Bottom line: Microsoft is now accepting pre-orders for the Surface Laptop Go 2, an up to date model of the unique Surface Laptop Go launched in 2020. Pricing begins at $599, which represents a $50 premium over the earlier mannequin, however Microsoft is hoping the upgrades are sufficient to look previous the worth bump.
Microsoft’s newest contains a 3:2, 12.4-inch PixelSense touch-enabled show (1,536 x 1,024 decision, 148 PPI) with a most brightness of 330 nits. Under the proverbial hood is a quad-core eleventh gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor alongside Intel Iris Xe graphics, your alternative of 4GB or 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and both 128GB or 256GB of detachable SSD storage.
The Surface Laptop Go 2 moreover packs a 720p HD webcam with f/2.0 aperture lens and twin microphones, a fingerprint reader built-in into the ability button, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity, a keyboard with 30 p.c extra key journey than a MacBook Air and “all-day battery life” rated at as much as 15.5 hours beneath typical use.
I/O ports embrace one USB-C port, a USB-A port, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Surface Connect port. In addition to the SSD, the keyboard and keypad are additionally replaceable, as are the show and the battery. The entire equipment and caboodle weighs simply 2.48 kilos and is backed by a one-year guarantee.
Microsoft is providing the Surface Laptop Go 2 in your alternative of sage, ice blue, sandstone or platinum shade schemes. Pricing begins at $599.99 for a mannequin with 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD and scales as much as $799.99 if you need double the reminiscence and storage. Orders will begin delivery subsequent week.