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Microsoft Launches Cheaper Surface Laptop Go | Technology

Microsoft has released a cheaper version of its popular notebook Windows 10 PC, Surface Laptop Go, faster Surface Pro X tablet.

Announced in a blog post rather than a press event for a pandemic, Surface Laptop Go is a small, lightweight, low-cost version. Excellent Surface Laptop 3 And while trying to deliver the same premium Windows 10 experience, it starts at just over $ 549 in the US.

The Laptop Go touchscreen is as small as 12.4 inches, but otherwise looks like Laptop 3 with a blue, sandstone, or platinum-colored metal finish. It has the same full size keyboard and a large and precise trackpad. Laptop Go also has a pair of 720p HD webcams and studio-quality microphones to improve video calls. Microsoft It’s rare for machines of this class.

It features Intel’s 10th generation Core i5 processor, 4GB or 8GB of RAM, selectable storage options, 13 hours of battery and fast charging. It has the same port selection as the larger siblings, including one USB-C port, one traditional USB-A port, a headphone socket, and a Surface Connect socket for power and connectivity. Laptop Go also supports the latest Wi-Fi 6 standards and Bluetooth 5.

One of the things that Laptop Go lacks is the Laptop 3 Windows Hello facial recognition camera. Instead, a fingerprint sensor is built into the power button on certain models.

Faster Surface Pro X tablet

Microsoft's ARM-based Surface Pro X tablet has a faster SQ2 chip.

Microsoft’s ARM-based Surface Pro X tablet has a faster SQ2 chip.Photo: Microsoft

Alongside laptop go, Microsoft also announced its update ARM-based Surface Pro X tablet The updated convertible PC will feature a new high-speed Microsoft SQ2 custom processor and will be available in the US in a new platinum color starting at $ 999.99.

Microsoft also said that by supporting a much wider range of traditional Windows apps through x64 emulation, it fixes one of the shortcomings of the new ARM-based system rather than being based on the traditional Intel PC chip. ..

Surface Laptop Go and the updated Surface Pro X will ship on October 13th.