Microsoft Surface Go to Hit the Market for $399

This device is said to be smaller, easier to keep at all times with you, and cheaper. It sounds amazing, right? Well, it’s also going to be less powerful. And you’ll have to buy additional things for it, meaning that the price could get higher.

Microsoft Surface Go to keep the place of a PC

We know for sure that the price will get up to $399 (£299 and AU$599). The device ’s smaller, it has a 10-inch display, in comparison with the 12.3-inch Pro device, the latter which makes us feel like we’re holding an iPad. It’s also worth mentioning that it will have Pentium processors instead of the Core i-series Intel CPU. This will make it feel more like a laptop than a PC. It’s a step back when it comes to the processing power. We cannot really understand the difference between them 2, instead of the obvious ones.

Key specs

It will come with an Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y CPU, 64GB eMMC storage, or 128GB or 256GB SSD storage. The display will be of 10-inch, 1,800 x 1,200 display and it will have 4GB or 8GB RAM. It will have the 5MP Windows Hello face sign-in camera feature, and the rear camera will have autofocus and 8MP. It will come with a USB-C, microSD card and headphone inputs and the operating system will be Windows 10 S, Home or Pro.

Additional items

Unfortunately, if you want to enjoy its keyboard cover, you’ll have to buy it separately, for the price of $99 (£99 or AU$139). The stylus also comes for the price of $99 (£99 or AU$139). By buying these items, you can pay up to 50% more than the price of the device. The new Mobile Mouse comes for the price of $35 and we’re talking matching colors.

Nicole Hicks

Nicole Hicks a graduate of UFT. She’s based in Toronto but travels much of the year. Nicole has written for NPR, Motherboard, MSN Money, and the Huffington Post. Nicole is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing.

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