The existing Intel Core i5-7300U 7th gen version is now listed on the Microsoft Store for a discounted price, and also the new 8th gen Intel Core i5 8350U variant can be obtained for a price of $1,499 (approximately Rs.108,300). The 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 is recorded on the Microsoft website in three variants — the Intel Core i5 seventh gen variant, the Intel Core i5 eighth gen variant, and the Intel Core i7 eighth gen variant.
The new quad-core Surface Book 2 was recorded on third-party vendors site in US and Germany since last month, and now Microsoft has updated its listing too. The 13-inch version gets a processor update, and also the 15-inch Surface Novel two is recorded with 16GB RAM and Intel Core i7 eight gen processor just. The 13.5-inch variant is recorded in an 8GB RAM option, where users can select from three processor options mentioned above. The 16GB 13.5-inch Surface Novel two option is only available in the Intel Core i7 eight gen processor.
The new 13.5-inch Surface Novel two with 8GB RAM and Intel Core i5-8350U quad-core processor will include 256GB of internal storage. This Intel offering has double the number of cores and also has a marginally higher turbo frequency of 3.60GHz. Additionally, the Core i5-8350U has 6MB of smart cache while the Core i5-7300U has 3MB of smart cache memory.
As previously mentioned, this version is currently listed for $ 1,499 (roughly Rs.108,300). The 13.5-inch Surface Novel two variant with the 7th gen Intel Core i5-7300U processor is recorded for a discounted price of $1,299 (approximately Rs. 89,900). Besides the processor update, the rest of the specifications remain the same. The Surface Novel 2 packs a 13.5-inch PixelSense (3000 x 2000 pixels) display with 3:2 aspect ratio.