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Surface Book tech specs

Take a look at this table for all the tech specs. Everything you need to know about the full power of Surface Book can be found right here.

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Display

Detachable 13.5” PixelSense™ Display features 267 PPI resolution, 10 point multi-touch, and 3:2 aspect ratio.

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Storage

128GB, 256GB, 512GB or 1TB SSD hard drive.

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Dimensions

Surface Book: 312.3mm x 232.1mm x 13.0 - 22.8mm (12.30” x 9.14” x 0.51 - 0.90”) Surface Book with Performance Base: 312.3mm x 232.1mm x 14.9 - 22.8mm (12.30” x 9.14” x 0.59 - 0.90”)

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Connections & expansions

2 x USB 3.0, full-size SD™ card reader (SDXC compatible), 2 x Surface Connect™ ports, headset jack and Mini DisplayPort. Compatible with Surface Dial Off-Screen Interaction.*

Tech specs
Dimensions
  • Surface Book: 312.3mm x 232.1mm x 13.0 - 22.8mm (12.30” x 9.14” x 0.51 - 0.90”)
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: 312.3mm x 232.1mm x 14.9 - 22.8mm (12.30” x 9.14” x 0.59 - 0.90”)
Storage1 Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB or 1TB
Display
  • Screen: 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI)
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1700:1
  • Surface Pen enabled
  • Touch: 10 point multi-touch
Battery life
  • Surface Book: Up to 12 hours of video playback2
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: Up to 16 hours of video playback3
Memory8GB or 16GB RAMGraphics
  • Surface Book: i5: Intel® HD graphics 520;
  • i5/i7: NVIDIA® GeForce® dGPU with 1GB GDDR5 memory
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: i7: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 965M 2GB GPU
Processor6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7Ports
  • Two full-size USB 3.0
  • Full-size SD™ card reader (SDXC compatible)
  • Two Surface Connect ports
  • Headset jack
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Compatible with Surface Dial Off-Screen Interaction*
Security
  • TPM chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello4 face sign-in
Cameras, video and audio
  • Windows Hello4 face sign-in camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP camera with 1080p HD video (front-facing)
  • 8.0MP autofocus camera with 1080p HD video (rear-facing)
  • Dual microphones
  • Stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • 3.5mmm headphone jack
Software
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Office 30-day trial
Wireless
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Hall effect
Exterior
  • Casing: Magnesium
  • Colour: Silver
  • Physical buttons: Volume, Power
What’s in the box
  • Surface Book or Surface Book with Performance Base
  • Surface Pen
  • Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty1-year limited hardware warranty
Weight
  • Surface Book: Starting at 1,516 g (3.34 lbs) including keyboard
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: 1,647 g (3.68 lbs) including keyboard
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Intel® Core™ i5

Choose an Intel® Core™ i5 processor with Intel® HD Graphics for strong processing performance. Includes Surface Pen.

Intel® Core™ i7

The Intel® Core™ i7 option includes Intel® Iris graphics, making your photo, video and 3D applications run faster. It also gives you the ability to play more PC games. Includes Surface Pen. For maximum graphics power and battery life, choose a configuration with Performance Base.


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Surface Dock

Surface Dock instantly transforms your Surface into a desktop PC. Simply plug in the Surface Connect cable to charge your device and use two external monitors, a keyboard, mouse, printer, and more.

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Surface Pen Tips

Choose from one of three pen tips with the right feel for you. Stay with the medium tip to get the feel of a pencil or swap it with a low-friction tip similar to a fine-point pen. Compatible with Surface Pen.

* Sold separately.

1 System software uses significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and apps usage. 1 GB= 1 billion bytes. See Surface.com/Storage for more details.

2 Up to 12 hours of video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2015 using preproduction Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network and Auto-Brightness disabled. Battery life varies significantly with setting, usage and other factors.

3 Up to 16 hours of video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in August 2016 using preproduction Intel Core™ i7, 1TB, 16 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network and Auto-Brightness disabled. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

4 Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.