First look at Microsoft Surface Laptop: worthy competitor to the MacBook
02.05.2017 apleapplekot 0 Comments
On Tuesday, Microsoft released a new Surface Laptop the laptop is running on a special Windows 10 S. during the presentation of a new company several times compared the device with a MacBook, pointing to the strengths of his product.
13.5 inch Surface Laptop, the manufacturer promises that it can work faster 13-inch MacBook Air, and its battery will last for 14.5 hours.
“Surface Laptop lighter and thinner than any MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, now available in the market, and it is more powerful and runs longer offline than any MacBook, are on sale. We want you proud of your laptop when you get it out of the bag,” said Microsoft Vice President Panos Panay.
Surface Laptop was the first device from the Surface, which turns into a tablet: it has no rotary mechanism or a detachable screen. Of the laptop keyboard trimmed in Alcantara (artificial suede) in different colors, and its display is sensitive to the stylus Surface Pen.
Surface Laptop based on the processor Intel (up to Core i7), SSD maximum capacity of 1 TB, USB-a and Dolby Premium. In the presence of the PixelSense display diagonal is 13.5 inches with an aspect ratio of 3:2 and resolution 2256 x 1504 pixels. The screen covers the glass Gorilla Glass 3, touch-panel, according to the company, the thinnest in the industry. The weight is 1.25 kg, the thickness of the device — 9,9-for 14.47 mm.
According to the developers, the time of the laptop from the battery up to 14.5 hours. “When the time comes to relax, you will be able to watch 14 episodes of your favorite TV show without attaching the laptop to the mains supply”, — assured in Microsoft.
The entry-level model with a Core i5 chip will sell for $999, which is unlikely to attract a large number of buyers. Rather, the device is designed with the same purpose as the Chromebook Pixel at the time: to show that a device with a simplified operating system can be expensive and interesting. Thus, in contrast to the same Chromebook Pixel operating system Surface Laptop can be upgraded to full Windows 10 Pro, so the potential circle of customers, this model still more widely.
Pre-order the device today, and the laptop will arrive by 15 June. Surface Laptop is available in four colors: platinum, graphite, gold, wine and cobalt blue.