Microsoft already has a solid portfolio of laptops in India ranging from the Surface Laptop Go to the Surface Pro X. Now, the company has announced the launch of the Surface Laptop 4, a new member of the Surface Laptop family.
Microsoft has launched the Surface Laptop 4 in India for a starting price of Rs 1,02,999. At that price, you get the base variant with an AMD Ryzen 5 4680U and 8GB of RAM. The top-of-the-line consumer variant of the laptop goes all the way up to Rs 1,51,999 for an Intel Core i5-1135G7 variant with 16GB RAM.
The commercial SKU of the Surface Laptop 4 can go as high as Rs 1,77,499 for the Intel Core i7-1185G7 and 16GB RAM variant. Both commercial, as well as consumer variants of the Surface Laptop 4, are now available to purchase from local commercial resellers, retail stores, or on Amazon.
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 features a 3:2 PixelSense (2256x1504p) high-contrast touchscreen display in both 13.5-inch and 15-inch options. The laptop is powered by 11th Gen Intel Core and AMD Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 mobile processors. The Intel Core processors have Intel Xe graphics, whereas the AMD options have the AMD Radeon graphics. You can configure them to have up to 16GB RAM and maximum storage of up to 512GB SSD.
The Surface Laptop 4 also sports Omnisonic speakers that are backed by Dolby Atmos and includes a studio microphone array. There's also an HD webcam for video calling. The laptop also comes with a full-sized keyboard with a soft-touch feel and keys with 1.3mm travel. There's also a decent-sized trackpad with Windows Precision Drivers.
Looking at the connectivity side of things, you get Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5, USB Type-C, USB Type-A, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Microsoft claims that the Surface Laptop 4 variants powered by the AMD processors can last up to 19 hours on a single charge. Intel options, on the other hand, are rated to last for up to 17 hours.
We haven't had the chance to check out the Surface Laptop 4 yet, but it seems like a promising notebook, at least on the paper. In the meantime, you can read our take on the Microsoft Surface Go laptop to get an understanding of what to expect from these Surface notebooks in terms of the user experience.