Nov 30, 2016 09:03 AM EST
Microsoft Surface Studio vs iMac 2017: Surface Studio Specs Overpower The iMac 2017; Surface Studio Teardown [VIDEO]
While the upcoming iMac 2017 release date is gathering rumors, the Microsoft Surface Studio has been already out in the market with some remarkable features. Nevertheless, Microsoft's All-in-one PC appears to overpower the iMac 2017.
Microsoft seems to have beaten Apple Inc. as they have recently unveiled their own all-in-one desktop PC, the Surface Studio. With the Surface Studio's unique design, zero gravity floating display hinge, and its touchscreen, loads of tech analysts touted Microsoft Surface Studio as an iMac killer.
The victory of Microsoft Surface Studio over Imac 2017 may point to Apple's focus on developing their Macbook and iPhones, while the iMac 2017 will roll out without any upgrade and no adaptation of touchscreen technology. Even though the Cupertino based tech giant has not yet pitched in an official announcement about the specs of the iMac 2017, a number of speculations and rumors are already mounting up on the internet, Mac World reported.
Meanwhile, on the PC front, the Surface Studio is packed with a 28-inch PixelSense display, up to 4 GB of NVIDIA GeForce graphics card, as well as a core i5 or i7 Kaby Lake Processor. The RAM of Surface Studio can be upgraded as high as 32 GB, with a standard storage of 1TB.
In related news, as Microsoft has started shipping Surface Studio orders a little earlier than expected, iFixit, a company known for teardowns of consumer devices, has started tearing down Microsoft's all-in-one PC. As Surface Studio is considered a computer, the teardown does reveal a few things about the tech company's approach to this extraordinary PC, according to The Verge.
The teardown found out Surface Studio's noteworthy ARM chip lurking behind the PC's 28-inch display. Although iFixit didn't discuss the presence of an ARM chip on an Intel-powered x86 device, nonetheless, the processor is actually present to boost the power of Microsoft's PixelSense display.
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