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Surface Laptop 2 specs and features

Surface Laptop 2 has both style and speed to help you get things done the way you want.

Note: Some products might not be available in your country or region.

Surface Laptop 2 and Windows 10

Surface Laptop 2 comes with:

  • Windows 10 Home edition (consumer customers)

  • Windows 10 Pro edition (commercial customers)

If you have Windows 10 Home on your device, you can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for an additional cost. For more info, see Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro.

You can upgrade your Surface Laptop 2 from Windows 10 to Windows 11. For more info, see Which Surface device can be upgraded to Windows 11?

Not sure which edition of Windows you have? See Which version of Windows operating system am I running?

If you're not sure which Surface model you're using, see Find out which Surface model you have.

Diagram of Surface Laptop 2

Here are a couple diagrams to help you find your way around Surface Laptop 2.


  1. Windows Hello facial recognition camera

  2. Front-facing camera

  3. Power button

  4. SurfaceConnect


  1. USB 3.0 port

  2. Mini DisplayPort (version 1.2)

  3. Headset jack

Surface Laptop 2 features

Beautifully designed and crafted

Surface Laptop 2 complements your personal style and it's all about beautiful details—right down to a design that lets you effortlessly open your laptop with one hand. The soft palm rest, responsive keyboard, and large touchpad bring typing comfort to a whole new level. Plus, the Signature Alcantara® fabric on the keyboard and palm rest is stain-resistant, wears beautifully, and is specially treated for easy cleaning.

Portable and powerful

You don’t have to choose between the power to do what you want and traveling light. Surface Laptop 2 comes with an 8th-generation Intel® Core™ processor that’ll breeze through any task, and a battery that’s powerful enough to last all day. And at just 2.7 pounds, Surface Laptop 2 fits easily in your bag without weighing you down.

A stunning screen

The 13.5” PixelSense™ display with touchscreen has razor-sharp resolution for photos, videos, reports, and presentations. And the edge-to-edge display means more space for your ideas.

Make it your own

Customize the way you use your Surface Laptop 2 with these optional accessories:

Tech specs


12.13” x 8.79” x .57” (308.1 mm x 223.27 mm x 14.48 mm)


Screen: 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI)
Aspect ratio: 3:2 3.4 million pixels
Surface Pen* enabled
Touch: 10 point multi-touch Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3


8GB or 16GB RAM


Intel® Core™ 8th Gen i5 or i7

Battery life

Up to 14.5 hours of local video playback1


Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (i5)
Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (i7)


Solid-state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB


1 x full-size USB 3.0
3.5 mm headphone jack
Mini DisplayPort 1 x
Surface Connect port
Compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction*


TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in

Cameras, video, and audio

Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
720p HD camera (front-facing)
Stereo microphones
Omnisonic Speakers with Dolby® Audio™


Surface Laptop 2
Windows 10 Home
Microsoft 365 30-day trial
Surface Laptop 2 for Business
Windows 10 Pro
1 month trial for new Microsoft 365 customers


Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology


Ambient light sensor


Casing: Aluminum
Colors: Burgundy, Platinum, Cobalt Blue, Black2
Physical buttons: Volume, Power

What’s in the box

Surface Laptop 2
Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents


1-year limited hardware warranty


i5: 2.76 lbs (1,252 grams)
i7: 2.83 lbs (1,283 grams)

* Type Cover, Surface Dial, Microsoft Office, Surface Pen, and some software and accessories sold separately.

[1] Surface Laptop 2 battery life: Up to 14.5 hours of battery life for local video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2018 using preproduction Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during local 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.

[2] Colors available on selected models only. Available colors may vary by store, market, and configuration.

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

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