In less than a month (November 9th is the date it is ready for pre-order), Microsoft will be releasing their second edition of the highly praised Microsoft Surface Book. The first generation Surface book tried to redefine laptops, making the device an all-in-one machine with its four modes that adapt to the user. Office Mode is the standard laptop design which allows you to take care of business. Studio Mode brings out the creative side and allows artists to draw or paint using the Surface pen or dial. Prop the laptop on a tray table in View Mode to make airplane rides less painful. And lastly, Tablet Mode enables portability for those that are constantly on the move while they work.
This versatile laptop comes pack with features:
- Processor options: 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8650U quad-core or 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300U
- Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620 integrated GPU (other options are listed)
- Display options: 13.5" or 15" PixelSense Display
- Memory: 8GB or 16GB RAM
- Storage: 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of space on a Solid State Drive (SSD)
As advertised, the laptop is four times as powerful as before, and still finds a way to remains lean: weighing less than 5 lbs. Around the edge of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a USB 3.1 port, full-size SD card, and the new USB-C connection, so you won't need any clunky adapters. Configure your device with many different options beyond just the size of the screen — options for processors, graphics, and storage allow the device to fit your lifestyle.