April 27, 2021
|Model Name||Price in Nepal||Additional benefits|
|13.5 inch||Rs. 1,25,000|
Display Size:13.5" and 15"
Display Resolution:2256 x 1504 (201 PPI) and 2496 x 1664 (201 PPI)
Keyboard:QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1 – F12)
Processor:13.5" (Intel i5-1135G7, Intel i7-1185G7, AMD Ryzen 5 4680U) or 15" (Intel i7-1185G7, AMD Ryzen 7 4980U)
Graphics Card:Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics or AMD Radeon™ Graphics
RAM:8GB, 16GB or 32GB LPDDR4x RAM (Configurations only available in Ryzen Laptop)
Storage:256GB, 512GB, or 1TB (Configurations only available in Ryzen Laptop)
Sound:Omnisonic Speakers with Dolby Atmos
Networking:Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0
Camera:720p HD f2.0 camera
Connections:1 x USB-C, 1 x USB-A, 3.5 mm headphone jack, 1 x Surface Connect port
Colors:Ice Blue Alcantara, Platinum, Matte Black, Sandstone Metal
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 has a thin sleek modern design that looks simple and beautiful on the eyes. It has a Microsoft logo on the centre of the panel that actually looks good. The Laptop has a medium 13.5-inch and 15 inch Touch Screen PixelSense display with an FHD resolution of 2256 x 1504 and 2496 x 1664 respectively. It goes up to 300 nits of brightness which does not seem to be impressive. The bezels are relatively bigger than its competitors and one great thing is it supports surface pen which enables to be more creative.
Surface Laptop 4 has two color variants and two metal variants available – Ice Blue Alcantara, Platinum, Matte Black, Sandstone Metal. Having a metal, it really feels more premium and luxurious. It has a normal flat Keyboard without a num pad and a mouse tracker in the bottom middle of the keyboard. Also, the laptop comes with an 720p HD camera with an IR function that supports Windows Hello. It weighs 1.28kg which is light.
So, we are again in the most important part of any device, the performance. It’s a surface laptop and we know what the previous Surface Laptop 3 performed It was kind of average. Having Intel and Ryzen versions, the new Microdoft Surface Laptop 4 has the powerful Intel Iris X and AMD Radeon Graphics respectively. Also about the processor, it has different variants. For 13.5 inch version it has; Intel i5-1135G7, Intel i7-1185G7, AMD Ryzen 5 4680U and for 15 inch version it has;Intel i7-1185G7, AMD Ryzen 7 4980U.
By having different versions we have the choice to choose the one we like. And the surface 4 laptops are a huge upgrade over Surfce 3 as it has a lot more performance that the previous gen. Powering this with 8GB to 16GB LPDDR4X memory on the board that can go up to 32GB. It comes with 256GB to 1TB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD which is really fast. The only down part of this laptop is that the configurations can be done only for Ryzen Surface Laptops.
In the battery compartment, the Surface Laptop 4 is powered by a Lithium-Ion 4-Cell 47.4Whr battery. As per the company the battery can last up to 17 hours but after testing by some youtubers it only gave almost 15 hour of backup. Anyway it is not a bad battery backup and can go head to head with M1 Macbook. In terms of connectivity, the model is certified by Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0.
Surprisingly, the audio system of Surface Laptop 4 is good as it has Omnisonic Speakers with Dolby Atmos. The laptop contains one 3.5mm audio jack, one USB-C port, one USB-A port, and a surface connect port to charge the laptop.
There are different variants available for Surface Laptop 4 that have both Intel and AMD series processors. Some of the variants have Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 whereas some have Intel i5 and i7 processors varying from the different price ranges. The starting price of Surface Laptop 4 is $999 (expected NPR 1,25,000) and can go up to $2,299.99 (expected 2,80,000). The laptop will be at Microsoft’s official store in Daraz after its official launch in Nepal.
|Surface Laptop 4 Variants||Price in U.S.||Price in Nepal|
|13.5″, AMD Ryzen 5 4680U, 8GB RAM||$999.99||NPR 1,25,000|
|13.5″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD||$1,299.99||NPR 1,60,000|
|13.5″, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD||$1,699.99||NPR 2,10,000|
|15″, AMD Ryzen 7 4980U, 8GB RAM||$1,299.99||NPR 1,60,000|
|15″, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD||$1,799.99||NPR 2,25,000|
|15″, AMD Ryzen 7 4980U, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD||$1,699.99||NPR 2,10,000|