Microsoft has launched Surface Book 2 with battery that can last up to 17 hours on a single charge.
The aluminum unibody notebook includes the latest Intel Core processors, Microsoft says its new hardware is powerful enough to “fuel the next wave of computing across mixed reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and immersive gaming”. Surface Book 2 is said to be five times more powerful than the original Surface and is twice as powerful as the latest MacBook Pro.
Starting at $1,499, the Surface Book 2 comes in seven configurations to choose from. Breaking it out, the 13.5-inch model will be available in four configurations, the cheapest of which comes with a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-7300U processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of PCIe SSD storage space.
The following are the prices straightly converted in Philippine peso:
13.5-inch, Intel Core i5-7300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, Intel HD Graphics 620 — USD1,499 (around Php74,950)
13.5-inch, Intel Core i7-8650U, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, GTX1050 — USD1,999 (around Php99,950)
13.5-inch, Intel Core i7-8650U, 16GB RAM, 512GB storage, GTX1050 — USD2,499 (around Php 124,950)
13.5-inch, Intel Core i7-8650U, 16GB RAM, 1TB storage, GTX1050 — USD2,999 (around Php149,950)
Here’s what the Surface Book 2 15-inch costs:
15-inch, Intel Core i7-8650U, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, GTX1060 — USD2,499 (around Php124,950)
15-inch, Intel Core i7-8650U, 16GB RAM, 512GB storage, GTX1060 — USD2,899 (around Php144,950)
15-inch, Intel Core i7-8650U, 16GB RAM, 1TB storage, GTX1060 — USD3,299 (around Php164,950)
Surface Book 2 models will become available to pre-order on November 9th, with the first units shipping on November 16th.