Surface Laptop 6 15” specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2024 Surface Laptop 6 15” including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Availability

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Released2024
Release Date
  • Introduced: March 21, 2024
  • Pre-ordered: March 21, 2024
  • Released: April 9, 2024
Pricing
  • Windows 11 Pro
  • Colors:
  • Intel Core Ultra 5 135H
    • $1,399.99
      8GB 256GB
    • $1,699.99
      16GB 256GB
    • $1,799.99
      16GB 512GB
  • Intel Core Ultra 7 165H
    • $1,899.99
      16GB 256GB
    • $1,999.99
      16GB 512GB
    • $2,399.99
      32GB 512GB
    • $2,599.99
      32GB 1TB
    • $2,999.99
      64GB 1TB
Generations
Surface Laptop 6 15” Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop 6 15" Touchscreen Notebook - Intel Core Ultra 7-16 GB - 256 GB SSD - Black - Intel Chip - 2496 x 1664 - Windows 11 - Intel Arc Graphics - PixelSense - English Keyboard
Microsoft Surface Laptop 6 15" Touchscreen Notebook - Intel Core Ultra 7-16 GB - 256 GB SSD - Black - Intel Chip - 2496 x 1664 - Windows 11 - Intel Arc Graphics - PixelSense - English Keyboard
By Microsoft
$1,897.08
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 8GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Black Microsoft Copilot
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 8GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Black Microsoft Copilot
By Microsoft
$1,199.99
$1,499.99 20% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 8GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (2022), 15" Touch Screen, Thin & Lightweight, Long Battery Life, Fast Intel i7 Processor for Multi-Tasking, 8GB RAM, 512GB Storage with Windows 11, Platinum
By Microsoft
$1,499.00
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15-inch Touchscreen 256GB SSD 3.0GHz i7 with Windows 10 Pro (16GB RAM, Intel i7-1185G7, Wi-Fi, Latest Model) – Matte Black, 5IF-00001
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15-inch Touchscreen 256GB SSD 3.0GHz i7 with Windows 10 Pro (16GB RAM, Intel i7-1185G7, Wi-Fi, Latest Model) – Matte Black, 5IF-00001
By Microsoft
$490.00
$1,097.00 55% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5, 15.6" Touch FHD, Intel Core i7-1255U (10-core, up tp 4.70 GHz), Backlit, 8GB DDR5 RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 11 Home, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Platinum, with MTC Stylus Pen
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5, 15.6" Touch FHD, Intel Core i7-1255U (10-core, up tp 4.70 GHz), Backlit, 8GB DDR5 RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 11 Home, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Platinum, with MTC Stylus Pen
By Microsoft
$1,339.99

Exterior

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Dimensions13.4” x 9.6” x 0.67” (340 mm x 244 mm x 16.9 mm)
Weight3.70 lbs (1.68 kg)
Slightly heavier for a model with a smart card reader.
Colors
Platinum Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
    • Dedicated key for Microsoft Copilot quick access.
  • Trackpad:
    • Large size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.

Display

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Size15 Inches
Info
  • 15” PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 2496 x 1664
  • Density: 201 PPI
  • Color profile: sRGB and Vivid
  • Individually color-calibrated display
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1300:1
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Brightness: 400 nits maximum (typical). 5 nits minimum
  • Dolby Vision IQ™ support
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
  • Anti-reflective [new]

Ports

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Ports
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (1)
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Charging, Docking

Internal Specs

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Processor
  1. Intel® Core™ Ultra 5 processor 135H
    14 cores, 18 threads, 1.70 → 4.60 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. Intel® Core™ Ultra 7 processor 165H
    16 cores, 22 threads, 1.40 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 28W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Surface Laptop 6 15”1
Intel® Core™ Ultra 5 processor 135H2,40098.97%
2
Intel® Core™ Ultra 7 processor 165H2,425100.00%
02,425

