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All New Microsoft Surface Book 2 Review 2018

Microsoft Corporation was founded on April 4th 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen and is today one of the leading American multinational companies developing, manufacturing, licensing, supporting, and selling computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers and services.

It is the world’s sixth largest revenue generating technological company with headquarters at Redmond in Washington and has been in the forefront, innovating technological masterpieces to its millions of discerning customers.

All New Microsoft Surface Book 2 Review 2018

The latest innovation to leave the sanctity of their technology rich offices is the Microsoft Surface Book 2, which is taking the information technology fraternity around the world in a right royal spin, just for what it could deliver in terms of user friendly compatibility.

The Microsoft Surface book 2, is a technological marvel and has advantages that it could deliver to enable users to create a host of different applications at lightning speed like none other and is a versatile laptop, powerful tablet, and portable studio all in one.

Surface Book 2 portable studio laptop

The three models available with different configurations weigh around 4 pounds and are less than 2 kilograms which are light to carry and super-fast to operate.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Product Review

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 with the 15” PixelSense Display screen is available only in the United States but the 13.5” PixelSense Display screen comes in two configurations and are available worldwide.

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 – 15” PixelSense Display screen is packed with memory of 16GB RAM, 1866Mhz LPDDR3, with a 3240 x 2160 (260 PPI) resolution, a 10 point multi touch G5, an Aspect Ratio of 3:2 and a Contrast Ratio of 1600:1.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 pixelsense display

The Processor in the Microsoft Surface Book 2 – 15” PixelSense Display screen is a very powerful 8th Generation Intel Core i7 – 8650U quad-core with 4.2 GHz Max Turbo all packed into sleek dimensions of  343mm x 251mm x 15mm/23mm.

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 with the 13.5” PixelSense Display screen is either available with a 7th Generation Intel Core i5 – 7300U dual-core processor with 3.5GHz Max Turbo or with a 8th Generation Intel Core i7 – 8650U quad-core processor with 4.2GHz Maz Turbo.

The two configurations of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 have the same Display and Memory with 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI), an Aspect Ratio of 3:2, Contrast Ratio of 1600:1, a 10 point multi touch G5 and 8GB or 16GM RAM 1866 MHz LPDDR3 respectively.

The two models of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 are both encased in a slim 312mm x 232mm x 13mm/23mm and would fit into your carry luggage quite conveniently to be taken along with you wherever you would like to sit and attend to your work just the way you would want to.

All three models of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 have long battery hours on which you could play back video for an impressive 17 hours making it one of the best batteries developed in the recent past.

Security for all three models are enhanced with the HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security grade protection with Windows Hello face sign in which is technology at its best.

An abundance of sensors are built into all three models with Ambient Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer all coining together to bring superlative performance and user friendly advantages.

The built in camera and audio / video enhancements are state of the art technology with the Windows Hello face authentication front facing camera, with 5.0MP with 1080p High Definition video.

The rear facing auto-focus camera is also enhanced with 8.0MP with 1080 HD video with Dual microphones for optimum and super efficient recording and playback.

The front facing stereo high quality Dolby speakers with Audio Premium Support supports Windows Sonic for stereo headphones to enjoy high quality audio.


  • High storage with either 256GB, 512GB or 1TB PCIe SSD
  • Connections are – 2 x full size USB 3.1 Gen1 / 1 x USB-C / 3.5mm headphone jack / 2 x surface connect ports (I in tablet and 1 in base) / Full size SD card reader
  • Wi Fi compatible with Bluetooth wireless 4.1 technology
  • Magnesium casing
  • 30 Day return policy
  • 90 Day FREE technical phone support
  • 12 Month in-store support and technical assistance
  • One FREE training session to transfer data and optimize performance
  • One year limited hardware warranty


  • Accessories to be purchased separately – Surface precision mouse / Surface dock / Surface pen / USB-C to HDMI adaptor
  • Software to be purchased – Office 365 Home / Office 365 Personal
  • Most other important accessories and software to be purchased separately which could cost a substantial amount excluding the price of any model of the Microsoft Surface Book 2.
  • Introductory prices too high for all models compared to other brands.


All three models of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 are really state of the art and has an abundance of features that could be enhanced to work for you at high speed and can be your office in your hands.

The introductory price may be quite high but other brands available do not have the same features and punch that these three models carry with them. You can configure your own at Microsoft Official Store.


Microsoft Surface Book 2 conclusion

Taking into account everything that the three models of the Microsoft Surface Book 2 offers the user and the state of the art configurations which are superlative no doubt; they are all good value for the money that you wood dole out.

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Lisa Nelson

Lisa is a full time author at mylaptopguide. She mastered in Computer Hardware recently and have great computer knowledge. In addition to that, she loves photo & video editing works and handles most of the editing work at mylaptopguide.

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