Last fall, Microsoft announced its first notebook model, the Surface Book. As stated then, it is “the thinnest and most powerful computer in the world.” Its screen has a diagonal of 13.5 inches and a resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels, and performance, according to Microsoft, two times higher than the MacBook Pro.
Fresh rumors indicate that already in June this year, the company from Redmond will present the successor to the Surface Book. According to sources, the Surface Book will be 2, if not all, in many respects surpass the original model. In particular, it is expected that the screen resolution Surface Book 2 will be 4K.
In addition, Microsoft is looking forward to the release of new processors Intel Kaby Lake, which will be on 14-nanometer process technology and offer various architectural improvements compared to Intel Skylake. Information about what Intel chips Kaby Lake will be delayed until the end of this year, may push Microsoft to use last year’s processors. Otherwise, the Book launch of the Surface 2 can move in early next year.
Finally, with high probability, the Surface Book the second generation will be equipped with a number of connectors, including USB port-C.
The original Surface Book, we recall, is equipped with Intel 6th generation i5 or i7 processors, and solid state storage capacity 128/256 / 512GB and 1TB, two USB 3.0 and full size card reader. Available discrete graphics from NVIDIA c memory GDDR5. The screen Surface Book can detach from the keyboard unit, where the discrete graphics and use it as a tablet.
For the price and the weight of the Surface Book is very close to the MacBook Pro is the most expensive notebook from Apple. Rumored to release upgraded models of laptops to OS X will be available at the end of Book 2 Surface.