Along with Surface Pro 6 tablet and Surface Studio 2 AIO PC, Microsoft has also launched the second generation of surface laptop called the Surface Laptop 2, at its hardware event happened in the US, On Tuesday. The Surface Laptop 2 is the successor to the Surface Laptop (1st Gen), that was launched back in June 2017. The second-generation Surface Laptop comes with an improved hardware performance, which is boasting 85% faster than its predecessor.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

The Surface Laptop 2 features a 13.5-inch PixelSense 10-point multi-touch display with 3:2 aspect ratio and 2256×1504 pixels of resolution. Further, it has the Surface Pen support for input. The laptop exterior is built on Aluminum material with a new black finish and comes with an Alcantara finished keyboard. Under the hood, the new Surface Laptop is powered by the latest Intel 8th Gen Quad-core processors with either an i5 or i7, depends upon your choice and is coupled with integrated UHD Graphics 620 GPU for an intensive graphics performance.

For memory configuration, the Surface Laptop 2 comes with either 8GB RAM or 16GB RAM coupled with 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSD storage options respectively. The Surface Laptop 2 comes with a 720p HD front-facing camera and also supports for Windows Hello fast face login with TPM chip for Enterprise-grade protection. For Audio, it features an Omnisonic speaker with Dolby Audio Premium support. The company is claimed to offer up to 14.5 hours of video playback.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2: Specifications

Specifications Microsoft Surface Laptop 2
Display 13.5-inch (2256×1504 pixels) 3:2 PixelSense 10 point multi-touch display
CPU 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 or i7 processor
GPU Intel® UHD Graphics 620
RAM 8GB or 16GB
Storage 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSD
OS Windows 10
Camera 720p HD front-facing camera with Windows Hello fast face login
Audio Omnisonic speaker with Dolby Audio Premium support & Stereo Microphones, 3.5mm headphone jack
Connectivity WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1,USB 3.0, microSD card reader, Mini DisplayPort & Surface Connect
Battery up to 14.5 hours of video playback
Input Alcantara finished keyboard & Surface Pen support
Dimensions 308.1 x 223.27 x 14.48 mm; Weight: 1,252 g (i5) / 1,283 g (i7)

Pricing And Availability

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 comes in four colors— Burgundy, Cobalt Blue, Platinum, and Black. The new Surface laptop 2 pricings are listed below:

  • Surface Laptop 2 with Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM + 128GB — $999 (Rs. 73,110 approx.)
  • Surface Laptop 2 with Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM + 256GB — $1,299 (Rs. 95,065 approx.)
  • Surface Laptop 2 with Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM + 512GB — $2,199 (Rs. 1,60,930 approx.)
  • Surface Laptop 2 with Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM + 1TB — $2,699 (Rs. 1,97,525 approx.)

All these new Surface laptops will go sale on starting from October 16, 2018, with the pre-bookings from October 3, 2018.

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