Microsoft has refreshed its Surface Laptop Studio by introducing the second generation model after 2 years at its event, as expected. This has the same 14.4″ PixelSense touchscreen display with 120Hz refresh rate, and gets the latest 13th Gen Intel Core i7 H series Processor and comes with NVIDIA RTX 2000 Ada Generation GPU or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 or 4060 Laptop GPU options.
The company says that this is the most powerful Surface it has ever built, and said that this will offer 2x more graphics performance than MacBook Pro M2 Max.
After feedback from the users of the first generation Surface Laptop Studio, the company has redesigned the chassis of the Laptop Studio 2 to add both a USB-A port and microSD card slot.
The AI-enhanced field of view full HD Studio Camera, face-to-face video calls feel more natural with Eye Contact correction and Automatic Framing to always keep users in the center of the frame, said the company.
It has Laptop mode for productivity, Stage mode for streaming and Studio mode for creativity. You can draw and sketch with Surface Slim Pen 2 with built-in storage and charging.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 specifications
- 14.4-inch (2400 x 1600 pixels) PixelSense Flow Display with up to 120Hz refresh rate 10-point multi-touch, 3:2 aspect ratio, Dolby Vision IQ, VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified
- Quad Core 13th Gen Intel Core i7-13700H processor with Intel Iris Xᵉ Graphics, 6GB GDDR6 GeForce RTX 4050 / 8GB GDDR6 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 / 8GB GDDR6 RTX 2000 Ada Generation Laptop GPU
- 16GB / 32GB / 64GB LPDDR5x RAM, 512GB/1TB/2TB Removable solid-state drive (Gen 4 SSD) options
- 1080p Full HD camera with wide field of view, Windows Studio Effects with Auto Framing, Eye Contact, and Background Blur, Windows Hello 2.0 face authentication camera
- Moving (mechanical) keys, full row of function keys (F1-F12), Windows key and dedicated buttons for media controls, screen brightness
Backlight, Precision Haptic touchpad
- 3.5mm headphone jack, Dual far-field Studio Mics, Quad Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Atmos
- Auto brightness via Ambient Color Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
- TPM 2.0 chip, Windows Hello face sign-in
- Dimensions:323×230.12x 21.8mm; Weight: 1.89kg (Iris Xe) / 1.98kg (NVIDIA)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 6E ax, Bluetooth 5.3, 2 x USB-C with USB4/ Thunderbolt 4 (with DisplayPort and Power Delivery), USB-A 3.1, MicroSDXC card reader, Surface Connect port
- 58Wh battery with up to 19h (Iris Xe) / 18h (NVIDIA) battery life with typical usage
Pricing and availability
- 13th Gen Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe – USD 1999.99 (Rs. 1,65,540 approx.)
- 13th Gen Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX4050 – USD 2,399.99 (Rs. 1,98,650 approx.)
- 13th Gen Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX4050 – USD 2,799.99 (Rs. 2,31,760 approx.)
- 13th Gen Intel Core i7, 64GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX4060 – USD 3,299.99 (Rs. 2,73,145 approx.)
- 13th Gen Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 2000 Ada – USD 3,599.99 (Rs. 2,97,975 approx.)
- 13th Gen Intel Core i7, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX4060 – USD 3,699.99 (Rs. 3,06,255 approx.)
It is already available to pre-order and will roll out starting from October 3rd. There is no listing for the Surface Laptop Studio 2 in India. Since the first one launched in India a year later, we can expect this in India next year.