Surface Laptop (1st Gen) and Windows 10 S
Surface Laptop (1st Gen) comes with Windows 10 S. It's the familiar Windows you've always counted on, streamlined for security and superior performance.
You can switch from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 at no additional charge. Once you switch out of S mode, you can't switch back. For more info, see Switching out of S mode in Windows 10.
Not sure which edition of Windows you have? See Which Windows operating system am I running?
If you're not sure which Surface model you're using, see Which Surface model do I have?
Diagrams of Surface Laptop (1st Gen)
Not sure where to plug something in or how to turn up the volume? We've got you covered. Here are a few diagrams to help you find your way around.
- Windows Hello facial recognition camera
- Front-facing camera
- Power button
- USB 3.0 port
- Mini DisplayPort (version 1.2)
- Headset jack
Surface Laptop (1st Gen) hardware specifications
|Dimensions||12.13” x 8.79” x .57” (308.1 mm x 223.27 mm x 14.48 mm)|
|Display||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
|Memory||4GB, 8GB, or 16GB RAM|
|Processor||7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7|
|Security||TPM chip |
Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
|Software||Windows 10 in S mode *2|
|Sensors||Ambient light sensor|
|Storage *3||Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB|
|Weight||i5 2.76lbs (1,252 grams) |
i7 2.83lbs (1,283 grams)
|Battery life||Up to 14.5 hours of video playback *4|
|Graphics||Intel® HD 620 (i5) |
Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640 (i7)
|Connections||USB 3.0 |
Compatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction *
|Camera, video and audio||Windows Hello face sign-in camera |
720p HD camera (front-facing)
Omnisonic speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
3.5mm headphone jack
|Wireless||Wi-Fi: 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible |
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 LE
|Exterior||Casing: Aluminum |
Colors: Burgundy, Platinum, Cobalt Blue, Graphite Gold *1
Physical buttons: Volume, Power
|Warranty||1-year limited hardware warranty|
|What’s in the box||Surface Laptop |
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents
|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
* Type Cover, Surface Dial, Microsoft Office, and some software and accessories sold separately. Surface Pen sold separately for Surface Go, Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, and Surface Book 2.
*1 Colors available on selected models only; available colors may vary by store.
*2 Windows 10 in S mode works exclusively with apps from the Microsoft Store within Windows and accessories that are compatible with Windows 10 in S mode. A one-way switch out of S mode is available. Learn more at Windows 10 in S mode FAQ.
*4 Up to 14.5 hours of video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in April 2017 using Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM devices. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.