Microsoft Surface Book: An Ultimate Windows 10 Laptop

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Microsoft has launched its all new Windows 10 Hybrid Laptop named Microsoft Surface Book which is said to be “Fastest 13 inch Laptop Ever Made” and being a hybrid laptop you can easily convert it into a tablet with just a press of a button.

Microsoft Surface Book comes with a 13.5 inch PixelSense touchscreen panel which has 3000 x 2000 pixels resolution display with 267 ppi (pixels per inch) and it also has Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Microsoft Surface Book will run on Microsoft’s Windows 10 Pro operating system and under the hood it comes with latest 6 Generation Intel Core i7 or i5 processors coupled with massive 16GB of RAM or you can also get 8GB RAM model and yes, it’s a DDR5 RAM, plus it has 512GB/1TB of storage options.

Microsoft Surface Book 13.3 Inch Touch Display (3000 x 2000 pixels) resolution display, 267 ppi, corning gorilla glass 4

The 13.5 inch display can be easily detached form the keyboard with a press of a key and the hinge that holds keyboard and display together is also quite impressive itself and looks really modern, unique and Microsoft calls it “Dynamic Fulcrun Hinge”. The keyboard on Surface Book is not only backlit but surprising it is also holding the NVIDIA/ Intel HD Graphics 520 GPU depending upon your choice and touchpad/track pad on the keyboard is made out of glass which supports 5 point multi-touch.

In terms of design, Surface Book is really an ultra light weight and ultra thin laptop which is having a magnesium body looks fantastic. Microsoft has also fitted a 8 Megapixel autofocus rear facing camera which can record HD videos and on the front side it has a 5 Megapixel camera. Coming to the connectivity features, you get 2x USB 3.0 ports, Surface Connect, full size SD card reader, headset jack, mini display port, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.0.

Microsoft Surface Book Fulcrum Hinge

This laptop / hybrid – convertible laptop also supports a touch pen for precision touch response and Microsoft claims it can provide approximately 12 hours of battery life on a single charge.

Microsoft Surface Book can be yours at a starting price of $1,499/- which, if converted to Indian currency is equal to Rs. 97,666/- (approximately) and Microsoft Surface Book will be available by the end of October and Registrations have already began.

Microsoft Surface Book Fastest 13 Inch Laptop Ever Made

Microsoft Surface Book Specifications

13.5 inch PixelSense (3000 x 2000 pixels) resolution touch display

Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 267 ppi, 6 Million pixels

Windows 10 Pro operating system

6th Generation Intel Core i7/i5 Processors

8/16GB DDR5 RAM, 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB SSD

NVIDIA GeForce/ Intel HD 520 Graphics GPU

8 Megapixel AutoFocus Rear Camera (HD Video Recording)

5 Megapixel Front Facing Camera

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 1x Full Size SD Card Reader, Surface Connect, Headset Jack, Mini Display Port

Detachable Backlit Keyboard With 5 Point Multi-Touch Track Pad

Dual Microphones, Dual Stereo Speakers With Dolby Audio

Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer

12 Hours Of Battery Life

Microsoft Surface Book Price in US is $1,499
(base price)

Microsoft has not announced prices for Indian market, price listed below is converted price of its actual price.

Microsoft Surface Book Price in India is Rs. 97,666/- (base price)

Image Source: Microsoft

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  • S Maliyekal

    Very impressive and interesting review on Microsoft Surface book.