On the day before yesterday the presentation of Microsoft showed us a completely new device that the manufacturer called the Microsoft Surface Book. The gadget is a hybrid laptop, which consists of two parts – a plate and a unique docking station. You can comfortably work with absolutely any application, type and edit large volumes of text, customize the table to Excel, draw a beautiful presentation, make smart notes, use the full functionality of Photoshop and so on. This is what she sought the company towards its goal clearly came, even some of the details and made us begin to doubt. Today we tell you about the key features of the device and point out the things that do not like us personally. In any case, we expect from the manufacturer of this bomb and he did not disappoint our expectations – now the market is a worthy competitor, capable of making interesting products, not just copy.
The notebook Microsoft Surface Book is based on the performance of Intel Core i5 processor and i7 generation Skylake. This is the most powerful processors today, and they have a huge capacity that allows you to work with any program at high speeds. Graphics processing, video content, compiling code, work with the volume tables or databases – the laptop will pull everything. Support processor performance is RAM for 8 or 16 gigabytes – enough for comfortable work with the operating system, as well as for entertainment features like toys. Keep personal content we offer on the SSD drive capacity of 128, 256, 512 GB or 1 terabayte. Agree, the last in hybrid laptops we’ve ever seen, and in general have as much space for the content very nicely. And expensive. As a manufacturer mentioned embodiments laptop with a video card Nvidia, which will be located in the keyboard unit.
At the core of the body Microsoft Surface Book is a magnesium alloy, which allows to reduce the weight of the product, and thus make it more durable and reliable in everyday use. The keyboard is attached to the plate by means of a unique fastening who invented with Microsoft, but the joint itself caused an uproar. Because of the “accordion” between the tablet and the keyboard folded product completely impossible – still quite a big gap. It will collect debris, and damage the mounting even in a bag will be very easy – badly crushed gadget and all goodbye.
The display of Microsoft Surface Book is 13.5 inches with a resolution of 3000 to 2000 points. The ratio of forty highly unconventional for laptops – 3: 2. The display panel 1024 distinguishes between degree of depression, because of which use proprietary Surface Pen when drawing will be even more convenient. Incidentally, the stylus is included, is able to erase the recent actions and so on. The keyboard is built on the technology of “butterfly”, like the latest generation of laptops Apple, there is a large touchpad with the recognition of five taps. In standalone mode, the laptop has 12 hours of watching HD-quality video.
Conclusion Microsoft Surface Book
The big drawback of Microsoft Surface Book turned out to be its price – a minimum configuration gadget is estimated at $ 1,500. Apple Laptop with a similar filling is $ 200 more expensive, but we all know that an apple a little more wins at the expense of optimization. At the top of the range laptop worth $ 2,700 – a completely unrealistic cost. We understand that the compact and cool design is attractive, but for the money you can buy a MacBook Pro.