microsoft announced the launch of a new portable computer, the Surface Go 2 Laptopwhich takes over from the Surface Laptop Go launched in 2020. This equipment is aimed at students, and that is why it offers an IPS touch screen of 12.4 inches at a slightly lower resolution than Full HD (1536 x 1024 pixels) with a maximum brightness of 330nits. The most interesting of all is that it will have more than enough processor to move freely in office and multimedia tasks, since it uses a Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Tiger Lake).
This processor manufactured using 10nm SuperFin offers a configuration of 4 cores and 8 processing threads at base/turbo frequency of 2.40/4.20GHz accompanied by 8 MB of cache and integrated graphics intel iris xe with 80 cores at a frequency of 1.30 GHz. All of this adds up to a TDP of 28Wwhich favors the autonomy of the device, which promises to offer up to 13.5 hours running on a single charge.
Ending with known information, the Surface Go 2 Laptop It can be chosen with 4 GB, 8 GB and 16 GB of RAM as well as 128 GB / 256 GB of SSD storage. The processor is cooled by a generous copper heat pipe attached to a turbine fan, it has a webcam with HD resolution, we have access to 1x USB-C + 1x USB-A + Surface Connect port, greater security is integrated with a fingerprint reader to facilitate the connection to Windows or make online payments (only from the model with 8 GB of RAM), WiFi 6 + Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity, and weighs approximately 1.1 kilograms with a 15.7 mm chassis thickness.
If we go to the most interesting part, the starting price of the equipment is 699 € (4GB/128GB), 769 € (8GB/128GB) and 869 € (8GB/256GB). All of them come with Windows 10 Home operating system, if you want Windows 10 Pro, this variant costs an extra 100 euros, a variant that retains the top model, the one with 16 GB/256 GB, which comes at a price of €1,169. They can already be pre-purchased on the company’s official website.