Microsoft presents the second generation Surface Laptop Go. It doesn’t bring many updates. However, the Surface Laptop Go 2 offers a performance increase of around 20% when compared to the first generation.
Features of Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 is now powered by an Intel Core 11th Gen, Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor. Replaces the Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor in its first generation. It supports up to 8GB of RAM and an SSD storage option with a choice of 128GB and 256GB capacities. No longer available 64GB eMMC storage space option.
Microsoft also updated its cooling system. Thermal management is claimed to be better with a quieter cooling fan performance. As a result, battery life can be 30 minutes longer than the previous generation.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 specs at a glance:
|Specification||Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2|
|OS||Windows 11 Home|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7|
|RAM||4GB or 8GB LPDDR4x|
|Graphics card||Intel Iris Xe Graphics|
|Storage space||128GB / 256GB SSD|
|Screen||12.4-inch 1536 x 1024 (148 ppi) 3:2 PixelSense Touch display|
|Connectivity||1x USB-A, 1x USB-C, 3.5mm audio jack, Surface Connect port|
|Audio||Omnisonic Speakers with Dolby-Audio Premium|
|Wireless||Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.1|
|Webcam||720p HD f2.0 camera|
|Safety system||Windows Hello fingerprint|
|Battery||Up to 13.5 hours|
|Dimension||10.95 x 8.12 x 0.62 inches|
|Color||Platinum, Ice Blue, Sandstone, Sage|
In the screen sector, the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 retains the 12.4-inch PixelSense touch screen panel with a resolution of 1536 x 1024 pixels. Above the screen panel can still be found 720p webcam for video conferencing. Meanwhile, in the keyboard sector, Microsoft has not yet equipped it with backlit lights. For security features, there is a fingerprint sensor that can only be found on models with 8GB RAM configuration only.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Price
The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 is now available for pre-order via the Microsoft website . The price of the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 starts at US$599.99.