Microsoft has announced the 2024 version of its Surface Laptop and Surface Pro notebook computers.

Officially dubbed as Surface Laptop 7th Edition, Microsoft’s latest flagship laptop sets itself apart by sporting the new Qualcoom Snapdragon X Plus or Elite processor instead of the usual Intel processors found in its older siblings. Along with other beefed up specs, Microsoft claims this has increased the performance of the device by 86 compared to the Surface Laptop 5 and surpassed the Apple MacBook Air’s 18-hour battery life, boasting up to 20 hours of video playback.

Available in 13.8- and 15-inch sizes, the 2024 Surface Laptop features thinner bezels, more rounded corners, and other design updates. Its HDR touchscreen display supports Dolby Vision IQ. As a Copilot+ PC, the laptop comes with up to 1TB SSD storage, an NPU for processing AI functions, and at least 16GB of RAM.


The Surface Laptop 7th Edition has a starting price of $1,000 for the 13.8-inch model and $1,300 for the 15-inch model.

Meanwhile, Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1 hybrid computer is the Surface Pro 11th Edition. Like the new Surface Laptop, this Surface Pro has two models that runs on either the Snapdragon X Elite or Snapdragon X Plus chips. This means the Surface Pro is also a Copilot +PC and more than capable of utilizing the latest AI-powered software and tools in Windows 11.


Compared to the Surface Pro 9, the Surface Pro 11 is 90 percent faster. Its new Surface Pro Flex keyboard offers better backlighting and a touchpad with haptic feedback. Battery life is estimated at 14 hours on video playback. The entry-level model of the Surface Pro 11th Edition starts at $1,000 and comes with an LCD display, whereas the $1,500 model features a high-contrast OLED panel.

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