Microsoft launches smaller, cheaper Surface Go Tablet

Microsoft Surface affordable tablet passes the FCC

On Monday, the company teased the upcoming product with a tweet that said "Where will Surface go next?" Considering the physical form of the Surface Go first, it is headlined as being the smallest and lightest Surface yet. The device will be shipped starting August 2. The hinge can extend to 165 degrees for flexibility, allowing users to make it as a tablet or studio mode, and support for type and mouse input with their Signature Type Cover.

In terms of ports, the Surface Go is more limited than its larger brethren. The tablet features a 10-inch display and weighs in at just 1.2 pounds (0.54KG). This is a nice addition that displays how Microsoft has considered multiple avenues for the Surface Go, in spite of its primary focus towards education. Talking about the performance, the Surface Go is powered by Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor clocked at 1.6GHz and Intel HD 615 GPU.

It'll be notable if the tablet does have a USB-C port, since previous Surface tablets required a proprietary Microsoft adapter for charging and data.

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The Surface Go has all the trademark features of the Surface Pro, from a standard kickstand on the rear to a magnesium design. The 4 GB and 6 GB RAM variant of the Surface Go respectively features 64 GB and 128 GB of storage. The Surface Go will be pitted against Apple's $329 iPad. Microsoft claims that the device can offer a battery life of up to 9 hours on a single charge. Still, that's $100 less than the Surface 3 started at, making it the cheapest of Microsoft'sdevices in this lineup yet.

Surface Go comes preloaded either with Windows 10 Home in S Mode (which can be upgraded for free to full Windows 10 Home) or Windows 10 Pro (which can be downgraded to S Mode).

The Surface Go can be pre-ordered as of July 10th, US time, in US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. The company also may be adding an 8GB RAM/256GB SSD storage version (with and without LTE, ) to its Surface Go line-up.

Finally, Microsoft says that a model with LTE cellular connectivity is in the works, but won't be ready until later this year. The base model has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of hard drive space, while a more expensive model, starting at $549, will have 8GB of RAM and 256GB of hard drive space.

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