Surface Laptop SE

The most affordable Surface, designed for students.

Surface Laptop SE

Surface Laptop SE is seen sitting on a desk with student accessories around it

A laptop that unlocks learning

Help students achieve the skills they need for their future with a laptop designed for Windows 11 SE and Microsoft 365 for Education.1 Deliver value to schools and IT admins who demand easy deployment, modern management and security built in.

Streamlined for students

Starting at £229
Surface Laptop SE simplifies learning for students. Running Windows 11 SE, an operating system designed for education, students have access to built-in apps, web experiences to help them learn and develop essential skills, and tools that meet them where they are, no matter their abilities.

283.70 mm x 193.05 mm x 17.85 mm (11.17” x 7.6” x 0.70”)
  • Screen: 11.6” TFT Liquid Crystal Display Module
  • Display Resolution: 1366 × 768 (135 PPI)
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
4GB or 8GB DDR4
  • Intel® Celeron® Processor N4020
  • Intel® Celeron® Processor N4120
  • Firmware TPM
  • Nano Security Lock slot
  • Windows 11 SE
  • Microsoft 365 for Education5
1 x Hall-effect Sensor
What’s in the box
  • Surface Laptop SE
  • Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
1,112.4 g (2.45 lb)
64GB or 128GB Embedded MultiMedia Card (eMMC)
Battery life3

Up to 16 hours of typical device usage

 Intel® UHD Graphics 600
  • 1 x USB-C®
  • 1 × USB-A
  • 1 x Barrel type DC connector
  • 1 x 3.5 mm Headphone/Mic Jack
Cameras, video and audio
  • 1MP Front facing camera with up to 720p 30fps video
  • 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Single digital microphone
  • WiFi: 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 LE
  • Casing: All plastic body unpainted
  • Colours: Glacier
  • Physical buttons: Power button and Volume buttons on Keyboard
  • Hinge: 135 degrees open angle
1-year limited hardware warranty

Eco Labels and Rating9

  • EPEAT Gold Registered in the US and Canada10
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements

Simple to deploy, manage and keep secure

Help keep students protected. Reduce IT complexity with zero-touch deployment, maintain control down to the firmware level with one-click device management, and stay secure from chip to cloud with protection from Microsoft.1

Two students using their Surface Laptop SE while participating in class discussion

Zero-touch deployment

Out of the box and ready to go, Windows Autopilot and Intune1 enable students to simply sign-in and start learning from day one.

Secure protection from Microsoft

Every layer is maintained by Microsoft, from the hardened firmware that is adopted from a Microsoft open-source UEFI,7 to the OS, through to cloud management.

Maintain secure control

Manage down to the firmware layer through the cloud with Microsoft Endpoint Manager2 and DFCI.7 Control mics, USB ports, cameras and Bluetooth.


Safe in the right hands

Lock the operating system when the laptop is closed, and control physical access with the integrated Kensington Nano Security Slot.

1 Some features require qualifying Microsoft 365 or Office 365 licence; sold separately.
Sold separately. Software licence required for some features.
3 Battery life varies significantly based on usage, network and feature configuration, signal strength, settings and other factors. See for details.
4 System software and updates use significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software, updates and apps usage. 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. 1 TB = 1,000 GB. See Surface Storage for more details.
5 Requires licence or subscription to activate and use.
6 Microsoft’s Limited Warranty is in addition to your consumer law rights.
7 Surface Go and Surface Go 2 use a third-party UEFI and do not support DFCI. DFCI is currently available for Surface Laptop SE, Surface Go 3, Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop Studio, Surface Duo 2, Surface Laptop 4, Surface Pro 7+, Surface Laptop Go, Surface Book 3, Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro X. Find out more about managing Surface UEFI settings.
8 Keycap labels can fit on the keys on the Surface Go Type Cover and Surface Laptop Go, but will require a more precise application due to the key size.
9 See more information in Surface Laptop SE Eco Profile report -
10 For more information on EPEAT registration in other markets see -
11 The following components are available for purchase through your Surface Commercial Authorised Device Reseller in the US, Canada, UK and Japan: C Cover, Speaker Module, Feet, D Bucket Chassis, Wi-Fi Module, A/B cover. It is recommended that skilled IT technicians perform the component replacements described in the Surface Service Guides available on the Microsoft Download Centre. Opening and/or repairing your device can present electric shock, device damage, fire and personal injury risks, and other hazards. Use caution if undertaking do-it-yourself repairs.