Microsoft has just announced its 2nd generation Surface Book, called Microsoft Surfacebook i7 at its Windows 10 event. With the Surfacebook i7 Microsoft has put a great emphasis on raw power. There is a Core i7 processor under the hood running the show, thus the name Surfacebook i7.
Surfacebook i7 Specs: Performance
On the outside, the device is pretty much the same as the first generation Surfacebook. Which means The Surfacebook i7 is made up of magnesium alloy, there’s a flexible hinge, Surface Pen stylus and of course a detachable touchscreen. The real difference lies under the hood where it packs a powerful Core i7 processor. Microsoft claims that Core i7 on the Surfacebook i7 has twice the graphics power compared to the first generation Surfacebook. The Redmond tech giant also added a second cooling fan and redesigned the cooling system to allow for faster video without heating up the device.
Talking about the raw power of the Microsoft Surfacebook i7, Panos Panay, head of engineering for Microsoft’s devices said that In short, gamers want more frame rate, designers want less lag, and everyone wants more battery life.
Surfacebook i7 Battery Life
Besides the raw graphics processing power, Microsoft is also boasting about a 16 hours battery life which is 30 percent up from 12 hours in the original Surfacebook. This is impressive, who don’t want 16 hours battery life on a laptop?
Considering the pure power that the Microsoft Surfacebook i7 device and 16 hours of incredible battery life seem to be a great device but there is a catch. To get a Surfacebook i7, you have to spend a whopping amount of money. Yes, Microsoft Surfacebook i7 will cost you USD $2,399. What do you think guys, does the Surfacebook deserves such a heavy price? Would you buy a Surfacebook i7? please let us know in the comments below. Also, check out the introduction video of the new Microsoft Surfacebook.
Microsoft Surfacebook Introduction Video