Microsoft Surface Go
|Release date||August 2, 2018|
|Operating system||Windows 10 Home in S mode (upgradable to Windows 10 Home) or Windows 10 Pro|
|System-on-chip used||Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y 1.6GHz, 2 MB cache, 6 W|
|Memory||4/8 GB dual-channel DDR3-1600 (25.6 GB/sec)|
|Storage||64 GB eMMC, 128 GB NVMe SSD|
|Removable storage||microSD slot|
|Display||10.0 inches (25 cm) 1800x1200 (217 ppi) PixelSense HD screen with 3:2 aspect ratio|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 615|
Surface Pen (sold separately)
Type Cover detachable keyboard with touchpad (sold separately)
|Camera||Front: 5 MP, 1080p HD|
Rear: 8 MP, 1080p HD
|Touchpad||On the Surface Type Cover (sold separately)|
|Online services||Microsoft Store, OneDrive|
|Dimensions||245 millimetres (9.6 in) (width)|
175 millimetres (6.9 in) (height)
8.3 millimetres (0.33 in) (depth)
|Mass||522 grams (1.151 lb)|
245 grams (0.540 lb) (add for Type Cover)
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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 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 Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU. Storage options are 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.
- Surface Go can fully charge its battery in 2 hours.
- Surface Go comes with a headphone jack, and micro SD card slot.
- All configurations are also available with Windows 10 Pro for an additional $50 USD.
- The 8.3 mm thick tablet weighs 0.52 kg (1.15 lb).
|Surface Go Configuration Options   |
|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|
|779||256GB NVMe SSD|
- ARK | Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y Processor (2M Cache). Ark.intel.com. Retrieved on 2018-07-09.
- Microsoft Devices Blog Surface Go article
- "This is Microsoft Surface Go". betanews.com. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
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