After a year of wait, the Microsoft on yesterday launched the two new much-awaited laptops namely the Surface Laptop and the Surfacebook 2, in India. Both these laptops are powered by Intel Core Processors and run on Windows 10 S instead of 10 Edition. So here’s everything you need to know about Microsoft Surfacebook 2 and Surfacebook!
Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India, said
“Surface embodies Microsoft’s mission to empower people to do more. Globally and in India, it is encouraging to see the rapidly-growing Surface community in both consumer and enterprise. Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop have created new benchmarks in style, speed, security and enabling creativity. Today, we are excited to launch these innovative devices in India,”
Surface Book 2 Laptop: The Most Powerful Surfacebook Ever!
The Surface Book 2 features a 15″-inch Homegrown PixelSense multi-touch display with a 3240 x 2160 pixels of resolution. It is powered by an 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor (is clocked up to 4.2GHz) with Turbo Boost and coupled with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB of a dedicated graphics card. The surface book comes with 16GB RAM and three SSD storage variants- 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB options. However, there is a 13.5″-inch model also available and it sports a 13.5″-inch same display. But it is powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor and coupled with either 8GB RAM or 16GB RAM alongside SSD Storage options- 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB. While the 16GB RAM variants coupled with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 2GB of a dedicated graphics card. Microsoft also claiming 17 hours of battery life.
Surface Laptop: A Performance Meets Style!
Like the Surfacebook 2, the Surfacebook also comes with PixelSense 10-point multi-touch display with 2,256 x 1,504 pixels of resolution and 13.5″-inch model only available. It sports minimum bezels and lighter weight compared to the Surfacebook 2. It is powered by 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor with Intel HD 620 graphics or 7th generation Intel Core i7 with Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640. The surface book comes in either 8GB or 16GB RAM along with SSD storage options include 256GB, 512GB, and a 1TB. Microsoft also claims around 14.5 hours of video playback with the Surfacebook.
Surface Book 2 vs Surface Laptop: Specifications
|Specs||Surface Book 2 13.5||Surface Book 2 15||Surface|
|CPU||7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5||8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7||7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 / i7|
|GPU||NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 2GB||NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 6GB||Intel® HD 620 (or) Iris Plus Graphics 640|
|RAM||8GB or 16GB||16GB||8GB or 16GB|
|Storage||256GB SSD, 512GB SSD, and up to 1TB SSD|
|OS||Windows 10 S|
|Keyboard||Backlit and Convertible ( —detachable 2-in-1 keyboard and use it as Tablet)||Alcantara Fabric Covered Keyboard, Large precision Trackpad and a soft palm rest|
|Camera||HD (720p) Webcam|
|Connectivity||WI-FI : IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n , Bluetooth 4.1, 3.5mm Audio jack and Xbox Wirelsess (for 15)|
Pricing and Availability:
Surface Book 2 Laptop:
- 13.5-inch, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel Core i5, Intel UHD Graphics 620: Rs 1,37,999
- 13.5-inch, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel Core i7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: Rs 1,85,999
- 13.5-inch, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Core i7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: Rs 2,22,999
- 15-inch, 256GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Core i7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060: Rs 2,22,499
- 13.5-inch display, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Core i7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050: Rs 2,57,999
- 15-inch, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Core i7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060: Rs 2,58,999
- 15-inch, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Core i7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060: Rs 2,95,999
Surface Book Laptop:
- Intel Core i5, 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 620: Rs 86,999
- Intel Core i5, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 620: Rs 1,14,999
- Intel Core i7, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640: Rs 1,44,999
- Intel Core i7, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640: Rs 1,96,999
- Intel Core i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640: Rs 2,33,999
All these are available on all leading online stores such as Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm and offline stores such as Reliance Digital, Croma and Vijay Sales across India .