Surface Go

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Surface Go
Microsoft Surface logo.png
DeveloperMicrosoft
Release date2 August 2018
Introductory priceUS$399
Operating systemWindows 10 Home in S mode (upgradable to Windows 10 Home) or Windows 10 Pro
System-on-chip usedIntel Pentium Gold 4415Y 1.6GHz, 2 MB cache, 6 W[1]
Memory4/8 GB dual-channel DDR3-1600 (25.6 GB/sec)
Storage64 GB eMMC, 128 GB NVMe SSD
Removable storagemicroSD slot
Display10.0 inches (25 cm) 1800x1200 (217 ppi) PixelSense HD screen with 3:2 aspect ratio
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 615
InputMulti-touch touchscreen
Surface Pen (sold separately)
Type Cover detachable keyboard with touchpad (sold separately)
CameraFront: 5 MP, 1080p HD
Rear: 8 MP, 1080p HD
TouchpadOn the Surface Type Cover (sold separately)
Online servicesMicrosoft Store, OneDrive
Dimensions245 millimetres (9.6 in) (width)
175 millimetres (6.9 in) (height)
8.3 millimetres (0.33 in) (depth)
Weight522 grams (1.151 lb)
245 grams (0.540 lb) (add for Type Cover)
PredecessorSurface 3
Related articlesSurface
Websitewww.microsoft.com/surface

The Surface Go is a 10-inch (250 mm) 2-in-1 detachable from the Microsoft Surface series that was released on August 2nd, 2018. It was unveiled by Microsoft on July 10th, 2018.[2]

The device runs Windows 10 Home in S-Mode and features a 5MP front facing camera, an infrared camera, 8 MP rear camera, a NFC chip and a kickstand supporting an angle of up to 165º. The screen is a 3 by 2 optically-bonded PixelSense™ 1800 x 1200 display with a density of 217 PPI and optical bonding providing a full 180 degree viewing angle. The Surface Go starts at US$399 and does not include a Type Cover or Surface Pen, which must be purchased separately. The Type Cover is offered in black, plus three options with Alcantara fabric -- Burgundy, Cobalt Blue, and Platinum. The Type Cover also uses an 8-pin connection instead of the 6-pin connection featured in past Surfaces, breaking compatibility with other models.

  • Surface Go has an Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y and HD 615 GPU. Storage options are 64GB, and 128GB.[3]
  • Surface Go can fully charge its battery in 2 hours.
  • Surface Go comes with a headphone jack, and micro SD card slot.
  • Except for the 128GB storage/4GB RAM configuration, all configurations are also available with Windows 10 Pro for an additional $100. The 128GB storage/8GB RAM with LTE configuration is available with Windows 10 Pro for an additional $50. The 256GB storage/8GB RAM with LTE configuration is only available with Windows 10 Pro.
  • The 8.3 mm thick tablet weighs 0.52 kg (1.15 lb).


Surface Go Configuration Options[4] [5]
Price Tier (USD) CPU Integrated GPU RAM Internal Storage LTE
399 Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y Intel HD Graphics 615 4 GB 64GB eMMC No
499 128GB NVMe SSD No
549 8 GB No
679 Yes
829 256GB NVMe SSD Yes

Timeline[edit]

Surface Laptop 2Surface LaptopSurface Studio 2Surface StudioSurface HubSurface Book 2Surface BookSurface Pro 6Surface Pro (2017)Surface Pro 4Surface Pro 3Surface Pro 2Surface ProSurface GoSurface 3Surface 2Surface (2012 tablet)
Source: Microsoft Devices Blog


References[edit]

  1. ^ ARK | Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y Processor (2M Cache). Ark.intel.com. Retrieved on 2018-07-09.
  2. ^ Microsoft Devices Blog Surface Go article
  3. ^ "This is Microsoft Surface Go". betanews.com. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
  4. ^ Microsoft Surface Go tech specs
  5. ^ Commercial Microsoft Surface Go tech specs

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