Microsoft

Microsoft

Description
Description

Microsoft is a technology giant known for its vast array of software, hardware, and services. Its flagship product, Windows, is an operating system that powers millions of computers worldwide, providing a platform for both personal and professional use. Microsoft Office Suite, encompassing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more, is ubiquitous in offices and schools. In hardware, Microsoft offers the Surface line of laptops and tablets, Xbox gaming consoles, and various peripherals. Unique to Microsoft is its integration across products, a focus on enterprise solutions like Azure cloud services, and a commitment to empowering productivity and connectivity in a secure and user-friendly ecosystem.

History
History

Microsoft started in 1975, founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. They kicked off by developing software for early personal computers. Striking a deal to provide an operating system for IBM's first personal computer in 1981 catapulted them to prominence. Windows, introduced in 1985, became the dominant OS for PCs, evolving with technology and user needs. Microsoft expanded into office software, launching the Office Suite, and later entered the gaming market with Xbox. The 21st century saw Microsoft branching into cloud computing with Azure and hardware with Surface devices, maintaining its status as a leading force in the tech industry.

Future
Future

The future of Microsoft seems geared towards further integrating AI, cloud computing, and mixed reality into everyday life. We might see Windows becoming even more adaptive and personalized, harnessing AI to cater to individual user needs. Cloud services like Azure are likely to expand, offering more robust, secure, and flexible solutions for businesses and individuals. With the rise of remote work, Microsoft Teams and similar products may evolve to support an even more seamless virtual collaboration experience. In gaming, expect innovations in immersive experiences through Xbox and cloud gaming. Microsoft's role in culture will likely solidify as a facilitator of digital transformation, creativity, and productivity across various aspects of life.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Who were the founders of Microsoft?

Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen who were childhood friends. Its headquarters were originally based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but later moved to Washington State. Paul Allen quit his job as a programmer in Boston, Massachusetts, and Bill Gates left Harvard University to focus on creating Microsoft.

When was Microsoft founded?

Microsoft was founded on April 4, 1975, and was originally named Micro-Soft, due to its microprocessors and software. Microsoft was created to produce software for the Altair 8800, a personal computer. Microsoft quickly became a success and by the end of 1978, it had made more than $1 million in sales.

What products is Microsoft known for today?

The products that Microsoft is known for today are its software products that include the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suites, and the Internet Explorer as well as Edge web browsers. Its other products include the flagship hardware products like the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of computers.

