Microsoft announced the new affordable Surface Laptop Go starting at $549

Surface Laptop Go

Microsoft has launched two new laptops today, a budget-oriented Surface Laptop Go and the second-generation variant of the Surface Pro X that was launched last year.

The new Surface Laptop Go has a 12.4-inch PixelSense multi-touch screen display with a 3:2 aspect ratio, 1536 x 1024 pixels resolution, and soft-bezels around the screen.

The Surface Laptop Go uses aluminum for the lid and polycarbonate composite resin system with glass fiber and 30% post-consumer recycled content for the base of the device and it weighs just 1.1 kilograms.

It comes in powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor with Intel UHD graphics paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. It comes in with Windows 10 Home in S mode running out-of-the-box.

It also offers an HD Webcam that is placed on the top bezels of the screen, dual far-field microphones, and speakers with Dolby Audio support. It includes a 39W power supply that the company says can last for a day.

On connectivity, it offers 1x USB-C, 1x USB-A, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, a 3.5mm headphone jack, Surface Connect port, and a fingerprint sensor for authentication.

The Surface Laptop Go starts at $549 for the base model with 4GB of RAM and 64Gb of eMMC internal storage. Other configurations are mentioned below:

Surface Laptop Go (8GB + 128GB SSD) – $699.99

Surface Laptop Go (8GB + 256GB SSD) – $899.99

All models are available for pre-orders in the United States in three Ice Blue, Sandstone, and Platinum color options.

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