Newly published benchmarks and U.S retailer listings reveal key spec and pricing details about the next mid-range Surface Laptop. According to one benchmark, Surface Laptop Go (Sparti) comes with Intel’s 10th-generation Core i5 1035G1 processor and it starts at $699 in the United States.
Intel’s Core i5 1035G1 is a power-efficient processor for slim and low-end devices, such as the Surface Laptop Go. The device, which is codenamed “Sparti”, uses the processor that is based on Ice -Lake-U generation.
Surface Laptop Go comes with 8 threads clocked at 1Ghz and 3.6Ghz. It has two cores and it could go up to 3.6Ghz, thanks to the HyperThreading and Sunnycove cores.
Via Geekbench listings, we’ve now learned that Surface Laptop Go features Intel’s Core i5 1035G1 processor and 8GB of memory, as well as a 256GB of SSD storage. However, you can also expect a 4GB variant with 64GB of storage for as low as $699 and the device will ship with Windows 10 in S mode.
Surface Laptop Go pricing:
Microsoft is also be working on another Surface Laptop Go variant that would be aimed at business customers and it will ship with better hardware for $1,199.
According to one benchmark listing, the most powerful Surface Laptop Sparti includes 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage with the same Intel’s 10th-generation processor.
As we already know, Surface Laptop Go comes with a 12.5-inch display. Hopefully, there will be more changes in the device when compared to the current Surface Laptop.
As for when Microsoft could announce the device, rumours suggest that it will be announced during October 1, 2020 event. We’ll also see the Surface Pro X with Microsoft SQ2 processor and other accessories at the virtual event.
Unfortunately, Microsoft has decided to delay the launch of the Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop 4 until 2021.