Today is a big day for Surface fans as Microsoft is announcing the Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7 and the Surface Laptop 3 at a big event in New York City.
Microsoft has announced Surface Laptop 3 with both Intel and AMD processors. Surface Laptop 3’s 13- and 15-inch models are the company’s new top-tier portable and full-fledged machines equipped with a metallic body.
Surface Laptop 3 features 10th-generation Intel processors and AMD Ryzen processors, and as well as keyboard upgrades.
Surface Laptop 3 full specifications
Microsoft is not dropping the Intel processors entirely, as the 13-inch model of the Surface Laptop 3 includes Intel’s 10th generation Ice Lake processor. On the other hand, AMD version of the Surface Laptop 3 features a 15-inch display with a custom Ryzen processor, which is based on the Ryzen 7.
Microsoft has worked with AMD to develop the powerful chipset and Windows 10 will also complement AMD’s processing technology.
The 15-inch model is also equipped with AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 graphics.
Here’s the price chart of the Surface Laptop 3:
- The 13.5-inch model with Intel Ice Lake Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage is priced at $999.
- The 13.5-inch model with Intel Ice Lake Core i5, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is priced at $1,299.
- The 13.5-inch model with Intel Ice Lake Core i7, 16GB of RAM, 256GB of SSD storage is priced at $1,599$.
- The 13.5-inch model with Intel Ice Lake Core i7, 16GB of RAM, 512GB of SSD storage is priced $1,999.
The Surface Laptop 3 with a 15-inch display and AMD processor starts at $1,199.
The other major upgrades to the Surface Laptop 3 includes the keyboard, which is now significantly better with a full 1.33mm key travel. It also features a 20% larger glass trackpad, USB-A and USB-C and Fast Charging to charge your device 80% in about an hour.