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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

from  $999+
Surface Laptop 2 Review: Nearly Perfect

Surface Laptop 2 Review: Nearly Perfect

Posted   11.07.18
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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Review

Microsoft didn’t just up the style game on the Surface Laptop 2 -- it brought the heat in performance and battery life as well. The speed and battery improvements aren’t as huge as promised, but they’re still significant. A comfortable keyboard, responsive trackpad and brilliant display bring the whole package together nicely. All told, this is one of the best notebooks of the year.

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Pros
  • Stunning design
  • Stylish new black color option
  • Long battery life
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Responsive trackpad
Cons
  • No USB-C
  • Charger falls out too easily

Reviews

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Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 5

90
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 7
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Screen size
13.5in
Screen resolution
Other
Bundled OS
Windows
CPU family
Core i5
Processor speed
1.6ghz
System RAM
8GB
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
Displayport, Other
Maximum battery life
Up to 14.5hr
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Midsize
13.5in
Other
Windows
Core i5
1.6ghz
8GB
Trackpad
Displayport, Other
Up to 14.5hr

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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

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90
 

User Reviews

90
Vu2You
If you're in the market for a laptop, the Surface Laptop 2 is amazing. When...read more
90
chamak
Except for the sheer lack of ports, I found this laptop to be the best in the...read more
90
urfdvw
Simple and good. I am a student in Engineering and the computing power is enough...read more
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