Surface Book with Performance Base specs

Microsoft announced a refresh to its top-end Surface Book at its event in New York City, with boosted battery life and twice the graphics power. If you want to know everything that's inside it, check out the full specs list below.

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Display13.5-inch Pixel Sense display
Display Resolution3000 x 2000 at 267ppiAspect Ratio: 3:2
SoftwareWindows 10 Pro
Processor6th Gen Intel Core i7
Storage256GB, 512GB or 1TB Solid State Drive (SSD)
Memory8GB or 16GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GTX 965M 2GB
Rear Camera8MP with autofocus, 1080P recording
Front Camera5MPFull HD (1920 x 1080)Windows Hello face-authentication
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 Life16 hours of use
PenSurface Pen1,024 levels of pressure sensitivityMagnetic storage
Weight3.63lbs (inc keyboard)
Dimensions12.30" x 9.14" x 0.51 - 0.90" (312.3mm x 232.1mm x 13.0 - 22.8mm)

If you're interested the refreshed high-end Surface Book is up for pre-order right now at the Microsoft Store if you're in the U.S.

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