Tech specs

Scenarios

Next-gen, pro-grade performance for graphic design, app development, video and social content creation, and the best, most immersive gaming in a Surface laptop

Dimensions

  • Surface Book 3 13.5”
  • Intel® Core™ i5: 312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm-23 mm (12.3” x 9.14” x 0.51”-0.90”)
  • Intel® Core™ i7: 312 mm x 232 mm x 15 mm-23 mm (12.3” x 9.14” x 0.59”-0.90”)

  • Surface Book 3 15”
  • 343 mm x 251 mm x 15 mm-23 mm (13.5” x 9.87” x 0.568”-0.90”)

Storage3

  • Surface Book 3 13.5”
  • Solid-state drive (SSD) options: 256GB, 512GB or 1TB PCIe SSD

  • Surface Book 3 15”
  • Solid-state drive (SSD) options: 256GB, 512GB or 1TB PCIe SSD

Display

  • Surface Book 3 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
  • Screen: 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI)
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1600:1
  • Touch: 10 point multi-touch G5

  • Surface Book 3 15” PixelSense™ Display
  • Screen: 15” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 3240 x 2160 (260 PPI)
  • Touch: 10 point multi-touch G5
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1600:1

Battery life1

Surface Book 3 on base: Up to 17.5 hours of typical device usage

Memory

  • Surface Book 3 13.5”
  • 8GB, 16GB or 32GB 3733Mhz LPDDR4x

  • Surface Book 3 15”
  • 16GB or 32GB 3733Mhz LPDDR4x

Graphics

  • Surface Book 3 13.5”
  • Intel® Core™ i5-1035G7 models: Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics
  • Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7 models: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 with Max-Q Design w/4GB GDDR5 graphics memory

  • Surface Book 3 15”
  • Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7 models: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti with Max-Q Design w/6GB GDDR6 graphics memory

Processor

  • Surface Book 3 13.5”
  • Quad-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G7 Processor
  • Quad-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7 Processor

  • Surface Book 3 15”
  • Quad-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7 Processor

Connections

  • 2 x USB-A (version 3.1 Gen 2)
  • 1 x USB-C® (version 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Power Delivery revision 3.0)
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 2 x Surface Connect ports (one on base, one on tablet)
  • Full-size SDXC card reader
  • Compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction*

Security

  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in

Cameras, video and audio 

  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0 MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®

Software

  • Windows 10 Home⁶
  • Microsoft 365 Family one month trial

Wireless

  • Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax compatible
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
  • Xbox Wireless built-in (15” only)⁴

Sensors

  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer

Exterior

  • Casing: Magnesium
  • Colour: Platinum
  • Physical buttons: Volume, Power

What’s in the box 

  • Surface Book 3 13.5”
  • Intel® Core™ i5: 65W Surface Power Supply w/USB-A (5W) charging port
  • Intel® Core™ i7: 102W Surface Power Supply w/USB-A (7W) charging port
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents

  • Surface Book 3 15”
  • Intel® Core™ i7: 127W Surface Power Supply w/USB-A (7W) charging port
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents

Warranty5

1-year limited hardware warranty

Weight

  • Surface Book 3 13.5”
  • Intel® Core™ i5: 1,534 g (3.38 lbs) including keyboard
  • Intel® Core™ i7: 1,642 g (3.62 lbs) including keyboard

  • Surface Book 3 15”
  • Intel® Core™ i7: 1,905 g (4.20 lbs) including keyboard


  • * Some accessories and software sold separately.
  • [1] Battery life
  • Surface Book 3 13.5” on base: Up to 15.5 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in April 2020 using preproduction software and preproduction configurations of Surface Book 3 13.5” Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.
  • Surface Book 3 15” on base: Up to 17.5 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in April 2020 using preproduction software and preproduction configurations of Surface Book 3 15” Intel® Core™ i7, 256GB, 16 GB RAM. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.
  • [2] Subscription required (sold separately).
  • [3] 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. 1 TB = 1,000 GB. See Surface.com/Storage for more details.
  • [4] Xbox Wireless controller support available in selected global markets.
  • [5] Microsoft’s Limited Warranty is in addition to your consumer law rights.
  • [6] Surface Book 3 for consumers comes with Windows 10 Home to bring you the powerful Windows features you use most at exceptional value. If you need additional enterprise management and security tools for the workplace, you can switch to Windows 10 Pro or purchase Surface Book 3 for Business.