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Surface Book 2 13.5”

Surface Book 2 15” image

Surface Book 2 15”

Key Features
What's new
  • Performance Info
    • Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U (4-Core, up to 4.20Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
    • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
    • Up to 1TB SSD
    • Up to 16GB (1866Mhz LPDDR3 RAM)
    • Up to 17 hours of battery life
  • New Size Now available in 15-inch with the same beautiful PixelSense display.
  • Better Performance Surface Book 2 has up to 5 times more graphics performance than the original Surface Book.
  • Longer Battery Life Lasts up to 17 hours.
  • USB-C Allows you to charge, transfer data, and video out.
  • More Features
    • Updated hinge design for reducing screen wobbling.
    • Supports the latest Surface Pen with 4096 levels of pressure.
    • Supports Surface Dial on-screen interaction.
  • Performance Info
    • Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U (4-Core, up to 4.20Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
    • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
    • Up to 1TB SSD
    • Up to 16GB (1866Mhz LPDDR3 RAM)
    • Up to 17 hours of battery life
  • New Size Now available in 15-inch with the same beautiful PixelSense display.
  • Better Performance Surface Book 2 has up to 5 times more graphics performance than the original Surface Book.
  • Longer Battery Life Lasts up to 17 hours.
  • USB-C Allows you to charge, transfer data, and video out.
  • More Features
    • Updated hinge design for reducing screen wobbling.
    • Supports the latest Surface Pen with 4096 levels of pressure.
    • Supports Surface Dial on-screen interaction.
    • Xbox Wireless built-in.
What's missing
  • MiniDisplay port replaced with a USB-C port
AvailabilitySurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
Released2017
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 17, 2017
  • Pre-ordered: November 9, 2017
  • Released: November 16, 2017
PricingStarting at 1,149$Starting at 1,999$
Surface Book 2 13.5” Price
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5"(Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB), silver
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5"(Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB), silver
By Microsoft
$700.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$715.46
$788.00 9% OFF
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$509.99
Surface Book 2 15” Price
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$789.00
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 2TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 2TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$2,594.00
Microsfot Surface book 3 15 inches Touch 2 in 1 Intel Core i7 32gb 1TB SSD (Renewed)
Microsfot Surface book 3 15 inches Touch 2 in 1 Intel Core i7 32gb 1TB SSD (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,948.80
DisplaySurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
Size13.5 Inches15 Inches
Info
  • Display Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (6M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1600:1
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Display Resolution: 3240 x 2160 (7M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 260 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1600:1
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
ExteriorSurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i5:
    12.3” x 9.1” x 0.51”-0.90” (312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm-23 mm).
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i7
    12.3” x 9.14” x 0.59”-0.90” (312 mm x 232 mm x 15 mm-23 mm).
13.5” x 9.87” x 0.57”-0.90” (343 mm x 251 mm x 15 mm-23 mm)
Weight
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i5:
    • Total: 3.38 lbs (1,533 g)
    • Tablet: 1.59 lbs (719 g)
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i7
    • Total: 3.62 lbs (1,642 g)
    • Tablet: 1.59 lbs (719 g)
  • Total: 4.20 lbs (1,905 g)
  • Tablet: 1.80 lbs (817 g)
Colors
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1.55mm travel.
    • Mechanical friction attaches the Clipboard to the keyboard.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 2 x Full-size USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 2 x Surface Connect™
    1 in tablet, 1 in keyboard base, both supports charging and docking.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size SDXC card reader
    UHS-II Performance
Internal SpecsSurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
Processor
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050
    Pascal Architecture, 2GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1354 → 1493 MHz, 640 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
    Pascal Architecture, 6GB GDDR5 192-bit, 1404 → 1670 MHz, 1280 CUDA Cores.
Memory
8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
1 x M.2 2280 PCIe SSD
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
1 x M.2 2280 PCIe SSD
ConnectivitySurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
BatterySurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
Size
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i5:
    Total: 69Wh
    Clipboard: 18Wh
    Base: 51Wh
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i7:
    Total: 75.3Wh
    Clipboard: 18Wh
    Base: 57.3Wh
  • Total: 90Wh
    Clipboard: 23Wh
    Base: 67Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 17 hours of video playback
  • Up to 5 hours in tablet mode
Power Supply
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i5:
    44W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port.
  • Surface Book with Intel Core i7
    100W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port.
  • 102W power supply with USB-A (7.5W) charging port.
SoftwareSurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
OSWindows 10 Pro (Creators Update)
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioSurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio
  • Dual microphones
  • Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • Support for Windows Sonic for Headphones
  • Support for Dolby® Atmos for Headphones
MiscSurface Book 2 13.5”Surface Book 2 15”
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Book 2 13.5”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • Surface Book 2 15”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports both on-screen and off-screen interaction.
Surface Book 2 13.5” Price
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5"(Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB), silver
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5"(Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB), silver
By Microsoft
$700.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$715.46
$788.00 9% OFF
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$509.99
Surface Book 2 15” Price
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$789.00
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 2TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 2TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$2,594.00
Microsfot Surface book 3 15 inches Touch 2 in 1 Intel Core i7 32gb 1TB SSD (Renewed)
Microsfot Surface book 3 15 inches Touch 2 in 1 Intel Core i7 32gb 1TB SSD (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,948.80

