Two years ago Microsoft introduced the Surface Book, a convertible notebook that demonstrated the strong commitment to hardware in a firm known for developing software in Windows and the Office suite. Beyond the company’s predecessor tablets, the Surface Book had the virtue of being the first personal computer made by the company led by Satya Nadella.
Midway, in 2016, Microsoft revamped the Surface Book with design improvements and specifications, and now it has just released Surface Book 2, the second generation of its convertible laptop, which can be transformed into a tablet by dismantling its screen , which will now be available in 13.5 and 15 inches.
The Surface Book 2 laptop features the latest line of eighth-generation Intel Core processors, accompanied by 1050 and 1060 Nvidia GeForce GTX video cards, depending on the screen size of the computer.
It is available in the 13.5-inch display version with a resolution of 3000 by 2000 pixels, equipped with a seventh-generation Core i5 processor with 8 GB of RAM, while the 15-inch model boasts 3240 by 2160 pixels resolution and uses an eighth-generation Core i7 processor, accompanied by 16 GB of RAM.
According to Microsoft, both models have autonomy of 17 hours, and about five hours of video playback under tablet mode, when the keyboard screen comes off.
It has two USB ports, a USB type C, SD card reader, audio connector and the Surface connector. It has a front camera of 5 megapixels and another back of 8 megapixels, and has support for Windows Hello, the system of biometric validation of the Microsoft operating system.
The 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 weighs 1.64 kilos and will be priced from $ 1499, while the 15-inch model weighs 1.9 pounds and will cost $ 2499.