Microsoft unveiled Surface Laptop, Surface Book 2 in India, starting at Rs 86,999
Expanding the range of its offerings, Microsoft has launched two new devices under its Surface lineup. Called Surface Laptop and Surface Book 2, these two devices are officially said to be available through most of the major online and offline retailers.
Pricing and Availability
The Surface Book 2 starts at Rs 1,37,999 and reaches up to Rs 2,95,999 for the higher end version which is 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM variant. The Surface Laptop comes at a starting price of Rs 86,999 and reaches at Rs 2,23,999 for its most expensive version. They both are available on all leading online stores such as Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm and offline stores such as Reliance Digital, Croma and Vijay Sales.
The Surface Book 2
The Surface Book 2 which was announced earlier in January this year has 15-inch PixelSense Display with a resolution of 3240 x 2160 pixels. The device is powered by Intel chipset and can be upgraded to 8th gen Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost of up to 4.2GHz and are paired with 6GB of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 as dedicated GPU. The higher end of Surface Book 2 comes with 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of fast SSD storage. Microsoft claims a battery life of 17 hours with the Surface Book 2.
The Surface Laptop
The surface laptop is priced a little less than Surface Book and comes with the 13.5-inch display. It has Microsoft’s PixelSense display with almost negligible bezels. The touchscreen display has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The screen has a thickness of 14.5mm if you measure its thickest side. The Surface Laptop can be configured with a core i5 and i7 processor with inbuilt Intel HD 620 Graphics or Iris 640 GPU. The Surface laptop runs on Microsoft’s Window 10 S. It is available in 8/16 GB of RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage. The keyboard comes with a massive trackpad and soft palm rest for maximum comfort. The front facing camera is of 720p quality for video calls and conferencing purposes. The device has OmniSonic speakers supported by Dolby Digital Audio. The battery lasts up to 14.5 hours on video playback as claimed by Microsoft.
Connectivity option includes WI-FI, Bluetooth 4.1, one USB C port and two USB-A ports also SD card slot and Audio jack.