Following up on the declaration of the Windows 10 S, Microsoft revealed an all new-fangled Surface Laptop to go along with it. It’s hard to notify what folks at Microsoft were thinking upon the idea when working on the Surface Laptop. The $999 device is advertised as a “for school” laptop contending against Chromebooks; which is sarcastic considering that Chromebooks go for approximately $200.
What’s more, it runs on Windows 10 S solitary, further restrictive its use case and target audience.
This isn’t the first time Microsoft attempt something like this, the first Surface tablets ran Windows RT, a barebones version of Windows 8. There are main confines in Windows 10 S., For instance, you won’t be able to download and run any program on your $1000 Surface Laptop.
The Redmond Company is adjusting the Surface strategy with the Laptop as well.
What Microsoft does is that it releases an in-house device tremendous specifications and features. The OEMs then trail suit with their own take on the device (HP Spectre x360, Acer Switch). This looks like to be the case with the Surface Laptop as collaborator OEMs by now have laptops opening at $189 made for students.
Features and Specifications
On the spec area, the Surface Laptop features a 3:2, 2,256 x 1,504px resolution and touchscreen has 13.5-inch display. The keyboard (and most of the area in the region of the keyboard) is enclosed in Alcantara, a suede-like substance (also found on the Surface Pro 4).
You attain a usual USB 3.0 port, a tiny DisplayPort, and a Surface power connector. No USB type-C slot on the Surface Laptop is there. It weighs in at 1.25 KG.
The $999 version will dig up you an i5 (7200U), 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD. Top of the lined mold of the Laptop will appear with an i7, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, and will charge $2,200.
Compared With MacBooks
According to the Panos Panay, head of the Surface sector at Microsoft, the Surface Laptop is quicker than a MacBook Pro and lighter than a MacBook Air.
The Surface Laptop begins shipping from June 15th. Pre-orders are open so hurry up and grab the opportunity!