If you own a Surface Book 2, you need the best Surface Book 2 accessories. You won’t get the most out of your powerful Windows 10 2-in-1 without them.
The best Surface Book 2 accessories all extend or protect the device in their own way. Drawing and gaming are great examples of this. The device’s removable display can replace a drawing tablet, but you need a Surface Pen before you can use it that way. The Surface Dial makes changing pen tip sizes and ink colors without diving into menus effortless on a Surface Book 2. Pair the Surface Book 2 15-inch with the Xbox Wireless Controller for an almost Xbox-like gaming experience.
You need the best Surface Book 2 accessories to get the most out of your device’s laptop mode too. Surface Book 2 13.5-inch and Surface Book 2 15-inch only come with a free trial of Microsoft Office. You need Office 365 to get access to Word, Excel PowerPoint and OneNote after that trial has expired. The headphone jack on all Surface Book 2 devices is in a terrible place. Buy the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 headphones to avoid draping cables over your Surface Book 2’s keyboard. If you don’t like using trackpads, consider buying a Surface Arc Mouse to improve your productivity. They connect through Bluetooth and fold flat for easy storage.
Here are the 15 best Surface Book 2 accessories. Plan on buying a few of them to make your Surface Book 2 13.5-inch or Surface Book 2 15-inch the best PC for working, drawing, video watching and gaming that you’ve ever had.
15 Best Surface Book 2 Accessories
- Surface Pen
- Surface Dial
- Xbox Wireless Controller
- Xbox Game Pass
- Surface Dock
- DecalGirl Surface Book Skin
- Mancro Business Laptop Backpack
- Aukey USB Type-C Hub
- Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Bluetooth Headphones
- Surface Arc Mouse
- Dash Sleeve for Surface Book
- Lenovo Explorer VR Headset
- Microsoft Office 365
- UAG Surface Book 2 Ice Case
- LG Double Layer Disk Drive
Surface Pen - $99.99
Buy a Surface Pen to fully take advantage of your Surface Book 2's drawing features.
The Surface Pen is a digital stylus made of the same aluminum as the Surface Book 2 itself. Different tips included with the pen let you change your drawing experience to suit your project. You erase your mistakes with a rubberized cap that also doubles as a remote for your Surface Book 2. Press the cap twice and you snap a screenshot. Press it three times for access to Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant. Your Surface Book 2 detects which direction your Surface Pen is tilted and 4,096 different levels of pressure as you draw.
Microsoft sells the Surface Pen for $99.99 in silver, black, burgundy, blue and aqua.