• CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3580U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon Vega 9
  • Display: 15”, (2496 x 1664), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.54 kg (3.4 lbs)

Pros

  • An all-aluminum chassis with great quality of build
  • Covers 96% of sRGB and our Gaming and Web design profile helps it to an Average dE of 1.5 (Sharp LQP1JXP1)
  • Good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles (Sharp LQP1JXP1)
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust its brightness (Sharp LQP1JXP1)
  • Nice-sounding speakers and 410 nits of maximum brightness

Cons

  • Extremely modest I/O
  • Poor upgradability

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #43
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H 1.5%
  • Intel Core i5-8265U 1.5%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3580U
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.7%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G4 0.8%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U 1.3%
GPU Performance #104
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) 0.7%
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 (4GB GDDR5) 0.9%
  • AMD Radeon Vega 9
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000) 0.2%
Display
15”, (2496 x 1664), IPS
panel 1
Sharp LQP1JXP1 SHP14B1
Color accuracy 2.9 -> 1.5
HDD/SSD
256GB Solid State Drive
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Dimensions
339.5 x 244 x 14.7 mm (13.37" x 9.61" x 0.58")
Weight
1.54 kg (3.4 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
Features
  • Web camera HD
  • Microphone Dual Far-Field Studio
  • Speakers Omnisonic Speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Optical drive

 

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.0-inch, 2496x1664, IPS

Name Sharp LQP1JXP1 SHP14B1
Diagonal 15.0"
Pixel density 199.99 ppi
Brightness 410 cd/m2
sRGB 96%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 2496x1664
Becomes "Retina" from 17 inches (44 cm)
Contrast 1250:1
dE Color Checker 2.9 1.5
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 5 3580U

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GPU Performance: AMD Radeon Vega 9

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