Microsoft brings its affordable Surface Laptop Go to India

Aims to take on the affordable laptop market!

by: - Last updated on: January 21st, 2021

Key Takeaways

  • The Surface Laptop Go is Microsoft’s most affordable version of their flagship Surface laptops.
  • It is also the company’s lightest laptop yet, coming in at just 1.1 Kg.
  • The laptop runs on a 10th-gen Intel i5 quad-core processor and promises up to 13 hours of battery life.

Microsoft has just announced a new Surface laptop in India. Called Surface Laptop Go, this latest offering is Microsoft’s most affordable version of their flagship Surface laptops. Microsoft calls it their lightest laptop yet and suggests that it aims to strike the perfect balance of performance, battery life, and style to offer premium style at an amazing value. And that, having a handy form factor makes it a promising contender for learning and working.

Surface Laptop Go

The Surface Laptop Go has a design reminiscent of any other Surface laptop. However, what’s interesting about the new model is that its chassis weighs in at just 1.11 Kg, making it the lightest Surface laptop yet. Upfront, the laptop features a 12.4-inch PixelSense touchscreen display with narrow bezels and the Surface signature 3:2 aspect ratio. It has a full-size keyboard with a 1.3mm key travel, which Microsoft says offers an accurate and comfortable typing experience. In addition to the keyboard, the laptop also has a large trackpad, sitting right below the keyboard.

As for what’s under the hood, the Surface Laptop Go runs on a 10th-gen Intel i5 quad-core processor. It offers up to 16GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and up to 13 hours of battery life. In terms of audio, it also comes with built-in ‘Studio’ mics, ‘omnisonic speakers’, Dolby Audio.

Surface Laptop Go

The Laptop Go has a 720p camera for taking video calls. Being a Microsoft product, it gets the usual set of essential office apps. And furthermore, like any other Surface laptop, it also gets a similar set of features like Windows Hello and One Touch sign-in to simplify the experience.

Surface Laptop Go: Pricing and Availability

The all-new Microsoft Surface Laptop Go comes in four configurations for the commercial models:

  • i5/4GB/64GB — Rs 63,499
  • i5/8GB/128GB — Rs 76,199
  • i5/8GB/256GB — Rs 92,999
  • i5/16GB/256GB — Rs 1,10,999

On the other hand, Microsoft has limited the number of SKUs to only two for consumers, which include:

  • i5/8GB/128GB — Rs 71,199
  • i5/8GB/256GB — Rs 91,999

As for availability, the Surface Laptop Go be available from January 22 across online platforms like Amazon and Reliance Digital.

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