Microsoft Surface Book Specs – Full Technical Specifications

Microsoft Surface Book is the first laptop created by Microsoft, released on October 26, 2015. The Surface Book is an Ultimate laptop with a detachable screen and discrete NVIDIA graphics processor.

Key Features
What's new
  • Performance Info
    • Up to 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U (2-Core, up to 3.40Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
    • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU (1GB GDDR5)
    • Up to 1TB SSD
    • Up to 16GB (1866Mhz LPDDR3 RAM)
    • Up to 12 hours battery life (69Wh)
  • The most powerful Microsoft's Laptop
    • Surface Book is a high-performance laptop with exceptional power and unprecedented versatility as a laptop, powerful tablet,  detachable touchscreen, and a portable studio.
  • Best-in-class screen
    • 13.5-inch PixelSense™ display with 6 million pixels (3000x2000), 1700:1 contrast ratio, and 100% sRGB color gamut.
    • It supports 10-point multitouch and Surface Pen with 1,024 pressure sensitivity (magnet attached to the side of the screen).
  • More Features
    • Magnet charging connector, Full-size USB 3.0 port, Bluetooth 4.0, 5MP front and 8MP rear camera.
AvailabilitySurface Book
Released2015
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 7, 2015
  • Pre-ordered: October 7, 2015
  • Released: October 26, 2015
PricingStarting at 1,499$
Stores
Surface Book 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
$684.79
Was: $1,499.00
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
By Microsoft
$2,749.00
Was: $2,999.99
Microsoft Surface Book LCL-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book LCL-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$674.00
Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,294.00
Microsoft Surface Book (1 TB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book (1 TB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,089.00
Microsoft Surface Book LAW-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 520 (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book LAW-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 520 (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$679.99
DisplaySurface Book
Size13.5 Inches
Info
  • Display Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (6M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1700:1
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
ExteriorSurface Book
Dimensions12.3” x 9.14” x 0.51”-0.90” (312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm-23 mm)
Weight
  • Tablet Only: 1.6 lbs (726 g)
  • Surface Book: 3.34 lbs (1,515 g)
  • Surface Book with dGPU: 3.48 lbs (1,578 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 3.0
  • 2 x Surface Connect™
    1 in tablet, 1 in keyboard base, both supports charging and docking.
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size SDXC card reader (UHS-II performance)
Internal SpecsSurface Book
Processor
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.40 → 3.00 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU
    Maxwell Architecture, 1GB GDDR5 128-bit, 954 - 993 MHz, 384 CUDA Cores.
Memory
8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128GB 256 GB512 GB1 TB
NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD
ConnectivitySurface Book
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
BatterySurface Book
Size
  • Total: 69Wh
    Clipboard: 18Wh
    Base: 51Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 12 hours of video playback
Power Supply
  • Surface Book
    36W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port.
  • Surface Book with dGPU
    65W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port.
SoftwareSurface Book
OSWindows 10 Pro
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioSurface Book
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
MiscSurface Book
InkingSupports Surface Pen
1024 levels of pressure
Magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Security
  • HW TPM chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Book
  • Surface Pen
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only.

Surface Book Price

Here is the latest price update for Surface Book.

Surface Book 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
$684.79
Was: $1,499.00
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
NEW Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 15" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum
By Microsoft
$2,749.00
Was: $2,999.99
Microsoft Surface Book LCL-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book LCL-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$674.00
Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book 3 - 13.5" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,294.00
Microsoft Surface Book (1 TB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book (1 TB, 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce graphics) (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$1,089.00
Microsoft Surface Book LAW-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 520 (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Book LAW-00001 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 520 (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$679.99

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