The Surface Book will soon be available in 10 new markets

More people will soon be able to buy the Surface Book. Microsoft just announced that pre-orders for the Surface Book start tomorrow in Austria, Australia, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, and New Zealand. It will also be coming soon to Japan, with India following in the coming weeks. The announcement comes after being recently available for pre-order in China and Hong Kong.

According to Microsoft, Windows 10 devices had an incredible holiday, led by strong demand for Xbox One, Surface Pro and Surface Book.

"Coming off a great holiday in the US and Canada, we are excited to bring Surface to more people in more markets." - Microsoft

The Surface Book features a 13.5-inch display with 267 pixels per inch (PPI), backlit keys, and PixelSense for touch. Inside the Surface Book is the latest NVIDIA GeForce GPU, GDDR5 RAM, and a 6th-gen Intel Core Skylake Processor.

Surface Book specs

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Display13.5-inch Pixel Sense displayContrast Ratio: 1800:1
Display Resolution3000 x 2000 at 267ppiAspect Ratio: 3:2
SoftwareWindows 10 Pro
Processor6th Gen Intel Core i7 dual-core
Storage512GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
Memory16GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce custom graphics (GPU)
Rear Camera8MP with autofocus, 1080P recording
Front Camera5MPFull HD (1920 x 1080)Windows Hello face-authentication
SpeakersFront-facing stereo speakers with Dolby audio
PortsTwo full-size USB 3.0, Full-size SD card reader, Surface Connect, Headset jack, Mini DisplayPort
SensorsSensors, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
SecurityTPM chip for enterprise security
Battery Life12 hours of use
PenSurface Pen1,024 levels of pressure sensitivityMagnetic storage
Power Supply36W power supply with USB chargin port65W power supply with USB charging power (discrete GPU SKU)
Weight1.6lbs (tablet)3.48lbs (full)
DimensionsLaptop: 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)

Make sure to watch Daniel's unboxing and first impressions of the Surface Book if you haven't seen it yet. Will you be getting the Surface Book once it hits your market? Let us know in the comments!

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Source: Microsoft Blog

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