The Surface tablet that solely runs on Windows OS is one of the highest rated productivity tool for business professionals who relies heavily on Windows OS for communication and office productivity. The tablet is also usually priced for more than RM3000 which is unaffordable for some. However, Microsoft Malaysia has just launched the new Surface Go – a budget Surface tablet that runs on Windows 10 operating system with the exact same functionality at a lower price today. Let’s have a look!
Microsoft Surface Go specifications:
- 10-inch PixelSense screen (217ppi, 3:2 screen ratio, 1800×1200 resolution)
- Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor
- Intel HD Graphics 615 graphics card
- 4GB/8GB RAM+64GB eMMC/128GB SSD Solid State Drive
- 8 megapixel auto focus rear camera
- 5 megapixel front camera
- Support for Windows Hello face recognition
- Running the Windows 10 Home system
- Support up to 9 hours of video playback
- Dual microphone with 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® AudioTM Premium
- 245 x 175 x 8.3mm
Although it is slightly heavier than iPad at 469g, it is much more lighter than Surface Pro on the existing market now. It has a 10 inches PixelSense display with aspect ratio at 3:2 and a resolution at 1800 x 1200p.
Digging into internals, the Surface Go runs on Windows 10 Home OS and powered by Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor along with Intel HD graphics 615 graphics card. it also comes with 4GB or 8GB RAM option with 64GB eMMC or 128GB SSD option to choose with. The battery is expected to last up to 9 hours of continuous video playback, a 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. It even cmes with Windows Hello facial recognition feature so you can authenticate and logon to Windows when you go online.
Here comes the most concerning part of all. The pricing for the Surface Go tablet with 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC is priced at RM1749 while the 8GB RAM with 128GB SSD variant is at RM2399. Other accessories such as Surface Pen and Type Cover keyboard aren’t included and priced at RM281 and RM399 respectively.
In the meantime, for each purchase of Surface Go via Microsoft authorized distributor nationwide will comes with RM150 worth of Grab discount vouchers. It is only applicable for purchase made before 24th September so don’t hesitate and get it now!