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Definition: Surface Laptop


Microsoft's laptop computer. Introduced in 2017, the Surface Laptop was the fourth computer under Microsoft's Surface brand. The first model featured Windows 10 S with easy upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. Subsequent models came with Windows 10 Home. Available with i5 or i7 CPUs, up to 1TB of solid state storage and 16GB of RAM, the Surface Laptop is ultra thin and weighs less than three pounds.

Surface Pro X - ARM Based
In 2019, the Pro X was introduced featuring the ARM-based SQ1 processor, developed by Qualcomm and Microsoft for running Windows software. ARM-based machines are noted for better battery life than x86 CPUs, and the Pro X is rated for 13 hours. See Windows 10 S and Surface versions.






The First Surface Laptop
Available in four colors including cobalt blue and burgundy, the keyboard is covered in Alcantara microfiber fabric for resistance to spills and stains. (Images courtesy of PCMag.com.)


 SURFACE LAPTOP MODELS               Runs
                              Max    All
              Windows      SSD/RAM   Win
 Current      Version  CPU   (GB)    Apps

 Pro X 13"    10 Home  SQ1   512/16  Yes
 Laptop 3 13" 10 Home  x86  1024/16  Yes
 Laptop 3 15" 10 Home  x86  1024/32  Yes
 Laptop 2 13" 10 Home  x86  1024/16  Yes


 First Model

 Laptop 13"   10 S     x86   512/16  Yes