Along with the new OS S Windows 10, Microsoft showed the world the notebook Surface Laptop, addressed to the educational sector where the greatest demand is for chromebooks.
The device became the first classical laptop Microsoft, that is, without a detachable keyboard. The product is driven by Intel Core i5 or i7, depending on version. Maximum RAM is 16GB, the capacity of the SSD up to 1 TB.
Surface Laptop with a display size of 13.5 inches and a resolution of 2256 × 1504 pixels (aspect ratio 3:2) running on the new operating system Windows 10, which is a response to Chrome OS and focused on the not too powerful hardware, and educational organizations.
Available USB type-A, Dolby Premium sound system, wireless modules Wi-Fi 802.11 a and Bluetooth. An interesting solution is the use of faux-suede on the portion of the body around the keyboard. Also worth noting is the short key travel of 1.5 mm.
The laptop weighs 1.25 kilograms, compared with the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Another superiority is the runtime, which Microsoft claims to have 14.5 h. in addition, the manufacturer claims that the Surface Laptop with a Core i5 chip running at 50% faster compared to the MacBook Air to Core i7.
Sale Surface Laptop start on June 15, 2017. As noted above, the cost of new items will start with $1000. For the money the user gets a model with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB SSD.
Because of its relatively high cost Laptop Surface unlikely killer chromebook. Rather, the target audience of the novelty are the students of higher educational institutions who prefer MacBook.