Microsoft Unveils Surface Laptop Starting At $999

Microsoft just launched the Surface Laptop, which will start shipping on June 15th.

Microsoft's devices chief Panos Panay unveiled the 13.5-inch laptop on Tuesday.

came onstage at the company's New York City event to unveil it officially today. It's a 13.5-inch laptop that's designed to work with the company's new Windows 10 S operating system.

Microsoft's true Surface Laptop uses a fabric alcantara keyboard just like its premium Surface Pro 4 keyboard, with a 1.5mm travel for the backlit keys.

It runs on Windows 10 S with apps available on the Windows Store. It comes in four colors: platinum, burgundy, cobalt blue, and graphite gold, and it's under three pounds.

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"This is the thinnest LCD touch model ever created and put into a laptop," says Panay.

"The performance on this device is absolutely amazing," says Panay. Microsoft is using the latest Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, and claims the battery life will last for 14.5 hours.

Not too pricey... it starts at $999 for the Core i5 version with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage.

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