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Surface Laptop Go 2

Key Features
What's new
  • New color - The new Laptop Go 2 comes with an additional new
    Sage
    color as an option.
  • More Powerful - All Laptop Go 2 come with 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake Core i5 is up to 23% faster than the original Laptop Go and quieter with improved thermal performance.
  • Better Windows 11 Supports - The Laptop Go 2 joins the rest of the Surface portfolio with a 12.4" PixelSense touchscreen display optimized for Windows 11 touch experiences.
  • Better Webcam - the laptop has a new improved 720p HD camera that can improve overall video quality and accurately represents skin tone across different lighting conditions.
  • No more eMMC - The Laptop Go 2 base configuration comes with a larger 128GB SSD instead of 64GB eMMC on the original Laptop Go.
  • First Intel-based Surface with Secured-core PC - It has all special hardware and software protections required by the Secured-core PC specifications that can protect your sensitive data from firmware attacking.
  • More Features
    • 52% more energy-efficient than the ENERGY STAR requirement.
    • More serviceable components include feet, SSD, keyboard cover, top assembly, and SurfLink (Surface Connect) connectors.
    • More sustainable material - The base of the laptop is made of a polycarbonate composite resin system with glass fiber and 30% post-consumer recycled content.
What's missing
  • No 64GB eMMC configuration.
  • The base configuration starts at $599 instead of $549.
AvailabilitySurface Laptop Go 2
Released2022
Release Info
  • Introduced: June 1, 2022
  • Pre-ordered: June 1, 2022
  • Released: June 7, 2022
Pricing
  • For Consumer (Windows 11 Home):
    • $599.99 - i5 | 4GB | 128GB SSD | Platinum Only
    • $699.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $899.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
  • For Commercial (Windows 11 Pro):
    • $799.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $999.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
    • $1,199.99 - i5 | 16GB | 256GB SSD | Platinum Only
Surface Laptop Go 2 Price
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
$460.99
$510.19 10% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 12.4" Touch 8GB 256GB SSD Core™ i5-1135G7 2.4GHz Win10S, Platinum (Renewed), Silver
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 12.4" Touch 8GB 256GB SSD Core™ i5-1135G7 2.4GHz Win10S, Platinum (Renewed), Silver
By Microsoft
$369.00
$398.00 7% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 12.4" Touchscreen Display, Windows 10 Home S Mode Laptop Computer, KMM-00001, Sage (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 12.4" Touchscreen Display, Windows 10 Home S Mode Laptop Computer, KMM-00001, Sage (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$330.99
$378.00 12% OFF
MICROSOFT Surface Laptop GO 2, 12.4" PIXELSENSE Touchscreen, 11TH GEN Intel: i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD W10H-S Platinum (Renewed Premium),Silver
MICROSOFT Surface Laptop GO 2, 12.4" PIXELSENSE Touchscreen, 11TH GEN Intel: i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD W10H-S Platinum (Renewed Premium),Silver
By Microsoft
$339.00
$387.23 12% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 12.4" Touchscreen Notebook - 1536 x 1024 - Intel Core i5 11th Gen i5-1135G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 2.40 GHz - 8 GB Total RAM - 8 GB On-Board Memory - 128 GB SSD - Sage -
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 12.4" Touchscreen Notebook - 1536 x 1024 - Intel Core i5 11th Gen i5-1135G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 2.40 GHz - 8 GB Total RAM - 8 GB On-Board Memory - 128 GB SSD - Sage -
By Microsoft
$409.99
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 12.4" Touchscreen Display, Windows 10 Home S Mode Laptop Computer, KPT-00001, Sage (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 12.4" Touchscreen Display, Windows 10 Home S Mode Laptop Computer, KPT-00001, Sage (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$369.00
$399.00 8% OFF
DisplaySurface Laptop Go 2
Size12.45 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1536 x 1024 (148 PPI)
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
ExteriorSurface Laptop Go 2
Dimensions10.95” x 8.12” x 0.62” (278.18mm x 206.2 mm x 15.7 mm)
Weight2.48 lbs. (1,127 g)
Colors
  • Sage Ice Blue Sandstone Platium
Material
  • Top: Aluminum.
  • Base: Aluminum and polycarbonate composite resin system with glass fiber and 30% post-consumer recycled content.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.
Ports
  • 1 x Full-size USB-A
  • 1 x USB Type-C
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop Go 2
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB 16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
Storage
128 GB 256 GB
SSD
ConnectivitySurface Laptop Go 2
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
BatterySurface Laptop Go 2
Size
41.0 Wh
Nominal battery capacity.
40.0 Wh minimum battery capacity.
Battery LifeUp to 13.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 39W power supply
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just over one hour)
SoftwareSurface Laptop Go 2
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 11 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 11 Pro
Built-in AppsConsumer
  • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 1-month trial
  • Xbox App
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 1-month trial
Commerial
  • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop Go 2
Camera720p HD f2.0 front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscSurface Laptop Go 2
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
SecurityConsumer
  • Firmware TPM
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello sign-in
  • One-Touch sign in with FingerPrint Reader Power button
Note Surface Laptop Go 2 i5/4GB/128 GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
Commercial
  • Discrete hardware TPM
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello sign-in
  • One-Touch sign in with FingerPrint Reader Power button
Note Surface Laptop Go 2 i5/4GB/128 GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
In the box
  • Surface Laptop Go 2
  • 39W Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty

What’s new

Surface Laptop Go 2 Features

Tips and tricks

Learn how to fully utilize your Surface Laptop Go 2 with our tips and tricks. Our comprehensive guide will assist you in maximizing battery life, enhancing performance, boosting productivity, and efficiently solving any issues that may arise.

