Tech specs

Availability
Released2020
Release Info
  • Introduced: May 6, 2020
  • Pre-ordered: May 6, 2020
  • Released: May 12, 2020
PricingSurface Go 2 for Consumer
  • $399 - Intel Pentium | 4 GB | 64 GB | WiFi
  • $549 - Intel Pentium | 8 GB | 128 GB | WiFi
  • $629 - Intel Core M3 | 8 GB | 128 GB | WiFi
  • $729 - Intel Core M3 | 8 GB | 128 GB | LTE
Surface Go 2 for Commercial
  • $449 - Intel Pentium | 4 GB | 64 GB | WiFi
  • $599 - Intel Pentium | 8 GB | 128 GB | WiFi
  • $679 - Intel Core M3 | 8 GB | 128 GB | WiFi
  • $779 - Intel Core M3 | 8 GB | 128 GB | LTE
Surface Go 2 Price
Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum
By Microsoft
$254.00
Microsoft Surface Stz-00001 Go 2 10.5-Inch Tablet, WiFi, 4Gb Ram, 64Gb Emmc, Windows 10 Pro, Silver
Microsoft Surface Stz-00001 Go 2 10.5-Inch Tablet, WiFi, 4Gb Ram, 64Gb Emmc, Windows 10 Pro, Silver
By Microsoft
$254.00
Microsoft Surface Go 2 10.5 inches Touch-Screen Intel Pentium 4GB RAM, 64gb STV-00001 (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Go 2 10.5 inches Touch-Screen Intel Pentium 4GB RAM, 64gb STV-00001 (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$168.78
Microsoft Surface Go 2-10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - WiFi - Platinum (Latest Model) (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Go 2-10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - WiFi - Platinum (Latest Model) (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$279.80
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2-12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2-12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$590.07
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$449.99
$490.99 8% OFF
DisplaySurface Go 2
Size10.5 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1280 (2.45M Pixels)
  • Density: 220 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Contrast ratio: 1500:1
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
ExteriorSurface Go 2
Dimensions9.65” x 6.9” x 0.33” (245 mm x 175  mm x 8.3 mm)
Width: 9.65” (245 mm)
Height: 6.9” (175 mm)
Thickness: 0.33” (8.3 mm)
Weight
  • Surface Go 2: 1.2 lbs (544 g)
  • Surface Go 2 with LTE: 1.22 lbs. (553 g)
  • Surface Go 2 Keyboard: 0.55 lbs (249 g)
Colors
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Surface Go Type Cover
    • Not included
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1 mm of key travel.
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 101 mm x 56 mm
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x microSD™ card reader
  • 1 x Surface Go Type Cover port
Internal SpecsSurface Go 2
Processor
  • 8th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold 4425Y
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.70 GHz, 2MB, 6W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ M3-8100Y
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.10 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 5W
Integrated Graphics
  • 8th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold 4425Y
    Intel® UHD Graphics 615
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 850 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ M3-8100Y
    Intel® UHD Graphics 615
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
  • 64GB
    eMMC
  • 128GB 256GB
    SSD
ConnectivitySurface Go 2
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
Optional LTE
  • Nano SIM Tray
  • 4G LTE Advanced (22 Bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66)
  • GPS/GLONASS: Standalone and Assiste
  • GNSS, accuracy up to 3 meters
BatterySurface Go 2
Size26.81 Wh
Battery Life
  • WiFi: Up to 10 hours of typical device usage
  • LTE Advanced: Up to 10 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 24W proprietary Surface Connect power supply
SoftwareSurface Go 2
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home in S-mode
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • For Consumer
    Microsoft 365 Family one month trial
  • For Commercial
    1 month trial for new Microsoft Office 365 customers
Camera & AudioSurface Go 2
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
Audio
  • Dual Studio Mics
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™
MiscSurface Go 2
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • NFC
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Go 2
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
More
  • Mechanical features: Signature unibody magnesium design with hidden perimeter venting
  • Kickstand with a full-friction multiposition hinge to 165 degrees
  • Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
  • Physical buttons: volumes, power
  • Casing: Magnesium

Availability

Microsoft announced the Surface Go 2 on May 6, 2020, via a press release on Microsoft Devices Blog, with the same starting price as the original Surface Go at just $399. The entry model configuration has a new 8th Gen Intel® Pentium® Gold 4425Y, 4GB RAM, and 64GB of eMMC storage. 

You can configure the tablet with up to Intel® Core™ M3-8100Y, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, and optional LTE Advanced. It was available to preorder on May 6, 2020, and ready for order on May 12.

Surface Go 2 Design and Accessories
Credit: Microsoft

What’s new

Bigger and better 10.5” display

The Surface Go 2 has a larger 10.5-inch display with smaller screen bezels while retaining the same device footprint. It has thirteen percent more pixels, a higher screen resolution from 1800 x 1200 to 1920 x 1280, and a pixel density from 217 to 220 PPI.

The new display offers more space for note-taking and multitasking. Now, it can render websites within the viewport without horizontal scrolling as it frequently did in its previous generation.

Up to 64% better performance

10 hours battery life

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Tips and Tricks

Discover how to get the most out of your Surface Go 2 with our carefully curated list of tips and tricks. Our ultimate guide will show you how to optimize battery life, improve performance, increase productivity, and troubleshoot like a pro.

FAQs

Before making a purchase decision, it’s essential to have a good understanding of the device you’re interested in. That’s why we’ve compiled a comprehensive Microsoft Surface Go 2 FAQ to answer all your questions. The following FAQ covers all aspects of the new Surface Go 2, including its display, battery life, performance, software, and design.

1How long will Microsoft support Surface Go 2?

According to Surface lifecycle documentation, Microsoft Surface Go 2 will reach the end of its driver and firmware updates on May 6, 2024. The company promises to support all Surface devices for at least four years starting from its release date.

DeviceRelease DateEnd of Servicing Date
Surface Go 2May 6, 2020May 6, 2024

After the end of servicing date, Surface Go 2 devices will continue to receive Windows OS features and security updates as long as they meet minimum hardware requirements for any future Windows OS.

In some conditions, Microsoft will consider releasing additional updates if there are critical security issues for Surface Go 2 devices that can only be fixed through patching the firmware. For instance, the Surface Pro 5 came out in 2017 but remains supported until 2024.

2What is the weight of Surface Go 2 with and without a keyboard or Surface Go Type Cover?

Here is the weight of Surface Go 2 with and without Surface Go Type Cover or a keyboard:

Surface Go 2 without a keyboard

  • Wi-Fi models: 1.199 lbs (544 g)
  • LTE models: 1.219 lbs. (553 g)

Surface Go 2 with a keyboard or Surface Go Signature Type Cover + 0.54 lbs (343 g)

  • Wi-Fi models: 1.955 lbs (887 g)
  • LTE models: 1.975 lbs. (896 g)

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