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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (13.5-Inch, 2018)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 150 reviews of Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (13.5-Inch, 2018). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard and usability. The design and performance are also appreciated, whereas the touchpad and price get negative comments. Comments about the reliability and sound are mixed.

portability, performance, design, usability, keyboard

price, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (13.5-Inch, 2018) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Joe Osborne (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review


A sleek, strong and silent sequel

Competitive power level, Lovely new black color scheme, Quieter keyboard, No more Windows 10 S Mode

No Thunderbolt 3 option, Too few ports for its size

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 2 is, from top to bottom, a worthy sequel to the original device. This new model vastly improves the laptop’s power profile and, while it doesn't include tangible design changes, it ultimately achieves the most pure Windows...

May, 2019

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: An ultraportable dream with MASSIVE SAVINGS


Another fully fledged premium Microsoft ultraportable to rival laptops from Dell, Asus and Apple

Stunning design ; Speedy performance ; Outstanding build quality ; Great touchscreen display

Tad pricey ; Limited ports ; Shorter battery life than original

In summary: can I keep it, Microsoft?

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Caroline Preece (

Surface Laptop 2 sees MASSIVE price cut in incredible Black Friday deal


Microsoft is selling the Surface Laptop 2 for more than £1,000 off right now...

This is truly an amazing offer that won’t last forever, so grab it while you can.

Nov, 2019

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Expert review by : Chris Martin (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2


Is there more to the Surface Laptop 2 than a lick of black paint? Find out in our full review.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Creative Bloq (

Surface Laptop 2 review


Microsoft introduced its Surface Laptop in 2017. It's now released a second version, which is significantly improved on the inside but has the same, slim design.

Beautifully designed ; Great to type on ; Powerful

No USB-C ; Expensive

The Surface Laptop 2 is one of the very best Windows ultraportable laptops, but for our money the Dell XPS 13 offers a better all-round package.

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Daniel Rubino (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Small enhancements make a big difference


Little has changed with the Surface Laptop 2, but it's still a thrill to use.

New quad-core CPU is powerful, Much better SSD performance, The instant-on feature is now quicker, The black color option looks fantastic

No Type-C or Thunderbolt 3, No option for 4G LTE, Expensive

This is one of the most beautiful, enjoyable and expensive laptops around, but it has stiff competition.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Matt Weinberger (

Microsoft's amazing alternative to Apple's MacBook just got even better with the Surface Laptop 2


With the Surface Laptop 2, available now for a starting price of $999, Microsoft really didn't re-invent the wheel. I've been using it for a few days now, not enough for a full review, but enough to tell you that with this laptop, the good news is the...

The nicest, and truest, thing I can say about the Surface Laptop 2 is that it's just a joy to use. No gimmicks, no weird drawbacks. It's just a good laptop with a good keyboard and a good trackpad with good battery life that's a pleasure to use.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Samuel Gibbs (

Surface Laptop 2 review: Microsoft's sleeker answer to the MacBook Air


This slim, powerful machine is the finest example of what a Windows laptop should be. If only it came with USB-C

great keyboard, good trackpad, Alcantara, sleek design, USB-A port, great screen, great battery life, Windows Hello, powerful processor

no USB-C, no SD card reader, no fingerprint scanner, limited configuration options, Windows 10 Home not Pro, only Intel UHD 620

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 is arguably the finest example of what a Windows laptop should be. It is beautiful, simple, powerful and well made. It works better than most of the competition, from super quick startup to seamless all-in-one update...

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (

Breve Análise do Portátil Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (Core i5, 256 GB)


Testamos o atual Surface Laptop 2 da Microsoft, agora equipado com um processador quad-core.

Carcaça estável e de alta qualidade;Boa tela com cores precisas;Baixas emissões;Bons dispositivos de entrada;Bom desempenho;Muito bons alto falantes;Longa duração da bateria

Nem Thunderbolt, USB-C, BT 5.0 nem leitor de cartão SD;Sem opções de manutenção;Preços altos para RAM, CPU e SSD;A tela tem taxa de resposta lenta

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (

Courte critique de l'utraportable Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (i5-8250U, UHD 620, SSD 256 Go)


Le nouveau Surface Laptop 2 de Microsoft est une version légèrement retravaillée de l'ancien modèle, avec un processeur mis à jour. Dans l'ensemble, nous avons là un appareil bien équilibré. L'écran 3:2 est particulièrement réussi. Malheureusement, le...

Jan, 2019

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