The existing Intel Core i5-7300U 7th gen version is now listed on the Microsoft Store to get a discounted price, and also the new 8th gen Intel Core i5 8350U version is available for a cost of $1,499 (roughly Rs.108,300). The 13.5-inch Surface Book two is listed on the Microsoft website in three versions — the Intel Core i5 seventh gen version, the Intel Core i5 eighth gen version, and also the Intel Core i7 eighth gen version.
The new quad-core Surface Novel 2 has been listed on third-party sellers website in US and Germany since last month, and now Microsoft has updated its listing as well. The 13-inch version receives a processor update, and also the 15-inch Surface Book two is listed with 16GB RAM and Intel Core i7 eight gen processor only. The 13.5-inch variant is listed in an 8GB RAM alternative, where users can select from three processor options mentioned previously. The 16GB 13.5-inch Surface Novel 2 option is only available from the Intel Core i7 eight gen processor.
The new 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 with 8GB RAM and Intel Core i5-8350U quad-core processor will come with 256GB of internal storage. This Intel offering has double the number of cores and has a marginally higher turbo frequency of 3.60GHz. Additionally, the Core i5-8350U has 6MB of cache while the Core i5-7300U has 3MB of cache memory.
As mentioned, this version is currently listed for $ 1,499 (roughly Rs.108,300). The 13.5-inch Surface Novel two version with the 7th gen Intel Core i5-7300U processor is recorded for a discounted cost of $1,299 (approximately Rs. 89,900). Besides the processor update, the rest of the specifications remain the same.