During this formal event, Microsoft announced its first Surface Book laptop. At the presentation the company has several times appealed to a MacBook, stating that the performance model bypasses “Apple” the computer twice. So successful will be the product Microsoft vs. MacBook Pro, look below.
Book metal Surface is equipped with a 13.5-inch multi-touch PixelSense display with a resolution of 3000×2000 pixels (267 ppi) and recognizes up to ten simultaneous touches. 13.3-inch MacBook can offer a display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, which does not support touch controls.
Both devices are equipped with backlit keyboard, while the battery capacity Surface Book, according to the manufacturer, enough for 12 hours of battery life. The MacBook provides up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi or up to 12 hours of video playback. Glass Surface touchpad Book supports up to five simultaneous touches, while the MacBook touch surface supports determine the strength of the pressing Force Touch for precise cursor control and recognition of touches, speed control operation, drawing, Multi-Touch gestures.
One of the design features of the product Microsoft is the system flexible mounting of the display to the keyboard, allowing you to turn it 360º. The user can detach the touch screen and use the tablet in tandem with a stylus Surface Pen.
Surface Book is equipped with Intel’s 6th generation i5 or i7, as well as two USB 3.0 and a full-sized card reader. MacBook Pro runs on Intel chips i5 or Core i5 of the previous generation with a clock frequency of up to 2.9 GHz and equipped with an SDXC card slot, two USB 3 ports and two Thunderbolt 2 ports. The amount of RAM and permanent memory in both laptops – 8/16 GB, 128, 256, 512 or 1TB, respectively.
Book inside Surface is a discrete GPU Nvidia GeForce with GDDR5 memory, Apple laptop graphic chip Intel Iris Graphics 6100. MacBook Pro one camera with a resolution of 720p, the Microsoft gadget or two with a resolution of 8 and 5 megapixels respectively.
With dimensions of 312,3 232,1 x x 13-22,8 mm the device from Redmond weighs 1.5 kg. dimensions of 13-inch MacBook Pro – 314 x 219 x 18 mm and weight 1,58 kg.
The starting price of the Microsoft Surface Book is $1499, the MacBook Pro is $1299.