Microsoft has launched the Surface Book 3 laptop in South Africa, which the company calls its most powerful laptop yet.
The hybrid laptop joins Microsoft’s growing range of notebooks and tablets that are available locally.
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The range includes the Surface 7 Pro, Surface Laptop 3, and the Surface Go series.
“We are excited to expand our Surface family with the addition of Surface Book 3 – our most powerful laptop yet,” said Microsoft South Africa’s Consumer and Channel Marketing Director, Vitesh Reddy.
“It is a portable powerhouse that provides the performance to tackle any task, from intensive video and graphic files to high-octane gaming.”
Anything but surface-level
The Surface Book 3 is a hybrid laptop, which means it can be disconnected from its keyboard base and be used as a tablet.
The Surface Book 3 is available in 13 and 15-inch variants with a 1080p PixelSense touchscreen display. The laptop is powered by a 10th-generation Intel i7 Quad-Core processor.
The 13-inch variant uses an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q graphics card, while the 15-inch gets a GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q graphics card.
For commercial customers and higher education institutions, there is a variant that packs an Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000 GPU.
The Surface Book 3 comes with up to 32GB RAM and is available with 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB SSD storage.
Other features include dual far-field studio mics, Dolby Atmos Sound, and USB-A and USB-C ports.
The laptop also has a reported battery life of 17.5 hours.
You can see a summary of the Surface Book 3 specifications below:
- Display: 13-inch/15-inch 1080p touchscreen
- Processor: Intel 10th-Gen i7 quad-core
- GPU: Nvidia GTX 1650/GTX 1660 Ti/Quadro RTX 4000
- RAM: up to 32GB
- SSD: 256GB/512GB/1TB
- Battery life: 17.5 hours
Microsoft Surface Book 3 price for South Africa
Microsoft South Africa said the Surface Book 3 will start from R37 999, depending on the configuration.
It will be available from Incredible Connection stores.
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