Coming in at 50.5-inch with a 4K+ display, the new Surface Hub 2 boasts a handsome design with tiny bezels that offer an immersive collaboration experience.
Under the covers, Surface Hub 2 will run Microsoft 365, which means Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security. "Surface Hub 2 was designed from the ground up to be used by teams - to get people out of their seats, to connect and ideate, regardless of location". This device brings out the best bits of the Surface Hub 1 and advances all the parts that needed advancing.
"We are still building the device", said Robin Seiler, General Manager of Hardware Engineering for Surface Hub, in a conversation I had with her yesterday. The Microsoft Surface Hub 2 also features a 4K webcam (which is removable and rotatable) and far-field microphones for a better video calling experience.More news: Netflix, ESPN Films to produce Michael Jordan docuseries
Surface Hub 2 scales and adapts to your space through tiling up to 4 screens together in portrait or landscape view.
Surface Hub 2 looks a lot sleeker and more portable than Surface Hub 1 and was built for "immersive collaboration", Seiler said. This will also allow users to share and work on different apps side-by-side. The displays use the same 3:2 aspect ratio as the Surface mobile devices. Multiple (up to four) Surface Hubs can also be tiled together in portrait mode for "undeniable visual effect" and enabling teams to get work done across Microsoft Whiteboard, PowerBI, PowerPoint, and a full view video call.
Coming to Windows Hello, Microsoft will allow multiple user accounts to be created and users can use biometrics to access their account and start from where they left off. Over half of Fortune 100 companies have purchased Surface Hubs to improve team's efficiency and how they collaborate - breaking down barriers and creating real business value We believe our customers will love Surface Hub 2 even more.More news: Gas prices remain high for three weeks
Microsoft hasn't shared the exact specs or the release date but has promised its availability in 2019.
For now, those who wish to receive more information when it's available can sign up at the Microsoft Surface Hub 2 product page.More news: S. Korean leader praises North's plan to dismantle nuke site