Microsoft Surface Book official detached

After the surprise announcement of the new Surface Book, Microsoft has already started to take pre-orders for its new high end hybrid device. There are five options to choose from, see the full specs here.

Microsoft Surface Book official detached

The new Microsoft Surface book comes in five different options to choose from which differ only in CPU and storage. You can pre-order it already from the Microsoft Store.

  • 128 GB – 8Gb – Core Intel i5 with Intel HD graphics
  • 256 GB – 8Gb – Core Intel i5 with Intel HD graphics
  • 256 GB – 8Gb – Core Intel i5 with NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)
  • 256 GB – 8Gb – Core Intel i7 with NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)
  • 256 GB – 8Gb – Core Intel i7 with NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Microsoft Surface Book official


The Surface Book uses a flexible hinge which can be folded down completely like the Lenovo Yoga. Like that it can be used similar to a tablet. If needed the keyboard can also be detached completely.

Here the full Specs of the Microsoft Surface Book



Windows 10 Pro • Office 30-day trial


Casing: Magnesium • Color: Silver • Physical buttons: Volume, Power


Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)


1.6lbs (728g)


Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB


Screen: 13.5” PixelSense display • Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI) • Aspect ratio: 3:2 • Touch: 10 point multi-touch

Battery Life

Up to 12 hours of video playback1


6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7


i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU) • i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)


TPM chip for enterprise security


8GB or 16GB RAM


802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology


Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual Microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio


Ambient light sensor • Accelerometer • Gyroscope • Magnetometer

What’s in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents


1-year limited

Source: Microsoft