Microsoft Surface Go 2 10.5″ Laptop-Tablet Hybrid

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Specifications of the Microsoft Surface Go 2

Here are the specs of the Microsoft Surface Go 2 with descriptions of its features. For comparison against other laptops, you can use the "Compare Specs" button.

Brand Microsoft
Laptop Type Convertible 2-in-1 laptop

This laptop can convert itself into a tablet PC or be used in stand and tent modes.

Convertible 2-in-1 laptop with detachable keyboard

It can transform itself into a tablet PC by detaching the keyboard deck.

Tablet PC

The device can be used as a tablet, without a keyboard connected to it.

Ultraportable (small laptop)

The light weight and small dimensions make this ultraportable laptop easy to carry around or travel with.

Affordable laptop

It is usually priced at below $500, making it an affordable laptop PC.
Performance Entry-level performance

This notebook provides a basic computing power. It can be used for the daily home and office tasks, but operation won't be as smooth as on the mid-range or high-performance laptops. On the positive side, entry-level laptops tend to be very power efficient. Read more about performance of the laptop in the CPU, GPU, RAM, and Storage sections below.
Screen Size 10.5-inch

This is a very small display for a laptop or tablet PC.
Screen Resolution 1920x1280 pixels

This screen resolution provides a decent image sharpness and a lot of space on the display for the user interface and programs. It's similar to the popular Full HD. However, these resolutions aren't as good as the premium-class 4K Ultra HD and similar.
Touchscreen Finger multi-touch input

The screen supports finger touch input, including multi-touch gestures.

Active digitizer pen input

The screen supports active digitizer pen input, besides the common finger multi-touch input. In comparison to simple capacitive pens you can use on any touchscreen, active digitizer pen input provides advanced features like pressure sensitivity. Active digitizer pens for some devices are sold separately, depending on the package.
Other Display Specs IPS type

Displays based on IPS technology provide much wider viewing angles than the budget-class TN screens.

Glossy reflective coating

The glossy reflective displays provide vivid colors, but are prone to ambient light reflections.

3:2 aspect ratio

The 3:2 aspect ratio makes the screen taller than the common 16:9 ratio. 3:2 is more suitable for document editing and productivity than the video-centric 16:9.
About Laptop Display Learn about laptop PC displays here.
Processor (CPU) Intel Core m3-8100Y (decent for daily computing, but not fully smooth)

Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y (decent for daily computing, but not fully smooth)
Graphics (GPU) Intel HD 615 integrated graphics

This is an entry-level graphics processor. It’s capable of running only the lightest PC.
System Memory (RAM) Size 4GB RAM

4GB is a small RAM size for computing in 2022. For smooth operation of a laptop during everyday tasks, at least 8GB is recommended.

8GB RAM

The 8GB RAM size is the standard one in 2022. It provides comfortable multi-tasking for the most home and office users.
Data Storage 64GB eMMC

A very small but usable capacity.

128GB SSD

128GB is a relatively small storage space. However, it is usable if you don't store a lot of large files like movies and don't install a lot of programs.
DVD Optical Drive None
Keyboard & Input Backlit keyboard without number pad (optional)

This computer optionally comes with a keyboard deck. The optional keyboard has backlit keys for easier typing in the dark. There's no separate numeric pad you can typically find on the right side of the keyboard on many laptop models.

Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface (optional)

The keyboard deck with touchpad featuring left and right click buttons built into the surface is optional on this model.

Touchscreen

Active digitizer pen (optional)
Speakers & Audio Stereo speakers

As usual, the device features a pair of built-in stereo speakers.

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack

This laptop has the ordinary 3.5mm combo audio jack that supports both headphone output and microphone input simultaneously.
Camera Full HD 1080p resolution

This is a high laptop web camera resolution in comparison to the common 720p. But, 1080p is low in comparison to resolutions of modern smartphone front cameras.

5MP front + 8MP rear

Besides the usual frontal camera, this device features a rear cam as well. The cameras feature 5 and 8 Megapixel sensors, respectively.

Face-recognition camera

The dedicated infra-red face recognition cameras in laptops are used for Windows Hello log-ins, without password typing.
Wi-Fi Wireless 802.11AX

The 802.11AX is the latest Wi-Fi wireless networking standard. It's also known as Wi-Fi 6. When connected to 802.11AX-compatible routers, the 802.11AX modules in laptops bring improvements over the older standards in terms of data transfer speeds and multi-device connectivity.
Ethernet Network Port No

This laptop has no Ethernet LAN port for wired internet and networking connectivity.
Bluetooth Yes

This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to connect the computer to Bluetooth mice and other Bluetooth peripherals, smartphones, and other Bluetooth-equipped devices.
USB Ports 1 x USB-C

A compact type of USB port, commonly found in modern laptops and phones.
Video Output Ports Video out via USB-C

The laptop can deliver digital video output via USB-C.
Media Card Reader MicroSD card reader

The laptop has a slot for MicroSD memory cards. These are small SD cards commonly used in smartphones.
Other Features 4G LTE connectivity (optional)

This laptop optionally comes with support for 4G LTE mobile broadband connectivity.

Surface Connect port

A proprietary Microsoft Surface port for charging, docking, and compatible accessories.
Battery Battery life of "up to 10 hours"

(according to manufacturer)
About Battery The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
Weight 1.2 pounds
Height 0.3"
Width 9.7"
Depth 6.9"
Casing Material Magnesium
Casing Color Platinum
Windows Version Windows 10 in S mode

Windows 10 in S mode is a very secure but limited Windows version that can't run every Windows program. It is upgradeable free-of-charge to full Windows 10, supporting all modern Windows programs. You can also upgrade to Windows 11, if the hardware requirements are met. More info on windows.com.
Warranty 1-year

A typical laptop warranty length.
Year of Release 2020

Laptops released in 2020.
Country / Region Worldwide

The listed specs are general / worldwide specs of the model. Some of its specs may vary depending on the particular configuration and region.

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