Microsoft Surface Go Launched with 10″ Display and Entry-Level Specs: Price, Specifications and More
Microsoft has today launched its latest product in Surface lineup called Microsoft Surface Go. It is an entry-level budget tablet which will compete directly with the entry-level iPad. The main highlights of the tablet are its compact design, premium build, and presence of all the features of Microsoft Surface Pro including the PixelSense display, design cues, and an inbuilt kickstand.
Microsoft Surface Go Pricing and Availability
The entry-level Microsoft Surface Go comes with the starting price of $399 (Rs. 27,400 approx) for the base variant and $549 (Rs. 37,800 approx.) for the top-end model. it will be available for preorders in a few countries like the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Portugal, and Spain starting July 10 and will start shipping on August 2.
Microsoft Surface Go Specifications and Features
The Microsoft Surface Go runs on Windows 10 S operating system and sports a 10” PixelSense display with 1800×1200 pixels resolution and 3:2 aspect ratio. The tablet is powered by a 1.6GHz 7th generation Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor coupled with Intel HD 615 GPU. It offers 4GB of RAM with 64GB of eMMC storage and 8GB of RAM with 128GB SSD storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card.
The front-facing camera of the Surface Go supports facial identification. In terms of connectivity, tablets support Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1. Additionally, the selected variants also support 4G LTE for on the go connectivity. It comes with the company’s proprietary Surface Connector port for charging and connecting to a desktop dock. It also has 3.5mm audio jack and a USB Type-C 3.1 port that can charge the tablet or transfer data to external devices. The exact size of the battery of the Surface Go is yet to be revealed. Microsoft claims that the device can offer a battery life of up to 9 hours on a single charge. It measures 245 x 175 x 8.3 mm and weighs about 512 grams.
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