The aim to launch the Microsoft’s Surface Book was to pose a direct challenge to the MacBook Pro. But this 2-in-1 device was much more than that. When the first version was unveiled last October, it was warmly accepted. Many users loved the concept of the detachable screen, but on the other hand, the Surface Pen disappointed.

Well here we are going to talk about the next version, Microsoft Surface Book 2, sadly not much has been leaked about this upcoming device. Let me sum up the expected specs, features and release date of the much-anticipated Microsoft Surface Book 2.

Microsoft Surface Book 2: Expected Specs, Features, and Release Date

Surface Book 2

  1. Processor

As per the rumors, we can expect Surface book 2 to be powered by Intel’s Skylake processor.

  1. Operating System

The Surface Book 2 is expected to run on the Redstone 2 update of Windows 10 OS.

  1. Display

According to Yibada, the Microsoft Surface Book 2 device will feature a 4K pixel resolution. This will enable users to stream 4K video content.

  1. Rechargeable Stylus

According to Yibada, the Redmond-based tech giant has filed a patent for a rechargeable stylus which will reportedly debut on Surface Pro 5. As per few leaked images, the unproven Surface Pen is expected to feature an on/off button, an indicator light, a built-in rechargeable battery and terminals for charging. The charging terminals are expected to be placed on the stylus’ housing and will be in a form of a ring which wraps around the upper portion of the pen.

  1. Battery

The new device is expected to pack an improved battery life. Earlier Microsoft had promised 9 hours of playback last time; therefore, it may go up to 7 hours of battery life.

  1. Microsoft Surface Book 2 Launch Date

According to news sources, the Surface Book 2 is expected to be launched either in June or October this year.

Microsoft’s Surface Book has been able to impress the users in many ways, and this is the reason why many are eagerly waiting for the all new Microsoft Surface Book 2. Due to the huge popularity of the Surface Book, Microsoft is quite obviously now burdened to work consistently in improving the specs and features of the next generation device.