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Surface Book 2 Update History

2022
Aug
26
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    Resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft Security Advisory ADV220002.
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17
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    Improves system stability and resolves system bugcheck and improves graphics performance and stability.
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04
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    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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2021
Nov
19
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    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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Aug
12
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    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves device stability, improves device stability and reliability with Surface Dock 2 scenarios, and improves camera and audio stability and reliability.
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Jun
24
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    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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Apr
02
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    Improves graphics and system stability.
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2020
Oct
30
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    Improves audio performance while streaming content.
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15
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    Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
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Aug
14
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    Improves the Windows Hello camera experience and resolves stability issues.
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Jul
09
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    Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability during Wake On LAN scenarios and improves the overall stability.
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May
15
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    Improves graphics and system stability.
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13
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    Improves Bluetooth connectivity.
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2019
Oct
01
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    1.75.139.0 improves battery stability.
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31
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    15.68.17013.110 improves Bluetooth connectivity.
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Jun
27
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    389.2706.768.0 resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
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May
16
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    15.68.9127.58 improves system security.
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2018
Nov
28
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    3.0.10.1 Resolves intermittent pen top button click failure on Surface Pen with no clip-on Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809. Use the Surface Pen Checker Tool to verify that the Pen’s firmware was successfully updated.
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Oct
10
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    10.25.0.10 resolves battery consumption issue associated with Windows 10 October update (version 1809).
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Aug
01
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    30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
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May
11
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    4.7.136.0 improves hibernation on Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
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Jan
10
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    388.1932.769.0 resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 180002.
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2017
Nov
18
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    22.20.16.4840 improves system stability.
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Surface Book 2 Processors Detailed Specs

Processor7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i58th Gen Intel® Core™ i7
Launch DateQ1'2017Q3'2017
Base Frequency2.60 GHz1.90 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.50 GHz4.20 GHz
TDP15 watt
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache3 MB SmartCache8 MB SmartCache
# of Cores24
# of Threads48
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max Memory Support32 GB
Max Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
GEEKBENCH 4
Single-Core Score3,9674,956
Multi-Core Score7,73614,377

Surface Book 2 Integrated Graphics Detailed Specs

Processor7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i58th Gen Intel® Core™ i7
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 620Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Base Frequency300 MHz300 MHz
Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz1.15 GHz
Graphics Max Memory32 GB
Graphics 4K SupportYes, at 60Hz
Graphics DirectX12
Graphics OpenGL4.4
# Display Supported3
Graphics Technologies
Intel® Quick Sync Video Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Intel® Clear Video Technology Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Intel® Clear Video Technology Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology

Surface Book 2 Discrete Graphics Detailed Specs

GPUGEFORCE GTX 1050GEFORCE GTX 1060
Memory Size2 GB GDDR56 GB GDDR5
GPU Engine Specs
NVIDIA CUDA® Cores6401280
Base Clock (MHz)1354 MHz1506 MHz
Boost Clock (MHz)14551708
Memory Specs
Memory Speed7 Gbps8 Gbps
Memory Interface Width128-bit192-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec)112192
Technology Support
Technologies
Simultaneous Multi-Projection VR Ready NVIDIA Ansel NVIDIA SLI® Ready NVIDIA G-SYNC -Ready NVIDIA GameStream -Ready Vulkan API
Simultaneous Multi-Projection VR Ready NVIDIA Ansel NVIDIA SLI® Ready NVIDIA G-SYNC -Ready NVIDIA GameStream -Ready Vulkan API
NVIDIA GPU Boost3.0
Microsoft DirectX2 API with feature level 12_1
Vulkan APIYes
OpenGL4.5
Bus SupportPCIe 3.0
OS CertificationWindows 7-10, Linux, FreeBSDx86

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