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Availability
Released2017
Release Info
  • Introduced: May 2, 2017
  • Pre-ordered: May 2, 2017
  • Released: June 15, 2017
Pricing
Platinum
  • $799 - M3 | 4GB | 128GB
  • $999 - i5 | 4GB | 128GB
  • $1,299 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB
    Graphite Gold Burgundy Cobalt Blue
  • $1,599 - i7 | 8GB | 256GB
  • $2,199 - i7 | 16GB | 512GB
  • $2,699 - i7 | 16GB | 1TB
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DisplaySurface Laptop
Size13.5 Inches
Info
  • Display Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (3.4M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 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
Dimensions12.13” x 8.79” x 0.39-0.57” (308.02 mm x 223.2 mm x 9.93 mm-14.47 mm)
Width: 12.13” (308.02 mm)
Depth: 8.79” (223.2 mm)
Height: 0.39 - 0.57” (9.93 - 14.47 mm)
Weight
  • Intel Core i5 › 2.76 lbs (1.26 kg)
  • Intel Core i7 › 2.83 lbs (1.28 kg)
Colors
Graphite Gold Platinum Burgundy Cobalt Blue
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with the soft-touch feel and full 1.5mm travel.
    • Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Headset jack
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop
Processor
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-7Y30
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.00 → 2.60 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 4.5W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7660U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 4.00 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-7Y30
    Intel® HD Graphics 615
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7660U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640
    48 Execution Units with 64 MB eDRAM side cache, 300 → 1100 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
  • 128 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    SSD
  • 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage with 1-year subscription of Office 365
ConnectivitySurface Laptop
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
BatterySurface Laptop
Size45.2 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 14.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 44W proprietary power supply
    USB-A output: 5W
    Surface Connect output: 39W
SoftwareSurface Laptop
OSWindows 10 S
Built-in Apps1 year of Microsoft Office 365 personal
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 720p HD front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Dual microphones
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscSurface Laptop
InkingSupports Surface Pen with 1024 levels of pressure
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Laptop
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only

What’s new

Microsoft finally released its traditional laptop form factor for those consumers who need a simple, lightweight clamshell laptop for everyday use. It’s called Surface Laptop. It comes in four rich colors with the luxurious Alcantara-covered keyboard for a warm palm rest. From the vibrant 13.5″ PixelSense™ Display to the high-performance 7th-generation Intel® Core™ processor and incredible 14.5 hours of battery life, it’s a perfect laptop for students, developers, and business users.

 Intel Core i5Intel Core i7
ProcessorIntel Core i5-7200UIntel Core i7-7660U
Base Frequency2.50 GHz2.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.10 GHz4.00 GHz
TDP15 watt
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache3 MB SmartCache4 MB
Max Memory Size32 GB

Integrated graphics specifications

GraphicsIntel HD Graphic 620Intel Iris™ Plus Graphics 640
Graphics Frequency300 – 1000 MHz300 – 1100 MHz
Graphics Max Memory32 GB
Graphics 4K SupportYes, at 60Hz
Graphics DirectX12
Graphics OpenGL4.4
# Display Supported3

Tips and tricks

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

2021
Nov
19
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    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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Aug
05
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    Improves device stability and reliability with Surface Dock 2 scenarios.
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Jun
21
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    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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May
06
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    Improves device stability.
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Mar
04
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    Improves graphics and system stability.
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Please visit our Surface Laptop update tracker page for the complete driver and firmware update release timeline.

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FAQs

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

How much does a Surface Laptop cost?

There are three processor configurations of Surface Laptop:

  • $799 – m3 | 4GB | 128GB (Available later on February 2, 2018)
  • $999 – i5 | 4GB / 128GB
  • $1,299 – i5 | 8GB | 256GB
  • $1,599 – i7 | 8GB | 256GB
  • $2,199 – i7 | 16GB | 512GB

What are the dimensions of the Surface Laptop?

