Microsoft Launches A New Laptop “Surface” | Know Price in India, Specs & Features

Microsoft surface the new student-friendly laptop is being launched by the company. Microsoft Surface has already revealed in New York, USA and it will be coming to India soon.

Microsoft Surface Laptop has been designed essentially for students who are all set to begin their college sessions. The new laptop is crafted to work with the company’s newly introduced Windows 10 S operating system, a streamlined version specially designed for the classrooms.

The new Microsoft Surface Laptop was revealed in New York City yesterday in the event organised by the company.

Microsoft by launching this new student-friendly laptop Surface is focusing on replacing the old and reliable Chromebooks from the workspaces of schools and colleges.

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop

The Microsoft introduced the Surface laptops to beat the MacBook Air, with its traditional clamshell design, faster performance, thin and light design.

Specifications:

Microsoft Surface Intel Core i5 CPU

  • 13.5 inch PixelSense Display
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB SSD storage
  • 14hrs battery life
  • Weighs 1.25kg
  • Touchscreen display
  • Surface Pen support
  • HD Graphics 620
  • 2256 x 1504 pixels resolution
  • Microsoft Surface has 10 point multi touch
  • 3:2 aspect ratio
  • 308.1 mm x 223.27 mm x 14.48 mm
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Surface Connect port
  • 720p HD camera (front-facing)
  • Stereo microphones
  • Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Audio Premium
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE.

Microsoft Surface Intel Core i7

  • Intel Iris 640 graphics
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB SSD storage
  • Comes in only Platinum color

New Microsoft Surface Laptop: Features & Available Colours

Surface Laptop by Microsoft will function on Windows 10 S, that is much faster than regular Window 10. Windows 10 will run only Microsoft verified apps and to run any app that is outside the Windows app store the user will need to upgrade the Windows to windows 10 Pro.

Microsoft Surface Laptop offers Office 365 Personal free for one year.

The laptop will have Microsoft Edge as its default browser.

The laptop promises 14.5 hrs of battery life.

Colours available in this new range of Surface Laptop are:

  • Burgundy
  • Platinum
  • Cobalt
  • Blue
  • Graphite Gold

New Surface Laptop Price and Availability

The new Surface Laptop by Microsoft is available for pre-booking in USA right now and will come to India on June 15, 2017.

Prices of the laptops are as follows:

  • The Intel Core i5 version- $1299
  • Intel Core i7 version- $1,599
  • The version with 16 GB RAM- $2,199

According to a US based Lifestyle website the new Surface Laptop by Microsoft “feels beautiful”. People are also saying that”Microsoft has finally made real laptop, and it’s beautiful!”.

So people if you are thinking of buying your first MacBook or Chromebook then hold on, and wait for this apparently fantastic Surface Laptop you might be in for a surprise.

Source-The Verge, Indian Express

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