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Launch of Microsoft Surface Laptop

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go and modernized version of Surface Pro X has been proclaimed as the newest additions to the tech giant’s Surface portfolio. The Laptop Go has a toned-down version of the Surface Laptop 3 with a relatively small display, it has low RAM and storage choices, and some of the negotiations. The laptop is aimed at students and corporations. Whereas the pro x is modernized with the latest and more powerful processor which is going to enhance the performance as well as the battery life.

The company has not declared in the country about its pricing and its availability. But in the United States, they are priced at approx. 550 dollars. It is ready for pre-orders from 13th October 2020 in selected areas of the states. The laptop also arrives in various colors and buyers can choose any color they wish.

The Laptop Go can run on Windows 10 Home in S mode. It has a display of 12.45-inch PixelSense y with an aspect ratio of 3:2 and a resolution of 1,536 x 1,024 pixels. It is powered by a 10th-Generation Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor and arrives with Intel UHD graphics. It can be armed with 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB of RAM. The base model has a storage of 64GB of eMMC, it however arrives with possibilities for SSDs of 128GB and 256GB.

The company has guaranteed that the battery in the Surface Laptop Go can work till 13 hours and it supports fast charging as well. It also includes several connectivity options such as a USB Type-C port, a USB Type-A port, a headphone jack of 3.5mm, Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax, and a Bluetooth version of 5.0. the buyers will also get a full-size backlit keyboard and a trackpad made of glass. There is also a camera of 720p HD f2.0 and an ambient light sensor. It has an aluminum top and a bottom panel made up of polycarbonate. The laptop goes measures 278.18 x 205.67 x 15.69 mm and it weighs around 1.11kg.

Whereas, the pro x is available in India and is priced at approx. INR 1,50,000. This price is fixed for the LTE variant for the 16GB + 256GB. While for LTE variant of 16GB + 512GB, it is priced at approx. INR 1,79,000. The laptop is available in 2 different color shades and Indian buyers can buy the product from 13th October 2020.


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It comes with Windows 10 Home on ARM. It has a display screen of PixelSense of 13-inch with a resolution of 2,880 x 1,920 pixels, an aspect ratio of 3:2, and a multitouch touchscreen of 10-point. The Microsoft laptop pro-x is powered by the new Microsoft SQ 2 processor with the Adreno 690 GPU. Buyers can also get a RAM of up to 16GB. For storage, it is armed with an SSD of up to 512GB. The company has claimed that the battery can last up to 15 hours and it has connectivity options like Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, a Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, nanoSIM, and support of eSIM, GPS, and GLONASS. There are options of physical connection as well, these include 2 USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports, a nanoSIM slot, and for charging there is a Surface Connect port. There are also various sensors available in the Microsoft laptop pro-x. it measures around 287 x 208 x 7.3mm and it weighs 774 grams.