Microsoft\u2019s upcoming Surface Laptop 2 is impressively 85 percent faster than the original Surface Laptop. The boosted performance is thanks to the new Quad Core 8th generation Intel processor. It\u2019s the same processor found in the new Surface Pro 6. Prices start at AUD $1,499.\r\n\r\nThis new generation aims to deliver the perfect balance of quiet beauty, performance and portability, without sacrificing the 14.5 hours of battery life you need to get through your day. That's longer than any MacBook or MacBook Pro. For comparison, the latest MacBook Pro lasts around 10 hours on a single charge.\r\n\r\nStarting at 1251 grams (2.76 pounds), Laptop 2 offers a 13.5-inch PixelSense Touch Display and a best in class keyboard and trackpad.\r\n\r\nHere are the tech specs:\r\n\r\n \tSolid-state drive options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB or 1TB\r\n \tScreen: 13.5\u201d PixelSense Display\r\n \tResolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI)\r\n \tAspect ratio: 3:2\r\n \t3.4 million pixels\r\n \tSurface Pen enabled\r\n \tTouch: 10 point multi-touch\r\n \tCorning Gorilla Glass 3\r\n \t8GB or 16GB RAM\r\n \tIntel UHD Graphics 620 (i5)\r\n \tIntel UHD Graphics 620 (i7)\r\n \t1 x full-size USB 3.0\r\n \t3.5 mm headphone jack\r\n \tMini DisplayPort\r\n \t1 x Surface Connect port\r\n \tCompatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction\r\n \tWindows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)\r\n \t720p HD camera (front-facing)\r\n \tStereo microphones\r\n \tOmnisonic Speakers with Dolby Audio Premium\r\n\r\nLaptop 2 appears meticulously crafted with a premium finish that design freaks will likely obsess over. It\u2019s available to pre-order in four colours \u2013 Burgandy, Cobalt Blue, Platinum and the new Matte Black.\r\nCheck it out\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.