There is a lot of time before Redmond-based Microsoft will release its next-gen Surface Laptop 5. But the latter is already the talk of the town.
For instance, today, WindowsPrime disclosed some key features of the forthcoming Microsoft notebook. Say, from the shared information, we can learn that the Surface Laptop 5 will have two versions coming with 13.5-inch and 15-inch screens. But this is not all.
Surface Laptop 5 Features
In order to provide top-level productivity and smooth viewing performance, the upcoming laptops will boast refined PixelSense 120Hz refresh rate display panels. Also, these panels will have 201PPI, 3:2 aspect ratio, and 1500:1 contrast ratio. As you understand, they will be capable of providing real color reproduction and vivid visuals like never before. Other than that, these are touchscreens supporting 10-point multi-touch.
Inside, the mentioned two laptops will carry the latest Intel or AMD chips. Say, the 13.5-inch version will sport either the 12th gen. Intel Core i5-1240P and an i7-1280P processor or the AMD Ryzen 7 6680U mobile processor with the Radeon graphics. As for its sibling, the 15-inch version will have an option between 12th gen. Intel Core i7-1280P processor or the AMD Ryzen 7 6980U mobile processor with Radeon graphics (Microsoft Surface Edition).
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As a reference, the Surface Laptop 4 was packed with the 11th gen. Intel core processor or the AMD Ryzen 7 4980U mobile processor.
In terms of graphics, the Surface Laptop 5 will come with a choice between Intel Iris Xe graphics and the Radeon graphics.
Well, not to allow any app and program to run out of memory, the Surface Laptop 5 will sport improved memory and storage capacities. Users will be able to choose from storage variants of 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB SSD as well as RAM variants of 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB DDR4 RAM.
The leaked information proves that the Surface Laptop 5 will ensure 17.5 – 21 hours of autonomy. It will vary from model to model depending on processor and display. The Laptop 4’s battery life was ranging from 17 to 19 hours.
Microsoft has made the interfaces more interesting. Say, the Surface Laptop 5 will have USB-A, 3.5 mm headphone jack, the Surface connector port, and two USB-C with USB 4.0 or the Thunderbolt 4. The latter is not available on Laptop 4. Of course, it will support Wi-Fi 6 with 802.11ax compatibility as well as Bluetooth 5.1.
As we are talking about the latest and most powerful laptops of the company, it’s reasonable to see Windows Hello face authentication feature on them. It will be implemented through the front camera that also supports 1080p resolution video calling.
The Surface Laptop 5 will come pre-installed with the Windows 11 OS with a 30-days free trial of the Microsoft 365 family.
Customers will be able to choose the color option they like from available color variants – Platinum, Ice blue, Matte Black, and Sandstone metal.