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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Series

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15, i7-1065G7Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3580U, AMD Ryzen 7 3780U, Intel Ice Lake 1035G7, Intel Ice Lake 1065G7
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 11, AMD Vega 9, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
Display: 13.5 inch, 15 inch
Weight: 1.31kg, 1.54kg
Price: 1450, 1700, 1850, 1900, 2300 euro
Average Score: 80.13% - good
Average of 46 scores (from 68 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 87%, features: 74%, display: 91%
mobility: 81%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 90%

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 3580U

One of Microsoft's biggest successes is undoubtedly the Surface series. They easily carried Microsoft in terms of hardware after several trials with mobile phones before. The reason why Surface devices became a success is because Microsoft started to understand its users' needs and acted accordingly. Surface devices provide a smooth mobile Windows experience, are lightweight and from some ways well optimized for Windows. Now, our current device uses the AMD Ryzen 5 3580U. Naming can sound a bit different, because it is not a regular Ryzen chip. Instead it is something specially produced for the Surface Laptop 3. Difference? It is hidden in the GPU. While regular Ryzen chips come with the Vega 8 GPU, this model comes with the Vega 9. There are other variations with Intel's latest 10th generation processors of course, but the AMD partnership is a nice variety. The difference between Intel and AMD models is going to be about base speeds. But since the AMD chips are special production, benchmarks will tell us a better story. There is also a 13.5 inch model available for purchase. Is the Surface Laptop going to be a good investment? Yes and no. Yes, well because it is Microsoft, so your Windows experience will be a good one. No, because there are tons of other laptops with Windows installed and they also provide good experience. Especially considering the price tag of the top versions, which is around and above 2,000 USD, I think you can easily get a Asus Zenbook Pro Duo 14 which is also innovative with its dual screen and also has very similar specs and some versions also have better GPUs than the Surface 3. But what makes the Surface Laptop 3 different is its premium feeling. It is completely made of aluminium. Basically, it is a way of saying, "I am different". What Apple is doing with the MacBook line, Microsoft is kind of trying to achieve with its Surface Laptop line. Is it a success? Both yes and no. Yes, because they are good laptops. No, because unlike Apple products, Windows devices lose value too fast. If I were to invest 2,000 USD into a laptop, I would have to come up with my priorities. Is it mobility? Is it performance? Is it premium feeling? I am saying this, because if it is pure performance, there are better options with better CPUs. The Surface Laptop 3 comes with low voltage CPUs, so they are kind of capped in terms of performance whereas there are models from MSI, Asus and Dell with 45 Watt CPUs. Then mobility. There are even models with around 1.5 kg weight that provides better performance than the Surface 3. But they might be a bit more expensive. What would I pick? Well, I am in between. My heart says I should go for the Asus Zenbook Pro Duo 14 series. Not because it basically has the same config as Surface Laptop 3 models, it also has a differentiation, which is the second screen. Other than that, it is completely up to your taste in laptops. The Surface Laptop 3 is a premium device and will fulfill your expectations. Hands-on article by Ümit Yılmaz Güneş

Specifications

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 3580UNotebook: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 3580U
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3580U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 9 2048 MB
Display: 15 inch, 3:2, 2496 x 1664 pixels
Weight: 1.54kg
Price: 1700 euro
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Average Score: 79.13% - good

Average of 32 scores (from 48 reviews)

 

