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Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


333 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, California 95110
United States


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October 12, 2015 |

Microsoft Unveils its First Laptop

Microsoft Surface Book includes a 6th gen Intel i5 or i7 processor, optional NVIDIA GeForce graphics chip with GDDR5 memory, up to 12 hours of battery life, and more.

Microsoft Corp. has unveiled the Surface Book, a 13.5-inch, ultrathin laptop boasting high performance with the versatility of a tablet. The company’s first laptop, the Surface Book includes a 6th Generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor with 8 or 16 GB of RAM and an optional Maxwell architecture-powered NVIDIA GeForce GPU with GDDR memory tucked inside the detachable keyboard base.

The laptop’s PixelSense Display features a high-contrast 267 dpi with 3000 x 2000 resolution. The display detaches to become a tablet or can fold back and be used like a clipboard to sketch and take notes.

†Other features of the Microsoft Surface Book include:

  • Windows 10 Pro operating system
  • 10 point multi-touch display
  • SSD storage – 128 GB to 1 TB
  • Battery life – 12 hours
  • Graphics – i5: Intel HD graphics (non-GPU); i5/i7: NVIDIA GeForce graphics (GPU)
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless connectivity
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Mini display port
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • Front 5MP camera and rear 8MP camera
  • Dual microphones
  • Surface pen stylus

With prices starting at $1499, the Microsoft Surface Book is available for pre-order and ships Oct. 26. The NVIDIA GeForce GPU option starts at $1899.

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