Microsoft Announces Surface Laptop 3

Microsoft has announced the launch of Surface Laptop 3 in the Thursday’s event in New York which also saw the launch of Surface Earbuds.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Launched!

The laptop by Microsoft comes in 2 sizes which are 13.5″ and 15″ respectively. It is available in 5 colors which are Sandstone(Metal), Platinium(fabric), Black(Metal), Platinum(Metal) and the Cobalt Blue(Fabric).

Microsoft Surface 3 Laptop
Microsoft Surface 3 Laptop

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Specs:

The Surface 3 laptop has support for touch screen and has ditched the Microsoft’s proprietary connector for USB-C, which allows usage of more adapters and peripherals.

The 13.5″ laptop has the 10nm 10th Generation IceLake Intel Core processors which are quad-core which is twice as fast as its predecessor and three times faster than MacBook Air.

AMD Surface Edition
AMD Surface Edition

15″ laptop has two new AMD Ryzen architecture processors in them which are called the “Ryzen Surface Edition” chips which are the fastest processor in its class today as mobile processors. Microsoft says it has extra integrated graphical power over a standard Ryzen chip as it has a extra core for graphics.

The battery life said by Microsoft is 11.5 Hours when the screen is set to 150 nits. The battery will charge up to 80% in an hour with the new fast charging support by the laptop. The screen supports 4K streaming and gaming at 1080p.

You can choose between a fabric covering the laptop deck or leaving it as plain aluminum finish. The size of the trackpad has become 20% bigger with the key travel being reduced from 1.5mm to 1.2mm will make the keystrokes nearly silent.

The laptop is now available for pre-order as of now and will start shipping on the 22nd of October. The prices start at $999 for 13.5″ and $1,199 for the 15″ one.

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