The first Floor Book, which went on sale in February 2016, was Microsoft’s initial appropriate laptop computer. That unit was billed as the ultimate laptop computer, however Microsoft has just introduced a new variation which is said to be five occasions faster, presents a seventeen-hour battery daily life (70 % a lot more than the MacBook Pro) and features a new USB-C port.
There are two designs of the new Floor Book, one with a thirteen.5in monitor and the other 15in, and every come in numerous processor, storage and memory mixtures.
The most affordable choice is a thirteen.5in Floor Book 2 with a seventh-era Intel Core i5 chip, although other designs in the line-up run a most current-era Kaby Lake Core i7-8650U.
With both 8- or 16GB of RAM and up to a terabyte of flash storage, the new Floor Book signifies serious small business.
When is the Floor Book 2 launch date?
Pre-orders for the Floor Book 2 start out on 9 November, direct from Microsoft’s web site. The thirteen.5in product should really ship on sixteen November in the British isles, but it has not however been verified when the 15in Floor Book 2 will get there.
How a lot does the Floor Book 2 cost in the British isles?
Selling prices start off at £1,499 for the thirteen.5in product, and £2,499 for the 15in product.
thirteen-inch Floor Book 2:
- 2.6GHz dual-core Core i5-7500U 8GB RAM 256GB SSD: £1,499
- one.9GHz quad-core Core i7-8650U 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD dGPU: £1,999
- one.9GHz quad-core Core i7-8650U 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD dGPU: £2,499
- one.9GHz quad-core Core i7-8650U 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD dGPU: £2,999
fifteen-inch Floor Book 2:
- one.9GHz quad-core Core i7-8650U 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD dGPU: £2,499
- one.9GHz quad-core Core i7-8650U 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD dGPU: £2,899
- one.9GHz quad-core Core i7-8650U 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD dGPU: £3,299
Floor Book 2 functions and specifications
Several specifications are frequent amongst the two Floor Book 2 designs. The monitor is naturally bigger on the 15in product, which is clearly a very little larger and heavier total, but every has the exact processor, memory and storage options.
If you want the speediest graphics, however, the 15in model has a GTX 1060 chip with 6GB VRAM. (It can be this product that is described to be five occasions faster than the first Floor Book.)
Floor Book 2 also will come with a free 30-day demo for Microsoft Place of work.
|Floor Book 2 13.5in||Floor Book 2 15in|
|Price||From £1,499||From £2,499|
|Program||Home windows ten Pro Creators Update||Home windows ten Pro Creators Update|
|Display||thirteen.5in PixelSense (3000×2000, 267ppi, three:2)||15in PixelSense (3240×2160, 260ppi, three:2)|
|Processor||7th-gen Intel Core i5-7300U (three.5GHz Turbo)/eighth-gen Intel Core i7-8650U||eighth-gen Intel Core i7-8650U (4.2GHz Turbo)|
|GPU||Intel Hd Graphics 620/Intel UHD Graphics 620/GTX 1050 (2GB VRAM)||Intel UHD Graphics 620/GTX 1060 (6GB VRAM)|
|RAM||8GB/16GB 1866MHz LPDDR3||8GB/16GB 1866MHz LPDDR3|
|Storage||256GB/512GB/1TB SSD, SDXC card reader||256GB/512GB/1TB SSD, SDXC card reader|
|Connectivity||802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.one LE||802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.one LE, Xbox wireless|
|Ports||2x USB three., USB-C, 2x Floor Join||2x USB three., USB-C, 2x Floor Join|
|Cameras||8Mp rear, 5Mp front||8Mp rear, 5Mp front|
|Protection||HW TPM 2., Home windows Hello there experience authentication||HW TPM 2., Home windows Hello there experience authentication|
|Audio||three.5mm headphone jack, dual mics, front facing stereo speakers, Dolby audio||three.5mm headphone jack, dual mics, front-facing stereo speakers, Dolby Audio|