Microsoft has unveiled its new successor for its entry-level laptop range; dubbed the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2. This new successor for the Surface Laptop Go comes with higher storage for its base version, unlike its predecessor.
Besides, the price of this latest edition of entry-level laptop has raised by $50 when compared to the older generation model. Let’s check out the full specifications, features, pricing, and availability of the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Specifications
The new Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 sports a 12.4-inch Pixel Sense display; with a screen resolution of 1536 x 1024 pixels. The display of this new Go edition of the Surface laptop features a 3:2 aspect ratio and goes up to a peak brightness of up to 330 nits.
Under the hood, the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor powers the laptop. Besides, the tech giant will ship this entry-level successor laptop with the latest Windows 11 operating system.
The storage on this newest launch from Microsoft features; up to 8 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and an internal SSD storage of up to 256 GB. Moreover, the laptop comes with a secure unlock system; thanks to the fingerprint sensor which is embedded inside the power button.
Furthermore, Microsoft has provided this entry-level second-generation Surface Go laptop with the OmniSonic speakers that support Dolby Atmos. Moreover, there’s a 720p webcam on the front with dual-far field microphones for making crystal clear video calls.
The three storage configurations of the Surface Laptop Go 2 are as follows- 4 GB+128 GB, 8 GB+128 GB, and 8 GB+256 GB. The connectivity options of the laptop include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, a USB Type-A; Type C port, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack along with a Surface connect port.
Lastly, the latest laptop comes with a battery pack of 41WHr cells that can provide a backup of up to 13.5 hours on a single charge.
Price and Availability
The Microsoft Surface Go 2 Laptop starts at $599 for the base storage version of 4 GB RAM and the 128 GB storage variant. The company has launched this new laptop in four distinctive color options—Platinum, Sage; Ice Blue, and Sandstone.
Additionally, the brand has made a few of the components of the Surface Laptop Go 2 user-replaceable. These components include a display, keyboard, or trackpad; where users don’t require the assistance of a professional. The Surface Laptop Go 2 is currently available for pre-orders in the United States and goes on sale from June 7.