Microsoft has started shipping the Surface Go to customers who pre-ordered it in the US and Canada. It appears that the Surface Go is also coming to India but there is no word on the pricing or shipping date of the device in the country yet.
The Surface Go product page is now on the company’s own website for the world’s second-largest smartphone market, India. At the moment, you can out check some product images, along with a number of features.
Windows Latest is also hearing that new Surface devices launch in India is scheduled for next week. Also, the listing of the Microsoft Surface Go hints at its arrival in India sometime after the global launch.
Microsoft India has created a dedicated page for the Surface Go and the product is listed as ‘coming soon’. The page doesn’t reveal any price or availability details.
Microsoft Surface Go specifications and features
- It comes with a touch-enabled 10-inch display with a resolution of 1800 x 1200 and 216 PPI.
- 4,096 levels of pressure are supported.
- The device is powered by Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y which is clocked at 1.6GHz.
- Microsoft has included the Intel HD 615 graphics card for the best possible gaming performance.
- Microsoft is selling the device in 4GB of RAM and 8GB RAM options. 64GB eMMC, 128GB and 256GB SSD storage options are available.
- It features a 5MP front-facing camera with Windows Hello.
- There’s an 8MP camera that sits on the back of the device and it supports auto-focus.
- It has rounded corners and looks somewhat decent.
- The device features a fanless design.
- Ports: 1x USB-C 3.1, microSD (up to 1TB), Surface Connect, headphone jack.
- Supports Dolby Audio Premium, USB-C charging and Surface Pen.
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1.
- It weighs 1.15 lbs (0.52 kg) without keyboard and 1.7lbs (0.77 kg) with keyboard.
- It can offer up to 9 hours of battery life.
Microsoft Surface Go expected price in India
- Microsoft Surface Go with 64GB storage and 4GB of RAM is priced at $399 (around Rs. 27,000).
- Microsoft Surface Go with 128GB storage and 8GB of RAM is priced at $549 (around Rs. 36,000).
- Optional and sold separately: Surface Go Signature Type Cover (Burgandy or Platinum) is priced at $129.99 (around Rs. 9,000).