Microsoft Surface Book 2 refreshed with Intel’s latest 8th Gen i5 processor

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 01 Apr 2019
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Microsoft has quietly updated its Surface Book 2 in the US and is offering it with the latest Intel Core i5-8350U processor.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 refreshed with Intel’s latest 8th Gen i5 processor

Highlights:

  • Microsoft Surface Book 2 updated with latest Intel i5 processor.
  • The 13.5-inch variant of the laptop now comes with the Intel Core i5-8350U processor.
  • The laptop’s new variant is priced at $1,499 (Rs 1.03 lakh approx).


Microsoft has refreshed the base variant of its Surface Book 2. The laptop will now be available with Intel’s latest 8th Gen quad-core i5 processor, alongside the standard 7th Gen Core i5 and the 8th Gen Core i7 processors. With the new addition, the company has also discounted the 7th Gen Core i5 variant, which is now listed at  $1,299 (Rs 90,000 approx). The Surface Book 2 with the Core i5-8350U processor is priced at $1,499 (Rs 1.03 lakh approx) and is listed only with the 13.5-inch display model. The new variant of the laptop will be available only with 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage, while the 16GB RAM model of the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 is only available with the 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor.

The new processor on the Surface Book 2 features quad-cores and is also clocked slightly higher for turbo frequency, at 3.60GHz. Additionally, the Core i5-8350U features 6MB of smart cache memory, while the Core i5-7300U comes with 3MB of smart cache. Other specs of the device remain the same. It sports a 13.5-inch Pixelsense display, with 3:2 aspect ratio and a 3000 x 2000p resolution. The laptop’s screen has 10-point multi-touch support and the company claims it can deliver up to 17 hours of battery life on a single full charge. The laptop comes with two USB 3.0 (5 Gbps) Type-A ports, and one USB Type-C port. It also sports a UHS-II SDXC card reader and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Microsoft has not updated its India website and it remains to be known whether the new Surface Book 2 variant will be made available in India. However, the 13.5-inch 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300U, 13.5-inch 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8650U and the 15-inch 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8650 processor are listed on the company's India website. 

Related Reads:

Microsoft launches Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop in India: Price, configurations, availability, specs and more

Microsoft Surface Book 2 First Impressions: There isn't another like this

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5 inch Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Price:
Release Date: 26 Oct 2017
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • OS OS
    Windows 10 Pro Creators
  • Display Display
    13.5" (3000 x 2000)
  • Processor Processor
    Intel Core i5-7300U / Core i7-8650U | NA
  • Memory Memory
    256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB SSD/8 / 16GB DDR3
logo
Digit NewsDesk

The guy who answered the question 'What are you doing?' with 'Nothing'.

email

Advertisements

Trending Articles

Advertisements

LATEST ARTICLES View All

Advertisements

Hot Deals View All

HP 15 db1069AU 15.6" (39.62cms) ) Laptop (3rd Gen Ryzen 3 3200U/4GB/1TB HDD/Windows 10/MS Office/Radeon Vega 3 Graphics), Jet Black
HP 15 db1069AU 15.6" (39.62cms) ) Laptop (3rd Gen Ryzen 3 3200U/4GB/1TB HDD/Windows 10/MS Office/Radeon Vega 3 Graphics), Jet Black
₹ 32182 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Mi Notebook 14 Intel Core i5-10210U 10th Gen Thin and Light Laptop(8GB/256GB SSD/Windows 10/Intel UHD Graphics/Silver/1.5Kg), XMA1901-FC+Webcam
Mi Notebook 14 Intel Core i5-10210U 10th Gen Thin and Light Laptop(8GB/256GB SSD/Windows 10/Intel UHD Graphics/Silver/1.5Kg), XMA1901-FC+Webcam
₹ 47418 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
HP 14q cs2002TU 14-inch Laptop (Celeron N4020/4GB/256GB SSD/Windows 10 Home/Integrated Graphics), Jet Black
HP 14q cs2002TU 14-inch Laptop (Celeron N4020/4GB/256GB SSD/Windows 10 Home/Integrated Graphics), Jet Black
₹ 26122 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Lenovo Ideapad S145 7th Gen Core i3 15.6-inch FHD Thin and Light Laptop (4GB/1TB/Windows 10/MS Office 2019/Textured Black/1.85Kg), 81VD002PIN
Lenovo Ideapad S145 7th Gen Core i3 15.6-inch FHD Thin and Light Laptop (4GB/1TB/Windows 10/MS Office 2019/Textured Black/1.85Kg), 81VD002PIN
₹ 36490 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Dell inspiron 5509
Dell inspiron 5509
₹ 46989 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
DMCA.com Protection Status