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Microsoft announces affordable 10-inch Surface Go

Putting in powerful features in a small device, Microsoft has officially unveiled the Surface Go which they claim to be their “smallest, lightest, and most affordable Surface yet.”

Among its key specs and features include a 10-inch FHD PixelSense display in 3:2 resolution, Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y, and storage configurations of 4GB/8GB RAM combined with either a 64GB/128GB/256GB onboard storage. The said device will run on a 27 watt-hour juice. In term of optics, the Microsoft Surface Go will have an 8-megapixel shooter on the rear and a 5-megapixel front camera.

Image from Microsoft.

Since it will come in a very compact body with its  dimensions of 9.6 x 6.9 x 0.33 inches, and 0.49 kg weight, the Microsoft Surface Go will have a limited selection of ports that include one USB Type-C port, one headphone port, a microSD card reader, and Surface Connect, which will be useful for charging and docking. The Microsoft Surface Go also has its Stylus pen.

This device will be available in two variants, one with WiFi only and the other one coming with an LTE+WiFi connection feature.

The Microsoft Surface Go (WiFi) is priced at USD 399 or around PhP 21,300. It will be available for pre-orders in select countries including US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Portugal, and Spain.

It will also be launched in Japan, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and in China in the coming weeks. Local pricing and availability are yet to be announced.

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