Microsoft has unveiled its 2023 lineup of Surface products. It includes the Surface Go 4, Surface Laptop Go 3, and Surface Laptop Studio 2. The company is touting the new Surface Laptop Studio 2 as the most powerful Surface ever built. It is evident from all the upgrades that it has received over its predecessor. You get an upgraded CPU, GPU, more RAM, and even an Intel NPU. Here is a detailed look at what it offers and for how much.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 Price and Availability
The Surface Laptop Studio 2 is available in multiple configurations with up to 64GB RAM, up to 2TB SSD, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 GPU. It starts at USD 1,199.99 and goes all the way up to USD 3,699.99. All variants are powered by the same 13th Gen Intel Core i7 processor.
- 16GB RAM with 512GB SSD and Intel Iris Xe GPU for USD 1,199.99
- 16GB RAM with 512GB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 GPU for USD 2,399.99
- 32GB RAM with 1TB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 GPU for USD 2,799.99
- 64GB RAM with 1TB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 GPU for USD 3,299.99
- 32GB RAM with 1TB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2000 Ada GPU for USD 3,599.99
- 64GB RAM with 2TB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 GPU for USD 3,699.99
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 Specifications and Features
The Surface Laptop Studio 2 sports a 14.4-inch PixelSense Flow touchscreen display with 3:2 aspect ratio, 2400 x 1600 pixels resolution, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The panel supports up to 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision IQ, and HDR. It is packed with Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Atmos which makes it a complete entertainment package.
For those who care more about performance, the new-generation laptop is packed with a 13th Gen Intel Core i7 H-series processor. There are different GPU options that go up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060. Microsoft is claiming twice the graphics performance on the new edition. It is also the first Windows PC to feature an Intel Neural Processing Unit (NPU).
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2
The buyers will have an option to choose from 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB LPDDR5X RAM. It is the first time we are seeing 64GB RAM on a Surface device. The storage options include 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB removable SSD. There are two USB-C ports, one USB-A port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Surface Connect port, a microSD card reader, and an improved haptic touchpad. You also get the Surface Slim Pen 2 stylus that comes with built-in storage and charging.
The USP of Surface Laptop Studio has been its flexibility where it can be used in different modes. You can use it in Laptop mode for productivity, Studio mode for creativity, and Stage mode for entertainment. It has a 1080p webcam with Windows Studio Effects and Windows Hello 2.0 facial recognition support.
The Surface Laptop Studio 2 has WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 wireless connectivity. It will ship with Windows 11 Home for general consumers and with Windows 11 Pro for commercial customers.