Microsoft has put the speakers behind the keyboard, using gaps between the keys as a sort of grille. This is the reason why it is slim. Since the speakers are behind the keyboard, the sound comes through loud and clear, however, there is a bit of deadening while typing simultaneously.
Sumera B. Reshi
Microsoft launched its new surface laptop which is a first for the Windows maker and is centered on the role of Windows products in education. It is a standard that runs stripped-down and it has more battery –efficient operating system called Windows 10 S. It has an educational set and can compete with Apple’s entry – level MacBook Air.
Microsoft Surface Laptop (Edge-on Low Angle)
The device measures 13.5 inches, at an aspect ratio of 3:2. Its screen area is similar to what a 14 – inch 16:9 laptop provides according to the Microsoft. Its resolution is 2,256×1, 504 pixels which is infrequent. The display is bordered by Corning Gorilla Glass for toughness; works with Microsoft’s Surface Pen and supports 10 point multi – touch. Therefore, you don’t need a separate drawing pad for the drawing purposes. Microsoft Surface Laptop is a combination of thin and light design with powerful components. It has gorgeous design, well built, great screen and has a very good performance.
As usual, Microsoft has been amazing its clientele with its range of surface devices. It has astonished its clients with the Surface Laptop which is sleek and powerful notebook and has been designed to be a platform for Windows 10 S.
In the recent past, Microsoft has produced devices such as the Surface Book & Surface Pro and has proved that it is able to produce flawless devices that can give tough competition to other products in the tech market like Apple. With the launch of Microsoft Surface Laptop, it has proved that it can fit powerful components into slim machines using custom designs.
Moreover, Windows 10 along with the Windows Store-focused Windows 10 S variant has been applauded by tech gurus. This new product which uses Windows 10 features such as Windows Hello biometric security and the Windows Ink support for Styluses has been welcomed and commended in the market.
With the exceptional design and powerful glasses of the Surface Laptop, it goes alongside Apple’s MacBook. Further, Microsoft Surface Laptop comes with an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB AM and 128GB SSD storage. But the next configuration has more powerful Intel i7 Core processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD storage and its more upgraded version includes Microsoft Surface Laptop with an Intel i7 Core processor, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage. This doubled space gives it more flexibility.
In addition, it has full aluminium lid & body which gives it a secure yet premium feel. Such a material keep the Surface Laptop light weighted and promises that it won’t dent or break at the slight knock.
Likewise the Surface Book, the Surface Laptop doesn’t feature an aluminium keyboard. In this case, Microsoft opted for plastic keys. It has used Alcantara fabric material, a material imported from Italy and laser-cut to fit the keyboard which gives the Surface Laptop a very nice feel when typing.
Microsoft has put the speakers behind the keyboard, using gaps between the keys as a sort of grille. This is the reason why it is slim. Since the speakers are behind the keyboard, the sound comes through loud and clear, however, there is a bit of deadening while typing simultaneously. This could be an issue which needs to be rectified by including audio jack allow to hook up the Surface Laptop to an external speaker.
Moreover, there is no USB – C port. It has number of ports mean the Surface Laptop can maintain a thin profile. It measures 14.48mm thick, making it thinner than the Dell XPS 13’s 15mm, though slightly thicker than the MacBook at 13.1 mm and HP Spectre at 13.7mm. The Surface Laptop is still pretty slim and weighs 1.25kg, which is lighter than the Dell’s 1. 29 kg though weighty than the MacBook, which is 1.08kg.
So what are you waiting for? Go and grab one for you.