82.9% Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 Review: Microsoft Can Do Better | Notebookcheck
The metal Surface Laptop 3 is the sleekest Surface laptop yet and its implementation of AMD Ryzen is one of the better examples in the Ultrabook space. Unfortunately, almost everything else feels outdated.
78% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch review: A bigger Surface with business appeal
Source: CNet English
Though we loved the 13-inch Surface Laptop when it first shipped two years ago, a lot has changed for thin and light premium laptops since then. Now the line just doesn't stand out the way it once did, even the new 15-inch model. At first, it isn't clear who the 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is for: Compared to the rest of its many competitors, it's not particularly light, or fast or feature-packed. It's not inexpensive or full of cutting-edge tech and it doesn't have an especially long battery life. But it's reasonably portable, sufficiently fast, looks pleasantly sleek, is partly upgradeable, and even backward-compatible with previous power supplies sold by Microsoft. So it probably does make sense for one class of laptop buyers: enterprise.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 78%
78% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch review: A bigger Surface with business appeal
Source: CNet English
Though we loved the 13-inch Surface Laptop when it first shipped two years ago, a lot has changed for thin and light premium laptops since then. Now the line just doesn't stand out the way it once did, even the new 15-inch model. At first, it isn't clear who the 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is for: Compared to the rest of its many competitors, it's not particularly light, or fast or feature-packed. It's not inexpensive or full of cutting-edge tech and it doesn't have an especially long battery life. But it's reasonably portable, sufficiently fast, looks pleasantly sleek, is partly upgradeable, and even backward-compatible with previous power supplies sold by Microsoft. So it probably does make sense for one class of laptop buyers: enterprise.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 78%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) review
Source: Techradar English
The 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 has some of the best battery life we’ve experienced in a 15-inch laptop, which should be lauded. Still, this laptop falls well short on both the power and versatility that most would expect from a 15-inch device, making it hard to recommend to most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) review
Source: Techradar English
The 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 has some of the best battery life we’ve experienced in a 15-inch laptop, which should be lauded. Still, this laptop falls well short on both the power and versatility that most would expect from a 15-inch device, making it hard to recommend to most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Surface Laptop 3 review (15-inch): Bigger, but not always better
Source: Engadget English
The Surface Laptop 3 is a super-sized version of Microsoft’s ultraportable, with a gorgeous 15-inch screen and powerful AMD hardware. It’s impressive for a 3.4-pound machine, though it lags behind slightly heavier 15-inch notebooks when it comes to overall power and usability, due to its lack of ports and its thin profile.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Surface Laptop 3 review (15-inch): Bigger, but not always better
Source: Engadget English
The Surface Laptop 3 is a super-sized version of Microsoft’s ultraportable, with a gorgeous 15-inch screen and powerful AMD hardware. It’s impressive for a 3.4-pound machine, though it lags behind slightly heavier 15-inch notebooks when it comes to overall power and usability, due to its lack of ports and its thin profile.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) review
Source: Techradar English
The 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 has some of the best battery life we’ve experienced in a 15-inch laptop, which should be lauded. Still, this laptop falls well short on both the power and versatility that most would expect from a 15-inch device, making it hard to recommend to most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) review
Source: Techradar English
The 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 has some of the best battery life we’ve experienced in a 15-inch laptop, which should be lauded. Still, this laptop falls well short on both the power and versatility that most would expect from a 15-inch device, making it hard to recommend to most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
The new sizes, finishes, processor configurations and additional features like fast-charging all make this the most versatile generation of Surface Laptop yet. Long-term fans of the line will appreciate that Microsoft has finally embraced USB-C, albeit in a limited capacity, however, there are a few niggles that help competition from the likes of the MacBook Pro, stand out in front, despite the price disparity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2019
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
The new sizes, finishes, processor configurations and additional features like fast-charging all make this the most versatile generation of Surface Laptop yet. Long-term fans of the line will appreciate that Microsoft has finally embraced USB-C, albeit in a limited capacity, however, there are a few niggles that help competition from the likes of the MacBook Pro, stand out in front, despite the price disparity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2019
70% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) Review
Source: Tom's Guide English
An elegant design with a more-angular take on Apple's classic wedge-laptop look propels the Surface Laptop 3 to earn some of our respect. Unfortunately, less-than-inspiring performance — across battery life, overall speed and gaming — disappointed our expectations for a 15-inch laptop at this price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) Review
Source: Tom's Guide English
