Ahead of its Surface event on April 17, Microsoft has refreshed its Surface Book 2 bringing a brand-new variant with Intel’s latest 8th Gen quad-core Core i5 processor. The existing Intel Core i5-7300U 7th gen model is now noted on the Microsoft Store for an affordable cost, and the new 8th gen Intel Core i5 8350U version is offered for a cost of $1,499. The 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 is listed on the Microsoft website in three versions– the Intel Core i5 seventh gen version, the Intel Core i5 eighth gen variation, and the Intel Core i7 eighth gen variation.
The new quad-core Surface Book 2 was listed on third-party sellers website in United States and Germany because last month, and now Microsoft has actually finally upgraded its listing also. The 13-inch variant gets a processor upgrade, and the 15-inch Surface Book 2 is listed with 16GB RAM and Intel Core i7 8 gen processor just. The 13.5-inch version is listed in an 8GB RAM choice, where users can pick from 3 processor options pointed out above. The 16GB 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 option is only available in the Intel Core i7 8 gen processor.
The new 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 with 8GB RAM and Intel Core i5-8350U quad-core processor will feature 256GB of internal storage. This Intel offering has double the variety of cores and likewise has a slightly greater turbo frequency of 3.60 GHz. In addition, the Core i5-8350U has 6MB of clever cache while the Core i5-7300U has 3MB of smart cache memory.
As pointed out, this version is noted for $ 1,499 . The 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 version with the 7th gen Intel Core i5-7300U processor is listed for a discounted price of $1,299. Aside from the processor upgrade, the remainder of the requirements remain the exact same. The Surface Book 2 packs a 13.5-inch PixelSense (3000 x 2000 pixels) show with 3:2 aspect ratio.