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Surface Laptop 4 13.5” image

Surface Laptop 4 13.5”

Surface Laptop 4 15” image

Surface Laptop 4 15”

Key Features
What's new
  • Better performance - It’s now 70% faster than Surface Laptop 3.
  • New color - Now available in Matte Black, Platinum, Sandstone, and a new Ice Blue.
  • 11th Gen Intel or AMD 4000 processors - The 13.5-inch model now available in both AMD and Intel processors.
  • Longer Battery Life - Up to 19 hours on AMD Ryzen™ R5 models and 17 hours on Intel® Core™ i5 models.
  • Dolby Atmos® Audio - Deliver rich, full-range, and accurate spatial sound from its stereo Omnisonic speakers.
  • Better performance - It’s now 70% faster than Surface Laptop 3.
  • 11th Gen Intel or AMD 4000 processors - The 13.5-inch model now available in both AMD and Intel processors.
  • Longer Battery Life - Up to 17.5 hours on AMD Ryzen™ R7 models and 16.5 hours on Intel® Core™ i7 models.
  • Dolby Atmos® Audio - Deliver rich, full-range, and accurate spatial sound from its stereo Omnisonic speakers.
AvailabilitySurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
Released2021
Release Info
  • Introduced: April 13, 2021
  • Released: April 13, 2021
Pricing
  • $999.99
    AMD Ryzen 5 8GB 256GB Platinum Only
  • $1,199.99
    AMD Ryzen 5 16GB 256GB Platinum Only
  • $1,299.99
    Intel Core i5 8GB 512GB
  • $1,499.99
    Intel Core i5 16GB 512GB
  • $1,699.99
    Intel Core i7 16GB 512GB
  • $2,299.99
    Intel Core i7 32GB 1TB Matte Black Only
  • $1,299.99
    AMD Ryzen 7 8GB 256GB Platium Only
  • $1,499.99
    AMD Ryzen 7 8GB 512GB
  • $1,699.99
    AMD Ryzen 7 16GB 512GB
  • $1,799.99
    Intel Core i7 16GB 512GB Matte Black Only
  • $2,399.99
    Intel Core i7 32GB 1TB Matte Black Only
Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i7 - 16GB - 512GB Solid State Drive - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i7 - 16GB - 512GB Solid State Drive - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$969.00
$1,699.99 43% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5/'' Touchscreen AMD Ryzen 5 8GB 128GB Windows 11 H, 13-13.99 inches
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5/'' Touchscreen AMD Ryzen 5 8GB 128GB Windows 11 H, 13-13.99 inches
By Microsoft
$398.99
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – AMD Ryzen 5 Surface Edition - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 13.5” Touch-Screen – AMD Ryzen 5 Surface Edition - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - Platinum
By Microsoft
$535.30
Surface Laptop 4 15” Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i7 - 32GB - 1TB Solid State Drive - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i7 - 32GB - 1TB Solid State Drive - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$1,011.00
$1,289.00 22% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15-inch Touchscreen 256GB SSD AMD Ryzen 7 (8GB RAM, Windows 10 Home, Latest Model) - Platinum, 5UI-00001
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15-inch Touchscreen 256GB SSD AMD Ryzen 7 (8GB RAM, Windows 10 Home, Latest Model) - Platinum, 5UI-00001
By Microsoft
$542.00
$570.01 5% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i7 – 16GB - 512GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Matte Black (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i7 – 16GB - 512GB Solid State Drive (Latest Model) - Matte Black (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$754.99
DisplaySurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
Size13.5 Inches15 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI)
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated
  • Resolution: 2496 x 1664 (201 PPI)
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated
ExteriorSurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
Size Comparison
Dimensions12.1” x 8.8” x 0.57” (308 mm x 223 mm x 14.5 mm)13.4” x 9.6” x 0.57” (339.5 mm x 244 mm x 14.69 mm)
Weight
  • 2.84 lb (1,288 g)
    Sandstone and Matte Black
  • 2.79 lb (1,265 g)
    Cobalt Blue and Platinum
3.40 lb (1,542 g)
Colors
  • Metal
    Matte Black Sandstone
  • Alcantara
    Ice Blue Platinum
Metal
Matte Black Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
    • Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Surface Connect™ +
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.2. Gen 2
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Surface Connect™ +
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
Processor
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 4680U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.10 → 4.00 GHz, 3MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 15W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4980U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.00 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 15W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4980U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.00 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 15W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 4680U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores,
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4980U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores,
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4980U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores,
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
4266 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
ConnectivitySurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
BatterySurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
Size45.8 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 19 hours of typical device usage
    AMD™ Ryzen™ 5 models.
  • Up to 17 hours of typical device usage
    Intel® Core™ i5 models.
  • Up to 17.5 hours of typical device usage
    AMD™ Ryzen™ 7 models.
  • Up to 16.5 hours of typical device usage
    Intel® Core™ i7 models.
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)
SoftwareSurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 720p HD front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®
MiscSurface Laptop 4 13.5”Surface Laptop 4 15”
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Secured-Core PC
    For Surface Laptop 4 powered by AMD RyzenTM Microsoft Surface Edition
  • Windows enhanced hardware security
    For Surface Laptop 4 powered by 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
In the box
  • Surface Laptop 4 13.5”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • Surface Laptop 4 15”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Surface for Business customers: Includes Advanced Exchange, an expedited replacement service, at no additional cost
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only

What’s new

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Tips and tricks

Learn how to fully utilize your Surface Laptop 4 with our tips and tricks. Our comprehensive guide will assist you in maximizing battery life, enhancing performance, boosting productivity, and efficiently solving any issues that may arise.

