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Surface Laptop 5 13.5”

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Surface Laptop 5 15”

Availability
Released2022
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 12, 2022
  • Pre-ordered: October 12, 2022
  • Released: October 25, 2022
PricingConsumer models
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Intel Core i5-1235U
    • $999.99
      8GB 256GB
    • $1,299.99
      8GB 512GB
    • $1,499.99
      16GB 512GB
  • Intel Core i7-1255U
    • $1,699.99
      16GB 512GB
Business models
  • Windows 11 Pro
  • Intel Core i5-1245U vPro
    • $1,099.99
      8GB 256GB
    • $1,399.99
      8GB 512GB
    • $1,599.99
      16GB 512GB
  • Intel Core i7-1265U vPro
    • $1,699.99
      16GB 256GB
    • $1,799.99
      16GB 512GB
Consumer models
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Intel Core i7-1255U
    • $1,299.99
      8GB 256GB
    • $1,499.99
      8GB 512GB
    • $1,799.99
      16GB 512GB
    • $2,399.99
      32GB 1TB
Business models
  • Windows 11 Pro
  • Intel Core i7-1265U vPro
    • $1,399.99
      8GB 256GB
    • $1,599.99
      8GB 512GB
    • $1,799.99
      16GB 256GB
    • $1,899.99
      16GB 512GB
    • $2,499.99
      32GB 1TB
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 13.5" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 13.5" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,431.27
$1,699.99 16% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 13.5" Touchscreen Notebook - 2256 x 1504 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Matte Black
By Microsoft
$1,484.79
$1,799.99 18% OFF
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
$537.03
Surface Laptop 5 15” Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,299.99
$1,799.99 28% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15-inch Touchscreen, 1TB i7 32GB RAM with Windows 11 Pro (Wi-Fi, 3.6GHz Ten-Core i7-1265U, Newest Version) Black Metal, RL1-00001
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15-inch Touchscreen, 1TB i7 32GB RAM with Windows 11 Pro (Wi-Fi, 3.6GHz Ten-Core i7-1265U, Newest Version) Black Metal, RL1-00001
By Microsoft
$1,978.79
$2,133.81 7% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 8GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 8GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,199.99
$1,499.99 20% OFF
DisplaySurface Laptop 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 15”
Size13.5 Inches15 Inches
Info
  • 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 2256 x 1504
  • Density: 201 PPI
  • Color profile: sRGB and Vivid
  • Individually color-calibrated display
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1300:1
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Brightness: 400 nits maximum (typical). 5 nits minimum
  • Dolby Vision IQ™ support
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
    Models with Alcantara keyboard finish.
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
    Models with Metal keyboard finish.
  • 15” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 2496 x 1664
  • Density: 201 PPI
  • Color profile: sRGB and Vivid
  • Individually color-calibrated display
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1300:1
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Brightness: 400 nits maximum (typical). 5 nits minimum
  • Dolby Vision IQ™ support
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
ExteriorSurface Laptop 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 15”
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • 12.1” x 8.8” x 0.57”
  • 308 mm x 223 mm x 14.5 mm
  • 13.4” x 9.6” x 0.58”
  • 340 mm x 244 mm x 14.7 mm
Weight
  • Metal
    2.86 lbs (1.297 kg)
  • Alcantara
    2.80 lbs (1.272 kg)
  • Metal
    3.44 lbs (1.56 kg)
Colors
  • Metal
    Matte Black Sage Sandstone
  • Alcantara
    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 gestures.
Ports
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    USB-C interface supports USB 4.0, Power Delivery, DisplayPort, and data transfer up to 40Gbps.
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.1 Gen 2
    Data transfer up to 10Gbps.
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 15”
Processor
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.30 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U vPro
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.60 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.70 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U vPro
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.70 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U vPro
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U vPro
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U vPro
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U vPro
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5 RAM
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
ConnectivitySurface Laptop 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 15”
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
BatterySurface Laptop 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 15”
Size
  • 47.4 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 45.8 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
Battery LifeUp to 18 hours of typical device usageUp to 17 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)
SoftwareSurface Laptop 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 15”
OSConsumer models
  • Windows 11 Home
Business models
  • Windows 11 Pro
Built-in AppsConsumer models
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 30-day trial
Business models
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 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 5 13.5”Surface Laptop 5 15”
Inking
  • Designed for Surface Pen 
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Firmware TPM 2.0 is a security processor that is designed to give you peace of mind.
  • Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • Surface Laptop 5 15”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty

Availability

Microsoft announced the fifth-generation Surface Laptop on October 12, 2022, via a pre-recorded Microsoft hardware event. It is available in two sizes: 13.5-inch and 15-inch. The 13.5-inch model has a starting price of $999.99 and comes with Intel Core i5-1235U, 8GB of 5200MHz LPDDR5 RAM, and 128GB of SSD. On the other hand, the base 15-inch model starts at $1,299.99 and comes with Intel Core i7-1255U, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD.

