Surface Book tech specs

Applies to: Surface Book

Dimensions
  • Surface Book: 12.30” x 9.14” x 0.51 - 0.90” (312.3mm x 232.1mm x 13.0 - 22.8mm)
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: 12.30” x 9.14” x 0.59 - 0.90” (312.3mm x 232.1mm x 14.9 - 22.8mm)
Display
  • Screen: 13.5” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 3000 x 2000 (267 PPI)
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1700:1
  • Surface Pen enabled
  • Touch: 10 point multi-touch

Memory

8GB or 16GB RAM

Processor

6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7

Security

  • TPM chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello1 face sign-in
Software
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Office 30-day trial
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Hall effect
What's in the box
  • Surface Book or Surface Book with Performance Base
  • Surface Pen
  • Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Weight
  • Surface Book: Starting at 3.34 lbs (1,516 g) including keyboard
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: 3.68 lbs (1,647 g) including keyboard
Storage4 Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB
Battery life
  • Surface Book: Up to 12 hours of video playback2
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: Up to 16 hours of video playback3
Graphics
  • Surface Book: i5: Intel® HD graphics 520;
  • i5/i7: NVIDIA® GeForce® dGPU with 1GB GDDR5 memory
  • Surface Book with Performance Base: i7: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 965M 2GB GPU
Connections and expansions
  • Two full-size USB 3.0
  • Full-size SD™ card reader (SDXC compatible)
  • Two Surface Connect ports
  • Headset jack
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Compatible with Surface Dial Off-Screen Interaction*
Cameras, video, and audio
  • Windows Hello4 face sign-in camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP camera with 1080p HD video (front-facing)
  • 8.0MP autofocus camera with 1080p HD video (rear-facing)
  • Dual microphones
  • Stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
Wireless
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Exterior
  • Casing: Magnesium
  • Color: Silver
  • Physical buttons: Volume, Power
Warranty 1-year limited hardware warranty
Best-in-class support from Microsoft Store
  • 30-day return policy
  • 90 days of free technical phone support
  • 12 months in-store support and technical assistance
  • 1 free training session and Surface device health check

 

* Sold separately.

1 Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.

2 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 setting, usage, and other factors.

3 Up to 16 hours of video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in August 2016 using preproduction Intel® Core™ i7, 1TB, 16 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. 1 GB= 1 billion bytes. See Surface.com/Storage for more details.