microsoft announced the launch of a new laptop, we talked about the Surface Laptop 5which boasts an ultra-thin, lightweight design, and all with great autonomy.
Before each, this equipment is available in two different sizes, one with a panel of 13.5 incheswith a resolution of 2,256 x 1,504 pixels (3:2), and another of 15 inches with a resolution of 2,496 x 1,664 pixels (3:2). Both offer a 1,300:1 contrast ratio, the laminated Gorilla Glass 5 to add a layer of protection (except for the 13.5″ with alcantara finish, which uses Gorilla Glass 3), and in both cases a IPS multi-touch panel of 10 points.
Complete specifications of the Surface Laptop 5
Let’s go to what matters, and that is that both teams are propelled by a Intel Core i7-1255U 10 cores and 12 processing threads (2x P-Core + 8x E-Core), while the 13.5-inch model has a more basic starter version with a Intel Core i5-1235U with the same configuration of cores but slower (from 4.70 GHz Turbo to 4.40 GHz).
These CPUs are accompanied by integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics, configurations of 8, 16 and 32 GB of RAM memory LPDDR5X at 5,200 MHz, and a storage unit NVMe SSDs of 256 GB, 512 GB or 1 TB of capacity.
All teams share an Omnisonic speaker system with Dolby Atmos sound technology, two “studio” quality microphones, access to one USB-C 4.0 port / Thunderbolt 4 / fast charging port, 1x USB 3.1, Surface Connect and headphone jack, 720p webcam, and we finish with WiFi 6 + Bluetooth 5.1 wireless connectivity.
“Speed multitasking powered by 12th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processors based on the Intel Evo platform, with Windows 11 and a vibrant touch screen. Modern and stylish, with a choice of size. Plus a battery life for real life so you can do things your way, all day. Surface Laptop 5 gives you the perfect balance to do it all.”
Other information, availability and price
The 13.5-inch Surface Laptop 5 has 14.5mm thickweighing 1,297 grams with the metal chassis (1,272 grams with the textile finish), and offers up to 18 hours of autonomy. On the other hand, the 15-inch has 14.7mm thick with a weight of 1,560 grams and an autonomy of up to 17 hours duration.
All computers bring the operating system Windows 11 Home pre-installed. Along with the OS, 30 days of free access to the Microsoft 365 office suite are added, in addition to 30 days of access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. While you won’t be able to play much, at least you get service to the xCloud cloud service.
The 13.5-inch Surface Laptop 5 has a starting price of 1,179 euros (Core i5, 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD with alcantara finish), while the metallic model starts at €1,449 with a 512GB SSD.
The 15″ Surface Laptop 5 They start at a price of 1,749 euros (Core i7, 8 GB RAM + 512 GB SSD), having to payr2,079 euros for the 16 GB of RAM, or 2,739 euros for the 32 GB of RAM and 1 TB SSD. At these prices, even an Apple laptop seems like a great option.