Microsoft Surface Laptop has dimensions:

  • Back (WxDxH): 12.13” x 8.79” x .57” (308.02mm x 223.2mm x 14.47mm)
  • Front (WxDxH): 12.13” x 8.79” x .39” (308.02mm x 223.2mm x 9.93mm)

How much does the Surface Laptop weigh?

Microsoft Surface Laptop weighs 2.76 lbs (1.25 kg).

What ports are on the Surface Laptop?

Here are all the available ports on the Surface Laptop:

  1. 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  2. 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  3. 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack
  4. 1 x Surface Connect (Compatible with Surface Dock)

Does a Surface Laptop have a camera?

Yes, there is one camera on Surface Laptop:

  1. 720p HD front-facing video camera.

What processor is in the Surface Laptop?

Microsoft Surface Laptop has three processor configurations:

  1. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-7Y30
    1. Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 615.
    2. Base Frequency: 1.00 GHz
    3. Max Turbo Frequency: 2.60 GHz
    4. Cache: 4 MB
    5. 2 cores, 4 threads
  2. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U
    • Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 620.
    • Base Frequency: 2.10 GHz
    • Max Turbo Frequency: 3.10 GHz
    • Cache: 3 MB SmartCache
    • 2 cores, 4 threads
  3. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7660U
    • Graphics: Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640.
    • Base Frequency: 2.50 GHz
    • Max Turbo Frequency: 4.00 GHz
    • Cache: 4 MB
    • 2 cores, 4 threads

Does Surface Laptop include a pen?

No, the Surface Laptop doesn’t include a Surface Pen out of the box. You must purchase separately or use old Surface Pens from previous models. The latest Surface Pen costs about $100 and supports 4,096 pressure and tilt support levels.

Does the new Surface Laptop come with a keyboard?

The Surface Laptop keyboard is integrated into the device and can’t be detached.

When was the Surface Laptop released?

Microsoft Surface Laptop was:

  • Announced and preordered on May 2, 2017
  • Available on June 15, 2017.

Can you upgrade the RAM on the Surface Laptop?

You can’t upgrade your Surface Laptop RAM as it was soldered directly onto the motherboard.

Is the Surface Laptop fanless?

Yes and no. It depends on what’s Surface Laptop configuration you have:

  • Surface Laptop with Intel Core m3 is fanless.
  • Surface Laptop with Intel Core i5 has a fan.
  • Surface Laptop with Intel Core i7 has a fan.

How long will Microsoft support the original Surface Laptop?

According to Surface lifecycle documentation, Microsoft Surface Laptop 1 will reach the end of its driver and firmware updates on November 13, 2021. The company promises to support all Surface devices for at least four years starting from its release date.

DeviceRelease DateEnd of Servicing Date
Surface Laptop 1June 14, 2017November 13, 2021

After the end of the servicing date, Surface Laptop 1 devices will continue to receive Windows OS features and security updates as long as they meet minimum hardware requirements for any future Windows OS. Currently, Windows 10 is the latest supported operating system for Surface Laptop 1.

What size is the Surface Laptop’s display?

Surface Laptop has a 13.5-inch PixelSense™ Display.

What is the resolution of the Surface Laptop?

Surface Laptop has a resolution of 2256 x 1504 and a pixel density of 201ppi (pixels per Inch). For more information, check Microsoft Surface display size and resolution – a complete list.

Does a Surface Laptop need a screen protector?

Even though the Microsoft Surface Laptop screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3, it is still prone to scratches. You’d better pick one up for your Surface Laptop to protect it from scratches.

What is the default Surface Laptop display scaling?

Microsoft Surface Laptop has a default display scaling of 150%.

What is the aspect ratio of a Surface Laptop?

Surface Laptop has a 3:2 aspect ratio.

How long does the Surface Laptop last?

Microsoft Surface Laptop lasts 14.5 hours of battery life of local video playback tested by Microsoft.

What is the battery capacity of Microsoft Surface Laptop?

Microsoft Surface Laptop has a battery capacity of 45.2 Wh (5,970 mAh, 7.57V). For more information, check Microsoft Surface battery capacity – a complete list.

