Microsoft’s Surface Book vs Apple’s Macbook Pro

How does the Surface Book stand up against the Macbook Pro? See a list of their features here.

With Microsoft's event yesterday, all eyes are on the new Surface Book which is said to be twice as better than Apple's Macbook Pro.

The Surface Book is a 13-5-inch, 267ppi laptop with a removable keyboard so you can use it as a tablet or to cover the screen with the keyboard. Moreover, it is equipped with the latest Intel Core processors, an Nvidia GeForce GPU with GDDR5 memory.

But how does the Surface Book stand up against the Macbook Pro?

You can see a list of features of the Surface Book and Macbook Pro below:

  Surface Book Macbook Pro
Starting Price $1,499 $1,299
Dimensions (inches) 12.3 x 9.14 x 0.9 12.35 x 8.62 x 0.71

728g (1.6 pounds) tablet only or 1.51kg (3.34 pounds) with keyboard

1.58kg (3.48 pounds)
Operating System Windows 10 OS X El Capitan
Display 13.5 inches 13.3 inches
Resolution 3,000 x 2,000 (267 ppi) 2,560 x 1,600 (227 ppi)
Processor Intel 6th-generation Core i5 or i7 Intel 5th-generation Core i5 or i7
Storage 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB
Front Camera 5 megapixel 720p
Rear Camera 8 megapixels N/A
WiFi and Bluetooth Yes and Yes Yes and Yes
Tablet Mode Yes No
Battery 12 hours 10 hours
Surface Pen Yes N/A

The Surface Book will be available for preorder on October 7.


Image from Microsoft's website

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