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Surface Book specs and features: What’s inside the ‘ultimate laptop’

Published Oct 6th, 2015 12:40PM EDT
Microsoft Surface Book Specs Features

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Although it wasn’t as big of a surprise as Microsoft had hoped it would be, there’s no question that the announcement of the Surface Book was the highlight of the event on Tuesday.

Microsoft called it “the ultimate laptop” more than once while on stage, but what do the technical specs of this clipboard device actually look like? Let’s find out.

DON’T MISS: Microsoft made the ultimate laptop: the Surface Book

  • Size: 9.14 x 12.3 x 0.51-0.90 inches (232.1 x 312.3 x 13.0-22.8 mm)
  • Weight: 3.34 lbs. (1515 g), GPU: 3.48 lbs. (1579 g)
  • 13.5-inch PixelSense Display with 3000 x 2000 resolution and 267 ppi
  • 6th Generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor
  • Intel HD graphics 520/NVIDIA GeForce graphics
  • 8/16 GB of RAM
  • 128/256/512GB/1TB of SSD storage
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE support
  • Full-size SD card reader
  • Two USB 3.0 ports and Mini DisplayPort
  • 8.0MP rear-facing auto-focus camera, with 1080p HD camera
  • 5.0MP front-facing 1080p HD camera
  • Windows Hello face-authentication
  • 36W power supply
  • Up to 12 hours of battery life
  • Windows 10 Pro operating system
  • Surface Pen

Pricing for the Surface Book laptop starts at $1,499, with preorders beginning on October 7th and sales kicking off on October 26th.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.

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