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Microsoft Surface Book

from  $799.89+

    Microsoft Surface Book

    from  $799.89+
    from  $799.89+
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    87 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    87

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

    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).

    Engadget Review

    Microsoft's first laptop raises the bar for other notebooks, with fast performance, best-in-class battery life and a design that manages to be both premium and unforgettable. The detachable screen is also comfortable to use as a tablet, thanks to both its light 1.6-pound design, accurate pen input and some well-thought-out dimensions. Overall, we recommend it, especially to people who value performance, design and battery life above all else, and are willing to pay dearly for it. We just hope that next year's model is a little lighter and that it offers longer battery life in tablet mode.

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    Pros
    • Distinctive, well-constructed design
    • Impressively light as a tablet
    • Gorgeous screen
    • Pen input works well
    • Comfortable keyboard
    • Fast performance
    • Best-in-class battery life in laptop mode
    • Lots of configurations to choose from
    Cons
    • Short battery life for just the tablet
    • High cost of entry
    • "Fulcrum" hinge makes the laptop appear fatter when shut
    • Feels heavy compared to some other flagship laptops
    • Screen wobbles a bit it in laptop mode

    Reviews

    85
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 10
    76
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 5
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Type
    Tablet
    Form factor
    Convertible
    Screen size
    13.522
    Screen resolution
    Other
    Bundled OS
    Windows
    CPU family
    Core i5
    System RAM
    81
    Pointing device
    Trackpad
    Maximum battery life
    Up to 1220

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    87 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    87

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

    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

    Engadget

    87
     

    User Reviews

    100
    matthanc
    This Surface Book is Microsoft's first ultimate laptop and they have done an...read more
    80
    falleninsea
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
    90
    chanh015
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