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5’10” | 1.78 m
October 28, 1955
Bill Gates
178.000
1955.00
321000
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Bill Gates
9.14” | 23.2 cm
12.3” | 31.2 cm
.59”-9” | 1.5-2.3 cm
3.62 lb | 1.64 kg
2017
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5”)
23.200
31.200
2.300
1.640
2017.00
77000
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Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5”)3D model of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5”) viewed in perspective3D model of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5”) viewed in perspective
9.87” | 25.1 cm
13.5” | 34.3 cm
.57”-.9” | 1.5-2.3 cm
4.2 lb | 1.91 kg
2017
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”)
25.100
34.300
2.300
1.910
2017.00
77000
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Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”)
6.9” | 17.5 cm
9.65” | 24.5 cm
.33" | .83 cm
1.17 lb | .53 kg
2018
Microsoft Surface Go
17.500
24.500
0.830
0.530
2018.00
124000
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Microsoft Surface GoView of the Microsoft Surface Go in 3D available for downloadView of the Microsoft Surface Go in 3D available for download
29.2” | 74.1 cm
43.2” | 109.7 cm
3” | 7.6 cm
61.6 lb | 28 kg
2019
Microsoft Surface Hub 2S
74.100
109.700
7.600
28.000
2019.00
1900
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Microsoft Surface Hub 2S3D model of the Microsoft Surface Hub 2S viewed in perspective3D model of the Microsoft Surface Hub 2S viewed in perspective
8.79” | 22.3 cm
12.13” | 30.81 cm
.57” | 1.45 cm
2.83 lb | 1.28 kg
2018
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2
22.300
30.810
1.450
1.280
2018.00
18000
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2Perspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 2Perspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 2
8.8” | 22.33 cm
12.1” | 30.8 cm
.57” | 1.45 cm
2.84 lb | 1.29 kg
2019
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”)
22.330
30.800
1.450
1.290
2019.00
38500
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”)View of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”) in 3D available for downloadView of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”) in 3D available for download
9.6” | 24.4 cm
13.4” | 33.95 cm
.57” | 1.45 cm
3.4 lb | 1.54 kg
2019
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15”)
24.400
33.950
1.450
1.540
2019.00
38500
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15”)3D model of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15”) viewed in perspective3D model of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15”) viewed in perspective
7.9” | 20.1 cm
11.5” | 29.2 cm
.33” | .85 cm
1.73 lb | .784 kg
2017
Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen)
20.100
29.200
0.850
0.784
2017.00
6400
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Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen)
7.9” | 20.1 cm
11.5” | 29.2 cm
.33” | .85 cm
1.73 lb | .784 kg
2018
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
20.100
29.200
0.850
0.784
2018.00
49000
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Microsoft Surface Pro 6View of the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 in 3D available for downloadView of the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 in 3D available for download
7.9” | 20.1 cm
11.5” | 29.2 cm
.33” | .85 cm
1.74 lb | .79 kg
2019
Microsoft Surface Pro 7
20.100
29.200
0.850
0.790
2019.00
69000
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Microsoft Surface Pro 73D model of the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 viewed in perspective3D model of the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 viewed in perspective
8.2” | 20.8 cm
11.3” | 28.7 cm
.28” | .73 cm
1.7 lb | .774 kg
2019
Microsoft Surface Pro X
20.800
28.700
0.730
0.774
2019.00
31800
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Microsoft Surface Pro XPerspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Pro XPerspective view of a 3D model of the Microsoft Surface Pro X
17.3” | 43.9 cm
25.1” | 63.74 cm
.5” | 1.25 cm
21 lb | 9.56 kg
2018
Microsoft Surface Studio 2
43.900
63.740
1.250
9.560
2018.00
15700
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Microsoft Surface Studio 2View of the Microsoft Surface Studio 2 in 3D available for downloadView of the Microsoft Surface Studio 2 in 3D available for download
Xbox
983000
3.58” | 91 mm
12.6” | 320 mm
10.2” | 259.1 mm
8.8 lb | 4 kg
2001-2009
Xbox
9.100
32.000
25.910
4.000
2001.00
983000
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Xbox
Xbox 360
106000
3.1” | 78.7 mm
12.2” | 309.9 mm
10.6” | 269.2 mm
7.7 lb | 3.5 kg
2005-2016
Xbox 360
7.870
30.990
26.920
3.500
2005.00
106000
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Xbox 360
4.13” | 105 mm
6.05” | 154 mm
2.41” | 61.3 mm
9.5 oz | .27 kg
2005
Xbox 360 Controller
10.500
15.400
6.130
0.270
2005.00
44000
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Xbox 360 Controller
5.5” | 139.7 mm
7” | 177.8 mm
2.7” | 68.6 mm
19.4 oz | .55 kg
2001
Xbox Controller
13.970
17.780
6.860
0.550
2001.00
90000
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Xbox Controller
Xbox One
431000
3.1” | 78.7 mm
13.1” | 332.7 mm
10.8” | 275 mm
7.8 lb | 3.54 kg
2013
Xbox One
7.870
33.270
27.500
3.540
2013.00
431000
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Xbox One
4.01” | 101.9 mm
6.02” | 152.9 mm
2.4” | 61 mm
9.9 oz | .28 kg
2013
Xbox One Controller
10.190
15.290
6.100
0.280
2013.00
141000
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Xbox One Controller
2.5” | 63.5 mm
11.6” | 294.6 mm
9.0” | 228.6 mm
6.4 lb | 2.9 kg
2016
Xbox One S
6.350
29.460
22.860
2.900
2016.00
154000
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Xbox One S
2.36” | 59.9 mm
11.81” | 300 mm
9.45” | 240 mm
8.4 lb | 3.81 kg
2017
Xbox One X
5.990
30.000
24.000
3.810
2017.00
285000
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Xbox One X
10.83” | 27.5 cm
5.94” | 15.1 cm
2.56” | 6.5 cm
4.25 lb | 1.93 kg
November 10, 2020
Xbox Series S
27.500
15.100
6.500
1.930
2020.00
3100000
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Xbox Series SPerspective view of a 3D model of the Xbox Series SPerspective view of a 3D model of the Xbox Series S
11.85” | 30.1 cm
5.94” | 15.1 cm
5.94” | 15.1 cm
9.7 lb | 4.4 kg
2020
Xbox Series X
30.100
15.100
15.100
4.400
2020.00
155000
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Xbox Series X
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”)

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15") boasts of a higher resolution and extended battery life when compared to its predecessor. It was released in 2017 as a successor of the Surface Book and has a lightweight structure, excellent cooling systems, crazy long battery life, the ability to switch to tablet mode, and reduced screen wobble. It is best suited for the most recent PC games and drawing.

