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Microsoft launches Surface Book, pre-order opens with price tag of $1499

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As expected Microsoft revealed a slew of devices and also very surprisingly it announced the Surface Book, which is first-ever laptop from Microsoft. The 2-in-1 device termed as ultimate laptop by Microsoft comes with,

  • Gorilla Glass 4
  • 13.5-inch PixelSense touchscreen display (3000 x 2000) resolution
  • Windows 10 Pro operating system
  • Incredibly mobile at 1.6 lbs (728g)
  • Surface Pen included

It boasts of a battery life of 12 hours. Microsoft claims it to be 2 times faster than MacBook Pro.

Surface Book Price & release date:

The pre-order of the device has already opened and it can be booked from Microsoft Store by clicking here. It ships by 26th October in US.

Surface Book Full Specifications:

Software

Windows 10 Pro • Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium • Color: Silver • Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.48 pounds (1576 grams)

Storage3

Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB

Display

Screen: 13.5” PixelSense display • Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI) • Aspect ratio: 3:2 • Touch: 10 point multi-touch

Battery Life

Up to 12 hours of video playback1

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU) • i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual Microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor • Accelerometer • Gyroscope • Magnetometer

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