Surface Laptop Go vs. Surface Laptop - Detailed Specs Comparison
Here's what you need to know what's different between Surface Laptop Go and Surface Laptop specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.
The 2020 Surface Laptop Go features the 15W 10th Generation Intel Ice Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-1035G1 with the boost speed up to 3.60 GHz. While the 2017 Surface Laptop features the 4.5W 7th Generation Intel Kaby Lake dual-core Intel Core m3-7Y30 up to dual-core Intel Core i7-7660U with the boost speed up to 4.00 GHz.
If you are in the market looking for a laptop and don't know what's the difference between the 12.45″ Surface Laptop Go (2020) and the 13.5″ Surface Laptop (2017), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.
Surface Laptop Go vs. Surface Laptop: Specs Comparison
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Surface Laptop Go
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The most affordable Surface LaptopStarting at $549.99, the Surface Laptop Go set a new premium standard for the affordable ultrabook. It has a beautiful 12.45-inch display with touch and inking supports. It's a great laptop for students and business users who looking for a simple yet perfect portable laptop for their mobile productivity.
The Lightest Surface LaptopIt weighs at only 2.45 pounds easy to carry around while having the same comfort in typing with a full-size keyboard with a large precision trackpad.
All the same portsIt has all the necessary ports you need in everyday uses, from the full-size USB-A to USB-C, headphone jack, and Surface Connect as you can found on Surface Laptop 3.
Powerful ComponentsIt comes with the same powerful 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake Core i5 processor, 3733 MHz LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.
New StylesIt is available in Platinum, Sandstone, and Ice Blue.
13-hours battery life Large glass trackpad Fast Charging Fingerprint Power Button Dual far-field studio mics OmniSonic speakers
|What's missing||Here are some noticeable downsides of Surface Laptop Go:|
|Availability||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|Display||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|Size||12.45 Inches||13.5 Inches|
|Exterior||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|Dimensions||10.95” x 8.1” x 0.62” (278.18mm x 205.67 mm x 15.69 mm)||12.13” x 8.79” x 0.39-0.57” (308.02 mm x 223.2 mm x 9.93 mm-14.47 mm)|
Width: 12.13” (308.02 mm)
Depth: 8.79” (223.2 mm)
Height: 0.39 - 0.57” (9.93 - 14.47 mm)
Graphite GoldPlatinumBurgundyCobalt Blue
|Keyboard and Trackpad|
|Internal Specs||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
4GB8GB16GB3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
4GB8GB 16GB1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
|Connectivity||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|Battery||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|Battery Life||Up to 13 hours of typical device usage||Up to 14.5 hours of typical device usage|
|Software||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|OS||Windows 10 S|
|Built-in Apps||Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial||1 year of Microsoft Office 365 personal|
|Camera & Audio||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|Misc||Surface Laptop Go||Surface Laptop|
|Inking||Not Support||Supports Surface Pen with 1024 levels of pressure|
Note Surface Laptop Go i5/4GB/64GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
|In the box|
Best-in-class support from Microsoft StoreMicrosoft Store Promise for Surface:
|Supports Surface Dial|
Supports off-screen interaction only
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