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Surface Book 2 announced: GTX 1060, 17-hour battery life

Microsoft's next-gen Surface Book 2 rocks GTX 1060, new Intel CPUs, up to 17 hours battery life
By: Anthony Garreffa | Laptops News | Posted: Oct 18, 2017 1:51 am

Microsoft has just made its next-gen Surface Book 2 official, with the new laptop coming in two different sizes: 13-inch, and 15-inch.

 

 

The flagship 15-inch Surface Book 2 rocks an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card, a 3240 x 2160 PixelSense display, Intel's new quad-core Core i7-8650U @ 4.2GHz 'max turbo' clocks, 16GB of RAM, 256GB/512GB/1TB of storage, with the GTX 1060 rocking 6GB of RAM. We're looking at a weight of 4.2 pounds, or 1.8 pounds in tablet mode, while the price starts @ $2499.

 

Microsoft's refreshed 13-inch Surface Book 2 rocks a 3000x2000 resolution, dual-core i5-7300U or quad-core i7-8650U @ 4.2GHz, 16GB of RAM and the same 256GB/512GB/1TB storage options. GPU wise we have a knocked down GTX 1060 with 2GB of RAM (the Core i5 model will use integrated graphics), while we have 3.62 pounds and 1.59 pounds in tablet mode, with a starting price of $1499.

 

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Microsoft is promising up to 17 hours of battery life with vide playback, Bluetooth 4.1, 2 x USB-A ports, 1 x USB-C port, Dolby Atmos support for headphones, a backlit keyboard with 1.55mm travel.

 

The new Surface Book 2 will be up for pre-order on November 9 in the US, with delivery starting on November 16. Overseas markets will get it soon after.

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