Earlier this year, Microsoft has released its Surface Go tablet, which is currently the entry-level tablet amongst the Surface products’ portfolio. As for India, apart from the Apple iPad, there aren’t many options available in the tablets segment. Well, it might change by the end of this month as Microsoft has set to launch its Surface Go laptop in India via Flipkart on 27th of December.
Microsoft has released the Surface Go as a 10-inch hybrid tablet-laptop Windows Computer, which can also be called – a 2-in-1 PC, though it features a Pentium Processor, the Surface Go has been considered to be a powerful tablet on the go.
The Microsoft Surface Go features a beautiful design similar to its Surface Pro line-up. It features a magnesium chassis build that certainly looks impressive. The tablet features a 10-inch PixelSense display with 1800×1200 resolution, which has typical’s Surface’ line up 3:2 aspect ratio. The Surface Go also features the hinge design similar to what we have seen on the Surface Pro products.
Under the hood, the tablet is powered by an Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y paired with Intel HD 615 Graphics. Followed by either 4GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB eMMC drive or 128GB Solid State Drive (SSD) respectively. It runs on 64-bit Windows 10 Operating System, which runs on Microsoft’s proprietary Windows 10 in S mode. It also features three modes that include – Laptop, Tablet & Studio mode. The Surface Go comes with TPM 2.0 security chip and also supports Windows Hello Face Recognition for authentication.
The tablet also features an 8MP rear camera with Auto Focus and a 5MP front-facing camera. On the I/O, the Go features a USB-C port, one 3.5mm headphone jack, microSD card reader, Surface Type cover port and lastly the Surface Connect port as well. While there’s an LTE variant as well, the Surface Go would be coming in Wi-Fi variant to India.
Right now, the new Microsoft Surface Go products are up for pre-order exclusively on Flipkart. As for the pricing, the Surface Go 4GB variant is priced at Rs 37,999 whereas the larger 8GB option is priced at Rs 49,999. Flipkart is also coming up with launch offers worth Rs 22,000 for this Microsoft Surface Go tablet.