Microsoft has recently announced that its Surface Book 2 laptop will be rolled out to India later in the year. To recall, the Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a 2-in-1 detachable device which was launched last year in the US. Now, the company will be launching the laptop in 17 different countries including India.
Microsoft will launch a 13-inch and 15-inch model of Surface Book 2 in India later this year; however, the 17-inch model is unlikely to launch alongside. The company has not provided any specific date or month when it will be launching the device in the Indian market. The laptop is already up for pre-orders in countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Germany, and other select markets.
Coming to the pricing, the 13-inch base model prices starts at $1,499 (roughly Rs 95,800) and the 15-inch model costs $2,499 (roughly Rs 1,60,000). It is the successor to the Surface Book laptop which was launched way back in 2015.
Microsoft Surface Book 2: Specifications
The latest Microsoft laptop comes equipped with an 8th-Gen Intel Core processors coupled with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1060 discrete graphics. With such massive configuration, the laptop is said to manage high-performance applications, PC games and other functions smoothly. The device supports Windows Mixed Reality features as well.
Like mentioned earlier, the Surface Book 2 is a detachable 2-in-1 laptop. So, you can transform the laptop into a tablet. It has support for Surface Pen with tilt and it can sense the pressure using 4096 levels. This will help users to unleash their creativity. This will help users to unleash their creativity.
Microsoft claims that the device can deliver battery backup of up to 17 hours on a single charge for the 15-inch model. It is five times more than its predecessor. It has two USB 3.1 ports, USB Type-C port, two Surface Connect ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an SD card reader.
Apart from this, the Surface Book 2 supports Windows Hello face authentication feature using the 5MP front-facing camera. At the rear panel, there is an 8MP camera as well. The sound output of the device is enhanced by Dolby Audio speakers. Due to the detachable features, the notebook can be used in four modes- laptop, tablet, studio, and view.