Microsoft recently unveiled to the world the next generation of the ultimate laptop: Surface Book 2— the most powerful Surface ever.
With this device, Microsoft added a new level of powerhouse performance to its business portfolio, increasing the diversity of their product line-up and proving to commercial customers that the brand new Microsoft Surface is without any doubt the best device for the modern work environment.
When Microsoft launched the Surface two years ag, their intentions were to build the most powerful and versatile laptop. As such, Microsoft focussed on how they could put more into it – more power, more pixels, more battery – but on any possible avenue in which their customers benefit from it.
The brand new reinvented Surface Book 2 is
- A powerhouse laptop with amazing graphics.
- Incredibly powerful and still provides all-day battery life – up to 17 hours of video playback. That’s 70% more than the latest MacBook Pro.
- Available with 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 1050 and 1060 discrete graphics options.
- Up to five times more powerful than the original and is twice as powerful as the latest MacBook Pro.
- The most powerful Surface ever.
- Available in a reinvigorated 13.5” PixelSense™ Display.
- Also available with two new USB-C adaptors (USB-C to HDMI and USB-C to VGA).
Power professional-grade software all day and speed through intensive tasks with a device that helps you do more
Do more, faster with the latest generation quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 processors and up to 16GB of RAM
Render graphics quickly with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GPUs, the best graphics performance on any Surface laptop
Leave the power cord behind with up to 17 hours of battery life1
Engineered for maximum adaptability, Surface Book 2 frees you to create however you want
- Choose from four different modes (Laptop, Tablet, Studio and View) to fit the task at hand
- Connect to all your devices with 2 USB 3.0, full-size SD card, and now the first USB-C port in the Surface family
- Streamline the creative process with Surface Pen2 and Surface Dial2
Premium materials are perfectly balanced for unprecedented performance in a laptop this size
- Feel the difference of premium materials and innovative features like the Dynamic Fulcrum Hinge
- See more with a detachable 13.5” PixelSense™ display, with 6 million pixels of breathtaking clarity
- Enjoy the comfort and accuracy of the new Surface Precision Mouse2
Best of Microsoft
Seamless integration of Microsoft hardware and software, the ultimate device for the modern workplace
- Work smarter with your favorite Microsoft Office apps2
- Simplify manageability practices and protect company data with the latest Windows 10 features
- Power Windows Mixed Reality Ultra experiences, with a headset2 and motion controller2
The technical specifications
|Display||13.5” PixelSense™ Display, 3000 x 2000, (267 PPI) 10-point multi-touch G5|
|Processor/ RAM/Storage||7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U dual-core processor:|
8GB RAM 1866Mhz LPDDR3, 256GB SSD3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U quad-core processor:
8GB RAM 1866Mhz LPDDR3, 256GB SSD3
16GB RAM 1866Mhz LPDDR3, 512GB SSD3
16GB RAM 1866Mhz LPDDR3, 1TB SSD3
|Graphics||Intel® i5: Intel® HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU|
Intel® i7: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 discrete GPU w/ 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory
|OS||Ships with 64-bit Windows 10 Pro (Windows Creators Update)|
|Dimensions||Intel® i5: 12.3” x 9.14” x 0.51”-0.90”|
(312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm-23 mm)
Intel® i7: 12.3” x 9.14” x 0.59”-0.90”
(312 mm x 232 mm x 15 mm-23 mm)
|Weight||Intel® i5: Starting at 3.38 lbs (1,534 g)4 Intel® i7: Starting at 3.62 lbs (1,642 g)4|
|Battery||Up to 17 hours of video playback1|
|Wireless||Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible, Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology|
|Connections||2 x full-size USB 3.1 Gen 1|
2x Surface Connect ports (base and tablet) Full-size SD™ card reader
3.5mm headphone jack
|Storage type||PCIe SSD3|
|Security||TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security, Common Criteria (CC) EAL4+, FIPS 140-2 level 2|
|Biometrics||Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello|
|Sensors||Ambient light sensor Proximity sensor Accelerometer Gyroscope Magnetometer|
|Camera||5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video, 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video, Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)|
|Audio||Dual microphones, Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium, Support for Windows Sonic for Headphones, Support for Dolby® Atmos for Headphones5|
|Modes||Can be used in Laptop Mode, Tablet Mode, View Mode or Studio Mode|
|Starting price||Surface Book 2 13” starts at AU ERP $2,199|
|What’s in the box||Surface Book 2 13.5” PixelSense™ Display,39W (iGPU) or 95W (dGPU) Surface Power Supply w/ USB-A (5W) charging port, Quick Start Guide, Safety and warranty documents|
|Supports NEW Surface|
|New Surface Precision Mouse for precise and careful manipulation|
Use with up to three computers at the same time, customizable thumb buttons
AU ERP $149 (availability varies by market)
|Supports NEW Surface USB-C to HDMI Adapter2 & Surface USB-C to VGA Adapter2||New USB-C to VGA and USB-C to HDMI adapters AU ERP $64.95 each (availability varies by market)|
|Supports Surface Pen2||AU ERP $140 (availability varies by market)|
|Supports Surface Dial2||AU ERP $149 (availability varies by market)|
|Supports Surface Dock2||AU ERP $299 (availability varies by market)|