Microsoft Surface Laptop Go introduced by the company and it’s the cheapest surface laptop offering from the company. It will attract price-conscious customers with some compromises from the previous device. Surface Laptop Go will compete with Google Chromebook and Macbook Air which is very popular among the students.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Specifications
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go is equipped with 12.45 inches display that is smaller as compared to 13.5 inches screen of the Surface Laptop 3. The resolution of the display also has been reduced to 1536 x 1024 pixels while other surface laptops feature very high resolution. The laptop has relatively narrow bezels at the bottom and has a webcam on the top bezel which offers 720P resolution recording.
The laptop is powered by Intel Core i5-1035G1 four-core x86 SoC from the “Ice Lake” family which has a base clock of one gigahertz and can reach a maximum of 3.6 GHz when the user needs more power. The laptop is coupled with 3GB, 4GB, or 16GB along with 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB of storage capacity. The laptop is running on the latest version of Windows 10.
For ports, the Surface Laptop Go has a full-size USB Type-C and a full-size USB Type-A port, and no thunderbolt support has been integrated yet. There is also a Surface Connect port for the 39-watt power supply. The laptop is able to deliver a maximum of 13 hours of battery backup although Microsoft has not provided any specific information related to the capacity of the battery.
In terms of build, The laptop Go has no longer metal housing like a surface previous laptop in the lineup. Instead, the outer skin of the base is made up of a composite material consisting of plastic and fiberglass, with around 30 percent of recycled material being used. Only the “lid” of the laptop is made of aluminum.
The laptop comes with Two omnisonic speakers with Dolby Audio, which is also found in other Surface devices. The surface laptop Go comes with a height of almost 16 millimeters and a weight of 1.11 kilograms, the Surface Laptop Go is comparatively light and thin.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go the cheapest variant with 4GB RAM/ 64GB emmc storage is priced starting 629 euros while the 8GB RAM/128GB SSD variant is priced starting at 799 euros and 8GB RAM/256GB is priced starting at 973 euros. The laptop comes in three different color options namely platinum, sandstone, and ice blue.