Our smallest, lightest and most affordable device ever delivers versatility and performance for individuals on the go
New Delhi, 18th December, 2018 – Surface Go, Microsoft’s smallest and most affordable Surface device yet, is now available in India exclusively with Flipkart at a starting price of INR 38,599. Weighing at just 522g, the 10-inch device offers laptop performance and tablet portability for individuals seeking a versatile form factor. Fitting snugly in most bags, the Surface Go is ideal for everyday tasks.
Powered by an Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor 4415Y, users can expect to seamlessly launch an application like OneNote, or stream videos from Netflix. The processor, which has been chosen to manage performance, battery life and thinness, provides the portable power to get stuff done. Surface Go also offers up to 9 hours of battery life, which brings users from their work desks to their couches – all on a single charge.
“Globally and in India, it’s encouraging to see the rapidly growing Surface community in both consumer and enterprise. What began as a ‘tablet that can replace your laptop’ has now grown to encompass a dynamic family of products, each designed to accommodate unique sets of customer needs and redefine what a PC should be. Surface Go is our answer for users who are looking for a portable and versatile device that suits their budgets, but without compromising what they have grown to love about our line-up. The Surface line-up embodies Microsoft’s mission to empower people to do more.” said Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Country General Manager – Consumer & Devices, Microsoft India.
A full laptop on the go, and a workstation at your desk
Surface Go offers full versatility that fulfils users’ requirements, regardless of mode. The built-in kickstand, a signature of Surface devices, has a full friction hinge which extends to 165 degrees. The hinge design helps users find the perfect angle for any task: from adjusting the device angle on the plane to pushing the kickstand down to ink on a photo to share with your friends.
Surface Go offers a stunning, custom-built high-resolution PixelSense Display that supports Surface Pen with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, low pen parallax, low latency and precision for accurate note taking, drawing and computer-aided design.
Pair Surface Go with Surface Go Signature Type Cover and the new Surface Mobile Mouse, and users can experience a full-fledged laptop experience anywhere. The Signature Type Cover is available in Black, plus Platinum, Burgundy, and Cobalt Blue in Alcantara®. It also boasts a full-mechanical keyset, backlit keys, optimum spacing for fast, fluid typing, and an extra-large glass trackpad for precise control and navigation.
For users who prefer a full desktop experience, Surface Dock transforms Surface Go into a powerful workstation that lets users charge their Surface, while connecting to a full-size keyboard and multiple external monitors.
Sleek, compact and optimized for productivity
Similar to other Surface devices, Surface Go features a custom calibrated 3:2 display. In portrait mode, the screen is designed to render the page to the scale of most textbooks; and in landscape mode, it can render pages side by side as if one was reading a paperback book. The 10-inch design makes Surface Go a much more compact and convenient size for daily consumption and creation – whether by ink or keyboard and mouse.
For users who require connectivity via video calls, Surface Go features a 5.0-megapixel HD camera and rear auto-focus 8.0-megapixel HD camera, along with dual microphones to help make crisp, clear video calls via Skype.
The Best of Microsoft – in a compact, yet powerful form factor.
Surface Go comes equipped with Windows 10 Home in S mode, that offers a familiar, productive Windows experience that’s streamlined for security and performance. By exclusively using apps from the Microsoft Store and browsing safely with Microsoft Edge, Windows 10 in S mode keeps you running fast and more secure day in and day out.
Commercial customers can opt for Windows 10 Pro which brings essential business security features to protect devices and infrastructure from modern threats. Users can benefit from Windows Autopilot, whereby Surface Go can be unboxed and configured from the cloud. It delivers a better user experience with personalization with fewer steps to set up, without any IT involvement.
In addition, users can simply logon with a smile with Windows Hello, recognition uses biometrics to deliver quick and secure sign-in. Built on the manageability and security features of Windows 10 that IT teams know and trust, Surface Go comes equipped with Microsoft-verified security, Windows Defender Antivirus, multitasking capabilities and world-class support.
Pricing and Availability
The Surface Go is now available for pre-order in India with exclusive partnership with Flipkart
The retail prices for all the devices are as follows:
|Product||MRP (in INR)|
|Surface Go Configurations|
|Intel 4415Y, 64GB eMMC, 4GB RAM/ Wi Fi||38,599|
|Intel 4415Y, 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM/ Wi Fi||50,999|
|Surface Go Signature Type Cover – Black||8,699|
|Surface Go Signature Type Cover – Colour||11,799|
About Microsoft India
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”@microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Today, Microsoft entities in India have over 8,000 employees, engaged in sales and marketing, research and development and customer services and support, across 11 Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Microsoft offers its global cloud services from local datacenters to accelerate digital transformation across Indian start-ups, businesses, and government agencies. In 2016, Microsoft opened one of its eight Cyber Security Engagement Centers in the country, to address security needs of both public and private sectors.
 Up to 9 hours for local video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in June 2018 using preproduction Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y Processor, 128GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network and Auto-Brightness disabled. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.
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