Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001 (256 GB, 8 GB RAM, Intel i5, NVIDIA GeForce), CR9-00001 and CR7-00001 Review

Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001 (256 GB, 8 GB RAM, Intel i5, NVIDIA GeForce) Review

Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001, CR9-00001 and CR7-00001
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Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001 is the ultimate high performance creative 2-in-1 laptop and tablet with advanced technology, an amazing design and flexibility to perform even the most demanding tasks, with a very decent 13.5” PixelSense touch display with super sharp 3000 x 2000 pixel resolution and digitizer pen input support, the latest sixth generation dual core Skylake Intel i5-6300U processor at 2.4GHz speed up to 3GHz with turbo boost 2.0, ample 256GB Solid State Drive flash memory for fast start ups and much snappier performance, large 8GB DDR3L SDRAM memory, custom built Maxwell architecture NVIDIA GeForce graphics for gaming and multimedia performance and 64-bit Windows 10 Pro operating system. You get up to impressive 12 hour battery life of video playback (and around 8-9 hours for work) on a single charge from its lithium ion battery- will still give you 3-4 hours in tablet mode and can be charged in tablet mode.

Surface Book has a detachable backlit keyboard without 10-key numpad, glass trackpad that supports multiple gestures that work as they should and Surface Stylus Pen that is so much better than the previous version and easier to hold without the large buttons on it is included in the package. It doesn’t have a DVD Optical Drive or Ethernet but comes with the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, mini DisplayPort video out to output video to another screen, a full-size SD card reader all of which are located on the keyboard part and the combo audio jack for microphone and headphones (also has decent loud and clear stereo speakers) is to be found on the side of the tablet and has the power adapter slot and a TPM security chip. Despite all that it offers in terms of powerful graphics, beautiful very high resolution very clear and bright display with 100% Adobe RGB colour and overall performance, magnesium alloy chassis silver Surface Book weighs just 3.48 pounds as a laptop and 1.6 inch as a tablet and is only 0.9 inch thick as a laptop and 0.3 inch thick as a tablet (measures 12.3 x 9.1 x 0.3 to 0.9 inches) for portability.

Microsoft Surface Book SX3-00001 (256 GB, 8 GB RAM, Intel i5, NVIDIA GeForce) Review

Graphics card is the discrete NVIDIA GeForce that will let you play the latest games at medium settings and the integrated Intel HD graphics 520. You can easily edit videos and photos efficiently and smoothly on Adobe Premier Pro4 and play the latest games. You have the option to get with different configurations like with 128 GB SSD and without NVIDIA GPU (CR9-00001 model), or with a Skylake i7 processor and 256GB SSD (CQ9-00001) or i7 and 512GB SSD and 16GB memory with NVIDIA graphics (CR9-00001 model). 13.5 inch ultra sharp 10 point touch display has the IPS panel for up to 178 degree viewing angles with low glare and high contrast, 3000 x 2000 pixel resolution (267 ppi) and 3:2 image aspect ratio that is better than the regular movie oriented 16:9 ratio. It comes with the 5MP front and 8MP rear cameras with autofocus for very clear live Skype chats or taking still snapshots, dual built-in microphones and FHD video recording. Graphics card is found inside the keyboard base and you can only use the Intel HD integrated GPU on the tablet mode with detached keyboard. Warranty included is the standard for laptops and tablets- one year for parts and labor.

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