An elegant design with a more-angular take on Apple's classic wedge-laptop look propels the Surface Laptop 3 to earn some of our respect. Unfortunately, less-than-inspiring performance — across battery life, overall speed and gaming — disappointed our expectations for a 15-inch laptop at this price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) review
Source: Techradar English
The 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 has some of the best battery life we’ve seen in a 15-inch laptop, which should be lauded. However, this laptop falls well short on both the power and versatility that most expect from a 15-inch device, making it tough to recommend to most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) review
Source: Techradar English
The 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 has some of the best battery life we’ve seen in a 15-inch laptop, which should be lauded. However, this laptop falls well short on both the power and versatility that most expect from a 15-inch device, making it tough to recommend to most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a great 15-inch Surface, but Intel's version may be better
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Somewhat surprisingly, Microsoft didn’t load up the Surface Laptop 3 with too much extraneous crapware, although worthless apps like Farm Heroes Saga make an appearance. Honestly, we wish Microsoft did more with the Surface app that it bundled with Surface devices. While it provides a nice summary of the system specs and provides basic configuration options for the Surface Pen (sold separately), it would be welcome to see something a bit more comprehensive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2019
Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a great 15-inch Surface, but Intel's version may be better
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Somewhat surprisingly, Microsoft didn’t load up the Surface Laptop 3 with too much extraneous crapware, although worthless apps like Farm Heroes Saga make an appearance. Honestly, we wish Microsoft did more with the Surface app that it bundled with Surface devices. While it provides a nice summary of the system specs and provides basic configuration options for the Surface Pen (sold separately), it would be welcome to see something a bit more comprehensive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2019
80% Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a good 15-inch Surface, but Intel's version may be better
Source: PC World English
I think the Surface Laptop 3’s sleek aesthetic continues to be worth indulging, and the performance, though not earth-shattering, helps set the Laptop’s bar higher. Those who are more inclined towards brutalist efficiency should also consider looking at recent introductions like the Acer Swift 3—there’s a lot of functionality there for under $1,000, even if you won’t like the display and keyboard as much. Lenovo’s ThinkBook is also worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a good 15-inch Surface, but Intel's version may be better
Source: PC World English
I think the Surface Laptop 3’s sleek aesthetic continues to be worth indulging, and the performance, though not earth-shattering, helps set the Laptop’s bar higher. Those who are more inclined towards brutalist efficiency should also consider looking at recent introductions like the Acer Swift 3—there’s a lot of functionality there for under $1,000, even if you won’t like the display and keyboard as much. Lenovo’s ThinkBook is also worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch)
Source: PC Mag English
With a large 3:2 screen, a comfortable touchpad, light weight for its size, and decent performance (powered by new partner AMD), Microsoft's larger-screen Surface Laptop 3 is an excellent mainstream machine.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch)
Source: PC Mag English
With a large 3:2 screen, a comfortable touchpad, light weight for its size, and decent performance (powered by new partner AMD), Microsoft's larger-screen Surface Laptop 3 is an excellent mainstream machine.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-Inch) Review: AMD Ryzen Surface Edition
Source: AnandTech English
Overall, the Surface Laptop 3 15 is a great laptop. It keeps all of the design cues of the smaller generation and just makes it a bit bigger, retaining the same thin & light design and keeping it easy to travel with. Microsoft has forged a solid partnership with AMD, and the Ryzen APU that's at the heart of this laptop brings with it great GPU performance and good CPU performance, even though it is at the cost of overall battery life. Plus, if you have been eyeing up the previous generation Surface Laptop 2 and were held up due to the USB situation – or uncertainty about the Alcantara keyboard deck – the new generation does offer fixes there, which makes the Surface Laptop 3 a much more palatable device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-Inch) Review: AMD Ryzen Surface Edition
Source: AnandTech English
Overall, the Surface Laptop 3 15 is a great laptop. It keeps all of the design cues of the smaller generation and just makes it a bit bigger, retaining the same thin & light design and keeping it easy to travel with. Microsoft has forged a solid partnership with AMD, and the Ryzen APU that's at the heart of this laptop brings with it great GPU performance and good CPU performance, even though it is at the cost of overall battery life. Plus, if you have been eyeing up the previous generation Surface Laptop 2 and were held up due to the USB situation – or uncertainty about the Alcantara keyboard deck – the new generation does offer fixes there, which makes the Surface Laptop 3 a much more palatable device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
70% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-Inch Review: It’S A Bigger Surface Laptop
Source: The Verge English
Still, if you were hoping that the 15-inch Laptop 3 would be more than just a bigger Surface Laptop, I’m sorry to report that you’ll be disappointed. Fortunately, there are plenty of other, more powerful 15-inch laptops available, such as Apple’s MacBook Pro, Dell’s XPS 15, or even Microsoft’s own Surface Book 2. I don’t know if Microsoft needed to make a 15-inch version of the Surface Laptop, but it did, and it mostly did a good job with it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-Inch Review: It’S A Bigger Surface Laptop
