Microsoft outs a Core i7 version of the Surface Book

Microsoft outs a Core i7 version of the Surface Book

Microsoft also unveiled a more powerful version of its acclaimed Surface Book, now featuring a powerful Intel Core i7 processor and touts an unprecedented battery life.



The new Surface Book from the Redmond giant touts a bigger battery that is said to span up to 16 hours as well as twice the graphics performance compared to its predecessor. All of this are achieved while still retaining the same 13.5-inch display and overall build of Microsoft’s prized hybrid laptop.

Microsoft Surface Book (Performance Base) specs:
13.5-inch multitouch PixelSense Display @ 3000 x 2000, 267 PPI
6th Gen Intel Core i7
8GB or 16GB RAM
256GB, 512GB, or 1TB SSD
5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
WiFi 802.11ac
2 x full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
TPM chip
Mini Displayport
Stereo microphones
Stereo speakers with Dolby audio Audio Premium
Up to 16 hours of video playback
Windows 10
312.3mm x 232.1mm x 13.0 – 22.8mm

The new Surface Pro i7 is now available for pre-order in the US for $2399 (roughly Php116,200) for the base 256GB/8GB model, $2799 (~Php135,600) for the  512GB/16GB model, and $3299 (~Php160,000) for the high-end 1TB/16GB variant, and is set to hit US stores on November 10th.

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