Microsoft has introduced the new Surface Laptop that runs with the all new Windows 10 S operating system which mainly focuses on a closed environment for better security and safety. The Surface Laptop comes with a 13.5-inches Touchscreen PixelSense edge-to-edge display and is powered by 7th generation Intel Core i5 and i7 chipset.
Surface Laptop Pricing and Availability in India
The Microsoft Surface Laptops will be available in Platinum, Graphite Gold, Cobalt Blue, and Burgundy colors. While the high-end variant comes in Platinum as well. The Microsoft Surface Laptop starts at $999 (Rs. 64,000 approx.) for the base Core i5 model with 128GB SSD. It is available for pre-order in the US already and will be available from June 15th in online and offline stores.
As of now, there are no official wordings from Microsoft regarding the release date of Surface laptops in India but looking at the past interest of Microsoft in India, we can expect to see them releasing in India by the end of Q3 this year.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Specifications
The Surface Laptop sports a compact 13.5-inches PixelSense 10-point multitouch Display with 3:2 aspect ratio and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection as well. It comes in two different models: one with 7th Generation Intel Core i5 with Intel HD 620 Plus Graphics (i5), and the other with Intel i7 processor with Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 (i7).
RAM options include 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB RAM and as for storage goes, it comes with 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB SSD-configurable options. As mentioned above, the Surface Laptop runs on Windows 10 S which is a version of Windows 10 Pro focusing on Education. The OS has been streamlined for better performance and security. All the applications will be delivered via the Windows Store so that they are Microsoft Protected and verified.
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 720p HD camera on the front for video calls. It comes with 3.5mm headphone jack, Stereo microphones, Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Audio Premium sound. Additionally, the Surface Laptop Features Ambient light sensor and TPM chip for Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, Surface Connect. Microsoft claims that the Surface Laptop can last Up to 14.5 hours of continuous video playback. The Microsoft Surface 10 laptop is a sweet new addition to company’s portfolio and is aiming to compete with Chromebooks.