Surface Laptop 5 full tech specs

Surface Laptop 5 comes with upgraded hardware with Intel 12th-Gen CPU (ditching AMD variant), and introduces new sage color.

Surface Laptop 5
  • Surface Laptop 5 list of technical specifications.
  • The laptop comes only with Intel 12th Gen processors.
  • The new Surface Laptop will be available on October 25, starting at $1000.

Microsoft has introduced the new Surface Laptop 5, a new version of the company’s clamshell laptop. The new device (similar to the design approach for the Surface Pro 9) retains the same look as its predecessor but with updated internals and refinements.

In this version of the laptop, the company continues to offer two 3:2 PixelSense display sizes, including 13.5 and 15-inch models. However, this time, it’s ditching the AMD and only using Intel 12th Gen processors with the Evo platform (beneficial for business customers). You can get the Surface Laptop 5 with up to 1TB of internal storage and up to 32GB of memory.

According to the company, the Surface Laptop 5 is 50 percent more powerful than the Laptop 4 and has up to 18 hours of battery life for typical usage.

Surface pro 9 tech specs

 Surface Laptop 5 (13.5")Surface Laptop 5 (15")
DimensionsLength: 12.1” (308 mm)
Width: 8.8” (223 mm)
Height: .57” (14.5 mm)
Length: 13.4” (340 mm)
Width: 9.6” (244 mm)
Height: .58” (14.7 mm)
WeightWeight: Fabric 2.80 lbs (1,272 g)
Metal 2.86 lbs (1,297 g)
Weight: 3.44 lbs (1,545 g)
DisplayScreen: 13.5” PixelSense Display
Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI)
Aspect ratio: 3:2
Contrast ratio 1300:1
Color profile: sRGB, and Vivid
Individually color-calibrated display
Dolby Vision IQ™3 support
Touch: 10-point multi-touch
Gorilla Glass 3 display on laptop with Alcantara keyboard finish
Gorilla Glass 5 display on laptop with metal keyboard finish
Screen: 15” PixelSense Display
Resolution: 2496 x 1664 (201 PPI)
Aspect ratio: 3:2
Contrast ratio 1300:1
Color profile: sRGB, and Vivid
Individually color-calibrated display
Dolby Vision IQ™3 support
Touch: 10-point multi-touch
Gorilla Glass 5
Processor12th Gen Intel Core i5-1235U processor
12th Gen Intel Core i7-1255U processor
Built on the Intel Evo platform
12th Gen Intel Core i7-1255U processor
Built on the Intel Evo platform
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe GraphicsIntel Iris Xe Graphics
Memory8GB LPDDR5 RAM
16GB LPDDR5 RAM
32GB LPDDR5 RAM
8GB LPDDR5 RAM
16GB LPDDR5 RAM
32GB LPDDR5 RAM
StorageRemovable solid-state drive (SSD) options:
256GB
512GB
1TB
Removable solid-state drive (SSD) options:
256GB
512GB
1TB
WirelessWi-Fi 6: 802.11ax compatible
Bluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax compatible
Bluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
Battery lifeUp to 18 hours of typical device usageUp to 18 hours of typical device usage
Ports1 x USB-C with USB 4.0/Thunderbolt 4
1 x USB-A 3.1
3.5mm headphone jack
1 x Surface Connect port
1 x USB-C with USB 4.0/Thunderbolt 4
1 x USB-A 3.1
3.5mm headphone jack
1 x Surface Connect port
SecurityFirmware TPM 2.0
Windows Hello face sign-in
Enhanced security with Microsoft Pluton
Windows Hello face sign-in
AudioOmnisonic Speakers with Dolby Atmos 4
Dual far-field Studio microphones
Omnisonic Speakers with Dolby Atmos 4
Dual far-field Studio microphones
Cameras

Windows Hello Face Authentication camera
720p HD front-facing camera
Windows Hello Face Authentication camera
720p HD front-facing camera
SensorsAmbient light sensorAmbient light sensor
ColorsPlatinum with Alcantara material palm rest
Matte Black with metal palm rest
Sage with metal palm rest
Sandstone with metal palm rest
Platinum with metal palm rest
Matte Black with metal palm rest
CasingAluminumAluminum
OSWindows 11 Home
Windows 11 Pro (commercial)
Windows 10 Pro (commercial)
Windows 11 Home
Windows 11 Pro (commercial)
Windows 10 Pro (commercial)

Also, depending on the model, the laptop comes in platinum, black, sandstone, and a new sage color scheme. Of course, you can choose from a total metal design or metal with an Alcantara material palm rest.

Surface Laptop colors
Surface Laptop colors (Source: Microsoft)

The Surface Laptop 5 starts at $1000 for the base model, but it goes up to $2400 with the maxed-out configuration. The tablet is available starting October 25, 2022, and you can pre-order from the Microsoft Store.