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”) has height of 9.87” (25.1 cm), width of 13.5” (34.3 cm), depth of .57”-.9” (1.5-2.3 cm), and weighs 4.2 lb (1.91 kg). The screen size is 15” (38.1 cm) with a resolution of 3240 x 2160 px at 260 ppi.

Dimensioned drawings of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”) with height, width, and depth labeled in elevation
The Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15") boasts of a higher resolution and extended battery life when compared to its predecessor. It was released in 2017 as a successor of the Surface Book and is lightweight with excellent cooling systems, crazy long battery life, the ability to switch to tablet mode.

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”) has height of 9.87” (25.1 cm), width of 13.5” (34.3 cm), depth of .57”-.9” (1.5-2.3 cm), and weighs 4.2 lb (1.91 kg). The screen size is 15” (38.1 cm) with a resolution of 3240 x 2160 px at 260 ppi.

Dimensioned drawings of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”) with height, width, and depth labeled in elevation
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”)
Height:
9.87” | 25.1 cm
Width:
13.5” | 34.3 cm
Length:
Depth:
.57”-.9” | 1.5-2.3 cm
Display Size
15” | 38.1 cm
Resolution
3240 x 2160 px; 260 ppi
Weight:
4.2 lb | 1.91 kg
Area:
Storage
256, 512 GB, or 1TB
Designer
Microsoft
Year
2017

Drawings include:
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15”) front elevation, side, front (closed), top (open), side (open)

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Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen)

The Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) is a hybrid 2-in-1 detachable notebook computer released in 2017 as the successor of Surface Pro 4. The device uses Windows 10 Pro and also includes a studio mode that allows the device to lay flatter and offers a tablet mode when the slim keyboard is detached from the device. The Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) was succeeded by Surface Pro 6.

The Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) has height of 7.9” (20.1 cm), width of 11.5” (29.2 cm), depth of .33” (.85 cm), and weighs 1.73 lb (.784 kg). The screen size is 12.3” (31.2 cm) with a resolution of 2736 x 1824 px at 267 ppi.

Collection of drawings of the Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) display with measured dimensions and resolution
The Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) is a hybrid 2-in-1 detachable notebook computer released in 2017 as the successor of Surface Pro 4. The device uses Windows 10 Pro and also includes a studio mode that allows the device to lay flatter and offers a tablet mode when the slim keyboard is detached.

The Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) has height of 7.9” (20.1 cm), width of 11.5” (29.2 cm), depth of .33” (.85 cm), and weighs 1.73 lb (.784 kg). The screen size is 12.3” (31.2 cm) with a resolution of 2736 x 1824 px at 267 ppi.

Collection of drawings of the Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) display with measured dimensions and resolution
Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen)
Height:
7.9” | 20.1 cm
Width:
11.5” | 29.2 cm
Length:
Depth:
.33” | .85 cm
Display Size
12.3” | 31.2 cm
Resolution
2736 x 1824 px; 267 ppi
Weight:
1.73 lb | .784 kg
Area:
Storage
128, 256, 512 GB, or 1TB
Designer
Microsoft
Year
2017

Drawings include:
Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) front elevation (screen), side (screen), side (keyboard), top (keyboard)

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Xbox
Size comparison diagram of the Xbox compared to similar Video Game consoles

The Xbox is a video game console created by Microsoft. It was released around the world from 2001 to 2002. It is a sixth-generation gaming console. The Xbox is the competitor to Sony’s PlayStation 2, Sega’s Dreamcast, and Nintendo’s GameCube. The Xbox was the first console to feature a built-in hard disk. At the time of its release it was the most powerful piece of game console on the market. It can support up to 4 players at once, and 2 or more systems can be connected. It also had the ability to rip music from CDs and play DVDs with the Xbox DVD remote. The Xbox was discontinued in 2009.

The Xbox has a height of 3.58” (91 mm), width of 12.6” (320 mm), depth of 10.2” (259.1 mm), and approximate weight of 8.8 lb (4 kg).

