Today, the Microsoft announced the latest device to its Surface line of devices with new Surface Go. Now, the new affordable 10-inch tablet will start at only $399 which sets it in the competition with some other devices which aimed at the education market like Apple’s iPad and also the Google’s Chromebook. It is a very lightest Surface device which weighing in at 1.5 pounds including the keyboard covers.
Here a glance at what users can expect from the new Microsoft devices.
About Microsoft Surface Go
The Microsoft Surface Go is the 2-in-1 convertible tablet or computer that the company has been selling for many years, but it is on very low-end of the series of devices. However, it is the entry-level model which is meant to replace the 10.8-inch Surface 3 that was introduced in the year 2015.
Though, the main market in which the Microsoft is focusing on with the device in schools, kids, first-line business workers, and also everyone who really wants a portable small and very light tablet. The Microsoft Surface Go is the smallest, lightest, and also most affordable Surface writes in a blog post by the Microsoft exec Panos Panay. When they designed the device, they had to ask themselves that what people want and also many needs from a 10 Surface. And now the answers seems to be obvious that lightweight, accessible, and productive to some more people.
Microsoft Surface Go With a 7TH Generation Intel Gold Processor 4415Y
The Microsoft Surface Go will launch with a 7th Generation Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y which also includes the fanless design which offers almost to nine hours of battery life. Moreover, you can also get models with the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage or 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Certainly, storage might be enlarged by adding a MicroSD card in the expansion slot. Touch display has the ratio of 3:2 aspect with the 1800 x 1200 pixel resolution and also includes the front-facing camera which might be used with the Windows Hello facial recognition. And now it also comes with a USB-C 3.1 port for data, charging, and video. It will also come with the Windows 10 S, but the customers who purchase it can automatically upgrade to the Windows 10 Home and commercial customers will also have the option for Windows 10 Pro. However, the primary models will have the Wi-Fi connectivity, but the company also said that there would be a 4G LTE model which is coming out in the future.
Finally, the price for the entry model will start at only $399, but that is only for the tablet. And the Type Cover will cost $99 for only the basic black one, and for the Alcantara, the cover will $129. It also includes a portable Surface Mobile Bluetooth mouse which will cost $34.99, and if you need a Surface Pen, then it goes for $99. However, the Microsoft Surface Go will now be available for the preorder that starts on July 10th of this year and will also go on sale on August 2nd in the U.S. and also in a two dozen other markets.