Microsoft's Surface Laptop Studio 2 Is Better Than the First

Microsoft's Surface Laptop Studio 2 Is Better Than the First

News by Roberto Orosa
Published: September 22, 2023

The next iteration of Microsoft's Surface Laptop Studio is coming out with some notable upgrades, it was confirmed during Microsoft's launch event in New York City. 

The tech giant claims that the Surface Laptop Studio 2 has over twice the computing power of its predecessor, making it the "most powerful Surface yet."

While it maintains the overall look of the original, the new laptop will be running on 13th Generation chips with an Nvidia RTX 4050 or RTX 4060 GPU inside, as well as an Intel Neural Processing Unit (NPU) — a first for any Windows device.

It also includes a 14.4-inch touchscreen (the same size as its predecessor) that Microsoft claims is its "most inclusive touchpad on any laptop." With this, users can seamlessly transition from laptop, to display, to a creative canvas perfect for illustrating. 

Additionally, the Studio 2 contains two USB-C ports, one USB-A port, and a microSD card reader.

Release DateOctober 3, 2023
Pre-order AvailabilityYes
Processor13th Gen
GraphicsNvidia RTX 4050 / RTX 4060
Display14.4-inch touchscreen
Ports2 x USB-C, 1 x USB-A
Card ReaderMicroSD card reader

The Surface Laptop Studio 2 will be priced at $1,999 — a few hundred dollars more expensive than its first iteration. Those interested can pre-order the device now, while shipping officially starts on October 3.

Edited by Nikola Djuric

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