Microsoft has announced a brand new Microsoft Surface at CES 2011 featuring all new windows 7 based surface that runs on a regular desktop config and is much thinner, and portable than before. “. The absence of the cameras, makes it thinner. One of the most amazing things about the new Microsoft Surface is its “Pixel sense“, a technology that lets the large surface screen to see things placed over it.
Microsoft Surface 2 Demo at CES 2011
The SUR40 comes equipped with pedestals and mounts in order to maneuver and position the 40-inch, 4-inch-thick, 1080p screen and make it less of Microsoft Surface 2 and more of Microsoft Computer Monitor 2. The device sports a 2.9 AMD Athlon II X2 processor and a Radeon HD 6700M graphics card, runs Windows 7, and has Windows Phone 7 support. The Samsung SUR40 also employs the use of Gorilla Glass, a type of glass that can withstand more abuse than regular glass.
The SUR40 costs a cool (uncool) $7,600 at the moment, which is hilariously cheaper than the $12,500 original.