Surface Book with Performance Base and Surface Studio headed to a slew of new markets

Alongside a firm date for the Windows 10 Creator's Update release today, Microsoft has some good news for Surface fans around the world. In particular, Surface Book with Performance Base is coming to 13 new markets, while Surface Studio and Surface Dial will be headed to 3 new countries.

Starting today, the Surface Book with Performance Base is up for pre-order in the following markets ahead of an April 20 launch:

  • Austria
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • UK

As for the Surface Studio, it's now up for pre-order in Australia, Canada and New Zealand with the same April 20 release date.

Finally, with the release date for the Creators Update in sight, Microsoft has some updates on what it will bring to its biggest member of the Surface family, Surface Hub:

The updates include an improved new start screen that allows you to sign on with your credentials and access your Office 365 apps and OneDrive materials as well as new manageability tools to simplify large-scale deployments. Apps like Skype for Business are being improved to help you connect better and the Whiteboard app will now easily enable real-time collaboration between Surface Hubs.

Microsoft promises we'll hear more about what the Creators Update has in store for Surface Hub before it starts rolling out on April 11.

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