Pre-orders for Surface Laptop 5 and Surface Pro 9 starting 8 November in Malaysia
[MALAYSIA, 8 November 2022] – Microsoft today announced that pre-orders for the new Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 will commence from 8 November in Malaysia, via commercial authorized resellers and authorized retailers.
Consumers who pre-order a Surface Pro 9, from now till 28 November, will receive a complimentary Surface Pro Signature Keyboard and other free gifts (worth up to RM1,288) while consumers who pre-order a Surface Laptop 5 will receive a complimentary Microsoft Arc Mouse and other free gifts (worth up to RM998) from selected authorized retailers. All consumer purchases will also include a one-month free subscription to Microsoft 365.
Microsoft shared its vision for the next era of the Windows PC, where the PC and the cloud intersect, and tap into innovative AI technology to unlock new experiences. By bringing the best of Microsoft together on a single device, users are empowered to participate, be seen, heard, and express their creativity.
“We are pleased to bring the new Surface devices to Malaysia, expanding our portfolio for Windows 11. For the past ten years, Surface has challenged the convention of the PC through innovative form factors and new interaction models that transformed what the industry expects from a laptop, desktop, tablet, and mobile productivity device. Importantly, Surface and Windows helped removed barriers, empowering us to connect, create, work, learn, and play in ways that are new and natural,” shared Azizah Ali, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer of Microsoft Malaysia.
“We also have Surface for Business, designed for the era of hybrid work. Surface devices are designed to provide the optimal experience for both Windows 11 and Microsoft 365, allowing users across industries, from business to education and beyond, to work securely, from chip to cloud, with protection from Microsoft,” Azizah added.
Surface Pro 9
A decade ago, Microsoft merged the benefits of a powerful laptop, versatile tablet, and ink-ready studio – and today, Surface Pro 9 has raised the bar. The device features the iconic built-in kickstand and a stunning, edge-to-edge 13” PixelSense display, with up to 120Hz refresh rate.
Underneath the display is an HD camera, Omnisonic speakers, directional microphones, and Microsoft’s custom G6 chip that takes inking to the next level with tactile signals. Combined with the new Ink Focus in Microsoft OneNote, or the new GoodNotes app for Windows 11, digital ink on the screen will feel like pen on paper.
Surface Pro 9 is available in two options – powered by the 12th Gen Intel® Core processor built on the Intel® Evo™ platform with Thunderbolt™ 4, or Microsoft SQ®3 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon with 5G connectivity. In either option, users will be getting the same iconic Surface Pro form, great performance, all-day battery life , and Secured-core capabilities.
The Intel® Core processor offers incredible power and performance. Built on the Intel® Evo™ platform, the Surface Pro 9 is made for real-world multi-tasking, full desktop productivity, and intense workloads – with up to 50% more performance than Surface Pro 8. Accompanied by the Thunderbolt™ 4, data transfer is seamless and rapid, docking to multiple 4K displays, or supporting an eGPU set-up.
On the other hand, with the Microsoft SQ®3 processor, Surface for Business users can expect fast 5G connectivity and up to 19 hours of battery life. With an entirely new Neural Processing Unit (NPU), unlock new AI features and experiences through Windows Studio effects – made possible via the NPU capable of more than 15 trillion calculations per second.
Priced from RM5,299, enjoy versatility, power, and flexibility all in one device. The Surface Pro 9 is crafted with high-grade aluminum casing in two new options of colors, Sapphire and Forest, and provides options of personalization with its Signature Keyboard.
Surface Laptop 5
Surface Laptop 5 is sleek and elegant, providing all-day battery life and now features Thunderbolt™ 4. Powered by the latest Intel® Evo™ platform, the device is over 50% more powerful than its predecessor.
Surface Laptop 5’s signature 3:2 PixelSense display comes in 13.5” or 15” options, each with Dolby Vision IQ, providing users with the best possible picture, vivid colors, and sharp contrast in any lighting conditions. The speakers are perfectly tuned and offer Dolby Atmos 3D spatial processing, while the front-facing HD camera and Studio Microphones capture in a true-to-life fashion.
From the effortless opening and fast log-in with Windows Hello, to the touchscreen, precision touchpad, and perfect typing experience, Surface Laptop 5 offers the craftsmanship, comfort, and capabilities to jump in and produce your best work.
Priced from RM5,299, Surface Laptop 5 is fast, lightweight, and sophisticated – designed to elevate the user’s computing experience.
Microsoft Designer and Image Creator
Microsoft Designer is a new graphic design app in Microsoft 365. Powered by best-in-class AI including DALL∙E 2, Microsoft Designer is engineered to bring creative visions to life, enabling users to bring to life their creative ideas. This makes it easy to design social media posts, invitations, and much more, all at a faster pace.
The integration of Microsoft AI and DALL∙E 2 in the Microsoft Designer app is an example of AI assistance blurring the lines between the platform, the device, and the cloud all so users can express themselves even better, regardless of the level of expertise. Microsoft will soon be bringing these Microsoft Creator tools – including DALL∙E 2 integration – into Bing and Edge with Image Creator allowing users to use their words, not just to search, but to create.
The Surface Laptop 5 and Surface Pro 9 are available for pre-order starting today, 8 November, via commercial authorized reseller, Maxis; and authorized retailers such as All IT, Gloo by SNS Network, Harvey Norman, Lazada Flagship Store, PC Image, Senheng, Shopee Authorised Store and TMT by Thundermatch.
Both devices will be available to consumers and commercial customers in the following configurations in Malaysia:
Microsoft Concierge Service and Shopee Mall
Through the Microsoft Concierge Service, shoppers can seek advice on the right Microsoft Surface and Windows devices to buy, receive assistance in setting up their new devices or upgrading them to Windows 11. Visit the Microsoft Concierge every Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-8pm at:
- Harvey Norman Pavilion Bukit Jalil Lot 1.01.00 & 1.02.00, Level 1 Pavilion Bukit Jalil, 2, Persiaran Jalil 8, Bandar Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
- Gloo Low Yat (SNS Network) Lot G-008, Ground Floor, Plaza Low Yat, 7, Jalan 1/77, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Microsoft Authorized Store on Shopee Mall also provides assistance and advise on any Microsoft products. This service is available Monday to Sunday, 12pm-2pm, 4pm-6pm, and 7pm-9pm.