Comparison of HP 17 vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMW-00001)
Comparison of Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMW-00001) vs HP 17

HP 17 vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMW-00001)

Comparison summary

HP 17 is cheaper.

For displaying graphics 17 has a bit better graphics card.

17 has a bigger screen. For portability Microsoft Surface Book 2 is lighter. It's also slimmer and smaller in size.

They have different storage types, 17 has an 250gb SSD and Book 2 has an 250gb HDD.

Compare technical specifications of HP 17
Compare technical specifications of Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMW-00001)

HP 17

Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMW-00001)

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HP 17Microsoft Surface Book 2 (HMW-00001)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i5-8265UIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
Intel UHD Graphics 620Intel HD Graphics 620
Screen size
Screen resolution
HD Plus (1600 x 900 pixels)-
5.44 lbs (2.47 kg)3.38 lbs (1.53 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
16.33 x 10.72 x 0.96 inches12.3 x 9.14 x 0.9 inches
(41.48 x 27.23 x 2.44 cm)(31.24 x 23.22 x 2.29 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10?
Hard drives
250gb SSD250gb HDD List Price
$694.98$1,499.00 Lowest New Price
$694.98$1,199.99 Lowest Used Price
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$749.99 description

HP 17.3" HD+ SVA BrightView WLED-Backlit Touchscreen Laptop, Intel Quad-Core i5-8265U up to 3.9GHz, 8GB DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, Optical Drive, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, HD Audio, HD Webcam, HDMI, Windows 10

Screen: 17.3" diagonal HD+ SVA BrightView WLED-backlit Touchscreen Display (1600x900), HD+ touchscreen. Experience your visuals in crisp quality and intuitively control your PC right from the screen. The 1600 x 900 resolution delivers 1.4 million pixels, 40% more than normal HD, for boosted definition.

Processor: 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8265U, 8th Generation Intel Core processor. Upgrade performance with smooth system responsiveness and fast load times for an exceptional PC experience. Supporting resolution up to stunning 4K, stream premium content, or even create your own.

8GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM (1 x 8 GB). Designed to run more efficiently and more reliably at faster speeds, DDR4 is the future of RAM. With its higher bandwidth, everything from multi-tasking to playing games gets a performance boost.

256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive. Available in capacities up to 256GB, PCIe-based flash storage is up to 17x faster than a traditional 5400-rpm laptop hard drive.

Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-Bit. HP TrueVision HD Camera. Video chat in vibrant clarity, even in low light and make every conversation a face-to-face experience for a better way to stay in touch. Tuned stereo speakers. Through rigorous testing and refinement, HP custom tunes the dual speaker setup in every notebook for exceptional stereo quality. Plus HP 2 Year Warranty Care Pack.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5"(Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Features a 7th generation Intel Dual Core i5 Processor, 256 GB of storage, 8 GB RAM, and up to 17 hours of video playback

Includes an Intel HD Graphics 620 integrated GPU; Full size SDXC card reader

The fastest Surface Book yet, with 2x more power. Aspect ratio: 3:2, contrast ratio: 1600:1

Vibrant PixelSense Display: now available with an improved 13.5" touchscreen

Four versatile modes of use and new USB C port