What Is A Surface Book?

Surface-Book-Detached-KeyboardHello everyone, how are you all doing today? I hope you are all having a great week. I have been a little busy trying to fix my health the last 3-4 days and I am improving, I think. I am having some stomach issues and where I am currently, there is no pepto bismal where I am currently staying or rather, I don’t know the equivalent of such a product but if I am not completely fine by this weekend I will make a trip to the pharmacy and just buy anything that fixes stomach issues. I am trying to avoid going to the hospital at all costs lol, yeah am not the brightest of people, anyway, please read on…

Today we will focus on the biggest news from Microsoft since Windows 10 was released. I am talking about the Surface Book and wow it is amazing! I want one for Christmas, now! Before all of that, let’s find out what it is and what it does and if it’s actually worth your time and money.

What Is A Microsoft Surface Book?

The Surface Book is a Windows 10 convertible laptop designed and produced by Microsoft. Unveiled on October 6, 2015, it is part of the Microsoft Surface family of devices. The Surface Book is distinguished primarily by the design of its keyboard dock, which features a “dynamic fulcrum hinge” that expands as it is folded open, as well as a secondary battery and GPU that are used while docked.

Surface Book Specs & Features

  • Powerful laptop
    The first full laptop has arrived in the Surface family. Surface Book is a powerful laptop with a full sized, backlit keyboard for fast and natural typing.
  • Portable clipboard
    The 13.5” PixelSense™ display detaches easily from the keyboard to become a thin, light tablet that works perfectly with OneNote and Surface Pen.
  • Creative canvas
    Turn the screen around and reattach it to use Surface Book like a creative canvas. By reconnecting it to the keyboard, you unlock its full creative power in a pen first mode.
  • Ultimate performance
    Surface Book is built to be a creative workhorse. Combining a 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 or i7 processor with up to 16GB1 of memory and an optional discrete graphics chip.
  • Graphic horsepower
    With an optional discrete graphics chip, Surface Book is built for even the most intensive creative tasks like photo and video editing.
  • Serious creativity
    Use the multi-touch PixelSense™ screen and Surface Pen to create with all the desktop software you already use, like Adobe® Photoshop® and Illustrator.
  • Mobile studio
    Surface Book is the creative professional’s laptop, designed to power through professional grade photo and video editing.
  • Full list of features located here: https://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-us/devices/surface-book

What Comes With A Surface Book?

  • Surface Book
  • Surface Pen
  • Power supply
  • Quick start guide
  • Integrated keyboard
  • Safety and warranty documents

Dimensions

12.30” x 9.14” x 0.51 – 0.90” (312.3mm x 232.1mm x 13.0 – 22.8mm)

Storage

Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB.

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Weight

Starting at 3.34 pounds (1,516 grams) including keyboard

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 playback4

Processor

6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel® HD graphics 520

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Processor

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

SurfaceConnectTM

Headset jack

Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0MP front-facing camera

8.0MP 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

Warranty

1-year limited hardware warranty

How Much Does It Cost?

It starts at $1,499 – Discount Link With Amazon

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.