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Microsoft launches Surface laptop, streamlined Windows 10

The Surface Laptop is the first Surface device without a detachable keyboard

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is introducing a device aimed at students.

The Laptop is the first device without a detachable

The laptop starts at $999, the same as the Air, but much more than what and go for. says the new laptop will have up to 14.5 hours of battery life, compared with 12 hours for the Air.

The laptop runs Windows 10 S, a streamlined version of the ubiquitous operating system that is aimed primarily at classrooms. Because of this, the only software users will be able to download on it will be those from the Windows Store.

It will be available on June 15, though it is possible to order it ahead of time.

First Published: Wed, May 03 2017. 03:21 IST