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Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a laptop that can be turned into a tablet. The 2-in-1 device comes with some of the most excellent features in the world of computers. It has a 4.2GHz processor, 16GB RAM and also marvel, among other awesome features. Read on to see Microsoft Surface Book 2 specs, features and price in Kenya.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Kenya
Microsoft Surface Book 2 Models | Source: Wikimedia Commons

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Display and Size

The Surface Book 2 has two models – 13-inch and 15-inch, and the display features PixelSense. Other display features include 3240 x 2160 resolution, 3:2 aspect ratio and also 267 PPI.

On the side of size, the 13-inch model measures 31.2 x 23.2 x 15.0cm while the 15-inch measures 34.3 x 25.1 x 15.0cm. The weight ranges between 1,533g and 1,905g, depending on the model and also the variant.

CPU Specs and Software

The laptop features the Core i7-8650U processor and offers a minimum of 3.2GHz speed (max 4.2GHz). Concerning the memory, the RAM is 8GB or 16GB while the storage is 256GB, 512GB or 1TB. As for the graphics cards, the device uses Intel HD or UHD Graphics 620 and also Core i5, Core i7 NVIDIA GTX 1050 (2GB) or NVIDIA GTX 1060 (6GB).

When it comes to the software, the computer runs Windows – no doubt about this as it is a Microsoft device. Other software or related features include Windows Hello Face Sign-In, TPM 2.0 hardware chip and also Common Criteria (CC, EAL4+, FIPS 140-2 level 2).

Multimedia and Connectivity

Under this division, the laptop has ports, audios, cameras, sensors and also wireless devices. Some of these features include two USB Type-A 3.1, one USB Type-C (with video and power in/out), USB 3.1 and also full-size SDXC card reader (UHS-II).

Other connectivity features include headphone jack (3.5mm), two surface connect ports and also built-in Xbox wireless. In addition, the Surface Book 2 has things such as Marvel, Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) and also Bluetooth 4.1.

As for the audio, the device has stereo speakers (with Dolby Audio), premium Windows sonic for headphones and also Dolby Atmos for headphones. Concerning the sensors, the computer has ambient light, accelerometer, gyroscope, IR camera and also magnetometer. As far as camera is concerned, the device has front 5.0MP camera (1080, 30FPS) and also rear 8.0MP (1080, 30FPS, auto-focus).

Design, Material and Color

The Microsoft laptop comes with a sleek and portable design. As mentioned above, it can be converted into a tablet at the press of a button. On the side of material and color, the main material is metal with plastic. Other materials include steel, rubber and glass. The popular colors are black, white and silver.

Battery and Power Supply

The batteries are two – one for the keyboard and another for the tablet. The total battery rating is 80WHr while the power consumption ranges between 39W and 95W. The battery life is up to 5 hours or 17 hours, depending on the device mode.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Price in Kenya

So what is the price of Surface Book 2 in Kenya? Well, the laptop costs between KSh. 150,000 and KSh. 250,000 (around $1,500 and $2,500), depending on the model and variant. For other laptops with near-similar features and price, see Apple MacBook Pro MPTV2 and also HP Pavilion x360.

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