Microsoft has finally released the much-awaited low-end portable Surface device, the Surface Go 2—the successor to original Surface Go that received respectable positive reviews. The new Surface Go 2 arrived with high improvement as compared to original Surface Go.
Surface Go 2 has reportedly 64% better performance than the Surface Go and has longer battery life. Surface Go 2 may share the same hardware components as Surface Go, but the performance and specifications have been tremendously improved over the original. The new Surface Go 2 can probably do most of the works that a Surface Pro does but at a comparatively lower price.
The Surface Go 2
The Surface Go 2 has a similar outer design as the original Surface Go—detachable cover with magnets that houses Surface Pen. The new low-end portable Surface has improved processor and additional RAM.
Apple’s iPad competitor comes with Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y and 8th Gen Intel Core m3 and houses Intel UHD Graphics 615 graphic cards. The device promises in providing top-end performance with either 64GB eMMC or a 128GB SSD storages across various variants. The device has two RAM configuration options, a 4 GB or 8 GB.
Microsoft has provided massive upgrades in cameras for the Surface Go 2. The newly launched device comes with 5-megapixel, 1080p front-facing webcam while other Microsoft laptops or other laptops come with 0.9 to 1.2-MP cameras. The Surface Go has LTE cellular connection that will speed up your Internet experience on the go and has Wi-Fi 6 for amazing fast-speed if you are in a proper network environment.
The size of the Surface Go 2 is 9.6 x 6.9 x 0.3 inches, which is similar to its predecessors, but the bezels have been shredded to provide the larger screen in the same size.
The starting price of the new device that rolled from May 12 is $399 for the entry-level Surface Go 2. If you want to power up your device with the Intel M3 processor, opt for Surface Go 2 worth $629.