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Surface Laptop Studio 2

Key Features
What's new
  • 13th Gen Intel® Raptor Lake H45 Processors - First for Surface uses a powerful 45W TDP processor with integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics and up to 64GB of 6400 MHz LPDDR5x memory.
  • New Intel® Gen3 Movidius 3700VC VPU AI Accelerator - The Laptop Studio 2 is the first Intel-based Windows laptop with a dedicated AI accelerator chip to supercharge AI-related tasks like the Surface Pro 9 5G.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4050/4060 or 2000 Ada Generation Graphics - Experience the latest feature set from NVIDIA's 4th gen RTX architecture for the best gaming experience and to accelerate your design, animate, and render tasks.
  • More Ports - The new laptop Studio 2 brings back a full-size USB 3.1 port and a MicroSDXC card slot.
  • Improved Precision Haptic Touchpad - Now with new accessibility features for adjustable click sensitivity, right-click area, and adaptive touch mode.
  • More
    Improved camera and mics features PCIe Gen 4 SSD Wi-Fi 6E Bluetooth 5.3
AvailabilitySurface Laptop Studio 2
Released2023
Release Info
  • Introduced: September 22, 2023
  • Pre-ordered: September 22, 2023
  • Released: October 3, 2023
Pricing
  • $1,999.99
    i7-13700H 16GB 512GB Intel Iris Xe
  • $2,499.99
    i7-13700H 16GB 512GB RTX 4050
  • $2,799.99
    i7-13700H 32GB 1TB RTX 4050
  • $3,299.99
    i7-13700H 64GB 1TB RTX 4060
  • $3,599.99
    i7-13700H 32GB 1TB RTX 2000 Ada
  • $3,699.99
    i7-13700H 64GB 2TB RTX 4060
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 (2023) - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i7, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060, Windows 11, Platinum Color Copilot
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 (2023) - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i7, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060, Windows 11, Platinum Color Copilot
By Microsoft
$2,839.99
$3,699.99 23% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 14.4" Touchscreen Convertible (Floating Slider) 2 in 1 Notebook - 2400 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 13th Gen i7-13700H Tetradeca-core (14 Core) - Intel Evo Platform -
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 14.4" Touchscreen Convertible (Floating Slider) 2 in 1 Notebook - 2400 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 13th Gen i7-13700H Tetradeca-core (14 Core) - Intel Evo Platform -
By Microsoft
$1,339.99
$1,409.99 5% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 2TB SSD - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 2TB SSD - Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,599.00
$3,099.99 48% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 14.4" Touchscreen Convertible (Floating Slider) 2 in 1 Notebook - 2400 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 - Intel Evo Platform - 64 GB Total RAM - 2 TB SSD - Platinum - Inte
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 14.4" Touchscreen Convertible (Floating Slider) 2 in 1 Notebook - 2400 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 - Intel Evo Platform - 64 GB Total RAM - 2 TB SSD - Platinum - Inte
By Microsoft
$3,199.00
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 14.4" Touchscreen Convertible (Floating Slider) 2 in 1 Notebook - 2400 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 13th Gen i7-13800H 2.50 GHz - Intel Evo Platform - 64 GB Total RAM
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 14.4" Touchscreen Convertible (Floating Slider) 2 in 1 Notebook - 2400 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 13th Gen i7-13800H 2.50 GHz - Intel Evo Platform - 64 GB Total RAM
By Microsoft
$2,849.00
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,700.01
DisplaySurface Laptop Studio 2
Size14.4 Inches
Info14.4-inch PixelSense™ Flow HDR Touchscreen Display
  • Resolution: 2400 x 1600 (200 PPI)
  • Refresh rate: up to 120Hz
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio 1500:1
  • Color profile: sRGB and Vivid
  • Individually color-calibrated display
  • VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified
  • Dolby Vision IQ® support
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display
  • SDR: 500 nits maximum (typical)
  • HDR: 650 nits peak luminance
ExteriorSurface Laptop Studio 2
Dimensions12.72” x 9.06” x 0.86” (323.28 mm x 230 mm x 22 mm)
Weight
  • 4.18 lb (1.89 kilograms)
    Intel® Iris® Xe graphics model
  • 4.37 lb (1.98 kilograms)
    NVIDIA® graphics models
Colors
Platinum
Casing: Anodized Aluminum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • Windows key and dedicated buttons for media controls, screen brightness
    • Backlight.
  • Precision Haptic touchpad:
    • Largest surface touchpad to date.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.
    • New touchpad features to improve accessibility.
Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    USB-C interface supports USB 4.0, Power Delivery, DisplayPort, and data transfers up to 40Gbps.
  • 1 x USB-A 
    Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 supports data transfers up to 10Gbps.
  • 1 x MicroSDXC card slot
  • 1 x Surface Connect+
    Supports charging and docking.
  • 1 x Headset jack
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop Studio 2
Processor
  • 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-13700H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-13700H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • Optional NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4050 Laptop GPU with 6GB GDDR6 vRAM
    2130 MHz boost clock speed, 80W maximum graphics power
  • Optional NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4060 Laptop GPU with 8GB GDDR6 vRAM 
    2010 MHz boost clock speed, 80W maximum graphics power
  • Optional NVIDIA® RTX™ 2000 Ada Generation Laptop GPU with 8GB GDDR6 vRAM
    2115 MHz boost clock speed, 80W maximum graphics power
Memory
16GB 32GB 64GB
6400 MHz LPDDR5x RAM
Storage
512GB 1TB 2TB
PCIe Gen 4 SSD storage.
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
ConnectivitySurface Laptop Studio 2
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6E: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.3 technology
BatterySurface Laptop Studio 2
Size
  • 58.0 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 56.3 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
Battery Life
  • Up to 19 hours of typical device usage
    Intel® Iris® Xe graphics model.
  • Up to 18 hours of typical device usage
    NVIDIA® graphics models.
  • Up to 16 hours of typical device usage
    NVIDIA® graphics models with 2TB SSD.
Power Supply
  • 102W power supply
    Intel® Iris® Xe graphics model 
  • 120W power supply
    NVIDIA® graphics models
SoftwareSurface Laptop Studio 2
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 11 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 30-day trial
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop Studio 2
Camera
  • Full HD front-facing Surface Studio Camera
  • 1080p Full HD camera with wide field of view
  • Windows Studio Effects with Auto Framing, Eye Contact, and Background Blur
  • Windows Hello 2.0 face authentication camera
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics with Voice Clarity
  • Quad Omnisonic™ speakers with Dolby Atmos®
MiscSurface Laptop Studio 2
Inking
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
  • Supports Tactile signals with Surface Slim Pen 2
  • Integrated Surface Slim Pen 2 storage for charging under the keyboard
Sensors
  • Auto brightness via Ambient Color Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
Security
  • Hardware TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows 11 Secured-core PC
In the box
  • Surface Laptop Studio 2
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
MoreHinge
Dynamic Woven Hinge made of woven fabric with embedded cables that can bend 180 degrees.
Accessibility Features
  • Surface Precision Haptic touchpad with adjustable click sensitivity, right-click area, and adaptive touch mode
  • Compatible with Surface Adaptive Kit
  • Compatible with Microsoft Adaptive Accessories
  • Includes Windows Accessibility Features
Serviceability Replaceable components include:
  • SSD
  • AB cover module (display)
  • C cover (including keyboard, touchpad, and pen charger)
  • D-Plate + battery
  • Motherboard
  • Cosmetic plate
  • Charging Port (Surface Connect connector)
  • MicroSDXC card reader
  • USB-C® and USB-A port connectors
  • Audio jack

