Lisa Gade reviews the first traditional design notebook computer from Microsoft, the Surface Laptop. This slim 14.5mm Ultrabook has a 13.5” PixelSense IPS display and weighs 2.8 lb/1.28kg. It’s unique looking thanks to the Alcantara keyboard deck that’s available in four colors. The Surface Laptop supports both pen and touch, and the new Surface Pen is sold separately for $99. It’s available with Intel Kaby Lake 7th gen dual core 15 watt Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs with Intel HD 620 or 640 graphics. It has a 720p webcam supporting Windows Hello facial recognition for login, a backlit keyboard and MS Precision keyboard. Pricing starts at $999 for the base Core i5 model, and the Core i7 configurations start at $1,599.
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