Microsoft has officially announced the Microsoft Surface Go, a affordable 10-inch tablet that’s set to join its existing Surface lineup. The Surface Go will be available for pre-order in the US starting from July 10th and will start shipping in August.
The Microsoft Surface Go comes with a starting price of $399 and it weighing just a little over 500 grams and at 8.3mm thin, the 10-inch Surface is claimed to deliver a combination lightweight, productive and accessible 2-in-1. Surface Go with Wi-Fi is now available for pre-order in select countries and it will hit shelves on August 2. The company also said that an LTE model will be arriving later this year.
Microsoft Surface Go Specifications
Surface Go features a 10-inch display with a 1800×1200 resolution screen that comes with a 3:2 aspect ratio display and powered by the 7th Generation Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y and packs up to 8GB RAM and 128 GB SSD. The Go also comes with an optional keyboard cover.
The company claims that the Go offers up to nine hours of battery life on a single charge. It runs on Windows 10 with S mode enabled by default. But users can switch to a full version of Windows 10 for free if they want. Microsoft is launching the Wi-Fi versions of the Go initially, but will also bring the LTE equipped model later this year.
Connectivity features include Surface Connect for charging and docking; USB-C 3.1, a headphone jack; and a MicroSD card reader for storage expansion. The full friction hinge extends to 165 degrees. It also comes with Windows Hello camera that allows for quick, and secure sign-in using face recognition.