If you are looking for a small but powerful laptop/tablet, the Microsoft Surface Go is a great solution. The Surface Go offers upgrades over the popular Surface Pro, and for less! No matter if you want to use it as a laptop, tablet or in studio doe or at work or on the go, the Surface Go is practically perfect.
At 1.15 pounds and 9.5 inches, you can carry a Microsoft Surface Go practically anywhere and not be weighed down. The Surface Go battery life gives you up to 9 hours of unplugged power, so you can work all day anywhere. Draw, touch, or use the Surface Go pen on the high-res 10” PixelSense Display. Use is as a Microsoft tablet or attach the Microsoft Surface Go keyboard (Surface Go type cover) to use it as a laptop. Unfortunately, you do need to buy the type cover and pen separately.
The Surface Go comes with Windows 10 in S mode. This allows you to use only apps from the Microsoft Store. It is simple to switch to regular Windows 10 if you want to be able to download a wider range of apps.
The Surface Go offers a front facing and rear facing camera, plus a headphone jack, USB-C port and microSD card reader.
Add in the powerful Intel® HD Graphics 615 and Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor 4415Y and you have a truly versatile 2-in-1.
|Item Weight||1.15 lbs|
|Product Dimensions||9.65″ x 6.90″ x 0.33″|
|Display||10″ PixelSense™ screen with 1800 x 1200 resolution|
|Battery life||Up to 9 hours of video playback|
|Processor||Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor 4415Y|
|Memory||4GB or 8GB RAM|
|Connections||USB-C headphone jack, Surface Connect port, microSDXC card reader|
|Cameras, video, and audio||front-facing, 5.0MP front-facing camera 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera Single microphone 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium|
|Graphics||Intel® HD Graphics 615|
|Warranty||1-year limited hardware warranty|
|Included Components||Surface Go, power supply, quick start and warranty|
This is a very powerful and still affordable option for anyone who wants a lightweight laptop or decent sized tablet. Overall, reviewers like the Surface Go. It can be used at work, then switch to personal use – watch a movie, listen to music, or create art. You can even play app-based games on it. There are a few complaints that is isn’t as sharp as an Apple tablet, but it also doesn’t come with the Apple price tag. It is a very versatile and affordable PC.