Microsoft launched the first affordable Surface Go tablet yesterday, targeting the rising competition of Chromebooks and cheap iPads for consumers and education market. Surface Go can be used as a tablet or laptop, and runs full desktop apps.
The device comes with a design similar to the Surface Pro, featuring the integrated kickstand. However, it has more rounded corners. Its specs are as follows:
|OS||Windows 10 Home in S-mode|
|Display||10-inch 3: 2 aspect|
1800 x 1200 with touch
|Processor||Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y (1.6GHz)|
|Graphics||Intel HD 615|
|RAM||4GB or 8GB|
128GB or 256GB SSD
|Ports||1x USB-C 3.1 (aux. charge, video out, data), microSD (up to 1TB), Surface Connect, headphone jack|
|Surface Pen||4,096 levels of pressure, tilt suppport|
|Camera||5MP front-facing with Windows Hello|
8MP rear auto-focus
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
Optional LTE (late 2018)
|Audio||Dual front-facing speakers|
Dolby Audio Premium
|Battery||Up to 9 hours|
|Dimensions||9.6" x 6.9" x .33" (245mm x 175mm x 8.3mm)|
|Weight||1.15 lbs (0.52 kg) without keyboard|
1.7lbs (0.77 kg) w/keyboard
|Power||24 W power supply|
|Price||Starts at $399|
Keyboard $99 or $129 (Alcantara)
The device is intended for note-taking, Microsoft Office, web browsing, research, and media consumption.
Surface GO comes with its own desktop wallpaper.
If you like it or if you are collecting Windows wallpapers like me, you can download it here (1600x900 pixels):
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