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Microsoft is getting back into the tablet business. Well, the company has launched its latest 10-inch display tablet dubbed as Microsoft Surface Go 2-in-1. The Go features an integrated kickstand, Windows 10 and a similar design to the Surface Pro.

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Microsoft Surface Go 2-in-1

The Surface Pro mimic sports a 10-inches 1800 x 1200 pixel res display with a 3:2 aspect ratio. The 2-in-1 packs a custom built high-res PixelSense Display that supports Surface Pen with 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, low pen parallax, low latency, and precision for accurate note taking, drawing and computer-aided design.

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It also comes packed with Microsoft’s proprietary Surface Connector port for charging and connecting to a desktop dock. Coming to the internals, it is powered by 7th Generation Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y, coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD. The Redmond company claims that the Go run up to nine hours of battery life on a single charge.

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Do note, the Surface Go by default comes with Windows 10S, but users can switch to a fill version of Windows 10 for free if they are willing to. Initially, Microsoft is launching the WiFi versions of the Go, but will bring the LTE equipped model later this year.

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Coming to the connectivity, the Go features a Surface Connect for charging and docking USB-C 3.1, a headphone jack and a microSD card reader for storage expansion. It also comes with Windows Hello camera that allows for quick, and secure sign-in using face recognition.

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The Microsoft Surface Go basic model with 4GBRAM with 64GB SSD costs US$399 (roughly Rs 27,440), while the 8GB RAM model with 128GB SSD costs US$549 (roughly Rs 37,760). The Surface Go will be available for pre-order from July 10 in all major countries, not in India though. It will ship in August. The company will launch a 4G LTE model with a SIM tray powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem later this year.


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