• CPU: Intel Core i5-1035G7
  • GPU: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7
  • Display: 13.5”, 2K (2256 x 1504), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB LPDDR4x
  • Weight: 1.26 kg (2.8 lbs)


  • LPDDR4X memory working at 3733 MHz
  • Ice Lake CPUs
  • Potent iGPU
  • Decent battery life
  • Covers 90% sRGB (Sharp LQ135P1JX51 (SHP 14B3))
  • Average dE value of 0.8 with our Gaming and Web design profile (Sharp LQ135P1JX51 (SHP 14B3))
  • Doesn't use aggressive PWM to adjust screen brightness (Sharp LQ135P1JX51 (SHP 14B3))
  • Work-friendly 3:2 aspect ratio and a touchscreen usability


  • No SD card reader
  • Memory is soldered
  • Premium price tag
  • Limited I/O

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5 - Specs

CPU Performance #50
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.8%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3580U 1.5%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G7
  • Intel Core i7-8665U 0.4%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G1 0.8%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3500U 1.1%
GPU Performance #101
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 (4GB GDDR5) 0.3%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2GB GDDR5) 0.5%
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7
  • AMD Radeon Vega 9 0.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5) 0.7%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000) 0.8%
13.5”, 2K (2256 x 1504), IPS
panel 1
Sharp LQ135P1JX51 (SHP 14B3)
Color accuracy 2.0 -> 0.8
Windows 10 Home
308 x 223 x 14.5 mm (12.13" x 8.78" x 0.57")
1.26 kg (2.8 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
  • Surface Connect Port
  • Web camera HD
  • Microphone Dual Far-Field Studio
  • Speakers Omnisonic Speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Optical drive
  • Gifts Elite Suite 18 Software


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DISPLAY: 13.5-inch, 2256x1504, IPS

Name Sharp LQ135P1JX51 (SHP 14B3)
Diagonal 13.5"
Pixel density 200.84 ppi
Brightness 405 cd/m2
sRGB 90%
PWM frequency 21700 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 2256x1504
Becomes "Retina" from 17 inches (44 cm)
Contrast 1250:1
dE Color Checker 2.0 0.8
PWM Rating 8.7: (acceptable)
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