In October of 2015, Microsoft presented the Surface Book, its first laptop to use, and that surprised us by the characteristic hinge that united screen and keyboard. Two years later, Microsoft Surface Book 2 arrives; the renovation of the Microsoft laptop is more powerful and includes a 15-inch model for those who need more.
Microsoft Surface Book 2 aims to become the most powerful laptop of all, offering each user the tools needed to work and help in the creative process, according to Microsoft.
For this, this new Surface Book 2 has enough power to work with artificial intelligence, automatic learning, and mixed reality. With an Intel Core i7 8th generation, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or 1060 graphics and 17 hours of playing video, the new Surface Book 2 not only leaves behind the first generation but competes with the latest MacBook Pro.
Microsoft Surface Book 2 Technical Data Sheet
Microsoft has wanted to introduce a new Surface Book model, offering two sizes, 13 inches, and 15 inches. The specifications of each are also different, having more power the model of more size.
In this sense, the 13-inch model is ideal for those who need a powerful notebook in the day to day while the 15-inch model is targeted to people working in more professional environments.
There are some features that we find in both models: 17 hours of autonomy playing video, Bluetooth 4.1, 2 USB-A and USB-C connections, 5 MP and 8 MP cameras, Windows Hello support or backlit keyboard 1, 55 mm of travel.
Microsoft indicates that the hinge has also been redesigned on both models, now it is easier to disassemble the keyboard screen or convert it into Studio mode.
Power to work in the Office and Windows environment
The main advantage of choosing a Microsoft Surface Book 2 versus third-party notebooks is integration with Windows, Office and the Microsoft environment in general. The new laptops are compatible with the Surface Pen and the Surface Dial.
As for software, Microsoft Surface Book 2 squeeze the benefits of Office and its more powerful features, such as creating 3D transitions in PowerPoint or working with Excel models with millions of data rows. They come with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
On the other hand, the new Microsoft Surface Book 2 is also designed to make the most of games and graphics editing software. You can play games seamlessly in 1080p at 60 fps or work with the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.
Surface Book 2 Versions and Price
The new Microsoft Surface Book 2 will hit the market during the month of November. There is no confirmation of whether the Spanish and Latin American market will arrive, in the worst case it can be obtained by import. The 13-inch model will do so with a starting price of $ 1,499, the 15-inch model will reach for $ 2,499.