SURFACE - Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
T3 Magazine|February 2021
Affordable quality for everyday use, but not a portable performance powerhouse

Processor Intel Core i5-1035G1

Screen 12.4-inch, 1536x1024

Memory 8GB

Storage 128GB

Battery life Up to 13 hours

OS Windows 10

Dimensions 278.2x205.7x15.7mm

Weight 1.11kg

From £549 microsoft.com

The Surface Laptop Go marks an attempt by Microsoft to offer a more affordable alternative to its line of premium products – and in this case those premium products are the Surface Laptop 3 and the Surface Book 3.

It’s a laptop aimed at school and college students, or indeed anyone who wants an inexpensive laptop that’s going to take care of the basics. Emailing, essay writing, web browsing, movie watching... the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go handles all this very well. What you’re not going to get here is any kind of serious performance for high-end video and image editing projects, or gaming. If you need a laptop that works at top speed for more demanding tasks, then you’re going to have to spend a little bit more money.

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