Microsoft held a new product launch conference in New York in 2019, officially announced the new Surface Laptop 3, available in 13..5-inch and 15-inch versions, and The AMD processor was introduced for the first time. The 13.5-inch Surface Laptop 3 features Intel’s 10th generation Ice Lake processor with up to 16GB of memory. The 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 is equipped with AMD Ryze custom processor. The foreign media indicates that the models are Ryzen 5 3580U (Vega 9) and Ryzen 7 3780U (Vega 11). The maximum memory is 32GB.
Microsoft said that the Surface Laptop 3 is twice as powerful as the Surface Laptop 2 and three times as much as the Apple MacBook Air. As the successor to Surface Laptop 2, Microsoft has finally added the much-anticipated USB-C interface while retaining the USB-A interface.
In terms of appearance, a keyboard surface model that is not covered by Alcantara material can be selected. In terms of color, it is available in four colors: sandstone gold, gray cobalt blue, elegant black, and bright platinum. In addition, the Surface Laptop 3 has been upgraded to a keyboard with a better keystroke and a 20% larger touchpad area. Microsoft also said that Surface Laptop 3 supports fast charging and can charge laptops to 80% in one hour.
The prices of the two notebooks are $999 and $1,199, respectively, and shipments begin on October 22. The cooperation between Microsoft and AMD is also based on AMD’s continuous technological breakthrough in recent years. With the AMD processor, while reducing the price of the Surface Laptop 3, it can also bring greater performance to the notebook. For the user, kill two birds with one stone.