Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 : Everything You Need To Know!

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The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 boasts a number of improvements, including new AMD Ryzen processors and a 11.5 hour battery life!

Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about the new Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 – key features, specifications, price and availability!


Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

The Surface Laptop 3 is Microsoft’s response to the Apple MacBook Pro. Like its rival, it promises a powerful computing experience in a thin and light form factor, with a phenomenal battery life.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 : Everything You Need To Know!

Two Form Factors

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 comes in 13.5-inch and 15-inch form factors, with weights of just under 1.3 kg and just over 1.5 kg respectively.

New AMD + Intel Processors

The 13.5-inch Surface Laptop 3 comes with the latest 10th Gen Intel Core processors, while the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 is powered by the AMD Ryzen Microsoft Surface Edition processors!

With USB-C Port

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 now comes with both a Type A USB port, as well as a Type C USB port. This gives you more flexibility connecting it to an external display, docking stations or USB accessories.

Larger Trackpad + Two Palm Rest Options

The glass trackpad is now 20% larger, and you can opt for a metal palm rest, or have it covered in Alcantara fabric.


Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Specifications

To make it easier for you to compare both the 13.5-inch and 15-inch models, here is a table comparing their key specifications :

SpecificationsMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3
Display13.5-inch PixelSense Display15-inch PixelSense Display
Display Resolution2256 x 1504 pixels (201 ppi)2496 x 1664 pixels (201 ppi)
Multi-Touch Capability10 point multi-touch
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Home
Processor OptionsIntel Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i5-1035G7
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U
AMD Ryzen 5 3580U
Graphics ProcessorIntel Iris Plus GraphicsAMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Radeon Vega 9
Memory8 GB / 16 GB LPDDR4X8 GB / 16 GB DDR4
StorageRemovable solid state drive
(128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB)
Wireless CapabilitiesWi-Fi 6 : 802.11ax
Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi 5 : 802.11ac
Bluetooth 5.0
CameraWindows Hello face authentication camera
720p HD front camera (f/2.0)
AudioDual far-field Studio microphones
Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Audio Premium
Connectivity Options1 x USB Type C
1 x USB Type A
1 x Surface Connect Port
1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack
Battery LifeUp to 11.5 hours
Dimensions308 mm wide
223 mm deep
14.5 mm thick
339.5 mm wide
244 mm deep
14.69 mm thick
WeightMatte Black : 1.288 kg
Platinum : 1.265 kg
1.542 kg
Colour OptionsMatte Black (Metal Palm Rest)
Platinum (Alcantara Palm Rest)
Matte Black (Metal Palm Rest)
Platinum (Metal Palm Rest)


Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Price + Availability

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is available for pre-order now, with general availability beginning 9 December 2019, and retail sales starting in January 2020.

Here are the prices for the first models and accessories :

13.5-inch Surface Laptop 3

Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSDRM 4,499S$1,488$978.48£999A$1,815.98
Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSDRM 5,699S$1,888$1,249.99£1,269A$2,140.78
Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSDRM 7,099S$2,288$1,572.49£1,549A$2,660.95
Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD$1,993£1,949A$3,278.95
Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD$2,372.49

15-inch Surface Laptop 3

Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD$1,199£1,199A$2,221.98
Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSDRM 6,799 *S$2,188$1,813.99£1,269A$2,569.98
Ryzen 5, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD$1,619£1,699A$2,818.95
Ryzen 7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD$2,028.49£2,049A$3,433.95

* Available only in Harvey Norman stores for the first 2 months


Surface Arc MouseRM 339S$118$69.99£59A$101.96
Surface PenRM 399S$148$64.99£68.50A$122.99


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