Microsoft announces new Surface Book 3 convertibles. The new variants are again available in 13.5″ and 15″ and are equipped with Intel CPUs of the tenth generation. The 15″ model can be equipped with a 1660 Ti or a Quadro RTX 3000 GPU.
Microsoft will ship the Surface Book 3 with up to 32GB of lpddr4x-3733 memory and claims to use “the fastest SSD the company has ever deployed.” There are configurations with the Core i5-1035G7 and with the Core i7-1065G7. Both are quadcores of the Ice Lake generation, which are made at 10nm.
The large 15″ model can be supplied with a GTX 1660 Ti with 6GB gddr6 memory. The 13.5″ version contains a maximum of a GTX 1650 with 4GB gddr5. There will also be a 15″ variant with Nvidia Quadro RTX 3000 GPU. It is made on the basis of the chip that is also used for the GeForce RTX 2070 video card.
The 13.5″ version of the Surface Book 3 has a resolution of 3000×2000 pixels. The 15″ version has a resolution of 3240×2160 pixels. In both cases, it is a touchscreen with 3:2 ratio. The new Surface Book 3 models will be available from June 5 and the cheapest model costs 1799 euros.
Microsoft also introduces the Surface Dock 2, a dock that is magnetically connected. In addition, Microsoft is releasing the USB-C Travel Hub. This is a USB-C hub with a network connection and the option to connect screens. The hub costs 110 euros and will be released on May 26. The new dock will appear on the same date and will cost 230 euros.