How do I charge my Surface Laptop?

You can charge your Surface Laptop by using the OEM charger that comes with your Surface Laptop – Plug the charger into the power source and plug the Surface Connect connector into the charging port on the right side of the Surface Laptop. It’s a magnet and reversible connector, an official and recommended charging method by Microsoft.

Can I charge the Surface Laptop via USB?

No, the USB port on the Surface Laptop is used for data transfer only.

Can a Microsoft Surface Laptop run Photoshop?

Absolutely yes. Microsoft Surface Laptop equipped with the latest 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors combined with Intel® HD Graphics is powerful enough to handle most tasks available on Photoshop.

Can the Surface Laptop run games?

Yes, you can play many game titles at low or medium settings.

Can you code or program on Surface Laptop?

For writing code, Microsoft Surface Laptop is powerful enough to handle most code editors such as VS Code, Atom, or Notepad++. Combined with its great tactile keys, it’s the perfect mobile development machine you want to have. It can also compile complex codes on Visual Studio or Android Studio.

Is Surface Laptop 64-bit?

Yes, Microsoft Surface Laptop uses the 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, which supports 64-bit instruction and comes with a 64-bit version of Windows 10.

Is a Surface Laptop suitable for drawing?

Yes, drawing is smooth on most apps, such as Adobe Photoshop, Windows Ink, Sketchable, Bamboo Ink, OneNote, and more. It supports the latest Surface Pen with 4,096 pressure and tilt support. However, since the screen can’t be detached and can’t lay down at a lower angle, it’s not recommended for professional use.

Is Surface Laptop good for students?

Yes, it is. With Surface Laptop, you can take advantage of all kinds of note-taking, including typing, drawing, and touching.

Will Surface Laptop run Office?

Yes, the Surface Laptop comes with a Microsoft Office 365 30-day trial. Office apps will run smoothly on Microsoft Surface Laptop.

Will Surface Dock work with Surface Laptop?

The Microsoft Surface Laptop works smoothly with Surface Dock via the Surface Connect port.

Does Surface Laptop run Windows 10?

Yes, it does. Surface Laptop shipped with a full version of Windows 10 S.

Can you download apps on Surface Laptop?

Yes, you can. You can download safe and Microsoft-verified apps and games from Microsoft Store. Since it shipped with Windows 10 S, you must switch to Windows 10 Pro to install and run traditional desktop software.

Does Surface Laptop run full Windows?

No, Surface Laptop has a streamlined version of Windows 10 for superior performance and security. It’s called Windows 10 S. However, you can switch to Windows 10 Pro for free from the Windows Store.

How do I reset my Surface Laptop?

To reset your Surface Laptop, plug it in so you don’t run out of power during the refresh.

  1. Open Settings > Update & Security.
  2. Select Recovery.
  3. Under “Reset this PC“, select “Get started
  4. Choose either Keep my files or Remove everything.
  5. If you Remove everything, you can clean only the drive where Windows is installed and all drives.
  6. Next, you will have the option to remove my files and remove files and clean the drive. The option to clean the drive is more secure but takes much longer. For example, you should clean the drive if you recycle your Surface. If you are keeping your Surface, you can remove your files.
  7. Select Reset.

The Surface laptop will restart, and the Surface logo will appear during the reset process (this can take several minutes).

Is Microsoft Office free on a Surface Laptop?

No, the 13.5-inch Surface Laptop comes with a free Office 365 30-day trial, and you need to purchase a subscription to continue using the entire Office suite when the trial period ends.

Does Surface Laptop need antivirus?

In most cases, you don’t need a third-party antivirus. Windows 10 on Surface Laptop has a built-in Windows Defender for virus and threat protection. It’s free and receives definition updates regularly via Windows Update.

Surface family

Surface Duo
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Surface Pro
Surface Pro X
Surface Laptop
Surface Laptop Go
Surface Laptop SE
Surface Laptop Studio
Surface Book
Surface Studio

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