The Microsoft Surface Book 2
The Microsoft Surface Book 2: An Ultimate 2-in-1 Notebook
Microsoft has released the brand new Surface Book 2, brings with it some much-needed 2017 improvements. The success of the previously released Surface Book 2-in-1 laptop in 2015 led to the release of powerful, durable ultra-thin, ultra-stylish and light enough to take anywhere without sacrificing performance Surface Laptop named Surface book 2. The new Surface Book 2 range is a versatile laptop, powerful tablet, and portable studio, all in one with a 13-inch and a 15-inch display, with the latter being a first for the Surface Book family. Both Surface Book 2 models are headlined by 8th generation Intel quad-core Core i7 CPUs which deliver a massive boost in power over the previous Surface Book. Both variants are energy-efficient rated to deliver up to 17 hours of battery life. The 13.5-inch model is available with 8 or 16 GB of RAM, while the 15-inch variant comes solely with 16 GB of RAM and a stunning resolution and color with 6 million pixels designed for pen and touch. It has Microsoft’s mirrored logo on the back of the lid, which contrasts beautifully against the metallic grey.
The Microsoft Surface Book 2 in graphics performance area has made a massive leap over the model it replaces. The blazing graphics and razor-sharp resolution, courtesy of an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card with 6 GB of memory of Surface Book 2 come to life on the immersive Pixel Sense Display, designed to be viewed, touched, and written on. This enables to play graphics-intensive Windows 10 games — including Forza 7— At Full HD resolution and at 60 frames per second. It is the most versatile laptop that adapts to the ways you work and create. It has four modes of use:
A sleek, portable powerhouse with up to 17 hours of battery life can work with professional-grade software on the full keyboard, trackpad, and touchscreen.
Detach the stunning Pixel Sense Display to transform into a thin, powerful, and lightweight Intel® Core™ i5/i7 tablet that you can take anywhere.
Fold Surface Book 2 into Studio Mode to draw and sketch comfortably and naturally. Add Surface Dial and Pen for creative experience.
Detach the screen of Surface Book 2 with the push of a button, turn it around, and reattach to share content and presentations which is perfect for watching your favorite shows.
Microsoft’s latest doesn’t come cheap, as the Microsoft Surface Book 2 starts at £1,499 for the 13.5-inch model and a wallet-wilting £2,500 for the 15-inch variant. Microsoft has given a notion that their Surface lines of laptop/tablet hybrids are “the tablet that could replace your laptop”.
Sure, some people are in the market for a laptop-replacing tablet and 2-in-1’s are a viable alternative as a work device. Microsoft’s Surface Book had booked this trend, with the firm’s first ever laptop rightly earning the top spot as one of the best Windows 10 devices ever released.