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Microsoft Surface Book 2: Release date, Specifications, Features, And More

Two years ago, Microsoft had announced its attack into the hybrid laptop space with the Surface Book.

After the success of the first two generations of Surface Book 2-in-1 detachable hybrid-tablets, the wait is finally over, Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Book 2.

Available in both the original 13-inch and new 15-inch sizes, the Surface Book 2 will feature powerful components such as Intel 8th Gen Core Processors and Nvidia GTX 1050 or GTX 1060 graphics.

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While the 13.5-inch model starts at $1,499, the 15-inch models start at $2,499. They will start selling from 9 November onwards.

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The Surface Book 2 with the 15-inch display comes with a 3240 x 2160 pixel display which gives you a 260 PPI pixel density. It comes with the top end 8th gen Intel Core i7 8650U quad-core processor, 16 GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics solution with 6 GB VRAM. The 15-inch Surface Book 2 comes in three SSD storage variants: 256 GB, 512 GB and 1 TB. It measures around 23 mm thick and weighs in at 1.9 kg (and 0.81 kg in the tablet mode).

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The Surface Book 2 with the 13.5-inch variant has a 3000 x 2000 pixel display with a 267 PPI pixel density. While the base model comes with a 7th gen Intel Core i5 7300U processor with 8 GB RAM, the higher end variant sports an 8th gen Intel Core i7 8650U processor with 16 GB RAM.

Just like its elder sibling, you get three storage variants. It houses a Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU with 2 GB VRAM. This Surface Book weighs in around 1.64 kg for the high-end model and 1.5 kg for the base model.

Specifications of Surface Book 2 (13-inch)

  • Dimensions– 12.3 x 9.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Display13.5 inch, 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI)
  • Memory8GB or 16GB RAM 1866Mhz LPDDR3
  • Processor7th Gen Intel® Core, i5-7300U dual-core processor, 3.5GHz Max Turbo, 8th Gen Intel® Core, i7-8650U quad-core processor, 4.2GHz Max Turbo
  • Graphics-Intel® HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU (on Intel® i5-7300U model), NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 discrete GPU w/2GB GDDR5 graphics memory (on Intel® i7-8650U models)
  • Camera5-MP Front, 8-MP Back
  • Battery LifeUp to 17 hours of video playback, 5 hours (tablet mode)
  • Storage– 256GB / 512GB / 1TB
  • Ports2 USB Type-A, 1 USB-C, SD Card, 3.5mm audio
  • Total Weight– 3.38 / 3.62 pounds (discrete GPU)
  • Tablet Weight– 1.59 pounds

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Specifications of the Surface Book 2 (15-inch)

  • Dimensions– 13.5 x 9.87 x 0.9 inches
  • Display15-inch, 3240 x 2160, (260 PPI)
  • Memory16GB RAM 1866Mhz LPDDR3
  • Processor8th Gen Intel® Core, i7-8650U quad-core processor, 4.2GHz Max Turbo
  • Graphics– NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 discrete GPU w/6GB GDDR5 graphics memory
  • Camera5-MP Front, 8-MP Back
  • Battery LifeUp to 17 hours of video playback, 5 hours (tablet mode)
  • Storage– 256GB / 512GB / 1TB
  • Ports2 USB Type-A, 1 USB-C, SD Card, 3.5mm audio
  • Total Weight– 4.2 pounds
  • Tablet Weight– 1.8 pounds

For this amazing device, we’d have to wait till November 9. Hope it will hit the market. For more tech updates follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Don’t forget to comment below in the comment section.


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