Source: The Verge English
Still, if you were hoping that the 15-inch Laptop 3 would be more than just a bigger Surface Laptop, I’m sorry to report that you’ll be disappointed. Fortunately, there are plenty of other, more powerful 15-inch laptops available, such as Apple’s MacBook Pro, Dell’s XPS 15, or even Microsoft’s own Surface Book 2. I don’t know if Microsoft needed to make a 15-inch version of the Surface Laptop, but it did, and it mostly did a good job with it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
I really like the Surface Laptop 3. I just don't love it as much as I'd hoped I would. With an attractive, lightweight chassis and a gorgeous 15-inch display, the Surface Laptop 3 successfully bridges the gap between ultraportable laptops and those with large screens. Unfortunately, the laptop falls frustratingly short in other ways: Its performance and battery life are unimpressive, there are very few ports, and upgrading storage and RAM increases the price exponentially.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
I really like the Surface Laptop 3. I just don't love it as much as I'd hoped I would. With an attractive, lightweight chassis and a gorgeous 15-inch display, the Surface Laptop 3 successfully bridges the gap between ultraportable laptops and those with large screens. Unfortunately, the laptop falls frustratingly short in other ways: Its performance and battery life are unimpressive, there are very few ports, and upgrading storage and RAM increases the price exponentially.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Microsoft’s AMD Surface Laptop Review Roundup: Strong Performance, Middling Battery Life
Source: Extreme Tech English
Gizmodo is the most positively-inclined towards the new AMD laptop, writing: “If you value portability and don’t need half a dozen CPU cores and a big discrete GPU, the Surface Laptop 3 is a rarity that hits a perfect balance I didn’t know I needed until I had it in my lap. AMD (and Microsoft) have produced a GPU and CPU seemingly as good as Intel’s very best. It’s absolute proof that AMD can and should start appearing in more laptops, especially the big flashy ones.”
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2019
Microsoft’s AMD Surface Laptop Review Roundup: Strong Performance, Middling Battery Life
Source: Extreme Tech English
Gizmodo is the most positively-inclined towards the new AMD laptop, writing: “If you value portability and don’t need half a dozen CPU cores and a big discrete GPU, the Surface Laptop 3 is a rarity that hits a perfect balance I didn’t know I needed until I had it in my lap. AMD (and Microsoft) have produced a GPU and CPU seemingly as good as Intel’s very best. It’s absolute proof that AMD can and should start appearing in more laptops, especially the big flashy ones.”
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2019
Hands on: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 review
Source: Techradar English
While the 13-inch model update is not much more than a spec bump with a new aluminum finish, the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 is one of Microsoft's 2019 show-stealers. AMD's Ryzen debut in a flagship machine cannot be overstated, particularly with specially designed silicon in tandem with Microsoft's hardware team.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/12/2019
Hands on: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 review
Source: Techradar English
While the 13-inch model update is not much more than a spec bump with a new aluminum finish, the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 is one of Microsoft's 2019 show-stealers. AMD's Ryzen debut in a flagship machine cannot be overstated, particularly with specially designed silicon in tandem with Microsoft's hardware team.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/12/2019
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 hands-on: A good looker that’s turbo charged with a larger AMD option
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Surface Laptop 3 is available for pre-order in the US now and will be in retail from 22nd October 2019. Prices start from as low as US$999 and go up all the way up to US$2799 for a fully kit-out model – before adding premium warranty protection, adding a Surface Pen and other accessories. Indeed, good looks and excellent build come with a premium price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2019
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 hands-on: A good looker that’s turbo charged with a larger AMD option
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Surface Laptop 3 is available for pre-order in the US now and will be in retail from 22nd October 2019. Prices start from as low as US$999 and go up all the way up to US$2799 for a fully kit-out model – before adding premium warranty protection, adding a Surface Pen and other accessories. Indeed, good looks and excellent build come with a premium price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2019
Surface Laptop 3 Hands-on Review: The MacBook Air Should Be Nervous
Source: Tom's Guide English
The MacBook Air suddenly looks a lot less attractive. Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Laptop 3, which features 10th generation Intel processors, a machined aluminum chassis and a new modular design that will make it easier to repair and upgrade. The Surface Laptop 3 will be will come in both 13.5 and 15-inch screen sizes, the 15-inch model has a custom AMD Ryzen graphics chip for a very affordable price. Other highlights include comfy keyboards with good travel and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2019
Surface Laptop 3 Hands-on Review: The MacBook Air Should Be Nervous
Source: Tom's Guide English
The MacBook Air suddenly looks a lot less attractive. Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Laptop 3, which features 10th generation Intel processors, a machined aluminum chassis and a new modular design that will make it easier to repair and upgrade. The Surface Laptop 3 will be will come in both 13.5 and 15-inch screen sizes, the 15-inch model has a custom AMD Ryzen graphics chip for a very affordable price. Other highlights include comfy keyboards with good travel and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2019