Surface Laptop 5 Colors - Platinum, Sage, Sandstone, and Black
Surface Laptop 5 Colors – Platinum, Sage, Sandstone, and Black (Image: Microsoft)

The new Surface Laptop 5 brings a new color to the lineup – Sage. It replaces the Ice Blue color of the Surface Laptop 4. The other colors available are Platinum, Black, and Sandstone. The Alcantara palm rest is only available on the 13.5-inch model with platinum color.

You can customize the laptop with up to Intel Core i7-1255U, 32GB RAM, and 1TB SSD. It is available for pre-order on October 12, 2022, and will be shipped on October 25.

Tips and tricks

Learn how to fully utilize your Surface Laptop 5 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

Catch up on the latest information about the fifth generation of Surface Laptop features and fixes introduced via driver and firmware updates from Microsoft. Here are the last five releases:

2024
Feb
10
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Resolve intermittent boot to Windows logo issues, address battery error messages in the Surface App, and improve Surface Thunderbolt 4 Dock stability.
    View
2023
Dec
14
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Better pen inking performance, improved graphics stability, better support for the 3rd party apps.
    View
Dec
01
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Better pen inking performance, improved graphics stability, better support for the 3rd party apps.
    View
Nov
01
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    This update addresses a potential security vulnerability related to Intel® Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00783, addressing CVE-2022-36392 & CVE-2022-38102.
    View
Sep
14
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Improves device stability, resolving system crash issue and resolves external display connection issue.
    View

To view the complete driver and firmware update release timeline, please visit our Surface Laptop 5 update tracker page.

Videos

FAQs

To help you understand more about the original Surface Laptop 5, we have created a comprehensive list of FAQs that covers all aspects of the laptop, including its display, battery life, performance, software, and design.

1When did Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 come out?

Surface Laptop 5 came out on October 12th, 2022, at the Microsoft hardware event, with a starting price of $999 for the entry-level model with Intel Core i5-1235U, 8GB of 5200MHz LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB of SSD. It is available in two variants: the WiFi model powered by 12th Gen Intel U-series processors and the 5G model powered by Microsoft SQ® 3 ARM-based processor.

You can watch the whole event in the following video:

Panos Panay and his colleagues introduced three Surface devices at the event, including Surface Laptop 5, Surface Pro 9, and Surface Studio 2+.

2How long will Microsoft support Surface Laptop 5?

According to Surface lifecycle documentationMicrosoft Surface Laptop 5 will reach the end of its driver and firmware updates on October 25, 2028. 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 5October 25, 2022October 25, 2028
Last checked: February 19, 2024.

After the end of servicing date, Surface Laptop 5 devices will continue to receive Windows OS features and security updates as long as it meets minimum hardware requirements for any future Windows OS.

3Does the Surface Laptop 5 have a headphone jack?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop 5 models come with a standard 3.5mm headphone jack on the laptop’s left side.

Surface Laptop 5 Ports
Surface Laptop 5 headphone jack location.
4Is Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 fanless?

No, it isn’t! All Surface Laptop 5 models, including the 13-inch and 15-inch, come with a single fan for active cooling.

Surface Laptop 5 Fan Location
Surface Laptop 5 cooling system.
5Does the Surface Laptop 5 support Windows Hello Facial Recognition?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop 5 models support Windows Hello Face Authentication (Face ID), allowing you to sign in to your account faster, easier, and more securely with your face.

Surface Laptop 5 Windows Hello Face Recognition
Surface Laptop 5 Windows Hello Infrared (IR) camera.
6Does Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 support external graphics (eGPU)?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop 5 models come with a USB Type-C port that supports Thunderbolt™️ 4 technology with a total bandwidth of 40Gbps and all Thunderbolt 3 and 4 features. That also includes supporting external graphics that allow you to connect to an external GPU to boost your Surface Laptop 5 graphical performance and play more games at higher quality and framerates.

Surface Laptop 5 eGPU
Surface Laptop 5 eGPU supports.

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