Surface Laptop 3: The MacBook Air killer?

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Microsoft has been pretty busy recently, launching a number of exciting, shiny new products, including the new Surface Laptop 3. Available today, the device offers an impressive balance of performance and portability, with Intel’s recently-launched Ice Lake processors under the hood.

With this latest update, Microsoft is clearly looking to position the Surface Laptop 3 ahead of the competition, arming it with specs equal to (and maybe even slightly better than) that of Apple's MacBook Air. But is it enough to make creatives consider a total switch? And will it make it to our best laptops for graphic design roundup?

Surface Laptop 3 | 15-inch | 8GB RAM | 128Gb SSD: $1,199
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Surface Laptop 3 | 15-inch | 8GB RAM | 128Gb SSD: $1,199
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Surface Laptop 3 | 15" | 16GB | 256GB SSD: $1,699Free $50 e-gift card

Surface Laptop 3 | 15" | 16GB | 256GB SSD: $1,699
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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.