Recently, the renowned and world-leading technology company Microsoft has released the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update available to the general public on Wednesday. And now the company has announced the successor to its Surface laptop, touted as the Surface Book 2. The main highlight of the newly arrived Surface laptop is that it is powered by the Intel’s eighth generation Core i7 processors, which claimed to be the “most powerful Surface yet.”
Let us see what the new laptop has to offer. The Surface Book 2 Hybrid Laptop comes in two variants in terms of sizes; one with a 13.5 inches display and the other comes with a larger 15 inches display. Beyond the screen size, the laptop comes in various different models that featuring a different processor RAM and display size.
The Surface Book 2 laptop variants are; 13.5-inch display with 256GB SSD storage, and Intel Core i5 processor model; 13.5-inch screen with 256GB storage and Intel Core i7 processor model; 13.5-inch display model with 512GB SSD and Intel Core i7 processor; 13.5-inch display model along with 1TB SSD and Intel Core i7 processor; 15.inch display with 256GB SSD and Intel Core i7 variant; 15.inch display, 512GB SSD, and Intel Core i7 variant; and the last one is comes with 15-inch display, 1TB SSD, and Intel Core i7.
As you have seen, the laptop comes in two different screen sizes – the 13.5-inch display or 15 inches screen. They both come with different screen resolution, the 13.5 inches PixelSense Display carries the support for 3000 x 2000 pixels resolution, while the larger 15-inch PixelSense Display comes with the screen resolution of 3240 x 2160 pixels with an aspect ratio of 3:2.
In terms of processor, the laptop comes with two processor, either an eight generation Intel Core i7-8650U quad-core processor, which is having a clock frequency of 4.20GHz on Max Turbo or a seventh generation Intel Core i5 Core i5-7300U processor which clocked at up to 3.50GHz. For graphics, the 13.5-inch variant packs an HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU, Intel UHD Graphics 620 integrated GPU, or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 discrete GPU w/2GB VRAM. While the 15-inch variant comes with the Intel UHD Graphics 620 integrated GPU or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 discrete GPU w/6GB VRAM.
The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth BT4.1 LE, two USB 3.0 type-A ports, and one USB Type-C port, UHS-II SDXC card reader, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also an 8.0 rear camera with autofocus support, while on the front; there is a 5.0 front-facing shooter. To power the device, there is a massive and powerful battery that claimed to provide up to 17 hours of battery life per a single charge. In terms of price, the 13-inch model starts a $1,499, while for the larger screen you have to pay more at $2,499.