Microsoft Surface Book

87
Engadget
Score
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows
System RAM
8 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to12 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows (10)

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i5)

Optical media

Optical drive
no

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)

Video

Graphics adapter
Integrated (Intel)

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
8 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to12 hour

Input

Keyboard
yes (Backlit)
Pointing device
Array

Connections

USB
Array
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no