Microsoft has today announced the launch of its latest entry-level SUrface Go tablet, which will compete directly with the entry-level iPad. The latest tablet from Microsoft comes at a starting price of $399, which roughly translate to Rs 27,600. The Surface Go tablet is available for pre-orders in the US, UK and Australia and it will start shipping in August.
The latest tablet from Microsoft has a fair share of resemblance with its premium Surface Pro. You get a pop-out stand and similar design language as seen in the flagship device. The Microsoft Surface Go features a 10-inch PixelSense Display with a screen resolution of 1800 x 1200 pixels and an aspect ratio of 3:2.
The latest tablet comes with a 4GB of RAM with 64GB of eMMC flash storage for the base variant, while there is another variant that comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage at a price tag of $549. The Surface Go is powered by 7th generation Intel Pentium Gold processor 4415Y and it runs on Windows 10 Home.
The company claims that the device can deliver up to 9 hours of battery backup and it is the first Surface device that comes loaded with USB Type-C port. There is Microsoft’s proprietary Surface Connector as well, which allow users to connect to a desktop dock along with charing the tablet.
The company has also introduced a host of new accessories for the Surface Go tablet as well. The Standard Type Cover comes with a price tag of $99, while Signature Type Cover keyboard is priced at $129. Then there is Surface Mobile Mouse and Surface Pen that retails for $35 and $99 respectively.