Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4″ Ultraportable

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Specifications of the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go

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Brand Microsoft
Laptop type Standard non-convertible laptop

Ultraportable (small laptop)
Performance Mid-range performance
Screen size 12.4-inch
Screen resolution 1536x1024 pixels (medium sharpness)
Touchscreen Yes
Other display specs IPS type (wide viewing angles)

Glossy reflective coating

3:2 aspect ratio (taller screen ratio, more suitable for document editing and productivity than common 16:9)
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Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-1035G1 10th Gen (decent for heavier tasks, besides enabling effortless daily computing)
About processor The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.

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Graphics (GPU) Intel UHD G1 integrated graphics of 10th Gen Core i3 & i5 G1 (for light gaming)
About graphics Graphics processor (GPU) is the main factor for 3D gaming performance. It also affects performance of other graphics intensive tasks like some image and video editing operations.

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System memory (RAM) size 4GB (for light multi-tasking)

8GB RAM (enables comfortable multi-tasking)
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Data storage 64GB eMMC (very small but usable capacity)

128GB SSD (small but usable capacity)

256GB SSD (decent capacity)
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DVD optical drive None
Keyboard, input Non-backlit keyboard without dedicated number pad

Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface


Active digitizer pen (optional)
Speakers and audio Stereo speakers

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
Camera Front-facing web camera

HD 720p (standard laptop webcam resolution)
Wi-Fi wireless 802.11AX (the latest Wi-Fi standard)
Ethernet network port No
Bluetooth Yes
USB ports 1 x USB (standard full-size USB port)

1 x USB-C (compact type of USB port)
Video ports Video out via USB-C
Media card reader None
Other features Fingerprint reader

Surface Connect port (proprietary Microsoft Surface port for charging, docking, and accessories)
Battery "Up to 13 hours" of battery life

(according to manufacturer)
About battery The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
Weight 2.5 pounds
Height 0.6"
Width 11"
Depth 8.1"
Casing material Plastic base

Aluminum lid
Casing color Gold


Windows version Windows 10 in S mode (light and secure Windows with limited functionality, upgradeable to full Windows 10 / 11 Home for free)
Warranty 1-year
Year of release 2020
Country / region 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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Published on June 10, 2020

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