Surface Laptop 7 13.8” specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2024 Surface Laptop 7 13.8” including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Availability

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
Released2024
Release Date
  • Introduced: May 20, 2024
  • Pre-ordered: May 20, 2024
  • Released: June 18, 2024
Pricing
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Snapdragon® X Plus
    • $999.99
      16GB 256GB
    • $1,199.99
      16GB 512GB
    • $1,399.99
      16GB 1TB
  • Snapdragon® X Elite
    • $1,399.99
      16GB 512GB
    • $1,599.99
      16GB 1TB
    • $1,999.99
      32GB 1TB
    • $2,399.99
      64GB 1TB
Generations
Surface Laptop 7 13.8” Price
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Exterior

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
Dimensions11.85” x 8.67” x 0.69” (301mm x 220m x 17.5mm)
Weight2.96 lbs (1.34 kg)
Colors
Sapphire Dune Black Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
    • Windows key and dedicated buttons for media controls, screen brightness
    • Keyboard backlight
    • Copilot key
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision Haptic touchpad
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.

Display

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
Size13.8 Inches
Info
  • 13.8” PixelSense Flow™ Display
  • Resolution: 2256 x 1504
  • Density: 201 PPI
  • Color profile: sRGB and Vivid
  • Individually color-calibrated display
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1400:1
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Dolby Vision IQ™ support
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
  • Adaptive color
  • Adaptive contrast
  • Auto color management

Ports

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
Ports
Left (4)
  • 2 x USB-C
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), Supports fast charging with a 65W or higher power supply.
  • 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 7 13.8”
Processor
  1. Snapdragon X Plus (X1P-64-100)
    10 cores, 10 threads, → 3.40 GHz, 42MB Cache,
  2. Snapdragon X Elite (X1E-80-100)
    12 cores, 12 threads, → 3.80 GHz, 42MB Cache,

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”1
Snapdragon X Plus (X1P-64-100)2,419100.00%
2
Snapdragon X Elite (X1E-80-100)2,419100.00%
02,419

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Integrated Graphics
  1. Snapdragon X Plus (X1P-64-100)
    Adreno™ GPU
    3.8 TFLOPS,
  2. Snapdragon X Elite (X1E-80-100)
    Adreno™ GPU
    3.8 TFLOPS,
Memory
16GB 32GB 64GB
8448 MT/s LPDDR5x RAM
Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB
Removable PCIe Gen 4 SSD.
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Connectivity

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
Wi-FiWi-Fi 7: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.4 technology

Battery

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
Size
  • 54 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 52 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
Battery LifeUp to 20 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply39W power supply

Software

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
OSWindows 11 Home
Built-in Apps
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Microsoft Defender App
  • Preloaded Xbox app
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 30-day trial accessible through Xbox Cloud Gaming

Camera & Audio

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 1080p Full HD front-facing Surface Studio camera
  • Windows Studio Effects with automatic framing, creative filters (illustrated, animated, watercolor), eye contact, eye contact: teleprompter, portrait blur, and portrait light.
Audio
  • Dual Studio Mics with voice focus
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®
  • Support for Bluetooth® LE Audio

Misc

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
InkingSupports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Enhanced security with Microsoft Pluton TPM 2.0
  • Windows 11 Secured-core PC
  • Windows Hello face authentication with Enhanced Sign-in security
  • Microsoft Defender – for enhanced identity and privacy protection
In the box
  • Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
  • 39W Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty

Key Features

Surface Laptop 7 13.8”
At Glance
Released in Mid
2024
HDR
13.8”
1504p 60-120Hz
Weight
2.96 lb
1.34 kg
Up to
Snapdragon X Elite (X1E-80-100)
12C/12T, → 3.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
2,419
Single Core
With integrated
Adreno™ GPU
3.8 TFLOPS
Configurable up to
64GB
8448 MHz LPDDR5X
Starting at
$999
X Plus, 16GB, 256GB

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

Surface Laptop 7 13.8” image

Creadit: Microsoft

What we like

Reasons to like about Surface Laptop 7 13.8”.

Supports Windows 11

Surface Laptop 7 13.8” exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSurface Laptop 7 13.8”
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorSnapdragon X Plus (X1P-64-100) → Snapdragon X Elite (X1E-80-100)
4GB RAM16GB → 64GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU10 → 12 cores
Awesome battery life of up to 20-hours

According to Microsoft, the Surface Laptop 7 13.8” lasts up to 20 hours of battery life.

Up to 20 hours of typical device usage
Upgradable storage

Surface Laptop 7 13.8” comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsSurface Laptop 7 13.8”
M.2x1
SATA0

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Surface Laptop 7 13.8”.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Surface Laptop 7 13.8” 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 7 13.8”
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR5X
Speed8448 MHz

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Supports faster memory

Surface Laptop 7 13.8” supports a faster memory speed than the Surface Laptop 6 13.5”. It supports up to 8448MHz versus 7467MHz of system memory on the Surface Laptop 6 13.5”.

Memory type and speed
Surface Laptop 7 13.8” - LPDDR5X
8,448 MHz
Surface Laptop 6 13.5” - LPDDR5X
7,467 MHz
Has one more port and slot

Surface Laptop 7 13.8” has more ports and slots count than the Surface Laptop 6 13.5”. It has five versus four amount of ports and slots on the Surface Laptop 6 13.5”.

PortsSurface Laptop 7 13.8”Surface Laptop 6 13.5”
headphone jackYesYes
Surface ConnectYesYes
Thunderbolt 4NoYes
USB-AYesYes
USB-CYes x2No
Total54