The Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMU-00001) laptop is a touchscreen device that has a quality display which makes the viewing experience all the more worthwhile. Additionally, it has a dual camera setup that accounts for both quality video recording and calling. The performance of the device is also quite good. However, a better capacity of storage and a strong battery backup would have made wonders to the overall rating of the device.
Display and Camera
The Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMU-00001) laptop features a 13.5-inch WQHD LED Backlit IPS Pixelsense touch Screen display which exhibits a screen resolution of 3;000 x 2,000 pixels. It has a 5MP webcam placed just above the display screen which helps to make video calls while the 8MP rear-facing camera comes into play while recording videos.
Connectivity and Battery
The device comes with a host of connectivity options such as - 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless LAN, Bluetooth v4.2, a headphone jack and a microphone jack respectively. The device is equipped with a 2 cell Li-Po battery which is said to provide a backup of 5 hours.
Storage and Peripherals
It has a solid state drive capacity of 128GB which by no means is sufficient for the device. As far as the peripherals concern, it has a detachable keyboard and a touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
Performance and OS
At its heart, the device is powered by an Intel core i5 processor which belongs to the 7th generation. The processor clocks has a clock speed of 2.8GHz and it is coupled with an 8GB DDR4 RAM which handles multitasking with ease. For the graphical needs it has an Intel HD 620 GPU. The device is based on a 64-bit windows 10 Professional operating system.