According to Microsoft, the Surface Book will be two times faster than the Macbook Air.
- Latest generation of Intel i5/i7 processors.
- 1.6mm thick
- 13.5-inch optically bonded PixelSense Display
- 12 hours battery life
- optional discrete GPU
- Hi-Speed GDRS memory
- NVIDIA GeForce GPU
- Backlit keys
- Detatchable Keyboard
- 5 point Multi Touch for Windows 10
- A trackpad made of glass
- 12h battery life
This is what Microsoft says about the Surface Book which will be available together with the new Surface Pro 4 beginning October 26.
Ultrathin, Surface Book combines the impressive power of 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 and Core™ i7 processors with up to 12 hours of battery life.
The 13.5-inch optically bonded PixelSense Display delivers a high-contrast 267 dpi display with improved latency and parallax, making it not just beautiful to look at but natural and fluid to write on.
The screen also detaches, so it can be used like a clipboard to sketch, take notes and benefit from Windows programs like Microsoft Edge.
An optional discrete GPU allows Surface Book to harness the full power of hardware-accelerated graphics for seamless video editing, fast rendering or immersive gaming. Surface Book starts at $1,4995.