The Surface Studio and iMac are both all-in-one desktop computers designed for creative professionals.
The Surface Studio is made by Microsoft and runs on the Windows operating system. It features a 28-inch touchscreen display that can be used in a variety of positions, including as a traditional desktop monitor and as a digital drafting table. It also has a unique hinge mechanism that allows the screen to be easily adjusted to different angles. The Surface Studio is available with a range of hardware specifications, including Intel Core i5 or i7 processors and up to 64GB of RAM.
The iMac is made by Apple and runs on the macOS operating system. It also features a large, high-resolution display (27 inch) with a wide color gamut. it also has a built-in camera, microphone, and speakers, and it’s available in a range of hardware configurations. The most recent models uses Apple’s M1 Chip, which is an ARM-based CPU made by Apple.
Overall the Surface Studio is more for those looking for a big touch screen interface for art creation, while the iMac is geared more towards general use. Both computers are high-end and designed for professional use, and the choice between the two will likely come down to personal preference and the specific software and tasks that you need to use