“Dirty little secret” Microsoft Surface Laptop
06.05.2017 apleapplekot 0 Comments
Microsoft this week officially announced a line of new 13.5-inch Laptop laptops Surface. During the presentation, the company strongly compared with the new MacBook, touting high capacity and light weight when compared with laptops. When Microsoft forgot to mention about the serious lack of Surface Laptop that can negate all of the described advantages of the device.
A family of laptops Laptop Surface – the first portable range Microsoft in a classic design with slim rectangular body, small keys with 1.5 mm stroke and produced in Italy Alcantara with the structure and haptic properties of leather, applied to products of class “luxury”. It is the latter model that is highly controversial among users in the Network.
Alcantara actually has a soft velvety structure, it is durable, wear-resistant and elastic. Microfiber, which serves as its basis, is made from a mixture of polyester and polyurethane, so that the synthetic material has high strength and resistance to stains compared to normal suede. However, after a week of active use pleasant to the touch faux suede notebook Microsoft starts to get dirty. Place on wrists, covered with a dirty greasy spots.
The problem with covering laptops complained a Reddit user under the nickname A22s01. Similar complaints can be found on Microsoft official website and the discussion forums in the Network. To clean the Alcantara is not so simple: in the course are cleaner cloth, brushes, microfiber towels, vacuum cleaner. Thus, according to the user feedback, the chance to return to the previous appearance the material is 50 to 50: if the stain has time to eat into it can be difficult to clean.
Of course, soft velvety material pleasant to the touch than cold aluminum MacBook. But is it worth it to sacrifice the aesthetic appearance of the laptop which is not always possible to return to its original state?