Microsoft Surface Hub 2S – Full Information

The anticipated further announcement of the all-in-one digital conference system was made on April 17th, with its expected price, specifications and introduction dates finally revealed. As previously announced in September, Microsoft expects to firstly introduce the Surface Hub 2S in the upcoming months of 2019, to then present the Surface Hub 2X featuring an upgrade of both its core runners and several other features in the later 2020.

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S
Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub 2S. Teamwork without boundaries. Photo from Microsoft.com.

The Surface Hub 2S will succeed the March 2016 model, originally available in the two variants of 55” and 84”, the 55” Intel Core i5-based model priced at $6,999 at the launching event and its Intel Core i7 84” version sold at $19,999.

The 2020-expected model is claimed to feature identical hardware to the 2S variations, while also suggesting a number of feature updates and upgrades made to the 2X.

The Surface Hub 2S offers support for 4K cameras with their ability to rotate together with the device, alongside pre-integrated speakers and far-field microphones.

Specifications

AboutManufacturerMicrosoft
Official NameMicrosoft Surface Hub 2S
TypeAll-in-One Digital Conference System
Form-factorAll-in-One Stand
NetworkTechnologyN/A
NoteNot support cellular connectivity
LaunchIntroducedApril 17, 2019
ReleasedJune 2019
BodyDimensions29.2 x 43.2 x 3.0 inch (741 x 1097 x 76 mm)
Weight61.6 lb (28 kg)
BuildPrecision machined aluminum with mineral-composite resin
Physical buttonsPower, Volume, Source
KeyboardExternal keyboard
SIMNo
DisplayTypePixelSense Display
Size50 inches
Resolution3840 x 2560 pixels
Aspect ratio3:2
Pixel Density~ 92 ppi
MultitouchYes
PlatformOSWindows 10
ArchitectureCoffee Lake revised
CPU8th Gen Quad-core 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 620
MemoryMemory8 RAM
Storage128 SSD
CameraFrontMicrosoft Surface Hub 2 Camera, 4K, USB-C connection, 90 degree HFOV
BackN/A
SoundLoudspeakerFull range front facing 3-way stereo speakers
MicrophoneFull band 8-element MEMS microphone array
CommsWLANWi-Fi 5 (IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac compatible)
USB1 x USB type-A, 4 x USB type-C
Bluetooth4.1
GPSNo
NFCNo
3.5mm jackNo
Headphone jackNo
Card readerFull-size SDXC card reader
Mini DisplayPortMini-DisplayPort Video Output
– RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
– HDMI Video Input
– Miracast Display
FeaturesBatteryAPC Charge Mobile Battery
Sensors– Doppler occupancy sensor
– Accelerometer
– Gyroscope
Software– Windows 10
– Microsoft Teams for Surface Hub2
– Skype for Business2
– Microsoft Whiteboard
– Microsoft Office (Mobile)
– Microsoft Power BI2
– Microsoft Surface Hub 2 Pen support
MiscColorsPlatinum
PriceStarting at $8999
Warranty1-year limited hardware warranty
– 90 days of free technical phone support
– 12 months in-store support and technical assistance

Special features

Thin and sleek, Surface Hub 2S integrates into any workspace. From conference rooms to open spaces, go wherever ideas strike with the mobile stand and battery.
Thin and sleek, Surface Hub 2S integrates into any workspace. From conference rooms to open spaces, go wherever ideas strike with the mobile stand and battery. Photo from Microsoft.com.
  • A feature destined to set the device aside from the others is its ability to allow multiple users to collaborate on a single document that would have been stored in the cloud previously, offering simultaneous access and authentication.
  • Operating on the Intel Core i5 of the 8th generation, the 2S configuration of the Surface Hub will be providing 8GB DDR4 of RAM. The device offers an array of connectivity options, those including both USB-A and USB-C ports, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI Video output port, and USB-C ports.

Miscellanea

The precise inking experience you love from Surface, scaled to the large screen. Surface Hub 2 Pen is so responsive, it feels like ink is flowing from the pen tip.
The precise inking experience you love from Surface, scaled to the large screen. Surface Hub 2 Pen is so responsive, it feels like ink is flowing from the pen tip. Photo from Microsoft.com.
  • Many of the features originally presumed to be introduced with the Surface Hub 2S will only become implemented with its 2X variations, among such multi-user authentication, dynamic rotation and tiling.

Links

Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub 2S [Video]

Video uploaded by Microsoft Surface on April 17, 2019

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