MS says Surface Book 2 more powerful than MacBook Pro

The new Surface Book 2 is a hybrid computing device that metamorphoses between laptop, tablet, and portable studio modes. It runs Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and is equipped with 8th Generation Intel Dual-Core and Quad-Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GPUs. Microsoft says that Surface Book 2 “has up to five times the graphics performance of the original Surface Book and is twice as powerful as the new MacBook Pro”.

Surface Book 2

Microsoft is banking on the Surface Book 2 becoming the choice computing device for creative people – artists, designers, builders, as well as gamers. The new device, along with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update introduces Windows Mixed Reality experiences, long battery life, and OLED and 4K screens. Surface Book 2 is compatible with new Windows Mixed Reality headsets and motion controllers, among other accessories.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Specifications and Prices

Surface Book 2 comes in two sizes – 13 inches and 15 inches, with multiple configurations of each. Find the specifications, prices and details of availability below.

13.5” Intel® Core™ i5

  • Internal Storage: 256 GB
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: Intel® HD Graphics 620
  • Pre-order Price: $1,499*

13.5” Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core

  • Internal Storage: 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB
  • RAM: 8 GB / 16 GB / 16 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 discrete GPU w/2GB GDDR5 graphics memory
  • Pre-order Price: $1,999 / $2,499 / $2,999

15” Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core

  • Internal Storage: 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 discrete GPU w/6GB GDDR5 graphics memory
  • Pre-order Price: $2,499 / $2,899 / $3,299
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Pre-order is scheduled to start on November 9, 2017 and the devices will start shipping on November 16, 2017.

More Powerful Than MacBook Pro?

Microsoft claims that the new Surface Book packs 70% more battery life than MacBook Pro 13″ and that the Surface Book 2 13.5″ boasts a higher resolution than MacBook Pro 13″.

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2 thoughts on “MS says Surface Book 2 more powerful than MacBook Pro

  • Oct 21, 2017 at 8:13 am
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    If there product is good to be true why are they comparing it to apple why apple has never compare there product to any manufacturer so definitely apple still leads.

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