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  • [1] Surface battery life

    Surface Go 3: 
    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 Go 3:
    Up to 15 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage on 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. 

    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.

    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.

    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 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.
  • [2] Comparison of viewable content on Surface devices with 3:2 aspect ratio v. laptops with 16:10 or 16:9 aspect ratio. 
  • [3] Requires device with USB-C® USB4®/Thunderbolt™ 4 port and when supported by device and display.
  • [4] 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).
  • [5] Colours available on selected models only. Available colours, sizes, finishes and processors may vary by store, market and configuration.
  • [6] See USB-C and Fast Charging for Surface - Microsoft Support for more details.
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