Microsoft Surface Go 3 goes official with new processor option

Microsoft Surface Go 3 launches with not a major change over the predecessor, Microsoft Surface Go 2. However, the latest notebook comes with a new processor option.

At the recent Surface Event, Microsoft introduced new hardware models, including the Microsoft Surface Go 3 laptop. The Surface Go 3 is the latest addition to the Surface family of devices. Although, the latest Surface laptop does not offer much changes, besides it features a new processor that boosts its performance. The design of the Surface Go 3 is similar to its predecessor. But Microsoft claims it to deliver 60 percent more speed.

Microsoft’s new Surface Go 3 laptop is a family-friendly device that features a Kids Mode for safe and fun learning. The Surface Go 3 also comes with Windows 11 OS pre-installed, offering a smooth and intuitive user experience. Along with the Surface Go 3, Microsoft unveiled other new hardware models at the Surface Event, such as the Surface Laptop Studio, the Surface Pro 8, and the Surface Duo 2 foldable smartphone.

Microsoft Surface Go 3: Price and availability

The Microsoft Surface Go 3 is the latest device in the Surface family, and it has the same starting price of USD 399 (around Rs 29400) as the previous model. The Surface Go 2 was launched last year at the same price point. The Surface Go 3 base model offers a budget-friendly option for users who want a versatile and portable device.

Microsoft Surface Go 3 laptop comes with a starting price of USD 399
Microsoft Surface Go 3 laptop comes with a starting price of USD 399

The Surface Go 3 is open for pre-orders in some markets, but Microsoft has not revealed the availability of the LTE models yet. The company announced at the launch event that the LTE models will be released soon. The Surface Go 3 will start shipping on October 5, with Windows 11 OS already installed on the device.

Moreover, the Redmond based tech giant did not made any announcement regarding its availability in India. On Microsoft India website, the Surface Go 3 appears with a “coming soon” banner only. Also Read – Microsoft Surface Duo 2 launched with major upgrades over its predecessor

  • Surface Go 3 models

ProcessorMemoryStorageLTEColorPrice (USD)
Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y 4 GB64 GB eMMC NoPlatinum$400
Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y 8 GB128 GB NVMe SSDNoPlatinum$500
Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y 8 GB128 GB NVMe SSDYesPlatinum$550
Intel Core i3-10100Y4 GB64 GB eMMCNoPlatinum$500
Intel Core i3-10100Y8 GB128 GB NVMe SSDNoPlatinum or Matte Black$630
Intel Core i3-10100Y8 GB128 GB NVMe SSDYesPlatinum or Matte Black$730
Intel Core i3-10100Y8 GB256 GB NVMe SSDYesPlatinum or Matte Black$880

Microsoft Surface Go 3: Specifications

The Microsoft Surface Go 3 is a budget-friendly 2-in-1 laptop that offers versatility and portability. The Surface Go 3 has a similar design to the previous model, but it has a new processor that boosts its speed by 60 percent. Microsoft Surface Go 3 also has an optional LTE Advanced feature that improves the connectivity on the move.

  • Surface Go laptop with Intel Processors

The Microsoft Surface Go has a 10.5-inch touchscreen with a 3:2 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1920 x 1280 pixels. The 3:2 aspect ratio gives users more vertical space for reading, browsing, and getting things done. This Microsoft device runs on either the Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y or the Intel Core i3-10100Y processor, which are faster than the processors used in the Surface Go 2 laptops. To recall, Microsoft Surface Go 2 laptop features the Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y or the Intel Core m3 processor.

  • Other Features and Improvements

The Surface Go 3 has the same design, cameras, speakers, ports, and dimensions as the Surface Go 2, but it has some new features and improvements. The device has 1080p cameras on both sides, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of SSD storage. The Surface Go 3 also supports Windows Hello face recognition, Dolby Audio, and Studio microphones. The LTE model of the Surface Go 3 has a long-lasting battery that can last for a whole day. The device is compatible with the Microsoft Pen Protocol, but the stylus is sold separately.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio Specs

The Surface Laptop Studio is a new device from Microsoft that combines the features of a laptop, a tablet, and a studio. Here are some of its main specs:

  1. Display: 14.4-inch PixelSense™ Flow touchscreen with 2400 x 1600 resolution and 120 Hz refresh rate.
  2. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H or i7-11370H with up to 4.8 GHz turbo boost.
  3. Graphics: Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics or NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3050 Ti laptop GPU with 4 GB GDDR6 memory.
  4. Memory: 16 GB or 32 GB of 4267 MHz LPDDR4x RAM.
  5. Storage: 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB, or 2 TB PCIe NVMe SSD.
  6. Connectivity Ports: 2 x Thunderbolt 4, 1 x Surface Connect, 1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    Wireless: Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, optional LTE Advanced.
  7. Battery: Up to 19 hours of typical device usage.
  8. Camera: 5.0 MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video and Windows Hello face authentication.
  9. Audio: Quad Omnisonic speakers with Dolby Atmos® and dual far-field studio mics.
  10. Pen: Surface Slim Pen 2 with haptic feedback and wireless charging (included).
  11. Keyboard: Backlit keyboard with precision haptic touchpad.
  12. Dimensions: 12.3 x 9.1 x 0.7 inches (312 x 232 x 18 mm), 3.83lbs (1.74kg).

Besides Microsoft Surface Go 3, the Surface Studio is designed to offer a versatile and powerful experience for different modes of work and play. Furthermore, users can use it as a laptop, a stage, or a studio, depending on their needs. It also comes with Windows 11 pre-installed, which offers a smooth user interface.

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