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Trying to decide which Surface computer is right for you? Select up to three (3) models below to compare features, tech specs and recommended use. Take a closer look at processors, battery life, graphics, screen size, resolution, weight, RAM, cameras, and more.

Compare Surface computers

Trying to decide which Surface computer is right for you? Select two (2) models below to compare features, tech specs and recommended use.

Compare Surface computers

Every Surface computer includes a touchscreen with 3:2 aspect ratio for fast, intuitive navigation. No matter which Surface you're comparing, stay connected anywhere with extra-long battery life2, and the protection, privacy and peace of mind from Windows 11.

Surface computers all run Microsoft 365**


Productive apps all come standard with Windows 11 and Surface computers


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  • Features and app availability may vary by region.
  • [*] The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing varies by device. Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-spec).
  • [**] Type Cover, Surface Dial, Microsoft Office, and some software and accessories sold separately. Surface Pen sold separately for Surface Laptop Studio 2, Surface Laptop Go 3, Surface Pro 9 and  Surface Laptop 5.
  • [1] 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.com/Storage for more details.
  • [2] Surface Battery life

    Battery life varies significantly based on usage, network and feature configuration, signal strength, settings and other factors. See aka.ms/SurfaceBatteryPerformance for details.

    Surface Laptop Studio 2:
    Up to 19.0 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage on Surface Laptop Studio 2 with Intel® Core™ i7-13700H Processor, 512GB, 16GB RAM - Testing conducted by Microsoft in July-August 2023 using preproduction Windows 11 software and preproduction Surface Laptop Studio 2 Intel® Core™ i7-13700H Processor, 512GB, 16GB RAM devices. 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 eight popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote 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 150 nits with Auto-Brightness, Adaptive Colour and Smart Charging disabled. WiFi was connected to a network. Tested with Windows 11 Version 10.0.22621 (22H2). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

    Up to 18.0 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage on Surface Laptop Studio 2 with Intel® Core™ i7-13700H Processor, NVIDIA® GeForce™ RTX 4050 Laptop GPU, 512GB, 16GB RAM. Testing conducted by Microsoft in July-August 2023 using preproduction Windows 11 software and preproduction Surface Laptop Studio 2 Intel® Core™ i7-13700H Processor, NVIDIA® GeForce™ RTX 4050 Laptop GPU, 512GB, 16GB RAM devices. 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 eight popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote 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 150 nits with Auto-Brightness, Adaptive Colour and Smart Charging disabled. WiFi was connected to a network. Tested with Windows 11 Version 10.0.22621 (22H2). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

    Surface Laptop Go 3:
    Testing conducted by Microsoft in April-May 2023 using preproduction Windows 11 software and preproduction Surface Laptop Go 3 Intel® Core™ i5-1235U processor, 256GB, 8/16GB RAM devices. 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 eight popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote 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 150 nits with Auto-Brightness and Adaptive Colour disabled. WiFi was connected to a network. Tested with Windows 11 Version 10.0.22621.1413 (22H2). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors. 

    Surface Pro 9:
    Up to 15.5 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in August 2022 using preproduction software and preproduction Intel®12th Gen Core™ i5, 256GB, 8GB RAM device. 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 eight popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote 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 150 nits with Auto-Brightness and Adaptive Colour disabled. WiFi was connected to a network. Tested with Windows Version 11.0.22621 (21H2). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

    Surface Pro 9 with 5G:
    Up to 19 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in August 2022 using preproduction software and preproduction SQ® 3, 128/256/512GB, 8/16GB RAM device. 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 eight popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote 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 150 nits with Auto-Brightness and Adaptive Colour disabled. WiFi was connected to a network. Tested with Windows Version 11.0.22621 (21H2). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

    Surface Laptop 5 13.5”:
    Up to 18 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage on Surface Laptop 5 13.5”: Testing conducted by Microsoft in August 2022 using preproduction software and preproduction 13.5” Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB, 8GB RAM device. 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 eight popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote 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 150 nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. WiFi was connected to a network. Tested with Windows Version 11.0.22621 (21H2). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

