Microsoft lately announced the new Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 at its big event. Here we shall have a look at the specifications of the device and find what it has to offer. While there are not a lot of changes on the hardware, the software has definitely improved. The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 features a
Microsoft was a winner when it came out with its first Surface Laptop the previous year. And we have been patiently waiting for this notebook to come up in an upgraded version ever since Microsoft sent out media invites for the event at NYC on October 2. The new Surface Laptop 2 models barely have any noticeable changes compared to its predecessor other than a few upgraded internals.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 Design
The Surface Laptop 2 still supports the same 13.5-inch PixelSense display as of its predecessor. It comes with a usual 3:2 aspect ratio which Surface products are known for. It has a resolution of 2256 × 1504 pixels and a pixel density of 201 PPI. Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 is a touchscreen supporting a 10-point multitouch. It also works with the Surface Pen.
The new Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 features the same aluminium build. It has an Alcantara fabric-covered keyboard and large touchpad compared to its sibling. The weight of the laptop also remains the same at 1.25kg. It comes with the dimensions of 308.1 × 223.27 × 14.48 mm.
Unfortunately, The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 still does not have a USB Type-C port, let alone Thunderbolt 3. It instead has the same collection of USB 3.0 Type-A, 3.5mm headset jack, Mini DisplayPort, and Surface Connect port.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 Specifications
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 features a Core i5 8250U/i7-8650U processor. It comes with Intel UHD 620 graphics and memory options of 8 GB and 16 GB. The storage options available are 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB SSD. The audio supports OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium. Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 packs up a battery Up to 14.5 hours of local video playback. Further, it has preinstalled Windows 10 Home. The available colours of Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 are Black, Cobalt Blue, Burgundy and Platinum.