Microsoft is now accepting pre-orders for the Surface Book

Microsoft is now accepting pre-orders of its recently announced [Surface Book](/surface-book in the U.S., with prices ranging from $1499 to $2699 depending on your configuration preference. The 13.5-inch laptop is the first of its kind from Microsoft, and features a 3000 x 2000 resolution and weighs in at just 1.6 pounds. The 2-in-1 is utilizes a new technology known as Muscle Lock wire to attach the display and keyboard securely, and the Dynamic Fulcrum Hinge unrolls and extends as you open the display.

Microsoft will be offering five different configurations of the Surface Book, with the base model offering 128GB SSD, 8GB of RAM and an Intel Core i5 processor for $1499. The next bump up replaces the hard drive with a 256GB SSD along with 8GB of RAM and Intel's Core i5 for $1699. Above that is where you will see the new discrete GPU, which Microsoft claims will help big time with performance. For $1899 you get the discrete GPU, 256GB SSD, Intel's Core i5 and 8GB of RAM.

If you are looking for Intel's Core i7, pricing starts at $2099, which gets you a 256GB SSD, 8GB of RAM and the dGPU. The top of the line model comes in at $2699, which offers 512GB SSD, 16GB of RAM and the discrete GPU. You can pre-order your Surface Book now directly from Microsoft at the link below. Here is a full list of the specs in the Surface Book.

Pre-order the Surface Book from $1499 at Microsoft