Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The Surface Book 2 is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.
As a student or researcher, the Surface Book 2 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.
With a resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the Surface Book 2 delivers great results.
The Surface Book 2 provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 1024 GB. Also, the Intel Core i7-8650U processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.
When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the Surface Book 2 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 1.90 GHz takes care of the actual production work.
The 13.5 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows
Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor.
Your 's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance
Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-8650U processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!
The Surface Book 2 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.
Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.
Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 1.90 GHz processor is ideal. With 17 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.
With its 17 hours battery life, the Surface Book 2 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.
The Surface Book 2 is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 17 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.
The 17 hours battery life in the Surface Book 2 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.
With an impressive run time of approximately 17 hours, the Surface Book 2 will keep you entertained, or working, throughout the duration of your trip.
If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The Surface Book 2 offers 17 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.
With a great run time of approximately 17 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.
As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 1.64 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.
The Surface Book 2 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 1.64 kg weight is enough to get the job done.
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|Display Contrast Ratio||1600:1|
|Display HD Type||3K|
|Display Resolution||3000 x 2000 pixels|
|Display Size||13.5 inches|
|Display Technology Name||TN|
|Processor Architecture||64 Bit|
|Processor Cores||4 cores|
|Processor Family||Intel Core i7|
|Processor Model||Intel Core i7-8650U|
|Processor Speed||1.90 GHz|
|RAM Size||16 GB|
|RAM Speed||1866 MHz|
|SSD Capacity||1024 GB|
|Storage Total Capacity||1024 GB|
|Graphics Card Model - Dedicated||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050|
|Graphics Card Model - Integrated||Intel UHD Graphics 620|
|Graphics Card Type||Dedicated|
|Sound System||Dolby Audio Premium|
|Network Bluetooth Type||4.1|
|Network Wireless Type||b/g/n/ac|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Memory Card Reader||1|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports||1|
|USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports||2|
|USB Type-C Power Delivery Present||Yes|
|Camera Resolution (Numeric)||5 MP|
|Operating System Architecture||64 Bit|
|Operating System Name||Microsoft Windows|
|Operating System Version||Windows 10 Pro|
|Battery Life||17 hours|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Dimesnsions - Depth||23.2 cm|
|Dimesnsions - Height (front)||1.5 cm|
|Dimesnsions - Height (rear)||2.3 cm|
|Dimesnsions - Width||31.2 cm|
|Ambient Light Sensor||1|