Microsoft Surface Go 2

Along with Microsoft Surface Book 3, Microsoft launched the latest Surface Go 2, which comes after a long while. The laptop boasts the latest gen hardware and not just that, the company claims a 64% faster performance than the previous model.

Microsoft Surface Go 2

The Microsoft Surface Go 2 packs in a larger 10.5-inch PixelSense display with 10-point multi-touch, 3:2 aspect ratio, Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3. The base model is still powered by the Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y, but now, the Surface Go 2 can be configured with the 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor as well.

Microsoft Surface Go 2

It is paired with (up to) 8GB RAM and (up to) 128GB SSD storage. In addition to that, it now also features Studio Mics (dual-microphone) for increased voice clarity and reduce background noise. Coming to the optics, it sports an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1080p, and a 5-megapixel front camera. Microsoft has added 2W stereo speakers with support for Dolby Audio Premium.

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The Surface Go 2 comes with the Surface Pen and users can also customize the Surface Go 2 with Type Covers, Sleeves and accessories in a variety of colors, including Platinum, Black, Poppy Red, and Ice Blue, and the existing Surface Go Type Covers will work fine with the new model as well.

Microsoft Surface Go 2 Specifications

  • Display: 10.5-inch (1920 x 1280) PixelSense Display with 3:2 aspect ratio, 10-point multi-touch and Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • SoC: Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y  / 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 615
  • RAM: 4GB / 8GB
  • ROM: 64GB eMMC / 128GB SSD
  • Cameras: Rear – 8MP autofocus camera with 1080p video recording; Front – 5MP camera with 1080p Skype HD video recording and Windows Hello
  • OS: Windows 10 Home in S mode (consumer channel) / Windows 10 Pro (commercial channels)
  • Speakers: 2W stereo with Dolby Audio Premium support; dual-microphones
  • Ports: 1 x USB Type-C, 1 x Surface Connect, Surface Type Cover Port, MicroSDXC card reader, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem
  • Power supply: 24W power supply
  • Dimensions: 245 x 175 x 8.3 mm; Weight: 533 g (LTE model) / 544g (WiFi model)

Microsoft Surface Go 2: Pricing and Availability

It will be available starting May 12th, 2020. There is no word on India launch yet, however, we will keep you posted. It is priced at;

  • Surface Go 2 base model – Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC storage: US$ 399 (~Rs. 30,341)
  • Surface Go 2 – Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage: US$ 549 (~Rs. 41,747)
  • Surface Go 2 – 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage: US$ 629 (~Rs. 47,831)
  • Surface Go 2 LTE (consumer model) – 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage: US$ 729 (~Rs. 55,435)
  • Surface Go 2 LTE (business model) – 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage: US$ 879 (~Rs. 66,841)
  • Surface Go 2 Type Covers: Starting at US$ 99 (~Rs. 7528)

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