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Microsoft announces availability of Surface Book 2 in India

Surface Book 2 (15-inch) coming to all current Surface markets Surface Book 2 coming to all Surface markets; pre-orders for 17 new markets begin today
Doris Mccormick | 18 January, 2018, 15:15

Microsoft will also launch both versions of the Surface Book 2 in China, Hong Kong, India, Italy and more starting in February.

Microsoft on Wednesday announced that its 2-in-1 detachable Surface Book 2 is coming to all Surface markets, including India. The company initially launched the Surface Book 2 13-inch in a handful of countries, but the larger and more powerful 15-inch variant was only available in the United States. The Redmond-based software giant first launched its new 13-inch and 15-inch Surface Book 2 notebooks as successor to first generation Surface Book in October past year. Microsoft claims the Surface Book 2 is up to five times more powerful than the original and is twice as powerful as the latest MacBook Pro.

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Microsoft has announced that it will bring the Surface Book 2 laptop in India. The Surface 2 laptops can run for up to 17 hours between charges, offer multi-mode use with their 360-degree hinges, and work well for creatives with touch, Surface Pen and Surface Dial input. This gets you 256GB of storage, 8GB of RAM and an Intel HD Graphics 620 GPU as standard. Released first in the U.S. in November 2017, the Surface Book 2 comes in 13-inch and 15-inch screen sizes. On the specification, the notebooks are powered by 7th generation Intel Kaby Lake processors and 8th generation Intel Coffee Lake processors. It started with the line of Surface tablets and eventually expanded into the Surface Book.

The top of the range 15 inch model that includes 16GB RAM and a whopping 1 TB of storage is priced at $3,299. The 15-inch model also supports built-in Xbox One wireless support, letting users easily pair gaming pad with no additional cords or dongles. On the connectivity front, the Surface Book 2 comes with an array of connectivity options, including USB-A, USB-C, and full-size SD card reader.

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