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Microsoft Reveals $1,500 Surface Book 2 With A 17-Hour Battery Life



Microsoft has just revealed a refreshed Surface Book lineup. Dubbed Surface 2 by the company, it comes with the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1060 discrete graphics options, in turn making the Surface Book 2 up to five times more powerful than the original. Additionally, this makes the Microsoft Surface 2 as twice as powerful as its direct competitor, the recently refreshed powerhouse, the Apple MacBook Pro. Add the 17-hour battery life – allowing 17 hours of video playback, reportedly 70% more than the aforementioned MacBook Pro – and the Surface Book 2 comes as a viable option for any enthusiast/professional.

With the laptop being light as hell – the 13-inch weighs in at 3.38 pounds and the 15-inch, 4.2 pounds – professionals who like to work on the go won’t have any issues in carrying it around or working on it on their laps. The device also looks clean & stylish. This will, in turn, satisfy the lifestyle addicts that find Apple’s products more appealing, all due to their design traits and visual appeal.

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 comes with a stunning PixelSense Display. it allows usage of multi-touch, Surface Pen and Surface Dial on-screen support, as the 15-inch option delivers nearly seven million vibrant pixels, 45% more than the MacBook Pro.


The computer’s detachable display and the adjoining hinge, come upgraded/redesigned for a convenient transformation from a Tablet to a full-blown Studio Mode. When detached, the Surface Book 2 becomes the world’s thinnest and lightest 8th Gen Intel Core i7 PC, complete with USB-A, USB-C and full-size SD card reader.

The Surface Book 2 with 13-inch and 15-inch versions both start at $1,599 USD and will be available for pre-order in the U.S. beginning November 9 through your local Microsoft Store and  According to the official sources, deliveries should start no later than November 16th for most users. Check out some detailed images of the device right below. Also, make sure to check out the video that showcases Surface Book’s capabilities below as well.


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