Yesterday at its Education event Microsoft announced the new Surface Laptop a very elegant looking device. Microsoft have opened up pre-orders for the device in its UK store, there are four model:

  • £979 – 128GB / Core i5 / 4GB
  • £1249 – 256GB / Core i5 / 8GB
  • £1549 – 256GB / Core i7 / 8GB
  • £2149 – 512GB / Core i7 / 16GB

No pen is included but it does work with the current range of pens. It ships with Windows 10 S (there is a free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro available) and a year’s Office 365 Personal is included.

You can’t pick the colour like you can in the US and the devices will be released in June for the i5 models and August for i7.

Here are the specs for the new Surface Laptop. It comes in i5 or i7 processor options, up to 512GB SSD and up to 16GB RAM.

Anybody ordering one?

Here are the specs:

Dimensions 12.13″ x 8.79″ x .57″ (308.1 mm x 223.27 mm x 14.48 mm)
Display Screen: 13.5″ PixelSense™ Display Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI) Aspect ratio: 3:2 3.4 million pixels Surface Pen* enabled Touch: 10 point multi-touch Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Memory 4GB, 8GB or 16GB RAM
Processor 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7
Security TPM chip Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
Software Windows 10 S1Prefer to run non-Store apps? Easily switch to Windows 10 Pro for free until Dec 31, 2017.Introductory offer: Includes 1 year of Office 365 Personal4
Sensors Ambient light sensor
Storage2 Solid state drive (SSD) options: 128GB, 256GB or 512GB
Weight 2.76 lbs (1,252 grams)
Battery life Up to 14.5 hours of video playback3
Graphics Intel® HD 620 (i5)Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640 (i7)
Connections USB 3.0Headset jackMini DisplayPortSurface Connect™
Camera, video and audio Windows Hello face sign-in camera720p HD camera (front-facing)Stereo microphonesOmnisonic speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium3.5mm headphone jack
Wireless Wi-Fi: 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatibleBluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Exterior Casing: Aluminium Colour: Platinum Physical buttons: Volume, Power
Warranty 1-year limited hardware warranty

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