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Microsoft Launches: Microsoft Surface Go 2

New Microsoft Surface Go 2 | 2020

The new Microsoft Surface Go 2 tablet offers a larger 10.5-inch 3:2 1920×1280-pixel screen. The Microsoft Surface Go 2 is shaping up to be a huge improvement. It improved battery life and up to 64 percent faster performance on the top-end variant which has an 8th Gen Intel Core M processor with features an Intel Pentium Gold processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of eMMC storage.

Microsoft Surface Go 2

The Surface Go 2 has a magnesium body with an integrated kickstand. It weighs just 553g without a keyboard cover. Other common features include one USB Type-C port, Microsoft’s proprietary Surface Connector for charging and accessories, a headphones socket, a microSD card slot, dual “studio” microphones. The most interesting fact is that a 5-megapixel, 1080p front-facing webcam. That’s a huge upgrade over the 0.9 to 1.2-MP cameras on most laptops. That camera also supports Windows Hello biometric login.

Surface Go 2 has a larger physical battery and reduced power consumption up to 10 hours of battery life. Microsoft has added studio mics to the Surface Go 2, which will improve video conferencing and audio calls.

CPU: Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y | 8th Gen Intel Core m3
Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 615
Display: 10.5-inches (1920 x 1280 pixels)
Memory: 4GB | 8GB
Storage: 64GB eMMC | 128GB SSD
Size: 9.7 x 6.9 x 0.3 inches
Weight: 1.22 pounds
Cellular connection: LTE (optional)

The Surface Go 2 has a starting price of $399 (4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC storage), and $629 for (8GB RAM and a 128GB SSD). There’s also a $529 option, which sees the same RAM and storage but opts for the slightly less powerful Intel Pentium Gold processor.

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