Microsoft Surface Book - 128GB / Intel Core i5

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• 6th Gen Intel Core i5, 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM • 13.5-inch PixelSense Display touchscreen • Surface Pen included • Windows 10 Pro

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Description

• 6th Gen Intel Core i5, 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM • 13.5-inch PixelSense Display touchscreen • Surface Pen included • Windows 10 Pro

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

The ultimate laptop

Incredibly powerful and meticulously crafted, Surface Book is a revolution in laptop design. The detachable 13.5“ PixelSense Display is optimized for Pen and touch and has higher resolution than MacBook Pro 13”.1 With the full power of a high performance laptop and the versatility of a tablet, Surface Book gives you everything you need to work with professional-grade software, anywhere you want.

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

Built for performance

Surface Book is built to run all the professional-grade software you need for engineering, design, and everything in-between. Intel Core processors have twice the power of a MacBook Pro 13”2 with an optional NVIDIA GeForce dGPU for unmatched graphics performance. And up to 12 hours of battery life for video playback3 keeps you going all day, every day, so you can bring your work anywhere.

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

Meticulously crafted and built to last

Surface Book was carefully designed to be a powerful laptop that is thin enough to take anywhere without losing an ounce of performance. It's built with a light magnesium chassis and an innovative Dynamic Fulcrum Hinge to keep it balanced at any angle.

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

Detachable PixelSense Display, with Pen and touch

The 13.5” PixelSense Display on Surface Book is simply stunning, while working perfectly with Pen and touch. The 6 million pixels give you unbeatable resolution and color rivaling real life to bring your creations to life. Detach the display to transform Surface Book into a thin and light Intel Core i5/i7 PC, that runs professional grade software. Surface Pen has 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity and an eraser on the other end, so handwritten notes on your screen are just like pen on paper.

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

Watch, draw, or design

Once detached, flip the screen 180 degrees and reattach it to the Integrated Keyboard to present, watch movies, or design with Surface Pen. And you’re only a click away from the Windows Ink workspace, with quick access to sticky notes, a blank page for sketching, or a quick screenshot that you can mark-up and share.

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

Engineered for professional-grade software

Surface Book speeds through intensive professional software, like SolidWorks 3D CAD, AutoCAD Revit, and Adobe Premiere Pro. With the power to run this software anywhere, you’re no longer chained to your desk. Now you can create anywhere and everywhere, and the latest version of Windows 10 will always include up-to-date security and protection.

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

Log in with a smile

Sign in to your Surface with enterprise-grade facial recognition technology that can remember multiple faces, giving each member of your family access to their own profile.

Commercial Microsoft Surface Book

Unwind with Xbox and PC games

Relax at the end of the day and play your favorite Xbox and PC games like Minecraft, League of Legends, and Overwatch.

Tech specs

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

Software

Windows 10 Pro

Office 30-day trial

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium

Color: Silver

Physical buttons: Volume, Power

Dimensions

Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.34 pounds (1516 grams)

Storage4

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

Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Battery life3

Up to 12 hours of video playback

Processor

6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7

Graphics

i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU)

i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)

Security

TPM chip for enterprise security

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Ports

Two full-size USB 3.0
Full-size SD card reader
Surface Connect
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort

Cameras, video, and audio

5.0 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, with 1080p HD video recording
Dual microphones, front and rear facing
Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

What's in the box

Surface Book
Surface Pen
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty

1-year limited

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Rating:2/5

5/21/2017

thomas

Poor! If keyboard dies, $2300 unit becomes unusable

Dumbest design. 1. It has a keyboard that is detachable, yet MSFT does not sell a replacement keyboard if your keyboard fails or gets damaged. You cannot buy a keyboard separate for this device! Means that if the $100 keyboard dies (has two power batteries in it), the $2300 unit becomes a brick since the USB is attached only to the keyboard side of the unit. 2. And without the keyboard, the screen(main unit) cannot sit up by itself, so at best you can use it only as a tablet that you have to hold in your hand and not stand on its own. 3. Even more dumber is the keyboard cannot be removed from the tablet, if by chance the battery on the keyboard or the main unit is drained (which can happen frequently). There is no button, command or instruction on how the keyboard can be removed without power.

Rating:5/5

3/12/2017

LowkeyWilliam

LUV!!!!

Bought this 5 months ago and is still works like it's new.

