Lenovo Yoga 730 (15”) vs. Surface Book 2 (15”) – Full Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2018 Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6-inch and 2017 Surface Book 2 15-inch specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo Yoga 730 (15”) picture

Lenovo Yoga 730 (15”)

Surface Book 2 15” picture

Surface Book 2 15”

Key Features
What's new
  • Performance Info
    • Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U (4-Core, up to 4.20Ghz w/Turbo Boost)
    • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
    • Up to 1TB SSD
    • Up to 16GB (1866Mhz LPDDR3 RAM)
    • Up to 17 hours of battery life
  • New Size Now available in 15-inch with the same beautiful PixelSense display.
  • Better Performance Surface Book 2 has up to 5 times more graphics performance than the original Surface Book.
  • Longer Battery Life Lasts up to 17 hours.
  • USB-C Allows you to charge, transfer data, and video out.
  • More Features
    • Updated hinge design for reducing screen wobbling.
    • Supports the latest Surface Pen with 4096 levels of pressure.
    • Supports Surface Dial on-screen interaction.
    • Xbox Wireless built-in.
AvailabilityLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
Released20182017
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 17, 2017
  • Pre-ordered: November 9, 2017
  • Released: November 16, 2017
PricingStarting at 1,999$
Stores
SoftwareLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Windows 10 Pro (Creators Update)
Built-in Apps
  • Lenovo App Explorer
  • Lenovo Vantage
  • Lenovo ID
  • Lenovo Settings
  • Mcafee LiveSafe (30-day trial)
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Microsoft Office 365 30-days trial
DisplayLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
Size15.6 Inches15 Inches
Info
  • 4K Touch Screen
    3840 x 2160, Glossy, LED backlight, IPS, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% gamut, 10-fingure gestures, anti-scratch surface.
  • FHD Touch Screen
    1920 x 1080, Anti-Glare, LED backlight, IPS, 300 nits, 16:9, 72% gamut, 10-fingure gestures, anti-scratch surface.
  • Display Resolution: 3240 x 2160 (7M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 260 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1600:1
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
Internal SpecsLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
Processor
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 2GB
    Pascal Architecture, 2GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1354 → 1493 MHz, 640 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 4GB
    Pascal Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1354 → 1493 MHz, 640 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
    Pascal Architecture, 6GB GDDR5 192-bit, 1404 → 1670 MHz, 1280 CUDA Cores.
Memory
  • 4GB8GB16GB
    2400 MHz Dual-channel DDR4.
8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB
    M.2 2280 PCIe SSD.
256 GB512 GB1 TB
Soldered PCIe SSD
ConnectivityLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
Wi-Fi
  • Lenovo 802.11ac Wireless (2x2)
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
BatteryLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
Size
  • 3-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51.5 Wh
  • Total: 90Wh
    Clipboard: 23Wh
    Base: 67Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 11 hours (on FHD models)
  • Up to 9 hours (on UHD models)
  • Up to 17 hours of video playback
  • Up to 5 hours in tablet mode
Power Supply
  • 65W power adapter (w/ integrated graphics models)
  • 90W power adapter (w/ discrete graphics models)
  • 102W power supply with USB-A (7.5W) charging port.
ExteriorLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
Dimensions14.17 x 9.8 x 0.67” (360 x 249 x 16.95 mm)
Width: 14.17” (360 mm)
Depth: 9.8” (249 mm)
Height: 0.67” (16.95 mm)
13.5” x 9.87” x 0.57”-0.90” (343 mm x 251 mm x 15 mm-23 mm)
WeightStarting at 4.2 lbs (1.89 kg)
  • Total: 4.20 lbs (1,905 g)
  • Tablet: 1.80 lbs (817 g)
Colors
  • Platinum
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size keyboard, 6 rows, multimedia Fn keys, LED backlight
  • Buttonless glass surface multi-touch touchpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1.55mm travel.
    • Mechanical friction attaches the Clipboard to the keyboard.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort.
  • 1 x USB 3.0
    Full-size USB-A ports.
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x AC power adapter jack
  • 2 x Full-size USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 2 x Surface Connect™
    1 in tablet, 1 in keyboard base, both supports charging and docking.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size SDXC card reader
    UHS-II Performance
Camera & AudioLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    720p HD Camera Fixed Focus .
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio
  • JBL speakers with Dolby Atmos certification (2.5W x2)
  • Dolby Atmos® with headphones
  • Dual array microphone
  • Dual microphones
  • Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • Support for Windows Sonic for Headphones
  • Support for Dolby® Atmos for Headphones
MiscLenovo Yoga 730 (15”)Surface Book 2 15”
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Accelerometer
  • 3D Gyrometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Firmware TPM 2.0 integrated into the chipset
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Book 2 15”
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports both on-screen and off-screen interaction.

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