Microsoft Surface Laptop screams premium: It sports a sturdy aluminium build; you get a ‘multitouch’ screen.
Display, Graphics & Audio
The Surface Laptop’s display is capable of crisp, vibrant visuals, while its HD camera works well for video calls when coupled with its dual-mics for clear voice pick-up.
It comes with a Mini DisplayPort that supports up to two 4K UHD screens when you need to leverage on larger screen spaces.
When seated in front of the machine, you get a spatial sound that makes it seem like there are additional speakers at the back of the screen.
Keyboard, Touchpad and Pointing Stick
A backlit keyboard that dims off when not in use but lights up as you touch its keys, as well as a receptive large glass touchpad with standard gesture support. The area around the keyboard is covered with plush Alcantara durable and stain-resistant micro-fibre material—that provides a luxe feel under your palms when typing.
The machine runs on seventh-gen Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors but ticks all the right boxes when it comes to executing all productivity and entertainment tasks.
get a quick boot up time of 15 seconds and an HD camera that runs Windows’ proprietary ‘Hello’ face sign-in technology that logs you in securely.
The piece de resistance of this ultrabook, however, is its Omnisonic stereo speakers that Microsoft has hidden under the keyboard.
1 x USB 3.0 headset jack, Mini DisplayPort, 1 x Surface Connect port, compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction.
Battery Life, Durability and Security:
Surface Laptop supports Intel’s TPM for hardware-level authentication and Microsoft’s BitLocker’s data encryption.
7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7
Screen: 13.5″ PixelSense™ Display Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI)
Intel® HD 620
8GB, or 16GB RAM
SSD options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
Omnisonic stereo speakers
Backlit Keyboard, 720p HD camera, 3.5mm headphone jack
USB 3.0 Headset jack Mini DisplayPort Surface Connect
Wi-Fi: 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1
Windows Hello face sign-in
Up to 14.5 hours of video playback
Dimensions (W x D x H)
12.13″ x 8.79″ x .57″ (308.1 mm x 223.27 mm x 14.48 mm)
2.76 lbs (1,252 g)
Windows 10 in S mode
The performance and battery life is the best
lack of USB-C port
Overall, the multimedia capabilities of the Surface Laptop are ideal for watching movies and making multimedia presentations to clients. Plus, the brick on its power adapter comes with a one-amp USB port that lets you juice your smartphone simultaneously.