Rating:5/5

3/6/2017

Kosvarnin

Exceeded my expectations... even the tablet mode

I've used the original MS Surface and was like...Okay this is a cool idea. Hadn't touched any future versions until my house was broken into 2 days before Thanksgiving. MacBook was stolen amongst other things. Chose to replace the system with a Surface Book instead for my wife to use. Acquired the i7, 16GB, and 512gb SSD version. To say I am impressed is to understate things. First, she was thinking about a Kindle to replace her tablet that was stolen. Well she's been using this as her tablet for reading. Second, she keeps this with her all the time now. I use it on occasion when she is out, but otherwise I stay off it. Only running I.T. support as any good spouse should do. Third, I found myself immediately using the machine in ways my Dell was unable to be used. Such as working on something and touching the screen to acknowledge or change locations of the cursor. I mean, I have used touch interfaces before on various brands, but the MS Surface Book actually was far more responsive. The original 1st generation Surface tablet never had me working as well as this does. I actually use the pen and am hard pressed to not install Photoshop and make it my new editing rig. Needless to say, my only sticking point is the options for certain things is limited. Such as, I would like to spec a Surface Book with an i5, 16GB and 512gb storage (or even 1TB). It's for a person that just browses FB, emails, and other low power stuff. Storage really just needed for the photos and docs they don't offload at times. Otherwise, this will be an excellent system for anyone. Far better than any Mac. Sorry, but Mac's answer with a 'Touch Bar' is just a sad attempt. Let alone making it an all USB-C system. I have to support Mac and Windows machines in my work. We are considering switching to Surface Books. Especially with Windows 10 supporting Linux more and more for our ability to support our customers.

Rating:5/5

1/23/2017

Sashie

Great laptop!

I've purchased the computer about 2 weeks now and might I say, it's one of the best laptops I've had. I love the design and the fact that it can be easily converted into a tablet. Some persons complain about taking apart but it really isn't any hassle. The display is clean and bright and it's processing speed is fast enough for me. The only downside is that sometimes the pen doesn't sense what I press I now certain apps so I just resort to using my finger. All in all it's a great computer!!

Rating:2/5

1/18/2017

Eddie7891212

Trade in program

Early adopter of 1st version and now stuck with lower end graphics card that can't really play games. There should be a trade in program to upgrade to the newer surface book.

Developer comment · Microsoft Store Team responded on 1/19/2017

Hi Eddie7891212, Thanks for sharing your review and your feedback! We are always seeking to improve the Surface experience and we appreciate the suggestion about new ways to move from one model to another.

Rating:5/5

1/18/2017

bscooper547

Reliable, fast.

I bought this last fall. I am using this mostly as a laptop. The display is gorgeous. The facial recognition is nice and saves time logging in. The high resolution display can be a problem. The text is too small for some programs like UpToDate, which is a medical reference program. I am a doctor and use this program to run electronic health records. Medical dictation software is very resource intensive and works quite well on this computer. This computer is compact enough that it is also nice for travel. I wish that the letters and numbers on the keyboard had more contrast and were easier to read. The computer is very stable. No Windows errors and does not crash.

