MALAYSIA, 13 March, 2018 — Microsoft today expanded its Surface lineup for Malaysia to empower users to achieve more with the ultimate Windows device.
The new devices include Surface Laptop which are now available for purchase through Surface authorized retailers* as well as the Surface Book 2 which will be available for purchase starting from the 15th of March onwards. The Surface lineup rounds up a strong portfolio of Microsoft devices that will not only allow users to unleash their creativity through new Windows 10 Creators Update features, but also to empower every individual to be productive on their own terms.
“Since the launch of Surface Pro in Malaysia, we have been receiving feedback from our consumers that they are looking for different forms of Windows devices to suit their varying needs. Today, we are excited to be bringing an expanded lineup of Surface devices, which brings an ultimate computing experience with the combination of power and portability and will inspire users to bring a new level of creativity to their work,” said Michal Golebiewski, Microsoft Malaysia’s Chief Marketing & Operations Officer.
A Surface for Everyone
The Most Powerful Surface Ever: Surface Book 2
Removing the barrier between a conventional desktop and laptop, the Surface Book 2 features the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors and the best graphics performance yet with the latest NVIDIA GeForce GPUs. In fact, Surface Book is 2 up to five times more powerful than the original.
For those seeking flexibility in the way they use their device, the Surface Book 2 supports four different modes, including Studio Mode, Laptop Mode, View Mode, or even Tablet mode by simply detaching the screen.
The Surface Book 2 will be available in 13.5” or 15” options, and boasts an impressive 17-hour battery life for marathon productivity sessions. From running software such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Autodesk, to playing great games such as Forza Motorsport 7 or Gears of War at 1080p, 60fps, it is more than prepared to support users’ workload for work or for play.
Performance Meets Style: Surface Laptop
Surface Laptop elevates design and performance in a sleek, elegant clamshell device. More than a traditional laptop, is engineered to start fast and stay fast with a 7th generation Intel® Core™ processor and up to 14.5 hours of battery life to last through the day. At just 1.25 kilograms and less than 14.5mm thin, the Surface Laptop fits nicely into your favorite bag, and is lightweight for users to bring around.
In addition, the Surface Laptop features a signature keyboard covered in luxurious Alcantara® material, along with a quiet and responsive keyset, large precision trackpad, and soft palm rest for a new level of typing comfort.
Pricing and Availability
The Surface Laptop is now available for purchase in Malaysia at local Surface authorized retailers*. The Surface Book 2 is currently available for pre-orders at Surface authorized retailers* and will be available for purchase from the 15th of March onwards.
The recommended retail price for the Surface Book 2, Surface Laptop as well as Surface Accessories and adapters are as follows:
|Product||Suggested Retail Price|
|Surface Book 2 Configurations|
|13.5” Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel® HD Graphics 620||RM 6,899|
|13.5” Intel® Core™ i7, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050||RM 8,899|
|13.5” Intel® Core™ i7, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050||RM 11,199|
|13.5” Intel® Core™ i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050||RM 13,399|
|15” Intel® Core™ i7, 256GB SSD, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060||RM 10,799|
|15” Intel® Core™ i7, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060||RM 12,499|
|15” Intel® Core™ i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060||RM 14,199|
|Surface Laptop Configurations|
|Intel® Core™ i5, 128GB SSD, 4GB RAM, Intel HD® Graphics 620||RM 4,499|
|Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel HD® Graphics 620||RM 5,849|
|Intel® Core™ i7, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Intel Iris™ Plus Graphics 640||RM 7,199|
|Intel® Core™ i7, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Iris™ Plus Graphics 640||RM 10,029|
|Intel® Core™ i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Intel Iris™ Plus Graphics 640
(Currently available in Harvey Norman)
(Available in Black, Platinum, Burgundy and Cobalt Blue)
|Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse
(Available in Light Gray, Burgundy, Cobalt Blue)
|Microsoft Surface Mouse (Silver)||RM 249|
|Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse (Light Grey)||RM 399|
|Microsoft Surface Keyboard (Silver)||RM 519|
|Surface Dock||RM 789|
|Ethernet Adapter||RM 179|
|VGA Adapter||RM 179|
|HDMI Adapter||RM 179|
|USB-C to HDMI Adapter||RM 158|
|USB-C to VGA Adapter||RM 158|
 Testing conducted by Microsoft in April 2017 using preproduction Intel® Core™, 256GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network and Auto-Brightness disabled. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.
 Weight is based on i5 configuration