In 2017 Microsoft introduced Surface book 2 which is a hybrid 2 in 1 laptop. It is a laptop as well as a tablet. Likewise, Surface Book 2 can be use as a full laptop or you can detach the keyboard and use it as a laptop. When it was released it was know to be the almost perfect laptop. Let us look at the specs and features of this 2 in 1 laptop and the price in Nepal.
Microsoft Surface Book 2 Overview
Design and Display
Microsoft Surface Book 2 is available in 13.5 inches screen and 15 inches screen. The 13-inch screen has a 13-inch Pixel Sense Display with a resolution of 3000 x 2000 and the 15-inch screen has a 15-inch Pixel Sense Display with a resolution of 3240 x 2160. Likewise, both variants have a 3:2 aspect ratio.
The 13.5 inches variant has both core i5 and i7 and they both have different dimensions. the 13.5 inches, core i5 has a dimension of 312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm-23 mm. Whereas the core i7 has 312 x 232 x 15 -23 mm. Talking about the 15 inches variant, the laptop is available in both corei5 and i7 which has a dimension of 343 x 251 x 15-23 mm.
Both the variants have 10 points multi-touch G5 touch screen and Contrast ratio of 1600:1. The weight if the 15 inches variant with the keyboard attached is 4.20 lbs. Likewise, the 13 inches core i5 weighs 3.38 lbs and core i7 weighs 3.62 lbs.
|Surface Book 2||13.5 inches core i5||13.5 inches core i7||15 inches core|
|Resolution||3000 x 2000 (267 PPI)||3000 x 2000 (267 PPI)||3240 x 2160, (260 PPI)|
|Weight||3.38 lbs||3.62 lbs||4.20 lbs|
|Screen Type||PixelSense Display||Pixel Sense™ Display||Pixel Sense™ Display|
The Surface Book 2 13.5 inches comes with 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300U dual-core processor. The 13 inches also comes with 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8350U quad-core processor. Likewise, the core i7 has an 8th Gen Intel-8650U quad-core processor. Moreover, the 15 inches variant comes with 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8350U quad-core processor and an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U quad-core processor.
Surface Book 2 13.5” is available in 8GB or 16GB RAM and 15 inches is available in 16GB RAM. Talking about the software, both variants run on Windows 10 Pro Creators Update 64-bit.
|Surface Book 2||13.5 inches||15 inches|
|Processor||-8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U quad-core processor|
-7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U dual-core processor
-8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U quad-core processor
|-8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U quad-core processor |
– 8thGen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U quad-core processor
|GPU||-Intel® HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU (on i5-7300U model) |
-Intel® HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU (on i5-8350U model)
-NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 discrete GPU w/2GB GDDR5 graphics memory(on i7-8650U model)
|-Intel® HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU (on i5-8350U model) |
-NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 discrete GPU w/6GB GDDR5 graphics memory (on i7-8650U model)
|RAM||8GB or 16GB RAM||16GB RAM|
|Software||Windows 10 Pro Creators Update 64-bit||Windows 10 Pro Creators Update 64-bit|
Connectivity and others
The laptop has 2 USB type-A, 3.1 Gen 1 port, 1 USB Type-C port with USB Power Delivery revision 3.0. Likewise, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack, 2 Surface Connect ports, Full-size SDXC card reader and Compatible with Surface Dial* on- and off-screen interaction. Similarly, it has Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible and Bluetooth Wireless 4.1. It has an internal storage of 256GB/ 512GB and goes up to 1TB.
Talking about the camera, it has a 5.0MP front camera. And as it is also a tablet, it has an 8.0MP rear camera. Likewise, the 2.1 laptop has dual microphones and Front-facing stereo speakers. The laptop is available in only silver colour and has a battery life of 17 hours of constant video playback.
Microsoft Surface Book 2 Price and availability
The laptop hybrid may not be available through official dealers but you may find it in some retail shop. The price of Microsoft Surface Book 2 in us right now starts from $1,149.99. In Nepal, the price of the laptop is around Rs, 200000.
|Microsoft Surface Book 2||Rs, 200,000|