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Microsoft Surface Book i7

from  $1129+

    Microsoft Surface Book i7

    from  $1129+
    from  $1129+
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    89 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    89

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

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    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

    The refreshed Surface Book has very few flaws, with a well-crafted chassis, comfortable keyboard, vibrant screen, fast performance and even longer battery life than on last year's model. As ever, you'll pay dearly for the privilege of owning it, and the relatively heavy weight and imbalanced weight distribution make it less portable than lighter systems. What you accept in heft, though, you'll make up for in both battery life and port selection.

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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

    Cons
    • Expensive
    • Even heavier than last year's model
    • "Fulcrum" hinge makes the laptop appear fatter when shut
    • Screen wobbles a bit in laptop mode
    • Slightly top heavy when you use it in your lap

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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Type
    Midsize
    Screen size
    13.522
    Screen resolution
    Other
    Bundled OS
    Windows
    CPU family
    Core i7
    System RAM
    81
    Pointing device
    Trackpad
    Video outputs
    DisplayPort
    Maximum battery life
    Up to 1620

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    89 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    89

    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).

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