The Microsoft Surface Book (KSR-00001) is a nice touchscreen laptop which comes with a lot of attractive features. The battery backup is decent for daily usage. The laptop consists a powerful processor, good RAM and an SSD to fulfill the professional users' requirements. However, a dedicated GPU would have been an additional package for the user.
Display and Configuration
The Microsoft Surface Book (KSR-00001) features a 13.5-inch WQHD LED Backlit IPS Pixel Sense Touch Screen (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) display which offers vivid and crisp viewing experience. Acting as the brain of the system, a 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-7200U (7th Gen) processor, coupled with an 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM provides a good level of multitasking without any lags. An Intel HD 620 GPU take care of the graphical interface with ease. The laptop runs on Windows 10 Professional operating system and is built upon 64-bit architecture.
Design and Camera
The well-designed platinum coloured body of the laptop weighs around 1.25Kg. The Microsoft Surface Book (KSR-00001) is armed with a webcam which helps to do video calling and conferencing at a fairly good quality.
Battery and Connectivity
In order to run the show for long hours (14.5 hours), the Microsoft Surface Book (KSR-00001) is equipped with a Li-Po battery. On the connectivity front, the laptop provides a lot of options such as - wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, one USB 3.0 slot, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and an SD card reader.
Storage and Input Device
The laptop houses a 128GB solid-state drive storage which process (loading, copying or moving) its task at a good speed. The Microsoft Surface Book (KSR-00001) offers two basic input devices such as a touchpad with multi-touch gesture support and an Alcantara fabric keyboard Full keyboard.