Microsoft Surface Laptop Go

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
The lightest Microsoft Surface Laptop available as of this writing that powers your crucial everyday encounters. Make an impact and an impression with Microsoft Surface Laptop Go, a balance of performance, battery life, and wonder that aids you get your job done. Run essential apps with a 10th Gen i5 Intel® Core™ Processor; Keeps up with you all day with up to 13 hours battery life; Easy to carry with the basic model at 2.45 lbs and just 15.69 mm thin; look your best in any light on video calls with the HD camera. – Microsoft.com

The Processor
The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go is a laptop PC from Microsoft which is equipped with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1 processor. This processor from Intel features a Smart four Sunnycove processor cores with 8 threads thanks to HyperThreading technology. The Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers dynamic extra power when you need it while increasing energy efficiency when you don't.  The processor has a clock rate of 1GHz with Turbo Boost of up to 3.6 GHz. It has three levels of cache memory from 192 KB to 6 MB level 3 cache memory with a power consumption of 15W. It has a PassMark rating of 8000 points.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go


The Graphics Card 
The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go features an integrated GPU called Intel UHD Graphics G1 based on Ice Lake SOCs with 32 EUs and is integrated into its processor/CPU. This Intel UHD Graphics G1 is the sluggish GPU form within the Ice Lake U series and features only 32 of the 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Blocks). It has no dedicated graphics memory which means that it has no eDRAM cache just resembling the Intel Iris Graphics 655 ancestor of the Coffee Lake SoCs. The clock rate (the frequency) of this graphics processor rests on the processor model. At the time it was introduced it's like all models have a 300 MHz base clock and only differ within the boost clock which is around 1050 - 1100 MHz. One more distinction is the thermal design power as it can be set up from 12 - 25 Watt in the 15 Watt U-models and maybe even greater with the 25 Watt models that might come afterward. This GPU is better in performance compared to the old Intel UHD Graphics 620 found in Whiskey Lake processors because of the greater core count and enhanced construction. The GeForce MX110 is slightly better than this Intel UHD Graphics G1.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
 
The Display
The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go features a 12.4” PixelSense touchscreen with 10-point multi-touch. It has an aspect ratio of 3:2 which should give you the optimum space to see more and do more. It has an effective resolution of 1536 x 1024 and a pixel density of 148ppi. Because of this lower PPI, it is expected that it would not be the sharpest screen available in the market.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go

 
The RAM
 The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go has 8GB to 16 system memory for advanced multitasking, the substantial high-bandwidth RAM is needed to smoothly run your games, photo and video-editing applications, as well as to run multiple programs and browser tabs all at once. Specifically, the laptop has LPDDR4x RAM. This RAM is more power-efficient than standard DDR4 that requires 0.6v vs. 1.2v while pushing higher transfer rates of 3733MT/s & 4266MT/s out of the box.
 
The Storage
The base model of this Microsoft Surface Laptop Go has storage options of 128 GB SSD and some models are equipped with 256 GB SSD. 
 
Battery, Dimensions and Inclusions
It has a Lithium-ion battery that will give you up to 13 hours of battery juice. The laptop has the following dimension 0.62 inches x 8.1 inches x 10.95 inches (278.18mm x 205.67mm x 15.69mm) and weighs about 2.45 pounds. What’s included in the box are Surface Laptop Go; 39W Power Supply; Quick Start Guide; and Safety and warranty documents. This is powered by Windows 10 Pro.
 
 
Connectivity and other Features
The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go comes equipped with the following connectivity features such as 1 x USB-C; 1 x USB-A; 3.5 mm headphone jack; 1 x Surface Connect port; Wi-Fi 6 / 802.11ax compatible; Bluetooth® Wireless 5.0 technology; Ambient light sensor; One Touch sign-in with Fingerprint Reader Power button; 720p HD f2.0 camera (front-facing); Dual far-field Studio Mics; and Omnisonic Speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium. A for the design, this laptop offers an Aluminum exterior; Polycarbonate composite resin system with glass fiber and 30% post-consumer recycled content and available in Ice Blue, Sandstone, and Platinum colors. 

The base model which is 128 GB is available at around USD$ 700.

TecTack Rating:
Processing Power: ★★★★
Design: ★★★★
Basic Office: ★★★★★
Gaming: ★★
Internet Browsing: ★★★★★
Storage Capacity: ★★★
Multi-tasking: ★★★★
Video Editing: ★★★
Portability: ★★★★
Connectivity: ★★★.
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