The first laptop from Microsoft called the Surface Book
The software giant has already changed our understanding of the capabilities of tablets by presenting a series of Surface, and now Microsoft is targeting the laptops. First laptop called Surface Book and offers a 13.5-inch multi-touch PixelSense display with a pixel density of 267 ppi (or over 6 million pixels), magnesium alloy body.
Actually it’s a hybrid device, as the display can be detached from the keyboard and used as a slim and powerful tablet. Undocking is carried out with the help button, which opens a special retention mechanism.
The keyboard has backlit keys that are silent and have a stroke of 1.6 mm for easy printing. Under the keyboard is a glass touchpad that recognizes 5 touch points.
The Surface Book will be offered with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors series Skylake, as the graphics chip NVIDIA GeForce with 1GB of GDDR5 memory, which is in the keyboard – according to Microsoft, this makes it the fastest 13-inch notebook ever created. Moreover, it is two times faster than the MacBook Pro. However, for tough tasks, the keyboard must be in place.
Among other features, up to 16GB of RAM, SSD-drive capacity up to 1TB, two USB 3.0 ports, SD card slot and 12 hours of battery life.
Surface Book sale will start on 26 October at prices from 1499 to $ 2699. If you want a model with discrete NVIDIA graphics, then you will have to pay at least 1899.