microsoft’s Surface Ergonomic Keyboard is compatible with Surface Pro 4, Surface Book and Surface Studio devices only and comes at a price of $130 (approx. Rs 8,700). The wireless keyboard comes with low-profile keys ensuring a comfortable typing experience. The keyboard comes with an elevated design with dimensions of 460.14 x 229.22 x 34.73 mm and a double-cushioned Alcantara palm rest which Microsoft claims is extremely comfortable and warm. The keyboard is powered by a AAA batteries which helps keyboard last a full year.
The company also launched the Surface Keyboard which is compatible with Windows 8 and above, Windows 10 Mobile, Mac OS v10.10.5/ 10.11.1/ 10.11.4, and Android 4.4.2 Kitkat to Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. Also, the device must support Bluetooth v4.0 or above. We have no idea about the devices running Android Marshmallow or above. Nevertheless, this wireless keyboard comes in at a price of $100 (approx. 6,700) and is also powered by AAA batteries which can provide a battery life of about 12 months. Interestingly, Surface Keyboard is backlit and comes with an elevated design as well. Interestingly, a Surface Keyboard with finger print reader was also spotted but the price of it still unknown.
Lastly, Microsoft also launched a Surface Mouse at $30 (Rs 2,000). The mouse weighs in around 91 grams and comes in soft grey colour with metal scroll wheel. It is also powered by AAA batteries with a battery life of about 12 months. In terms of connectivity, it is similar to the Surface Keyboard. Microsoft even launched some interesting looking Surface Pro Type Covers with Fingerprint ID on it for Windows 10 operating system.
All the above mentioned accessories are already up for pre-order and will start shipping on November 10th. The availability and price in India was still not known at the time of writing this story.