    Surface Laptop 5 15”:
    Up to 17 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage on Surface Laptop 5 15”: Testing conducted by Microsoft in August 2022 using preproduction software and preproduction 15” Intel® Core™ i7, 256GB, 8GB RAM device. 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 eight popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilising Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote 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 150 nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. WiFi was connected to a network. Tested with Windows Version 11.0.22621 (21H2). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.
  • [6] Device comes with Windows 10 and a free Windows 11 upgrade or may be preloaded with Windows 11. Upgrade timing may vary by device. Features and app availability may vary by region. Certain features require specific hardware (see Windows 11 Specifications).
  • [7] Colours available on selected models only. Available colours, sizes, finishes and processors may vary by store, market and configuration.
  • [10] Weight not including Type Cover.
  • [12] For covered defects and/or accidental damage, maximum of two (2) claims. Each claim is subject to a £XX deductible.
  • [13] Xbox Wireless controller support available in select global markets.
  • [14] Surface Pro 9 (SQ3/5G) comes with Windows 11 Home on ARM. At this time, Surface Pro 9 (SQ3/5G) with Windows 11 Home on ARM will not install some games and CAD software, and some third-party drivers or anti-virus software. Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-spec). Find out more in the FAQ.
  • [15] The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing varies by device. Certain features require specific hardware (see https://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-11-specifications).
  • [16] Surface Pro 7 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 for just £XX or purchase Surface Pro 7 for Business.
  • [17] For more information on processor, visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-ie/d/surface-pro-7/8n17j0m5zzqs?activetab=processor.
  • [18] This device does not contain user serviceable parts. Hard drive is only removable by an authorised technician following Microsoft provided instructions.
  • [19] Activation required for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Xbox Game Pass ultimate 30 day trial accessible through Xbox.com/Play.
  • [20] Microsoft’s Limited Warranty is in addition to your consumer law rights.
  • [21] Requires Dolby Atmos® encoded content and audio.
  • [24] Subscription required (sold separately).
  • [25] Requires Dolby Vision® encoded content and video.
  • [28] Activation required. If your device is managed by your organisation’s IT department, contact your IT administrator for activation. After 30 days, you will be charged the applicable monthly or annual subscription fee. Credit card required. Cancel any time to stop future charges. See https://aka.ms/m365businesstrialinfo.
  • [30] Type Cover, Surface Dial, Surface Pen, Microsoft Office and some software sold separately.
  • [31] Activation required for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
  • [32] Compatible with the Surface Pro Type Cover and Surface Pro Signature Type Cover only (sold separately).
  • [36] 5G not available in all areas, mmWave in US only. Supports Sub-6 GHz. 5G not available in all areas; compatibility and performance depend on carrier network, plan and other factors. See carrier for details and pricing.
  • [37] Tactile signals with Surface Slim Pen 2 can be experienced on some applications on Surface Pro 9 running Windows 11. Surface Slim Pen 2 sold separately.
  • [39] Requires Dolby Vision® and Dolby Vision IQ™ encoded content and video.
  • [40] Voice Clarity requires Windows 11 and is available in apps which use integrated device microphones and use certain Windows audio processing modes.
  • [41] Activation required for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Xbox Game Pass ultimate one month trial accessible through Xbox Play. You can use it to play games on Xbox One and Xbox Series Consoles, and stream selected games where available to Surface Laptop Go 3 through Xbox Play and other supported devices. Not currently available in China. 
  • [42] Surface Laptop Studio 2 display has rounded corners within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape the screen is 14.36” diagonally (actual viewable area is less).
  • [43] Activation required for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Xbox Game Pass ultimate one month trial accessible through Xbox Play. You can use it to play games on Xbox One and Xbox Series Consoles, and stream selected games where available to Surface Laptop Studio 2 through Xbox Play and other supported devices. Not currently available in China.
  • [44] Might vary depending on manufacturing processes. 
  • [45] Validated 30% post-consumer recycled plastics based on Environmental Claim Validation Procedure (ECVP) for Recycled Content, UL ECVP 2809-2. First Edition, Dated 6 April 2023.
  • [46] Windows Studio Effects (background blur, eye contact, voice focus and automatic framing) are hardware dependent and require a qualified Neural Processing Unit (NPU).
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