Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Swims Into Chromebook Territory With $549 Price

Microsoft Surface Pro X 2020
Microsoft Surface Pro X 2020

Microsoft on Thursday expanded its laptop portfolio with Surface Laptop Go, new updates to Surface Pro X and new accessories which are available for pre-order in select markets and will be available for purchase starting October 13.

Starting at $549.99, Surface Laptop Go offers 12.4-inch PixelSense touchscreen display, large precision trackpad and a full-size keyboard with 1.3mm key travel for an accurate and comfortable typing experience.

Surface Laptop Go is powered by Intel’s 10th Gen i5 Quad-Core processor with up to 16GB RAM and 256GB storage, offering up to 13 hours of battery life and fast charging.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go

Surface Laptop Go has a built-in 720p HD camera and Studio Mics for colleagues and classmates to see and hear you clearly.

To help you connect, there are both USB A and USB C ports, an audio jack and the Surface connector.

“For families, students and businesses looking for a new device to add to their households or organizations, Surface Laptop Go offers a premium Surface look and feel at an amazing value,” said Pete Kyriacou, VP, Microsoft Devices.

Miorosoft Accessories Mouse Keypad
Apart from the Surface laptops, Microsoft also released a bunch of new accessories

Microsoft, which introduced ultra-light 2:1 Surface Pro X last October, has introduced the device in new configuration along with new app experiences, resulting in longer battery life and increased performance.

The device has Microsoft SQ 2 processor – the fastest processor in its class – and a new Platinum finish.

The Surface Pro X with new configurations start at $1499.99.

“We’re also introducing three new colors for the Signature Keyboard: Platinum, Ice Blue and Poppy Red, all with the same built-in storage and wireless charging for the Surface Slim Pen,” Microsoft said.

Microsoft also introduced new accessories for modern workplaces or school spaces.

Microsoft Designer Compact Keyboard is a slim, narrow and elegant keyboard with Bluetooth seamlessly switching between three devices, two-year battery life and is priced at $69.99.

Microsoft Number Pad is a slim, modern and elegant number pad with Bluetooth wireless priced at $24.99. Microsoft 4K Wireless Display Adapter is priced at $69.99.

Microsoft Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse brings comfortable ergonomic design to premium wireless performance with a soft thumb rest, a light and durable design, and two customizable buttons for $49.99.