Surface Laptop 4 was officially announced this Tuesday by Microsoft. The new ultra-thin notebook from North America has been revamped for 2021 and brings improvements in performance, connectivity and autonomy.
With the announcement of the new laptop, Microsoft has also started pre-selling, and the Surface Laptop 4 can be booked in Portugal starting at € 1,149.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4: Microsoft’s commitment to developing the resulting design
Surface Laptop 4 comes to the market with a design very similar to its predecessor and is, more appropriately, an evolution. The new ultra-thin laptop maintains the same type of construction, giving the user the option to configure in aluminum or Alcantara, in matte black and platinum colors.
Surface Laptop size setting maintains 13.5 and 15-inch Full HD touch screen options in 3: 2 format, at 201 ppi.
Despite keeping the same type of keyboard as the previous version, the Surface Laptop 4 now has a slightly larger glass trackpad, which is a bit close to the quality of the MacBook Pro trackpad, which many consider the market reference. Also included are a new high-resolution front camera, microphones and a Dolby Atmos Omnisonic sound system designed for the world of work.
Microsoft again gives the choice between an Intel or AMD processor
As in previous versions of its ultrabook, Microsoft again offers processor options from Intel and AMD. This time, we have the new eleventh generation Intel Tiger Lake processors, with Core i5 and i7 chipsets, with an option for AMD Ryzen 5 4680U (13.5-inch version) and Ryzen 7 4980U (in 15-inch version) processors, only criticize here the lack of a processor AMD Ryzen 5000, the latest generation of AMD mobile processors.
The processor power is also accompanied by faster SSD storage, than 256 or 512 GB, while there is also a choice between 8 and 16 GB of RAM. These versions are available for pre-booking right away, with space for a 32GB RAM and 1TB version of storage that will arrive later this year.
In the wireless disconnect, Surface Laptop 4 comes with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0, I / O completes as follows:
- 1 USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 port;
- 1 USB-A Port;
- 1 3.5mm audio jack;
- Entrada Service Connect.
Finally, it’s worth emphasizing the independence of your new Surface Laptop 4. According to Microsoft, the 13.5-inch version is the most efficient, and guarantees up to 19 hours of use, while the 15-inch model stays at 17.5 inches. Hours. Both take advantage of fast loading.
Pricing and availability
As mentioned above, the pre-sale of the new Surface Laptop 4 will start in Portugal from today onwards Official Microsoft site. The official start date of sales has been set for April 27, so those interested will be able to guarantee their unit reservation now, with some Surface Earbuds included in the pre-sale price.
As for the prices, the basic version of the 13.5-inch model starts at 1,149 euros, while the 15-inch version increases to 1,499 euros. The prices of the various issues are listed as follows:
Surface Laptop 4 13.5 ″
- AMD Ryzen 5 4680U (8 GB + 256 GB) – 1149.00 euros;
- Intel Core i5 (8 GB + 512 GB) – 1499.00 euros;
- Intel Core i5 (16 GB + 512 GB) – 1669.00 euros;
- Intel Core i7 (16 GB + 512 GB) – 1899.00 euros;
Surface Laptop 15
- AMD Ryzen 7 4980U (8 GB + 256 GB) – 1499.00 euros;
- AMD Ryzen 7 4980U (8 GB + 256 GB) – 1699.00 euros;
- Intel Core i7 (16 GB + 512 GB) – 1999.00 euros;
- AMD Ryzen 7 4980U (8 GB + 256 GB) – 1,899.00 euros;
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