MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP Review

MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP

Surface Laptop Design

Microsoft Surface Laptop screams premium: It sports a sturdy aluminium build; you get a ‘multitouch’ screen.

SURFACE LAPTOP
MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP

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.

Performance

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.

Ports

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.

Technical Specification
Processor 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7
Display Screen: 13.5″ PixelSense™ Display Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI)
Graphics Intel® HD 620
Memory 8GB, or 16GB RAM
Storage SSD options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
Audio Omnisonic stereo speakers
Input Backlit Keyboard, 720p HD camera, 3.5mm headphone jack
Ports USB 3.0 Headset jack Mini DisplayPort Surface Connect
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1
Security Windows Hello face sign-in
Battery 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)
Weight 2.76 lbs (1,252 g)
Operating System Windows 10 in S mode

 

Pros

The performance and battery life is the best

Cons

lack of USB-C port

Bottom Line

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.

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