Last week we reviewed the Surface Pro 4 in-depth. Unfortunately, we were not given a Surface Book review due to limited quantities. We know you folks demand more from us so what else to do but buy one on day one at a Microsoft Store?

Luckily, we were able to walk into the New York City flagship location around 3PM and still pick up the hard-to-find Core i7 version with 512 GB of storage and a nice heaping 16 GB of RAM. Plus, yeah, it has that nifty Nvidia GPU on board too. Cost before tax? $2,699.99. Yowza!

We roll hard.

Although we plan on reviewing this impressive hardware next week, for now we'll do a quick unboxing and hands-on of the latest Surface. Have you pre-orderd? Still deciding which Surface to get? Sound off in comments and let us know what you think!

Order the Surface Book from $1499 at Microsoft

Category Specification
Display 13.5-inch Pixel Sense display
Contrast Ratio: 1800:1
Display Resolution 3000 x 2000 at 267ppi
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Software Windows 10 Pro
Processor 6th Gen Intel Core i7 dual-core
Storage 512GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
Memory 16GB RAM
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce custom graphics (GPU)
Rear Camera 8MP with autofocus, 1080P recording
Front Camera 5MP
Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Windows Hello face-authentication
Speakers Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio
Ports Two full-size USB 3.0, Full-size SD card reader, Surface Connect, Headset jack, Mini DisplayPort
Sensors Sensors, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Security TPM chip for enterprise security
Battery Life 12 hours of use
Pen Surface Pen
1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity
Magnetic storage
Power Supply 36W power supply with USB chargin port
65W power supply with USB charging power (discrete GPU SKU)
Weight 1.6lbs (tablet)
3.48lbs (full)
Dimensions Laptop: 9.14 x 12.30 x 0.51- 0.90 in ( 232.1 x 312.3 x 13 -22.8 mm)
Clipboard: 8.67 x 12.30 x 0.30 in (220.2 x 312.3 x 7.7 mm)