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Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15, i7-1265U

Specifications

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15, i7-1265U
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15, i7-1265U (Surface Laptop 5 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1265U 10 x 1.3 - 4.8 GHz, Alder Lake-U
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR5
Display
15.00 inch 3:2, 2496 x 1664 pixel 200 PPI, Capacitive, native pen support, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
1TB SSD
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 14.7 x 340 x 244 ( = 0.58 x 13.39 x 9.61 in)
Battery
, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 17 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.56 kg ( = 55.03 oz / 3.44 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15, i7-1265U

60% Surface Laptop 5 (15-inch) review: I’m not mad, Microsoft; I’m just disappointed
Source: Laptop Mag English
If I can give any advice to Microsoft, it would be that it is not in a place where it can continue to roll out these iterative updates. I hate to say it, but OEMs like Apple can get away with that because they’ve perfected their craft, so their highly praised products just need a few tweaks. Microsoft, on the other hand, needs to cut the crap and ditch the thick bezels, bury the 720p webcam, and squeeze more performance out of its laptops. Finally, it goes without saying that your successor should be better than your predecessor, but in terms of battery life, performance, video transcoding, display color coverage, that is not the case. Perhaps things will change if Microsoft rolls out an AMD variant. I really, really wanted the Surface Laptop 5 to land on our best 15-inch laptops page, but unfortunately, it will be left out in the cold. Instead of the Surface Laptop 5, we recommend the M2 MacBook Air or the Acer Swift 5. Both offer at least 11 hours of battery life (compared to the Surface Laptop 5’s measly nine hours) and deliver impressive performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/07/2022
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

70% Ein tolles Gerät, das sich selbst im Weg steht
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 i7-1265U (15", 8GB, 256GB SSD, Qwerty) Platinum voor bedrijven Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 100%
85% Malý a velký, nově s Thunderboltem. Recenze obou verzí Microsoft Surface Laptop 5
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 11/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 85%

Comment

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-1265U: Alder Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 1.3 to 4.8 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.00":

14 inch display size represents a middle ground between the small subnotebook formats and the screens of the standard 15 inch laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, provides good resolutions with usable detail sizes, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact. 

In the past, 14-inch devices were very rare, but now they are the standard for laptops after the 15-inchers. 

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


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).


78.75%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15, i7-1255U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U

Devices with the same GPU

Asus Vivobook 15 X1504VAP
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U Core 7 150U, 15.60", 1.7 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A517-58M
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 17.30", 2.09 kg
HP EliteBook 840 G10, i7-1360P
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1360P, 14.00", 1.36 kg
MSI Commercial 14 H A13
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-H i7-13700H, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Panasonic Toughbook 55 Mk3
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1370P, 14.00", 2.08 kg
Dell Inspiron 5330
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1360P, 13.30", 1.3 kg
Asus ExpertBook B1 B1502CB, i7-1255U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 15.60", 1.69 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad E16, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 16.00", 1.97 kg
Dell Latitude 5540
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1365U, 15.60", 1.61 kg
Dell Latitude 3540
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 15.60", 1.81 kg
Infinix INBook Y3 Max
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 16.00", 1.8 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad L14 G4, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Dell Latitude 14 7440, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.53 kg
Dell Latitude 14 5440
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.39 kg
HP EliteBook 860 G10
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 16.00", 1.73 kg
Acer TravelMate P6 TMP614-53
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.1 kg
Framework Laptop 13.5, i7-1360P
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1360P, 13.50", 1.34 kg
Medion Akoya S17413
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 17.30", 2.3 kg
Acer TravelMate P4 TMP416-52
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 16.00", 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad L15 G4, i7-1365U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1365U, 15.60", 1.77 kg
MSI Modern 15 H B13M
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-H i9-13900H, 15.60", 1.9 kg
MSI Summit E14 Evo A12M, i7-1260P
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-P i7-1260P, 14.00", 1.6 kg
HP Pavilion 15t-eg3000
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 15.60", 1.74 kg
HP Elitebook 1040 G10, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.19 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad L15 G4, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 15.60", 1.77 kg
Asus VivoBook 16 X1605, i7-1255U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 16.00", 1.88 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G4
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.36 kg
Dell Latitude 16 7640
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1365U, 16.00", 1.84 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-02- 1)