Foreign Reviews

89% Premium-Notebook mit AMD-Ryzen-Power
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 98% features: 73% display: 94% mobility: 88% ergonomy: 91%
89% Premium-Notebook mit AMD-Ryzen-Power
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 98% features: 73% display: 94% mobility: 88% ergonomy: 91%
15-Zoll-Modell mit AMD Ryzen-CPU im Hands-On
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2019
15-Zoll-Modell mit AMD Ryzen-CPU im Hands-On
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2019
85% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15"), análisis: un portátil "rebelde" que estrena diagonal y sobre todo un interesante chip de AMD
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% display: 93% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
85% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15"), análisis: un portátil "rebelde" que estrena diagonal y sobre todo un interesante chip de AMD
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% display: 93% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
89% Surface Laptop 3: qualità e prestazioni
Source: Bitcity.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 85% performance: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 100%
89% Surface Laptop 3: qualità e prestazioni
Source: Bitcity.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 85% performance: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 100%
80% Recensione Surface Laptop 3 15", un portatile elegante al giusto prezzo
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Recensione Surface Laptop 3 15", un portatile elegante al giusto prezzo
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Test du Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 pouces avec les processeurs AMD Ryzen
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Test du Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 pouces avec les processeurs AMD Ryzen
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, Core i7-1065G7

Specifications

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, Core i7-1065G7Notebook: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, Core i7-1065G7
Processor: Intel Ice Lake 1065G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
Display: 13.5 inch, 3:2, 2256 x 1504 pixels
Weight: 1.31kg
Price: 1850 euro
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Average Score: 82.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

75% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5-inch review: have a normal one
Source: The Verge English
Finally, as this is a Surface device, numerous weird bugs have come and gone throughout my testing period. I’ve already mentioned the display auto brightness bug, but I’ve also seen aggressive battery drain, fans ramping to 100 percent while charging, and the trackpad randomly stop scrolling in apps. Most of these bugs go away after fully shutting down the laptop and restarting it, but they are all frustrating things to experience in the first week of using a brand-new laptop. Microsoft typically does update its Surface devices with bug fixes and patches on a regular basis, so hopefully things will have settled down a few months from now, but right now, the Laptop 3’s experience can be hit-or-miss.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 initial review: More power and a new 15-inch version, too
Source: Pocket Lint English
Overall, this is an expected upgrade but one Surface Laptop fans will appreciate. One of the best Windows 10 alternatives to the MacBook Air and Pro 13, though the likes of the Dell XPS 13 also do a good job at filling that spot. The Surface Laptop 3 15 is a proper MacBook Pro rival and a top addition to the Surface family; a few more ports and an SD card reader would have been ideal though, mind you, not in keeping with the clean aesthetic Microsft is going for.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2019
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 hands-on review: Powerfully tempting
Source: It Pro English
Despite a handful of shortcomings, the Surface Laptop 2 was one of our favourite devices of last year, thanks to a sleek design and capable performance. The third entry in the series looks to have fixed the few niggles we had with its predecessor and added a few new interesting features besides.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2019
Hands on: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 review
Source: Techradar English
While the 13-inch model update is little more than a spec bump with a new aluminum finish, the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 is one of Microsoft's 2019 show-stealers. AMD's Ryzen debut in a flagship device cannot be overstated, especially with specially designed silicon in tandem with Microsoft's hardware team.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2019

