Microsoft silently refreshes Surface Book 2 with 8th gen Intel processors: price, specifications

“The Surface Book 2 range is available in 13.5-inch and 15-inch screen sizes, up to 16GB RAM, and up to Core i7 processor”

Microsoft has scheduled the Surface event on April 17th, but ahead of the event, the brand has refreshed the Surface Book 2 with latest 8th-gen quad-core processors. The Surface Book 2 comes in two display sizes, 13.5-inches and 15-inches. The former offers different RAM and storage options, while the latter is limited to 16GB RAM and Intel Core i7 eight gen processor only.

Microsoft Surface Book 2

Microsoft Surface Book 2 price

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5-inch variant with 8GB RAM, eighth gen Intel Core i5 processor, and 256GB storage is priced at $1,499 (around Rs 1,08,300). The same model with Core i7 processor and 256GB storage costs $1,999 (around Rs 1,38,500), the 512GB storage option is priced at $2,499 (around Rs 1,73,049) and the 1TB model costs $2,999 (around Rs 2,07,635). The 15-inch model with 16GB RAM, the eighth gen Core i7 Processor and 1TB storage is priced at $3,299 (around Rs 2,28,500), the 512GB storage variant costs $2,899 (around Rs 2,00,800) and the 256GB storage is priced at $2,499 (around Rs 1,73,049).

Microsoft Surface Book 2 specifications

The 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 sports a PixelSense Display with a screen resolution of 3,000 x 2,000 pixels. The 8GB RAM with 256GB storage variant lets users chose processors between eighth gen Core i5 quad-core processor or eighth gen Core i7 quad-core Processor with NVIDIA GForce discrete graphics. However, the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 with 16GB RAM is only available in the Intel Core i7 eight gen quad-core processor. This model comes in either 512GB or 1TB storage options. It also has a slightly higher turbo frequency of 3.60GHz.

The 15-inch Surface Book 2 comes with a resolution of 3,240 x 2,160 pixels and 3:2 aspect ratio. It comes with a 16GB of RAM and powered by eighth gen Core i7 quad-core Processor with NVIDIA GForce discrete graphics. Storage options range from 256GB to 1TB. The laptop offers a backlit keyboard, two USB Type-A and USB Type-C ports in terms of connectivity options. It can be used in different modes, including Studio Mode, Laptop Mode, View Mode, or even Tablet mode by simply detaching the screen. The laptop runs on Windows 10 operating system.