The second generation of the Surface Laptop is 85 percent faster, and even though, you won’t find significant design changes (other than the new black finish variant), the biggest changes are happening inside. Starting with the new generation, the base model includes 8GB of memory, and it’ll start at $999. You’ll also find the choice of an Intel 8th generation Core i5 or Core i7 processor using UHD Graphics 620, and even with the updated hardware, you’re expected to get 14.5 hours of battery life.

Surface Laptop 2 full technical specifications

Here’s a closer look at the tech specs for the Surface Laptop 2: Aside from the memory size and processor update, the rest of the hardware is identical to the first generation. You’re still getting a 13.5-inch screen with 2256 x 1504 pixels. Storage options available include 128GB all the way to 1TB SSD, and you’re not getting USB Type-C, just one USB 3.0 and Mini DisplayPort.

Surface Laptop 2 pricing and release date

The Surface Laptop 2 is expected to ship on October 16. The base model with 8GB of memory, 128GB of storage, and 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor will start at $999. If you opt for the black finish model, which comes with 256GB of storage, then it’ll run you $1299. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.