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Google's new 4K digital board eyes down Surface Hub

Google unveils its new 4K-capable Jamboard, a competitor to Surface Hub.

@anthony256
Published Mar 10, 2017 12:30 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

Microsoft has a competitor to its expensive, but glorious Surface Hub - which arrives in a $9000 model, but can be purchased as an 84-inch touchscreen beast for $21,000 - while Google is targeting Surface Hub with its new Jamboard.

Google's new 4K digital board eyes down Surface Hub | TweakTown.com

Google's new Jamboard is a 4K-capable 55-inch smart TV that you can draw on, capable of taking 16 simultaneous touch points, Google Cast abilities, a built-in camera (for the CIA to watch you and your important meetings through), NFC, handwriting abilities, and even shape recognition.

Jamboard will cost $5000, alongside a $600 annual "support fee" - but considering Surface Hub starts at $9000 and scales to $21,000 - Google has a good chance of scooping some of that Surface Hub marketshare away from Microsoft with Jamboard.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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