86points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

75points

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Comparison winner
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
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129 facts in comparison

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB vs Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
86
points
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
75
points
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Samsung Galaxy Book 2?

  • 1.93x higher resolution
    ?

    3000 x 2000pxvs2160 x 1440px
  • 12GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs4GB
  • 23.61% higher pixel density
    267ppivs216ppi
  • 534MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    2400MHzvs1866MHz
  • Uses flash storage
    ?
  • 872GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs128GB
  • 12.5% bigger screen size
    ?

    13.5"vs12"
  • Has an LED-backlit display
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Book 2 better than Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • 740g lighter
    794gvs1534g
  • 3h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs17h
  • 15.4mm thinner
    7.6mmvs23mm
  • 3.12x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.96GHzvs4 x 1.9GHz
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Buy used:

$2,314.00

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 15-Inch 256GB i...Microsoft Surface Book 2 15-Inch 256GB i7 2-In-1 Laptop Bundle (16GB RAM, Detachable Touchscreen, Windows 10 Pro) 2017
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$1,209.99

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

1.53kg

794g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
?

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
3.thickness
?

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

23mm

7.6mm

4.Has a flip and fold design
?

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
5.volume
?

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

1664.83cm³

437.87cm³

6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis.

Best

Google Pixelbook Go 13.3" Intel Core i7-8500Y 1.5GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

3000 x 2000px

2160 x 1440px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

267ppi

216ppi

3.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Apple iPad 10.2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

13.5"

12"

5.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
6.has an LED-backlit display
?

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Performance

1.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5" Intel Core i5-1035G7 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD

3733MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

2.Uses flash storage
?

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this, they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
3.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

4 x 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

8 x 2.96GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

4.RAM
?

Best

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

64GB

16GB

4GB

5.internal storage
?

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

1000GB

128GB

6.Supports 64-bit
?

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
3.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

6

4

2

4.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

For example

Bush Spira B3 10"

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
5.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
6.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

5

4

5 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

Battery

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Lenovo Yoga C630 13.3" Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

25h

17h

20h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
?

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Huawei MateBook X Pro 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD

4

2

1

4.has a front camera
?

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
6.Has a stylus
?

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Miscellaneous

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
4.Has an infrared sensor
?

With an infrared sensor the device can detect motion by measuring the infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view.

For example

Apple iPad mini (2019) WiFi 64GB

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
5.has a cellular module
?

Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.

For example

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
6.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Buy used:

$2,314.00

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 15" (Intel Core...Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512 GB)
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$2,398.81
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - 13.5"
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$899.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 HNM-00001 Lapto...Microsoft Surface Book 2 HNM-00001 Laptop (Windows 10, Intel i7-8650U, 13.5" Screen, Storage: 512 GB, RAM: 16 GB) Silver
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$1,965.24
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 13.5" (Intel Core...Microsoft Surface Book 13.5" (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)
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$1,295.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book - 256GB/Intel Cor...Microsoft Surface Book - 256GB/Intel Core i7/8GB Memory 2-in-1 13.5" Touch-Screen Laptop
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$848.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7,...Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB) - 15in (Renewed)
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$1,623.00
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5,...Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
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$979.98
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 15-Inch 256GB i...Microsoft Surface Book 2 15-Inch 256GB i7 2-In-1 Laptop Bundle (16GB RAM, Detachable Touchscreen, Windows 10 Pro) 2017
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$1,839.81
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB AmazonMicrosoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7,...Microsoft Surface Book 2 (Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB) - 13.5in (Renewed)
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$1,209.99

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