Surface Go 2 with Bigger Display, Faster Intel Processor Launched Starting at $399

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Surface Go 2 with Bigger Display, Faster Intel Processor Launched Starting at $399
We received a sneak peek on the Surface Go 2 advertising renders, together with the important thing specs, earlier this morning. Just hours later, Microsoft has formally taken the wraps off the second-gen Surface Go alongside the Surface Book 3 and Surface Headphones 2. The new pill consists of some minor upgrades over the unique and begins at $399.

Microsoft Surface Go 2: Specs and Features

Surface Go 2 carries ahead the unique design, retaining the ‘same thin, lightweight design’ of the first-gen pill. The dimensions and port placement are the identical. The largest noticeable change is the barely larger 10.5-inch show as in comparison with the unique’s 10-inch panel.

This show nonetheless boasts a 3:2 side ratio however an improved 1920 x 1280 decision. A bigger show in the identical physique means narrower bezels, as seen within the render beneath.

Surface Go 2

Under the hood, Surface Go 2 now lets customers choose from amongst two choices – one is the Intel Pentium Gold processor whereas the opposite is the Eighth-Gen Intel Core m3 processor. In the official weblog publish, Microsoft guarantees “up to 64% faster performance than the original” Surface Go.

It might come as a shock to many however the Gold processor is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage on the bottom mannequin. Yeah, eMMC storage in 2020. It goes as much as 8GB RAM and 128GB SDD storage. The Core-m3 variant, however, is coupled with as much as 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD storage (no eMMC storage variant) as properly.

Talking concerning the ports, you’ve got a single USB-C port, microSDXC card reader, and Surface Connect port for charging and docking. There’s dual-microphones on board for improved audio recording and workforce conferences, together with a 5MP digital camera on the rear. The firm has additionally baked a brand new digital camera app into this pill.

Microsoft has launched new Type Covers for the Surface Go 2, beginning at $99. They will are available 4 enticing colours, together with Platinum, Black, Poppy Red, and Ice Blue. You can, nonetheless, select to make use of your current Type Cover as its suitable with this new pill. It must also give you as much as 10 hours of battery life on a single cost.

Price and Availability

Surface Go 2 will go on sale from May 12 and be obtainable in a slew of configurations, all of which have been listed beneath:

  • Pentium Gold + 4GB + 64GB – $399 (round Rs. 30,300)
  • Pentium Gold + 8GB + 128GB – $549 (round Rs. 41,700)
  • Core-m3 + 8GB + 128GB – $629 (round Rs. 47,800)
  • Core-m3 + 8GB + 128GB + LTE – $729 (round Rs. 55,400)
  • Core-m3 + 8GB + 256GB + LTE – $879 (round Rs. 66,800)

This upgraded pill PC can be obtainable in choose markets, to start out with, and received’t be coming to India anytime quickly. It was simply earlier this week that Microsoft launched the Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7, and Surface Laptop 3 in India.

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