Foreign Reviews

90% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13 Ultrabook mit starker Mobilität
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 97% features: 69% display: 95% mobility: 96% ergonomy: 93%
Microsofts Edel-Notebook lädt zum Schrauben ein
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2019
Đánh Giá Surface Laptop 3 13,5-Inch: Chiếc Laptop Windows Truyền Thống, Nhưng Xuất Sắc
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; no bloatwares; elegant design; solid workmanship; good price; comfortable keyboard. Negative: Mediocre trackpad.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/30/2019

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3780U

Specifications

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3780UNotebook: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3780U
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3780U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 11
Display: 15 inch, 3:2, 2496 x 1664 pixels
Weight: 1.54kg
Price: 1900 euro
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Surface Laptop 3 15 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Surface Laptop 3 15 is a 15-inch premium laptop you can't ignore; it's remarkably built and an attractive bit of kit. The AMD Ryzen processor options tackle everyday tasks with ease, but this isn't a device for high-end design work or gaming, while the battery performance is a major let down.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Ryzen 7) review: The price tag climbs, but battery life drops
Source: PC World English
The disparity in value is what I can’t help landing on with the Ryzen 7 version of the Surface Laptop 3. It’s significantly more expensive than the Ryzen 5 model, yet battery life drops under 8 hours. Performance improves somewhat. If you’re deciding upon which Surface Laptop 3 to buy, we’d suggest either the Surface Laptop 3 (Ryzen 5) model instead, or else another laptop suggested above.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Ryzen 7) review: The price tag climbs, but battery life drops
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Our thesis that the Intel-powered Surface Laptop 3 for Business might be a better bet still holds true—although the Ryzen 7’s performance makes that a much more challenging statement to defend. At just $100 more, the Surface Laptop 3 for Business offers a similarly configured model as our test unit, with a Core i7-1065G7 inside it as well as improved wireless capabilities. That’s the same Core i7-1065G7/16GB/256GB configuration as in the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 7390, which we’ve tested.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2019

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, i5-1035G7

Specifications

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, i5-1035G7Notebook: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, i5-1035G7
Processor: Intel Ice Lake 1035G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
Display: 13.5 inch, 3:2, 2256 x 1504 pixels
Weight: 1.31kg
Price: 1450 euro
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Average Score: 83.6% - good

Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

90% Surface Laptop 3 13 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Surface Laptop 3 is one of the best ultra-portable laptops you can buy. Microsoft is delivering incredible value considering you’re getting one of the most stylish and powerful 13in laptops on the market, while also offering a superb keyboard and 3:2 display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13-inch, 2019) review: Third time, still a charm
Source: CNet English
With some more juice, the Surface Laptop 3 would be hard to beat in this ultracompetitive category. As it is, though, the strong trackpad/keyboard combo, improved performance and snazzy (though little changed) design make the Laptop 3 worth the price tag.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13-inch) review
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The Surface Laptop 3 hits all the notes you’d want to hit without radically deviating from what have made previous Surface Laptops work. If you’re uninterested in the tablet form-factor offered by the Surface Pro 7 and want to get your hands on a Windows-based clamshell that’ll excel at the ordinary, this remains a competitive option that’s easy to recommend to all but the most demanding power users. For them, the Surface Book is the place to go.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13-inch) review
Source: PC World Australia English
The Surface Laptop 3 hits all the notes you’d want to hit without radically deviating from what have made previous Surface Laptops work. If you’re uninterested in the tablet form-factor offered by the Surface Pro 7 and want to get your hands on a Windows-based clamshell that’ll excel at the ordinary, this remains a competitive option that’s easy to recommend to all but the most demanding power users. For them, the Surface Book is the place to go.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

88% Recensione Microsoft Surface Laptop 3
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 70% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 90%

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15, i7-1065G7

Specifications

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15, i7-1065G7Notebook: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15, i7-1065G7
Processor: Intel Ice Lake 1065G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
Display: 15 inch, 3:2, 2496 x 1664 pixels
Weight: 1.54kg
Price: 2300 euro
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Average Score: 82% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

90% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Core i7) review: This is the one you should buy
Source: PC World English
The Surface Laptop 3 with Intel’s 10th-gen Core i7 chip achieves roughly 10 hours of battery life. This is more than enough to get you through your workday, and siginificantly longer than what was achieved by the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 with AMD’s Ryzen 5 CPU, or the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 with Ryzen 7. Other than the CPU and storage variations, the Surface Laptop 3 units we’ve tested are largely identical.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Core i7) review: This is the one you should buy
Source: Good Gear Guide English
While we haven’t tested every possible configuration of the Surface Laptop 3, the results with three of the top versions lead us to conclude you’ll be more than happy with a Surface Laptop 3 with either an Intel Core i5 or the Core i7 model we reviewed. This is the Microsoft Surface that we’ve been waiting for.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/02/2019
78% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch review: A bigger Surface with business appeal
Source: CNet English
Though we loved the 13-inch Surface Laptop when it first shipped two years ago, a lot has changed for thin and light premium laptops since then. Now the line just doesn't stand out the way it once did, even the new 15-inch model. At first, it isn't clear who the 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is for: Compared to the rest of its many competitors, it's not particularly light, or fast or feature-packed. It's not inexpensive or full of cutting-edge tech and it doesn't have an especially long battery life. But it's reasonably portable, sufficiently fast, looks pleasantly sleek, is partly upgradeable, and even backward-compatible with previous power supplies sold by Microsoft. So it probably does make sense for one class of laptop buyers: enterprise.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 78%
80% Surface Laptop 3 15 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Surface Laptop 3 15 is a 15-inch premium laptop you can't ignore; it's remarkably built and an attractive bit of kit. The AMD Ryzen processor options tackle everyday tasks with ease, but this isn't a device for high-end design work or gaming, while the battery performance is a major let down.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Comment

Microsoft:

Microsoft smartphones and tablets have been tested since 2012. There are many reviews with average ratings. The reader's interest is quite given, but the market share is not big enough for the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers (as of 2016).


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

AMD Vega 9: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 9 CUs (= 576 shaders) and a clock of up to 1300 MHz.Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm process at Intel produced.AMD Vega 11: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with all 11 CUs (=704 shaders) and a clock of up to 1240 MHz. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
AMD Ryzen 5:

3580U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen+ cores clocked at 2.2 to 3.8 GHz. Compared to the similar Ryzen 5 3500U, the 3580U includes a faster GPU with 9 instead of 8 CUs.Intel Ice Lake:

1065G7: Ice Lake based low power quad-core processor for thin and light laptops. The four cores clock between 1.3 - 3.9 GHz and should offer 18% more IPC (instructions per clock) than the previous generations (and therefore partly close the clock speed gap). Produced in 10nm at Intel.1035G7: Ice-Lake based low power quad core processor for thin and light laptops. Integrated four Sunnycove cores clocked at 1.2 - 3.7 GHz that support Hyperthreading (8 threads). Furthermore, the SoC integrates a relatively fast Iris Plus G7 graphics card  and Wifi 6 / Thunderbolt partly integrated. The chip is manufactured in the modern 10nm process at Intel.AMD Ryzen 7:

3780U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen+ cores clocked at 2.3 to 4 GHz and a Vega 11 graphics card with 11 CUs clocked at up to 1400 MHz.
13.5:

This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.31 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

1.54 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


80.13%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU

Dell Inspiron 15 3593, i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake 1065G7, 15.6", 2 kg
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, i5-1035G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake 1035G7, 13.5", 1.31 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 7 3700U
Vega 11, Ryzen 7 3780U, 15", 1.54 kg
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15, Ryzen 5 3580U
Vega 9, Ryzen 5 3580U, 15", 1.54 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Core i5-1035G4
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Ice Lake 1035G4, 12.3", 0.775 kg
Microsoft Surface Pro 7, i5-1035G4
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Ice Lake 1035G4, 12.3", 0.776 kg
Microsoft Surface Pro 7, Core i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake 1065G7, 12.3", 0.79 kg
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13, Core i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake 1065G7, 13.5", 1.31 kg
Microsoft Surface Pro X
Adreno 685, Snapdragon SQ1, 13", 0.774 kg
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