Microsoft’s Core i5 Surface Laptop will be available in Canada on June 15

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Microsoft has confirmed to MobileSyrup that the Intel Core i5 variant of its new Surface Laptop will be “generally available” for purchase in Canada on June 15th, the same day that it becomes available in the U.S. and many other global markets.

According to a company representative, the laptop will be available through the Microsoft Store, and at, along with select third-party retailers. Meanwhile, the Surface Laptop with 7th generation Intel Core i7 processors will begin shipping this summer.

The representative did not specify pricing (Microsoft’s Canadian site similarly lacks details), but Best Buy Canada has the laptops listed at $1,299.99 CAD for the 4GB RAM/128GB SSD/Core i5 variant and $1,6499.99 for the 8GB RAM/256GB SSD/Core i5 variant. Meanwhile, with the i7 processor, the laptop comes in at $1,999.99 for 8 GB RAM/256GB SSD and at $2,799.99 for 16GB RAM/512GB SSD.

The Platinum colour option is the only one available on Best Buy Canada and Microsoft’s Canadian site, though it’s unclear whether other configurations or colour variants may come to Canada eventually.

The Surface Laptop, debuted on May 2nd and targeted towards college students, has a 13.5-inch display and comes in Platinum, Burgundy, Cobalt Blue and Graphite Gold . The laptop comes in Intel Core i5 and i7 variants backed by 4GB, 8GB or 16GB of RAM. Its 3:2 aspect ratio display features a 2256 x 1504 pixel (201 PPI) resolution.