Short Bytes: Microsoft has launched Surface Laptop, a Chromebook competitor focused on the education sector. It’s a lightweight laptop that’ll run Windows 10 S. Featuring a 13.5” PixelSense display, this device comes in 4 colors and has 14.5 hours battery life. It’ll cost $999.At its May 2 event, Microsoft launched Windows 10 S–a lighter version of Windows 10. The company announced that it’ll partner with OEMs like Acer, Asus, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Samsung, and Toshiba to launch cheaper notebooks starting from $189. The company also used the opportunity to launch a new member of the Surface family, i.e., Surface Laptop.
Surface Laptop is Microsoft’s answer to Chromebook, which are dominating the schools all across the United States. It’s a lightweight Windows laptop that’ll run Windows 10 S.
It’s a lightweight laptop that features a 13.5” PixelSense display, with 1080p resolution and 3:2 aspect ratio, and 3.4 million pixels. It features thinnest LCD touch module ever created. It comes in 4 different colors and 14.5 hours long battery life.
The other specifications are conventional USB port, SD card slot, mini DisplayPort, and a Surface power connector. It weighs 2.76 pounds and runs Intel Core i5 CPU, 4GB RAM, and 128GB SSD storage.
It’ll cost $999. Surface Laptop will become available from June 15, with pre-orders starting on May 2, i.e., today.
Meet the new Surface Laptop. Performance made personal. pic.twitter.com/dk9BB0IPwL
— Microsoft Surface (@surface) May 2, 2017
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