Microsoft expands its Surface family of devices with the new Surface Go 2 with a 10.5-inch PixelSense display, Surface Pen, powered by an Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y or 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor with up to 8GB RAM.
The new Surface Go 2 delivers incredible value in a light, portable design, providing a great device for anyone in your company or family. And it is the successor to the 10.1-inch Surface Go 2-in-1 that launched back in 2018.
Alongside with the Surface Go 2, Microsoft also announced the Surface Book 3 with Surface Dock 2, Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds. The company’s Surface devices keep increasing.
In a quick summary, the new Surface Go 2 has the same thin, lightweight design, with a larger 10.5-inch PixelSense display, improved battery life, and a model with up to 64% faster performance than the original with 8th Generation Intel Core M options for the first time.
Microsoft Surface Go 2 Specs
*. Display: 10.5-inch (1920 x 1280) PixelSense Display with 3:2 aspect ratio, 10-point multi-touch and Gorilla Glass 3 protection
*. Dimensions: 245 x 175 x 8.3 mm
*. Weight: 533 g (LTE model) / 544g (WiFi model)
*. Colors: Platinum, Black, Poppy Red, and Ice Blue
*. Processor: Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y / 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor
*. GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 615
*. RAM: 4GB / 8GB
*. Storage: 64GB eMMC / 128GB SSD
*. OS: Windows 10 Home in S mode (consumer channel) / Windows 10 Pro (commercial channels)
*. Back cameras: 8-megapixels autofocus camera with 1080p video recording
*. Front camera: 5-megapixels selfie camera with 1080p Skype HD video recording and Windows Hello
*. Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem
*. Battery: 24W power supply
Like Surface Book 3, the new Surface Go 2 tablet works with the old keyboard case or existing Surface Go Type Covers. It arrives with Surface Pen and it is available in three different color options, Platinum, Black, Poppy Red, and Ice Blue, allowing you to personalize your Surface Go with Type Covers, Sleeves, and accessories.
The Surface Go 2 sports a 10.5-inch PixelSense Display with 3:2 aspect ratio, 10-point multi-touch, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. There is an 8MP autofocus back camera and 5MP front camera with Windows Hello. Both support 1080p video recording.
The base model is powered by Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y, and you can upgrade up to the 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, paired with 4GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB eMMC/128GB of SSD storage. Microsoft promises up to 64% faster performance than the original Surface Go.
It carries USB Type-C, Surface Connect, Surface Type Cover Port, MicroSDXC card reader, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Supports WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem as its connectivity features.
Microsoft Surface Go 2 runs on Windows 10 Home in S mode and Windows 10 Pro, with support for 2W stereo with Dolby Audio Premium support and dual-microphones that increases voice clarity and reduce background noise for Teams meetings or video chats.
The Surface Go 2 is available in five different processors, and memory options, where the base model with Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y, 4GB RAM starts at $399 and bumps up to $879 for the Surface Go 2 LTE (business model) with 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD storage.
While the Surface Go 2 with Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4425Y, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage costs $549, the 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage costs $629 and the Surface Go 2 LTE with 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage goes for $729. They will be available starting from May 12.