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Microsoft Surface laptop with Intel Core m3-7Y30 onboard available for US$799

Microsoft Surface laptop in Cobalt Blue (Source: Microsoft Store)
Microsoft Surface laptop in Cobalt Blue (Source: Microsoft Store)
The new base model of the Microsoft Surface laptop features an Intel Core m3 processor, 4 GB RAM, and 128 GB internal storage. Sadly, this US$799 model can only be acquired in Platinum finish.

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Last summer, Microsoft started selling the Surface laptop with Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 Kaby Lake processors, and the most affordable configuration had a price tag of US$999. For this amount, you would get the Intel Core i5 variant, with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

The introduction of a base model that can be acquired for US$799 is a smart move by Microsoft, although it has two problems: first, it should have happened earlier; second, the US$999 model mentioned earlier was already on sale a few times for this price, so pricing the new one a bit lower would have been a smart move.

The new Microsoft Surface laptop that can be acquired for a full retail price of US$799 only comes in a Platinum finish, and its main specs include the following: Intel Core m3-7Y30 processor, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB internal storage. Unlike the Microsoft Surface laptops with Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 processors, this model cannot be customized by adding more memory or a larger SSD drive.

The most expensive Surface laptop setup that can be ordered now from the Microsoft Store has an Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB RAM, and a 1 TB SSD drive. Its price tag reads US$2,699.

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Codrut Nistor, 2018-02- 2 (Update: 2018-02- 2)
Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - News Editor
Although I have been writing about new software and hardware for almost a decade, I consider myself to be old school. I always enjoy listening to music on CD or tape instead of digital files and I will not even get into the touchscreen vs physical keys debate. However, I also enjoy new technology, as I now have the chance to take a look at the future every day. I joined the Notebookcheck crew back in 2013 and I have no plans to leave the ship anytime soon.