Update History

Stay informed about Surface Laptop 4’s features and fixes through Microsoft’s driver and firmware updates. Here are the latest five releases:

2023
Dec
14
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Improves system performance and stability.
    View
  • Surface Laptop 4 with AMD Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with AMD
    Improves system performance and stability.
    View
Dec
01
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Better pen inking performance, improved graphics stability, better support for the 3rd party apps.
    View
Oct
16
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Addresses potential security vulnerability and improves system stability and improves audio stability.
    View
Sep
25
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Improves device charging performance and stability, addresses security vulnerability, and resolves a device booting to Surface logo issue.
    View

To view the complete driver and firmware update release timeline, please visit our Surface Laptop 4 update tracker page.

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FAQs

To help you understand more about the original Surface Laptop 4, we have created a comprehensive list of FAQs that covers all aspects of the laptop, including its display, battery life, performance, software, and design.

1How long will Microsoft support Surface Laptop 4?

According to Surface lifecycle documentationMicrosoft Surface Laptop 4 will reach the end of its driver and firmware updates on April 15, 2027.

The company promises to support all Surface devices for at least six years, starting from its release date for devices released on and after January 1, 2021.

DeviceRelease DateEnd of Servicing Date
Surface Laptop 4April 15, 2021April 15, 2027
Last checked: February 19, 2024.

After the end of servicing date, Surface Laptop 4 devices will continue to receive Windows OS features and security updates as long as it meets minimum hardware requirements for any future Windows OS.

In some conditions, Microsoft will consider releasing additional updates if there are critical security issues for Surface Laptop 4 devices that can only be fixed through patching the firmware. 

2Is Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 fanless?

No! All Surface Laptop 4 models, including Intel, AMD, 13-inch, and 15-inch, come with a single fan for active cooling.

Surface Laptop 4 Fan or Fanless
Cooling fan on 13 and 15-inch Surface Laptop 4.

For more information, you might want to check out the new Surface Lineup introduction by Microsoft Mechanic here:

3Does the Surface Laptop 4 support Biometric Facial Recognition?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop 4 models support Windows Hello Face Authentication (also known as Face ID), which allows you to sign in to your account faster, easier, and more secure with your face.

It also has an improved Windows Hello Infrared (IR) camera that can recognize and log you in significantly faster than previous generations.

Surface Laptop 4 Face Authentication
Windows Hello face authentication on Surface Laptop 4.
4Does Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 support Wi-Fi 6?

Yes, it does. All Surface Laptop 4 models, including 13.5-inch or 15-inch with Intel or AMD processors, come with Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 adapter that supports all current wireless standards, including:

  1. Wi-Fi 1 (Wi-Fi 802.11a) was released in 1999.
  2. Wi-Fi 2 (Wi-Fi 802.11b) was released in 1999.
  3. Wi-Fi 3(Wi-Fi 802.11g) was released in 2003.
  4. Wi-Fi 4 (Wi-Fi 802.11n) was released in 2009.
  5. Wi-Fi 5 (Wi-Fi 802.11ac) was released in 2014.
  6. Wi-Fi 6 (Wi-Fi 802.11ax) was released in 2019.
Surface Laptop 3 Wi-Fi 6
5Does the Surface Laptop 4 have a headphone jack?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop 4 models have a standard 3.5mm headphone jack on the laptop’s left side.

Surface Laptop 3 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Surface Laptop 4 headphone jack.
6Does Surface Laptop 4 have an SD card slot?

No, it doesn’t. Unfortunately, the SD card slot isn’t available on 13.5-inch and 15-inch Surface Laptop 4.

7Does the Surface Laptop 4 have a full-size USB port?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop 4 models have a single full-size USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 port as a standard. The port supports super-speed data transfers up to 10Gbps or 1,250MB/s. It is on the laptop’s left side next to the USB-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack. Here are the complete specs of the USB port:

  • Full-Size USB port
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard
  • Transfers up to 10Gbps or 1,250MB/s
Surface Laptop 4 with USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 port
Full-size USB port on Surface Laptop 4.
8Does Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 have an Ethernet port?

No, it doesn’t! None of the Surface Laptop 4 models have an Ethernet port. You can use a USB-C adapter, hub, or dock with an Ethernet port to connect to the laptop’s USB-C port to plug a network cable to access the local network.

Surface Laptop 3/4 with Ethernet port over USB-C Hub
Surface Laptop USB-C to Ethernet adapter.

The USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 port has high bandwidth (up to 10 Gbps), so you can opt for a Gigabit ethernet adapter without issue.

9What are the key specifications of the Surface Laptop 4 Power Supply?

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 supports the fast charging feature introduced previously on Surface Laptop 3, which can charge the laptop from 0% to 80% in just about an hour. The feature needs a supported charger with more power to deliver adequate wattage. So all Surface Laptop 4 models, including the 13-inch and 15-inch display sizes, shipped with the same Surface power supply model 1706.

Here are the Surface Laptop 4 power supply specs.

Model Number1706
Input Current100 – 240V @ 1.6A 50/60Hz
Total Wattage65W
Surface Charging Wattage60W ([email protected])
USB Charging Wattage5W ([email protected])
Surface Charging Cable Length66.93 in (1.70 m)
Adapter DimensionsLength: 3.54 in (90 mm)
Width: 1.97 in (50 mm)
Height: 0.98 in (25 mm)
Adapter Weight0.55 lbs. (250g)
Surface Power Supply Model 1706

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