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Surface Laptop Go
Surface Laptop Go
DeveloperMicrosoft
Product familyMicrosoft Surface
TypeLaptop
GenerationFirst
Release date1 October 2020;
3 years ago
 (2020-10-01)
Introductory priceUSD 550 to 1100
Operating systemWindows 10 S
(upgradeable to Windows 11)
CPUIntel Core i5-1035G1
Memory16 GB or 8 GB or 4 GB RAM
StorageeMMC: 64 GB
SSD: 128 GB, 256 GB
Removable storagenone
Display12.4 inch Touchscreen
PixelSense Display
1536 x 1024, (148 ppi)
3:2 Aspect Ratio
GraphicsIntel UHD Graphics
SoundOmnisonic Speakers with Dolby Audio, 3.5 mm headphone jack, Dual far-field Studio Mics
InputBuilt in: touchscreen, ambient light sensor, keyboard, touchpad, fingerprint reader
Sold Separately: mouse, stylus pen
Camera720p HD camera
TouchpadBuilt-in
ConnectivityWiFi 6, Bluetooth 5, USB 3
Online servicesMicrosoft Store, OneDrive
Dimensions278.18 mm x 205.67 mm x 15.69 mm
(10.95 in x 8.10 in x 0.62 in)
Mass1,110 grams (2.45 lb)
SuccessorSurface Laptop Go 2
RelatedSurface Laptop SE
Websitewww.surface.com

The Surface Laptop Go is a portable computer introduced by Microsoft in October 2020. The laptop was designed to be a more affordable option of Microsoft's Surface lineup of Personal computing devices.[1] It was announced alongside updated Surface Pro X models and several Surface accessories on 1 October 2020. Retail availability began on 13 October 2020.[2]

Configuration

Surface Laptop Go Configuration Options[3][4]
Price Tier in USD CPU GPU RAM Internal Storage Color Fingerprint
Consumer Business
$550 Does not appear Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel UHD Graphics 4 GB 64 GB eMMC  P  No
$700 $800 8 GB 128 GB NVMe SSD  P   B   S  Yes
$900 $1,000 256 GB NVMe SSD  P   B   S 
Does not appear $1,100 16 GB

 Platinum   Ice Blue   Sandstone 

Features

Hardware

The Surface Laptop Go was available in 3 colors: Platinum, Ice Blue and Sandstone.[7]

The screen features a 12.4-inch PixelSense Display at 1536 × 1024 in a 3:2 aspect ratio, with a 10-point touchscreen and no support for the Surface Pen[8][9]

The Surface Laptop Go features a 10th-generation Comet Lake Intel Core i5 processor paired with integrated Intel UHD Graphics.

In terms of ports, the Surface Go contains 1 USB-C and 1 USB-A port, alongside with a headphone jack and a Surface Connect port for charging. The laptop also has support for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.[10]

Software

All Surface Laptop Go models come pre-installed with Windows 10 Home in S Mode and a 30-day trial of Microsoft Office 365. Business models come pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro.[11][12]

Timeline

Surface Duo 2Surface DuoSurface Hub 3Surface Hub 2SSurface HubSurface Studio 2Surface Studio 2Surface StudioSurface Laptop SESurface Laptop Go 3Surface Laptop Go 2Surface Laptop GoSurface Laptop 5Surface Laptop 4Surface Laptop 3Surface Laptop 2Surface LaptopSurface Laptop Studio 2Surface Laptop StudioSurface Book 3Surface Book 2Surface BookSurface Pro XSurface Pro XSurface Pro 9Surface Pro 8Surface Pro 7Surface Pro 7Surface Pro 6Surface Pro (2017)Surface Pro 4Surface Pro 3Surface Pro 2Surface ProSurface Go 4Surface Go 3Surface Go 2Surface GoSurface 3Surface 2Surface (2012 tablet)
Sources: Microsoft Devices Blog Microsoft Store


References

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  2. ^ "Introducing Surface Laptop Go, new updates to Surface Pro X and new accessories". Microsoft Blog. 1 October 2020. Archived from the original on 2 October 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Microsoft Surface Laptop tech specs". Archived from the original on 3 December 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Commercial Microsoft Surface Laptop tech specs". Archived from the original on 3 December 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Surface Laptop Go: Our Lightest Business Laptop". Surface for Business. Archived from the original on 3 December 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  6. ^ "Surface Laptop Go: Our Lightest Business Laptop". Surface for Business. Archived from the original on 3 December 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Microsoft's new $549 Surface Laptop Go aims to compete with Chromebooks". The Verge. 1 October 2020. Archived from the original on 3 October 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Surface Pen". Microsoft Store. Archived from the original on 15 October 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Microsoft Surface Laptop Go – Technical Speficications – Microsoft Surface". www.microsoft.com. Archived from the original on 16 October 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  10. ^ "Surface Laptop Go could be Microsoft's newest laptop — and it may launch this week". LaptopMag. 1 October 2020. Archived from the original on 29 September 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  11. ^ "Microsoft Surface Laptop Go – Technical Speficications – Microsoft Surface". www.microsoft.com. Archived from the original on 3 December 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  12. ^ "Surface Laptop Go: Our Lightest Business Laptop". Surface for Business. Archived from the original on 3 December 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
Preceded byNone Surface Laptop Go 1st generation With: Surface Pro X Succeeded bySurface Laptop Go 2