Microsoft’s Surface Laptop !

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  1. cj_miranda23

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    Still a little pricey... I wish this had a Thunderbolt port for charging, that would have been awesome.
     
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    what sort of screen is it? will run a quad core i7 and smash 50gb of Raw photos in adobe lightroom ?
    or will just be another girlie mans machine to surf the net and collect email?
     
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    It doesn't run Windows 10. It has Windows 10 S (can only run windows store apps), so yea, its a $1000 netbook meant to compete with Chromebooks 1/2 the price
     
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    You realize you can upgrade to windows 10 pro for free until Dec 2017... They put 10s on it as more of a showcase, I wouldn't be surprised if you can actually opt to put pro on it from first boot up.
     
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    The TDLR report I read didn't mention this! thanks:)

    Still probably just an Ultrabook (glorified netbook) unless they put Iris or better graphics processor
     
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    Store page is up. Pre-order for 08/2017 o_O:eek:. Crazy long wait to be without $1000-$2200

    https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Surface-Laptop/productID.5102691100

    Top model is i7 with iris pro 640. Unfortunately it is 15W TDP dual core;

    would be far more interesting at the 28W TDP with iris 650 or better yet, the debut of the mythic ULV quad cores that where supposed to show up quarter 1

    Port selection is poor to say the least
    One full-size USB 3.0
    Mini DisplayPort
    Headset jack
    Surface Connect

    No thunderbolt USB C, Really!? couldn't squeeze one in?
     
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    Windows 10 Pro is a free upgrade that any owner can (and should) do. With that upgrade installed, it's a very stylish and distinctive MacBook competitor. I like it.
     
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    Yes, it's an Ultrabook, not a mobile workstation. There's a massive market for ultraportables for people outside of STEM. This is for those people.
     
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