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Integrated Graphics
  1. Intel® Core™ Ultra 5 processor 135H
    Intel® Arc™ graphics
    8 Xe-cores, → 2200 MHz
  2. Intel® Core™ Ultra 7 processor 165H
    Intel® Arc™ graphics
    8 Xe-cores, → 2300 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB
    6400 MT/s LPDDR5 RAM
  • 16GB 32GB 64GB
    7467 MT/s LPDDR5x RAM
Note Intel® Arc™ graphics are only available on models with a minimum memory capacity of 16GB.
Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB
Removable PCIe Gen 4 SSD.
Fans Number1

Connectivity

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6E: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.3 technology

Battery

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Size
  • 47 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 46 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
Battery LifeUp to 19 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)

Software

Surface Laptop 6 15”
OSWindows 11 Pro, Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial

Camera & Audio

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 1080p Full HD front-facing Surface Studio camera
  • Windows Studio Effects with automatic framing, eye contact, and background blur
Audio
  • Dual Studio Mics with voice focus [improved]
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®
  • Support for Bluetooth® LE Audio

Misc

Surface Laptop 6 15”
Inking
  • Designed for Surface Pen 
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Hardware TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support
  • Windows Hello facial recognition with Enhanced Sign-in Security
  • Integrated smart card reader authentication (available on select models and markets) [new]
  • Windows 11 Secured-core PC
In the box
  • Surface Laptop 6 13.5”
  • 39W Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty

Key Features

Surface Laptop 6 15”
At Glance
Released in Early
2024
Anti-Reflective
15”
1664p 60Hz
Weight
3.7 lb
1.68 kg
Up to
Intel Core Ultra 7 165H
16C/22T, 1.40 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
2,425
Single Core
With integrated
Intel® Arc™ graphics
8 Xe-cores, → 2300 MHz
Configurable up to
64GB
7467 MHz LPDDR5X
Starting at
$1,399.99
Ultra 5, 8GB, 256GB

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

Surface Laptop 6 15” image

Creadit: Microsoft

What we like

Reasons to like about Surface Laptop 6 15”.

Supports Windows 11

Surface Laptop 6 15” exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSurface Laptop 6 15”
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core Ultra 5 135H → Intel Core Ultra 7 165H
4GB RAM8GB → 64GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU14 → 16 cores
All-day battery life of up to 19-hours

According to Microsoft, the Surface Laptop 6 15” lasts up to 19 hours of battery life.

Up to 19 hours of typical device usage
Upgradable storage

Surface Laptop 6 15” comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsSurface Laptop 6 15”
M.2x1
SATA0

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Surface Laptop 6 15”.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Surface Laptop 6 15” is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemorySurface Laptop 6 15”
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR5X
Speed7467 MHz

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Supports larger memory

Surface Laptop 6 15” supports a larger memory capacity than the Surface Laptop 5 15”. It supports up to 64GB versus 32GB of system memory on the Surface Laptop 5 15”.

Max system memory size
Surface Laptop 6 15”
64 GB
Surface Laptop 5 15”
32 GB
Supports faster memory

Surface Laptop 6 15” supports a faster memory speed than the Surface Laptop 5 15”. It supports up to 7467MHz versus 5200MHz of system memory on the Surface Laptop 5 15”.

Memory type and speed
Surface Laptop 6 15” - LPDDR5X
7,467 MHz
Surface Laptop 5 15” - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz
11% larger display

Surface Laptop 6 15” has a 15-inch screen size 11% larger than the 13.5-inch Surface Laptop 5 15”.

Display size
Surface Laptop 6 15”
15-inch
Surface Laptop 5 15”
13.5-inch

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

About 8% heavier

Surface Laptop 6 15” weighed 3.7 pounds, 8% heavier than the 3.44 pounds Surface Laptop 5 15”.

WeightSurface Laptop 6 15”Surface Laptop 5 15”
Pound
3.7 lbs.
3.44 lbs.
Kilogram
1.68 kg
1.56 kg