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Microsoft announces the Surface Laptop 4

Microsoft has officially announced the Surface Laptop 4, now with 11th Gen Intel processors and a new blue colour option.

The design of the Surface Laptop 4 hasn’t changed that much over previous models. It retains the 3:2 PixelSense touchscreen display for both the 13.5 and 15-inch models.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 – Matte Black

There’s also the option to choose between Alcantara or metal finishes in a number of colours, including the new Ice Blue option.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 – Ice Blue

For ports, there’s one USB-C, one USB-A, a headphone jack and a Surface Connect port.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 – Sandstone

Powering the Surface Laptop 4 is 11th Gen Intel processors (up to an i7-1185G7 processor on both models) with up to 32GB of RAM and up to 1TB SSD.

The laptop can be equipped with Surface Edition versions of the AMD Ryzen 5 4680U for the 13.5-inch and Ryzen 7 4980U processors for the 15-inch.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Microsoft says battery life on the Surface Laptop 4 is up to 19 hours on the AMD models and up to 17 hours on the Intel versions, but it’ll always vary depending on usage.

Since we’re all working from home, the Surface Laptop 4 has a built-in HD front-facing camera alongside Dolby Atmos Omnisonic speakers.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Colour options for the Surface Laptop 4 include Ice Blue (Alcantara), Platnium (Alcantara), Matte Black (Metal) and Sandstone (Metal) for the 13.5-inch model.

The 15-inch Surface Laptop 4 comes in Matte Black (Metal) and Platinum (Metal) colours and finishes.

Pricing for the Surface Laptop 4 13.5-inch is as follows:

  • 13.5-inch / AMD Ryzen 5 / 256GB / 8GB RAM – $1,299 CAD (Only available in Alcantara colours)
  • 13.5-inch / AMD Ryzen 5 / 256GB / 16GB RAM – $1,579 CAD (Only available in Alcantara colours)
  • 13.5-inch / Intel Core i5 / 512GB / 8GB RAM – $1,699 CAD (Only available in Metal colours)
  • 13.5-inch / Intel Core i5 / 512GB / 16GB RAM – $1,949 CAD (Only available in Metal colours)
  • 13.5-inch / Intel Core i7 / 512GB / 16GB RAM – $2,249 CAD (Only available in Metal colours)
  • 13.5-inch / Intel Core i7 / 1TB / 32GB RAM – $3,049 CAD (Only available in Matte Black Metal)

Pricing for the Surface Laptop 4 15-inch is as follows:

  • 15-inch / AMD Ryzen 7 / 256GB / 8GB RAM – $1,749 CAD (Available in both colours)
  • 15-inch / AMD Ryzen 7 / 512GB / 8GB RAM – $1,999 CAD (Available in both colours)
  • 15-inch / AMD Ryzen 7 / 512GB / 16GB RAM – $2,249 CAD (Only available in Matte Black Metal)
  • 15-inch / Intel Core i7 / 512GB / 16GB RAM – $2,349 CAD (Only available in Matte Black Metal)
  • 15-inch / Intel Core i7 / 1TB / 32GB RAM – $3,149 CAD (Only available in Matte Black Metal)

The Surface Laptop 4 is available to order today from Microsoft’s website in Canada, the US and Japan with more markets in the coming weeks.

Source: Microsoft

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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