Microsoft has launched the Surface Go, a downgraded version of the Surface Pro. According to the company, this tablet is the cheapest Surface device ever. The Surface Go is already available for pre-order in certain countries and will hit the shelves on August.
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The Surface Go tablet features a 10″ display with a resolution of 1800 x 1200 and an aspect ratio of 3:2. It arrived with Windows 10 along with the 7th generation Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y. The laptop-tablet hybrid contains 4/8GB of RAM and an internal storage of 64/128GB. Its battery capacity was not mentioned but according to the company, the Surface Go can last up to nine hours of battery life.
As of now, Microsoft will only release the Wi-Fi variants of the Surface Go but they mentioned that the LTE models will come later this year.
In regards to its price, the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage will retail at $399 (approx. PHP 21,348) whereas the 8GB RAM + 128GB will be priced at $549 (approx. PHP 29,373). As mentioned earlier, the pre-orders will start today, July 10, in these countries – Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K and U.S. There are no news if the tablet will arrive in the Philippines but the company has stated that the Surface Go will be coming to other markets as well in the future.