Microsoft reveals the secret behind the amazing Surface Studio Hinge (video)

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Microsoft today announced the expanded availability of Surface Studio outside the US. Surface Studio is now available in Austria, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Just in time for the release, Microsoft today posted a new video revealing the engineering and craftsmanship behind its elegant, minimalistic design. Watch the video about to know more about the Surface Studio. The main highlight of the video is the information about how the zero gravity hinge works.

Even the Surface Studio’s display actually weighs 13lbs, it appears almost weightless when it try to move it. Zero gravity hinge is the main reason behind this experience. Within the machined metal-alloy casing of Surface Studio display, Surface team has attached an additional a butterfly-array of plates that help translate the force of someone attempting to move the screen directly to the hinge. These plates have another purpose as well, to provide stiffening. Even when someone leans on the screen to work, the screen feels solid without flexing, thanks to these plates.

Another thing which I really liked in the video is about the power cable connector. Yes, Surface Studio comes with a detachable power cable with a locking mechanism so that it won’t detach accidentally when you try to move the Surface Studio.

You can order Surface Studio from Microsoft Store here.

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