In May of this year, Microsoft announced the second generation of Surface Hub giant screen office equipment, equipped with a new 50.5-inch 4K resolution screen (3:2), and thinner, narrower border.
At the latest Ignite 2018 conference, Microsoft announced that Surface Hub 2 will be officially launched in the second quarter of 2019 and will be divided into two phases.
The first is Surface Hub 2S, which focuses on existing Surface Hub customers and continues the existing mature environment and experience, but brings a lighter, thinner, more sleek design, and is also compatible with existing applications and software, such as continued use. Skype for Business, or use the latest version of Microsoft Teams.
Followed by Surface Hub 2X, it can be regarded as the full version of the second-generation Surface Hub. For the first time customers deploying Surface Hub devices, dynamic rotation, multi-user authentication, split-screen office and so on are supported by default.
The most special is that it uses a modular design, such as the processor part can be removed and upgraded at any time, no need to re-investment to achieve better performance, can support Microsoft 365 in 2020.
Surface Hub 2 also includes built-in Bing search, image stacking, contact search, and improved Whiteboard and more.
Microsoft will announce more details of the Surface Hub 2 series in the coming months.