On the Surface Pro 4, it’s an upgrade (to at least $999 from the $899 base price). Our Surface Book review unit is closer to the $1,699 model that doubles the internal solid-state storage to 256GB (we have a 512GB SSD, which does not appear to be a currently available option with the Core i5 CPU).
Surface Book review (2016): The laptop to beat doesn’t come cheap That battery life, though.
Jan 28, 2018 · Surface Book 2 Vs. Surface Book Review: The Biggest Differences. On top of the choice of processors and storage for the original Surface Book, Microsoft also released an interim version called the Surface Book Performance Edition. This replaced the keyboard base of the original Surface Book, and shipped with a later Nvidia GeForce graphics card, 2GB of video RAM as opposed …
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Oct 21, 2015 · Surface Book review: The ultimate laptop, even if it isn’t perfect. Unlike a Mac, though, you can remove the screen, turning it into a shockingly light, 1.6-pound tablet — one that happens to pack a notebook-grade Intel Core processor.
Dec 10, 2015 · Performance: Blazing, But Some Bugs. The Surface Book is one of the first laptops to pack Intel’s sixth-generation Intel Core i5 CPU, which gets paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for $1,499. We also tested a version with a Core i7 CPU, discrete Nvidia graphics, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage for $2,699.
Sep 26, 2018 · The Spectre x360 offers strong performance for productivity tasks, great input options, and solid battery life. It’s also significantly less expensive than the Surface Book 2, coming in at $1,380 for a similar configuration with a Core i7-8550U CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and a 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160 or 331 PPI)
Jun 19, 2017 · There are actually three different Surface Book bases. The first is a standard base with no GPU. The second — our previous review unit — packs in an unnamed nvidia GPU that’s very similar to the GTX 940M. The new Performance Base packs in a GTX 965M, in addition to the larger battery.
The Surface Book with Performance Base is an update to last year’s Surface Book, a laptop with detaching tablet screen that had an iconic look and some pretty good — and weird — design flourishes.
Jan 18, 2019 · Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15-inch) review The best 2-in-1 laptop yet is just a bigger Surface Book – but that’s no bad thing
Feb 18, 2016 · Surface Book – Display. Microsoft’s increased the Surface Book’s PixelSense screen size to 13.3 inches, making it over an inch bigger than the Surface Pro 4’s. For general consumers the screen is brilliant. The 3,000 x 2,000 resolution and 267ppi pixel density mean icons and text are constantly sharp.
Nov 27, 2017 · Microsoft Surface Book 2 review: The ultimate laptop improves in every way but one An under-the-hood power issue with the Surface Dock, a USB-C port, and the Surface Book …
The Surface Book is hardly the first device to do this, but it is one of the few that has tried to tackle the balance problem with 2-in-1 devices where the screen detaches, and the hinge is a key