Microsoft Launches Three New Surface Book 2 Models

After being rumoured for quite some time, Microsoft has finally unveiled the Surface Book 2. The new model is available in three variant - two 13.5-inch models and a single 15-inch model that is the most interesting one.

The 13.5-inch is available with either Intel HD or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics cards, while the 15-inch model comes with the powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060. They are all powered by Intel's 8th generation Core processors, 16 GB of RAM, up to 1 TB SSD and last up to 17 hours. In regards to connections, the laptops come with 2 x USB Type-A 3.1, 1 x USB Type-C, 3.5 mm headphone jack, and 2 x Microsoft's proprietary Surface Connect ports (one in tablet and one in the base) for power and docking station.

The fulcrum hinge allows the device to be used in one of four modes - Laptop Mode, Tablet Mode, Studio Mode and View Mode.

The Surface Book 2 15-inch will start shipping on the 16th of November, priced at $2,499, while the 13.5-inch model starts at $1,499.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15-inch specifications

  • 15-inch display, 3240 x 2160, 260 PPI
  • 8th gen Intel Core i7-8650U
  • 16GB RAM
  • 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSD
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, 6GB graphic memory
  • 13.5 x 9.87 x 0.9 inches
  • 4.2 pounds, 1.8-pound tablet mode
  • 17 hours battery, five hours for tablet (video watching)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • 2 USB-A, 1 USB-C, Surface connect, SD card slot, headphone jack
  • 5MP camera (front), 8MP rear
  • Supports Windows Hello login
  • Dolby Atmos support for headphones
  • Backlit keyboard, 1.55mm travel

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5-inch specifications

  • 13.5-inch display, 3000 x 2000, 267 PPI
  • 8th gen Intel Core i7-8650U
  • 16GB RAM
  • 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSS
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, 2GB graphic memory
  • 12.3 x 9.14 x 0.9 inches
  • 3.62 pounds (Base model is 3.38 pounds), 1.59-pound tablet mode
  • 17 hours battery, five hours for tablet (video watching)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • 2 USB-A, 1 USB-C, Surface connect, SD card slot, headphone jack
  • 5MP camera (front), 8MP rear
  • Supports Windows Hello login
  • Dolby Atmos support for headphones
  • Backlit keyboard, 1.55mm travel