Microsoft introduces new Surface Book 2 with 8th gen Intel Core i5 processor

Microsoft Surface Book 2

Microsoft launched the Surface Book 2 last year and hasn’t seen a refresh after that. But today, the surface Book 2 has been refreshed with a new processor.

Microsoft has silently refreshed the 13.5-inch model of Surface Book 2 Laptop with a new set of specifications today.  The new Surface Book  2 is powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel i5 processor and is coupled with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.

The major changes come in the processor part and rest of the exterior and other configuration remains the same. The new 8th Generation i5-8350U processor can be overclocked up to 3.6GHz which should bring a significant difference in the performance. It is priced at $1,499 (Rs.1,03,810 approx.) and is currently available only in the U.S.

New Microsoft Surface Book 2 Specifications:

  • 13.5” PixelSense Display with up to 3240 x 2160 resolution, 3:2 aspect ratio, and 10 point multi-touch.
  • Intel i5 8th generation i5-8350U processor
  • Intel HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU
  • 256GB PCIe SSD
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for security
  • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Magnetometer.
  • 44W integrated GPU or 102W discrete GPU Power Supply w/USB-A charging port
  • Silver Colour
  • 2 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 1 , 1X USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 , 3.5mm headphone jack, Full-size SDXC card reader, 2 x Surface Connect ports
  • 70WHr with up to 17 hours of video playback, up to 5 hours in tablet mode


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