Microsoft Surface Go has started shipping in India exclusively through Flipkart at a starting price of Rs 38,599. The Surface Go is the smallest and most affordable computing device from the Microsoft’s stable.
The Surface Go directly competes with Apple iPad Pro and Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, and weighs just 522g. The 10-inch, two-in-one device with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage will cost Rs 38,599 while the 8GB RAM and 128GB variant can be purchased for Rs 50,999.
Microsoft Surface Go comes with the Surface Pen which has 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity and a 3:2 high-resolution "PixelSense" custom calibrated display. Powered by the 7th Generation Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y and protected by Gorilla Glass 3, the device offers up to nine hours of battery life, according to Microsoft.
Surface Go also has numerous connectivity ports including Surface Connect for charging and docking, USB-C 3.1 for data, video, and charging, a headphone jack and a MicroSD card reader for storage expansion. For users who require connectivity via video calls, the Surface Go features a 5-MP HD camera and rear auto-focus 8MP HD camera, along with dual microphones.
The Microsoft Surface family of devices has registered high double-digit growth in the Indian market this year and the Surface Go is set to add heavily to that next year. In Surface Go, you have latest Windows 10 and a suite of Microsoft apps, for a pure laptop experience on the go. No other tablet or a 2-in-1 can make your work life easier than this device," said Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Country General Manager, Consumer & Devices, Microsoft India at the launch last year.