Availability

The Surface Laptop Studio 2 was unveiled at the Microsoft AI event on September 21, 2023, with a starting price of $1,999.99. The Intel Core i7-13700H processor, 16GB of 6400MHz LPDDR5x RAM, 512GB of SSD storage, and integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics are all included in the entry-level model. You can configure the laptop with a maximum of 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD, and a dedicated graphics processor.

The Laptop Studio 2 comes with the latest Ada Lovelace architecture GPUs from NVIDIA that are perfectly tuned for the best performance and power efficiency for gaming and content creation. For consumers, you can choose an integrated GPU, 6GB NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4050, or 8GB NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4060. You have an extra option for the 8GB NVIDIA® RTX™ 2000 Ada Generation Laptop GPU for commercial models.

Microsoft introduced two Surface devices at the event: the Surface Laptop Studio 2 and Surface Laptop Go 3, and quietly launched the Surface Go 4, specifically for commercial customers.

Tips and tricks

Learn how to fully utilize your Surface Laptop Studio 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 second generation of Surface Laptop Studio features and fixes introduced via driver and firmware updates from Microsoft. Here are the last five releases:

2024
May
08
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    Improve audio stability, device connectivity, and more.
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Mar
01
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    Improves audio quality while using Microsoft Teams and videos for devices using Window 10, addresses issues with compatibility of USB-C ports with certain monitors and cables and includes improvements to the collection and reporting of data, prevents issues that could cause audio streams to fail by improving the stability and reliability of the audio system to enable uninterrupted audio playback and recording without unexpected failures or disruptions, and provides the best gaming experience for the latest new games supporting DLSS 2 technology.
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2023
Dec
15
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    Improves system performance and stability.
    View
Oct
02
  • Surface Laptop Studio 2 Image
    Launch update for product experience improvements.
    View

To view the complete driver and firmware update release timeline, please visit our Surface Laptop Studio 2 update tracker page.

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FAQs

To help you understand more about the Surface Laptop Studio 2, 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 Studio 2?

According to Surface lifecycle documentation, Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 will reach the end of its driver and firmware updates on October 3, 2029. The company promises to support all Surface devices released on January 1, 2021, and beyond for at least six years from their release dates.

DeviceRelease DateEnd of Servicing Date
Surface Laptop Studio 2October 3, 2023October 3, 2029
Last checked: February 20, 2024.

As of October 3, 2029, the laptop will continue receiving Windows OS features and security updates as long as it meets the minimum hardware requirements for future updates.

In some conditions, Microsoft will consider releasing additional updates if there are critical security issues for Surface Laptop Studio 2 devices that can only be fixed through patching the firmware.

2What ports are available on the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2?

The 2023 Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 features six ports, significantly improving the original laptop studio. Adding a full USB-A port and a MicroSDXC card slot makes it more appealing for businesses and creators.

  1. 2 x USB-C
    Supports USB 4.0 and Thunderbolt™️ 4 with transfer speed up to 40Gbps.
  2. 1 x Surface Connect 
    Supports Surface Dock 2 and fast charging from 0 to 80% in about an hour.
  3. 1 x 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  4. 1 x USB 3.1
    Full-size USB port.
  5. 1 x MicroSDXC card reader
Surface Laptop Studio 2 Ports
Surface Laptop Studio 2 port details.
3Is there an SD or MicroSD card slot on a Surface Laptop Studio 2?

Yes, it does. The second-generation Surface Laptop Studio has a MicroSD card slot on the laptop’s right side. It supports all standard MicroSD, MicroSDHC, and MicroSDXC cards that are available on the market today.

While it may not suit professional photographers or videographers who require a full-sized SD card slot, this laptop allows users to expand storage and transfer files quickly between compatible devices.

Surface Laptop Studio 2 MicroSDXC card slot

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