Today, Microsoft announced the Surface Book* 2 now available in two sizes: 15-inch and 13.5-inch devices. Powered by all-new 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors, Surface Book 2 is now quad-core-powered to deliver the newest, most intricate beautiful experiences.
With the Surface Book 2’s first 15-inch device in the Surface family, it maximizes the creation space on the PixelSense* Display for designers and creatives. With a battery life of up to 17 hours1, Surface Book 2 allows you to create anywhere and everywhere without compromising power.
Intel and Microsoft collaborated closely to bring these devices to market for powerhouse performance, anywhere you want it. The Surface Book 2 can be pre-ordered Nov. 9 and will be available Nov. 16.
Microsoft also unveiled the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which is full of features that appeal to the creator in all of us. It includes the Microsoft Photos app for creative storytelling and Mixed Reality Viewer for seeing 3D creations in the real world, along with the much-anticipated consumer launch of Windows Mixed Reality. Extending creativity and productivity in new ways, the Fall Creators Update offers key additional updates across inking, Office, gaming and more. Exceptional performance to power immersive experiences like these are exactly what the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor family was designed for.
- Surface Book 2 (Microsoft.com)
- 8th Gen Intel Core (Press Kit)
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (Windows Blog)
Holiday Showcase: For media in the New York area who are interested in seeing the new Surface Book 2 – as well as all of the latest 8th Gen devices – there are a limited number of openings available to attend our holiday showcase event starting at 4 p.m. ET today (Oct. 17). For information, please email IntelCCG@ogilvy.com.
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1Surface Book 2 battery life: Surface Book 2 13.5”: Up to 17 hours of video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in October 2017 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. Surface Book 2 15”: Up to 17 hours of video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in October 2017 using preproduction Intel Core i7, 512GB, 16 GB RAM dGPU 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.