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Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 (15-Inch, 2021)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 (15-Inch, 2021). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and keyboard. The battery and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the price.

performance, design, battery, keyboard, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 (15-Inch, 2021) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ryan Jones (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 Review | Trusted Reviews


The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 is the latest clamshell laptop from Microsoft, featuring a processor upgrade on the previous iteration.

Upgraded performance compared to Surface Laptop 3 ; Superb screen for watching video ; Lightweight build ; Decent battery life

Outdated design with chunky bezel ; Flex under keyboard for Alcantara model ; Lack of fingerprint reader ; No Thunderbolt support

Jul, 2021

Expert review by : Luke Larsen (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 review: Steps in the right direction


Microsoft has made some big gains to performance and battery life, making the Surface Laptop 4 the best in the line so far.

AMD chips widely available in configurations ; Thinnest 15-inch laptop ; Superb build quality ; Great typing experience ; Long-lasting battery life

Older AMD chips hold back performance ; Thick bezels, poor webcam

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : David Nield (

Surface Laptop 4 review: another superb laptop from Microsoft


The Surface Laptop 4 looks great, is fantastic to use, and packs plenty of power

Choice of configurations ; Stylish, premium design ; Excellent LCD IPS screen

Can get expensive ; Chunky display bezels ; Proprietary Surface port

The Surface Laptop 4 is another superb laptop from Microsoft. The drawbacks are very minor, and the list of plus points is a lengthy one. Give this a serious look if you want a stylish Windows laptop that can go just about anywhere and do almost anything.

Jun, 2021

Expert review by : Monica Chin (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15-inch review: redemption


Microsoft's clamshell finally hits the mark.

Big performance gains ; Excellent battery life ; 3:2 display ; Super light

Not many ports ; Keyboard’s a bit flat ; No Thunderbolt support (even on Intel models)

Microsoft’s 15-inch Surface Laptop 4 is essentially a Surface Laptop 3 with new processors. But the new AMD Ryzen 4000 chips bring much-needed improvements in performance and battery life.

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : Tom Brant (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 (15-Inch) Review


Lightweight and stylish ; Sunny, razor-sharp screen with 3:2 aspect ratio ; Comfortable touchpad ; Excellent performance from AMD Ryzen 7 ; Intel Core i7 models available, too

Few configuration options ; Can't get a version with a discrete GPU ; Only two USB ports

A new AMD Ryzen 7 processor brings significant performance improvements to the 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 4, making it an excellent choice for general-purpose computing on a big screen.

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : Brett Howse (

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15-Inch Review: Refreshing Ryzen


Over the years, Microsoft's Surface team has become quite a driver of innovation in the PC space. While the original Surface Pro was mostly just a curio, Microsoft continued to iterate through designs, and eventually found their breakthrough product...

May, 2021

Expert review by : Phillip Tracy (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 (15-inch, AMD) review


The Surface Laptop 4 may look familiar but the AMD chips housed within are now ready for primetime

Sleek, sturdy chassis ; Speedy performance ; Long battery life ; Great 15-inch display ; Comfortable keyboard and touchpad ; Awesome speakers

Short on ports ; No discrete graphics option ; Bezels could be thinner ; Fingerprint sensor would be nice

Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Laptop 4 with AMD is among the best laptops you can buy, bringing the performance and battery life missing from the previous model.

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15 laptop review: New AMD processor and more endurance


Notebookcheck tests the new Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15 with a custom AMD processor. But can the processor alone justify the high price?

very high system performance;extremely high multi-core performance;good 3:2 display;robust and light case;accurate colors, full sRGB coverage;often silent in everyday operation;improved battery life;good speakers

aging and few connections, no LTE;impractical Surface-Connect port;bad webcam;only one-year warranty;high price;slow response times;hardly any maintenance options

Apr, 2021

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 review


As bold as ice

Distinctive yet understated looks ; Day-long battery life ; Comfy keyboard

Screen bezels still chunky ; Limited ports ; Webcam only average

New silicon gives Microsoft's ultraportable even better battery life and a healthy performance boost. It's still not perfect, but can continue to trade blows with the MacBook Air.

Jun, 2021

Expert review by : Alex Wawro (

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 review


Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 offers strong performance, impressive audio and very good battery life, but the design is starting to feel a bit stale.

Light, slim design ; Very comfy keyboard ; Great speakers ; Good battery life

Needs more ports ; Thick bezels are an eyesore ; Needs a better webcam

We already have a laundry list of changes we’d like to see in a sequel (thinner bezels, a better webcam, Thunderbolt 4 support and more ports in general), but the Surface Laptop 4’s tall screen, comfortable keyboard and svelte, sturdy design make it a...

Sep, 2021

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