Rating:4/5

1/6/2017

starbud01

Needs Improvement

I am a Biology major, psychology minor full-time student. I have been in the market for a few years now for the ultimate student laptop. The Surface Book is the first and only laptop that came close to being the perfect ideal laptop I had in mind. Unfortunately, I ended up returning the product after testing it out for a month. The exact laptop I bought was the 256GB/ Intel Core i5–8GB/dGPU. Pros: The design is modern and premium. The screen is beyond phenomenal. I would always get compliments on how clear and sleek the Surface book is. The whole main concept of the Surface Book is genius. Being able to flip the screen and reattach it protects the keyboard where it does not have to lay flat on a surface when taking notes. Clipboard mode also comes in handy. The note taking experience was amazing. I could study anywhere, even in a small space because I didn’t have to have paper and pens laid out everywhere. Everything I needed was on the device. The palm sensor was mostly accurate. The hinge is durable and strong and I didn’t mind the gap. The gap is helpful when taking notes. The keyboard and track-pad is easy, comfortable and smooth. The laptop turn on exceptionally fast and the Hello feature is accurate. The magnet that holds the pen is strong and is in a few convenient yet unexpected areas. Due to this, losing the pen was never a problem. Cons: It’s on the heavy side and needs to be lighter! I am constantly carrying my laptop back and forth and owning a laptop that does not kill my back is one of the main things I desire. The battery life is okay but not ideal. On average, it lasts me about 4-6 hours. With power saving mode on, battery life is between 5-7 hours. The battery on standby will drain quickly. Occasionally the laptop would get a little too warm, even in sleep mode. The charging chord is extremely short and needs an extension. It’s top heavy so when using the device while lying down the screen likes to fall forward. Also, the hinge does not go as far back as I would like. The top half is also a little wobbly but nothing too bothersome in my opinion. The up and down arrow key is mushed together and needs to be spaced out. The Fn key on my device did not work properly. Double clicking the top of the pen to take a screenshot only worked 50% of the time and OneNote would not always like to open after clicking the top of the pen once. OneNote would also like to freeze up on me quite a bit. The time it takes to open documents was surprisingly slower than expected. The split screen would occasionally glitch and freeze up, especially when switching back and forth from tablet mode or when using a second display. Also, when using an additional monitor, it would rearrange the icons on my desktop and would stay that way even after I unplugged the monitor. And lastly, putting the headphone jack towards the bottom right hand side instead of the top right hand side would be better. I love the concept and experience I had with the Surface Book. It completely changed the way I studied and took notes. Overall even with these downsides I enjoyed the product, but not enough for the price I paid for it.

Developer comment · Microsoft Store Team responded on 1/7/2017

Hi Starbud01, Thanks for taking the time to share such detailed feedback. We're always working to improve the Surface experience and we hope you'll give us more feedback if/when you use a Surface again!

Rating:3/5

1/3/2017

alf1

Surface Book - 256GB/Core I7

When I received my surface book, I felt the back of the display with my hand. I noticed a dimple to the lower right portion of the Microsoft logo. I plugged in the unit to charge the battery and loaded programs at the same time. When the battery was fully charged I felt the same area of the display and the dimpling had increased and when I touched the back of the unit my reflexes pulled my hand back. I have worked with electronics and computers since 1971. That amount of heat usually results in equipment failure. I returned the unit (which was amazingly easy) and decided to wait to see what happens with the next generation. It was almost like a low voltage chip was used instead of a ultra low voltage. That being said, I loved the features! It was amazingly fast and operated without a glitch. The pen's feel and versatility were amazing. Potential for presentation improvement, graphics and various forms of art is stellar. I will eventually buy one. Should I have not had the heat issue, the review would have been 5 stars!

Developer comment · Microsoft Store Team responded on 1/4/2017

Hi Alf1, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with the Surface Book. We take your feedback seriously as we’re constantly seeking to improve our products. What you described is not the norm and we hope you’ll give Surface another try!

Rating:4/5

12/30/2016

agedstudent

Great features, few downfalls

Bought a few weeks ago. The detachable touchscreen is working well. Wish I could write directly on PDFs downloaded from the web - I didn't realize this wasn't possible when I bought the computer. Can write on PDFs using OneNote. Good battery life. Screen is clear, sound is great! I have had to reboot network once as the computer somehow became stuck in airplane mode.

Rating:3/5

12/28/2016

taram

Mixed experience in the first two weeks...

I bought this device (256 GB SSD + Intel i5 + O365) about two weeks ago after hearing lot of positive feedback from bestbuy sales man. Wells, its been mixed experience so far based on my usage for personal needs; Good Ones : Great Design & look, great display (better than MacBook air), more of laptop & less of tablet; OS startup and showdown is real quick, less than 15 seconds; Bad ones : Performance is terrible, system gets hanged frequently, touch response is average.few times system didn't even respond with power button; Internet speed on this device is one third of my office laptop. I am yet to trouble shoot on this problem. If this persists, I may have to reach out to MS technical team.

Developer comment · Microsoft Store Team responded on 1/3/2017

Hi taram, We’d love to make your Surface experience all positive! Feel free to reach out to us at SurfaceCustomerCare@microsoft.com and we can help resolve the issues you mentioned

Rating:/5

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[1] Surface Book has 6 million pixels; 13” MacBook Pro has 4,096,000 pixels.


[2] LuxMark (v2.0) Graphics Comparison test of Surface Book Core i7 v. MacBook Pro 13” Core i7, Oct. 2015


[3] 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 settings, usage, and other factors.


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


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