Microsoft launched Surface Laptop with Windows 10S yesterday. The Microsoft Surface Laptop is aiming to take over Google Chromebooks and Apple Macbook Air. Windows 10S, the new lighter version of Windows 10, is said to be best suited for the classrooms and students. But, the major con of this version of Windows 10 is it only allows the installation of applications from Windows Store.
Microsoft Surface Laptop
The latest Microsoft Surface Laptop is no longer a hybrid tablet-laptop but a true laptop that comes in a clamshell design. The Surface laptop is up for pre-order in the US and will be available at the earliest from June 15th. The starting price of the Surface laptop is $999 for the base model and goes up to $2,199 for the one with the highest offering possible.
The base model Microsoft Surface Laptop comes with Intel 7th gen. Core i5 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage. Microsoft claims the laptop will have a battery life of 14hours on a single charge. The Surface Laptop comes with 13.5″ PixelSense Display with the resolution of 2256*1504 pixels. The display supports up to 10point multi-touch and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The laptop even supports Surface Pen and Surface dial. This 13inch laptop from Microsoft is lighter than 13-inch Macbook air as it weighs 1.25kg.
Surface Laptop: Specs Highlights
- Screen: 13.5″ Pixel Sense Display, 2256*1504 (201PPI), Aspect Ratio- 3:2
- Memory: 4GB, 8GB or 16GB RAM; 128GB, 256GB or 512GB SSD.
- 7th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7
- Graphics: Intel HD620 (i5) or Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 (i7)
- Windows 10S, switchable to Windows 10 Pro
- Battery Life: 14.5hours of video playback
- Ports: USB 3.0, Headset Jack, Mini DisplayPort, Surface Connect
- Camera, Video, Audio: Windows Hello Face Sign-in Camera, 720p HD camera (front facing), stereo microphones, OmniSonic Speakers with Dolby Audio Premium
- no speaker grills or holes, the speaker integrated under the keyboard
- Backlit keyboard with 1.5mm key travel
- WiFi 802.11ac, (802.11 b/g/n compatible), Bluetooth 4.0 LE
- Aluminium Casing
- Colors: Burgundy, Platinum, Cobalt Blue, Graphite Gold