Earlier this year, Microsoft launched their lower cost, smaller Surface Go. With a display size of 10 inches, and weighing 1.15 lbs, or 515 grams, it’s a more portable version of the popular Surface Pro.

Today Microsoft is announcing a new LTE variant for those that want to use the convertible PC even more on the go. The Surface Go has been paired with the Qualcomm X16 modem, which is the same modem they used in the Surface Pro LTE.

Microsoft Surface Go
  Surface Go Specifications
CPU Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y (Kaby Lake-Y)
2 core, 4 thread, 1.6 GHz base frequency
GPU Intel HD 615
24 EUs 850 MHz boost frequency
Display 10-inch PixelSense
1800x1200 3:2 aspect
216 Pixels Per Inch
10-point Multitouch
Surface Pen support
Dimensions 245 x 175 x 8.3 mm
9.6 x 6.9 x 0.33 inches
Weight 515 grams (WiFi)
1.15 lbs (WiFi)
RAM 4 or 8 GB LPDDR3-1866
Storage 64 GB eMMC
128 / 256 GB NVMe SSD optional
Wireless 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE Optional
Cat 9 modem, 22 bands, 450 Mbps download speed
Battery Up to 9 hours of video playback
24W Charger
Cameras Windows Hello IR camera
5 MP Front Camera with 1080p video
8 MP Rear Camera with 1080p video
Ports USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 with power delivery
Surface Connect
MicroSD
Headset
Price 4GB/64GB $399
8GB/128GB $549
8GB/128 GB LTE $679
Windows 10 Pro $50 extra

The new Surface Go LTE is available for pre-order now, starting at $679, which is a $130 increase over the same 8 GB / 128 GB Wi-Fi model, or $729 for commercial customers which will probably mean a bump up to Windows 10 Pro.

The new model will be available in 23 markets by November 22, and more are coming after that.

Source: Microsoft

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  • PeachNCream - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - link

    Crazy that Microsoft is even attempting to sell tablet computers at this point. I was at a couple of retailers over the weekend including an office supply store and the local Best Buy. What used to be a filled-to-the-brim tablet section of each store was now a desolate wasteland where one might not be surprised to encounter a wayward tumbleweed. The office supply store (Staples) was the worst of the two. There was a 7" Kindle Fire and one iPad on display plus five other empty spaces on the shelves. No one buys tablets anymore. The laptop section looked healthy, but it's safe to say that tablets are following fast on the heels of netbooks as a fading fad. Reply
  • peevee - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - link

    Remember 11" netbooks for $300? It is that, only overpriced and with smaller screen. Reply

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