Collection of drawings of the Xbox with height, width, and depth dimensions
The Xbox is a video game console created by Microsoft. It was released around the world from 2001 to 2002. It is a sixth-generation gaming console. The Xbox is the competitor to Sony’s PlayStation 2, Sega’s Dreamcast, and Nintendo’s GameCube.

The Xbox has a height of 3.58” (91 mm), width of 12.6” (320 mm), depth of 10.2” (259.1 mm), and approximate weight of 8.8 lb (4 kg).

Collection of drawings of the Xbox with height, width, and depth dimensions
Xbox
Height:
3.58” | 91 mm
Width:
12.6” | 320 mm
Length:
Depth:
10.2” | 259.1 mm
Resolution (Max)
1920 x 1080 px
Weight:
8.8 lb | 4 kg
Area:
Storage
Designer
Microsoft
Release
2001-2009

Drawings include:
Xbox front elevation, top, side

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Microsoft Surface Go

The Microsoft Surface Go is Microsoft's 2-in-1 detachable tablet unveiled in 2018 as a successor of the Microsoft Surface 3. It spots an excellent design, sharp graphics, and has a unique display and speakers than its predecessor. It uses Windows 10-S mode and inherits almost all features from Surface Pro-6 and Surface 3. The major drawback is that it has a small keyboard but ultimately a great product for a user's entertainment and productivity needs.

The Microsoft Surface Go has height of 6.9” (17.5 cm), width of 9.65” (24.5 cm), depth of .33" (.83 cm), and weighs 1.17 lb (.53 kg). The screen size is 10” (25.4 cm) with a resolution of 1800 x 1200 px at 217 ppi.

Collection of drawings of the Microsoft Surface Go display with measured dimensions and resolution
The Microsoft Surface Go is Microsoft's 2-in-1 detachable tablet unveiled in 2018 as a successor of the Microsoft Surface 3. It spots an excellent design, sharp graphics, and has a unique display and speakers than its predecessor. It uses Windows 10-S mode and inherits features from predecessors.

The Microsoft Surface Go has height of 6.9” (17.5 cm), width of 9.65” (24.5 cm), depth of .33" (.83 cm), and weighs 1.17 lb (.53 kg). The screen size is 10” (25.4 cm) with a resolution of 1800 x 1200 px at 217 ppi.

Collection of drawings of the Microsoft Surface Go display with measured dimensions and resolution
Microsoft Surface Go
Height:
6.9” | 17.5 cm
Width:
9.65” | 24.5 cm
Length:
Depth:
.33" | .83 cm
Display Size
10” | 25.4 cm
Resolution
1800 x 1200 px; 217 ppi
Weight:
1.17 lb | .53 kg
Area:
Storage
64 or 128 GB
Designer
Microsoft
Year
2018

Drawings include
Microsoft Surface Go front elevation (screen), side (screen), side (keyboard), top (keyboard)

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 is a follow-up of the Surface Laptop and released in 2018 with competitive power levels, a quieter keyboard, increased storage options and uses Windows 10 Home. Its thin and light structure makes it portable, hence ideal for those on the go and students. It also comes in various colors, including black, with the major drawback being that it provides no option for expandable storage.

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 has height of 8.79” (22.3 cm), width of 12.13” (30.81 cm), depth of .57” (1.45 cm), and weighs 2.83 lb (1.28 kg). The screen size is 13.5” (34.3 cm) with a resolution of 2256 x 1504 px at 201 ppi.

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 measured with height, width, and depth
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 is a follow-up of the Surface Laptop and released in 2018 with competitive power levels, a quieter keyboard, increased storage options and uses Windows 10 Home. Its thin and light structure makes it portable, hence ideal for those on the go and students.

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 has height of 8.79” (22.3 cm), width of 12.13” (30.81 cm), depth of .57” (1.45 cm), and weighs 2.83 lb (1.28 kg). The screen size is 13.5” (34.3 cm) with a resolution of 2256 x 1504 px at 201 ppi.

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 measured with height, width, and depth
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2
Height:
8.79” | 22.3 cm
Width:
12.13” | 30.81 cm
Length:
Depth:
.57” | 1.45 cm
Display Size
13.5” | 34.3 cm
Resolution
2256 x 1504 px; 201 ppi
Weight:
2.83 lb | 1.28 kg
Area:
Storage
128, 256, 512 GB, or 1TB
Designer
Microsoft
Year
2018

Drawings include:
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 front elevation, side, front (closed), top (open), side (open)

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