Update History

Catch up on the latest information about the Surface Laptop Go 2 features and fixes introduced via driver and firmware updates from Microsoft. Here are the last five releases:

2024
Mar
08
  • Surface Laptop Go 2 Image
    Enhance audio stability and performance and fix security vulnerability.
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2023
Oct
31
  • Surface Laptop Go 2 Image
    Improves audio stability and this update addresses a potential security vulnerability related to Intel® Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00783, addressing CVE-2022-36392 & CVE-2022-38102.
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May
18
  • Surface Laptop Go 2 Image
    Enables support for new docking accessories, improves Surface Dock2 stability, and improves Wireless stability and addresses security vulnerability.
    View
2022
Jun
07
  • Surface Laptop Go 2 Image
    Improve system performance, stability, screen accuracy, and more.
    View

To view the complete driver and firmware update release timeline, please visit our Surface Laptop Go 2 update tracker page.

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FAQs

To help you understand more about the Surface Laptop Go 2, we have created a comprehensive list of FAQs that covers all aspects of the laptop, including its display, battery life, performance, software, and design.

1Does the Surface Laptop Go 2 support Windows Hello Fingerprint Sign-in?

It depends on which model of Surface Laptop Go 2 you have. All Surface Laptop Go models, except for the entry-level configuration, are equipped with a fingerprint reader embedded in the power button. This feature provides enterprise-grade protection and lets you sign in to Windows Hello with just one touch.

Surface Laptop Go Fingerprint Sign-in
Windows Hello Fingerprint Sign-in on Surface Laptop Go 2.
Note The entry configuration Surface Laptop Go 2 with Intel Core i5/4GB/128GB model does not support Windows Hello One Touch sign-in with Fingerprint Reader Power button.

2Does the Surface Laptop Go 2 support Windows Hello Facial Recognition?

None of the Surface Laptop Go 2 models have a Windows Hello Infrared (IR) camera. This camera is necessary for Windows Hello Face Authentication (Face Unlock). With the help of this feature, you can sign in to your account using your face as an authentication method.

Surface Laptop Go Facial Recognition
Surface Laptop Go 2 face authentication support.

The Surface Laptop Go 2 models have an optional Fingerprint reader, which is a great feature during the pandemic. However, this feature is unavailable on the entry-level configuration with Intel Core i5, 4GB memory, and 128GB SSD.

3What ports are available on Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2?

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 has the exact ports as its predecessor:

Surface Laptop Go Port's Information
Ports on Surface Laptop Go 2
  1. 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  2. 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2
    It supports 10Gbps transfer speed, power delivery, and DisplayPort.
  3. 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  4. 1 x Headset jack
4Does the Surface Laptop Go 2 have a headphone jack?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop Go 2 models have a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack on the laptop’s left side next to the USB-C port.

5Does the Surface Laptop Go 2 have a full-size USB port?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop Go 2 models have a single full-size USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 (formerly known as USB 3.0) port as a standard.

Surface Laptop Go USB-A Information
Full-size USB port on Surface Laptop Go 2

The port supports super-speed data transfers up to 5Gbps or 625MB/s. It is on the laptop’s left side next to the USB-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack. Here are the complete specs of the USB port:

  • Full-Size USB port
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 standard
  • Transfers up to 5Gbps or 625MB/s
  • Power output up to 5v/900mA
6Does the Surface Laptop Go 2 have a USB-C port?

Yes, it does! All Surface Laptop Go 2 models have a standard USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 port. The port supports data transfers (up to 10Gbps or 1.25GB/s), display out, and charging.

Surface Laptop Go USB-C Information

It is on the laptop’s left side next to the USB-A port and 3.5mm headphone jack. Here are the complete specs of the USB-C port.

  • USB Type-C port.
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard.
  • Transfers up to 10Gbps or 1.25GB/s.
  • Supports DisplayPort 1.4 Alt Mode and Digital Audio.
  • Supports up to two 4K UHD (3840×2160@60Hz).
  • Supports Power Delivery revision 3.0 with power rules of 5v, 9v, 15v, and 20v supports chargers rated at 45W or bigger. It is also backward compatible with PD 2.0.
7Can you charge Microsoft Surface Laptop Go via USB-C?

Yes, you can. The USB-C 3.1 port on the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go supports smart charging, data transfer, and video-out capability. It supports USB Power Delivery revision 3.0, which supports four different power rules (5v, 9v, 15v, and 20v) with the ability to supply power up to over 45W.

Surface Laptop 3 USB-C Charging
USB-C charging on Surface Laptop.

For more information, check out our Surface Laptop 3 USB-C charging testing, which has the exact charging mechanism as Surface Laptop Go here.

8Does Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 support Thunderbolt technology?

No, it doesn’t! The single USB-C port on Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 is a USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 port with a max bandwidth of 10 Gbps and the capability to output up to two 4K@60Hz.

9Does Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 have an HDMI port?

No, it doesn’t! Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 doesn’t have an HDMI port. However, you can use a USB-C adapter, hub, or dock with an HDMI port to connect to the laptop’s USB-C port.

Surface Laptop Go HDMI port
USB-C to HDMI adapter on Surface Laptop Go 2.
10Does the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 have an Ethernet port?

No, it doesn’t! None of the Surface Laptop Go 2 models have an Ethernet port. However, you can use a USB-C adapter, hub, or dock with an Ethernet port to connect to the laptop’s USB-C port and plug a network cable to access the local network.

Surface Laptop Go Ethernet port
USB-A to Ethernet adapter on Surface Laptop Go 2.

As the USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 port has high bandwidth (up to 10 Gbps) and USB 3.1 Gen 1 also supports 5Gbps, you can opt for a Gigabit ethernet adapter without issue.

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