New Surface Laptop Go offers standout design at a more affordable price

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Microsoft announces pre-orders of new Surface Laptop Go starting 5 November

SINGAPORE, 5 NOVEMBER 2020 – Microsoft today announced that pre-orders for the new Surface Laptop Go will commence from 5 November in Singapore via commercial authorised resellers, authorised retailers and the Microsoft Store.

Starting at S$868, Surface Laptop Go delivers the perfect balance of style, performance, and battery life in the lightest and most affordable Surface laptop yet.

“We are pleased to bring the new Surface Laptop Go to Singapore, expanding our stellar line-up of Surface devices. Whether the current commute is across the house or across town, the Surface Laptop Go is designed to play an integral role in keeping users connected to their work, school, and lives,” said Shyamol Bansal, Business Group Lead for Surface & Mixed Reality, Microsoft Singapore. “With this new device, we are bringing the features most loved by our Surface Laptop customers to a smaller, more affordable design, creating not just something you need to use, but something you want to. Surface Laptop Go is testament to our commitment in designing a Surface for every person, work style and location.”

Surface Laptop Go has a beautiful 12.4” PixelSense touchscreen display[1], large precision trackpad and a full-size keyboard with 1.3mm key travel for an accurate and comfortable typing experience. For a quick and secure sign-in, select models of Surface Laptop Go have a Fingerprint Power Button with One Touch sign-in through Windows Hello. One Touch sign-in also provides fast, secured access to OneDrive Personal Vault files and more, so users can jump in quickly and be productive. Surface Laptop Go is powered by Intel’s 10th generation i5 Quad-Core processor with up to 16GB RAM and 256GB storage[2] and every configuration is optimized for performance and battery life.

All configurations of Surface Laptop Go feel snappy and fast, even at the entry level, taking full advantage of cloud connected experiences like Microsoft 365 and online storage. With up to 13 hours of battery life[3] plus Fast Charging, it will keep up with users all day.

Whether learning or working, people are using their camera, speakers, and mics more now than ever before. Surface Laptop Go has a built-in 720p HD camera and Studio Mics, enabling classmates and colleagues to see and hear each other clearly. Omnisonic Speakers and Dolby® Audio surround users with amazing sound – whether on a video call, watching a movie, listening to music and more. To help users 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.

Surface Laptop Go is available for pre-orders starting 5 November via commercial authorised resellers: Insight Technology Solutions; JK Technology; AsiaPac Distribution; and UIC Asian Computer Services and authorised retailers: Best DenkiChallengerCourtsEpiCentre @ ION OrchardGain CityHarvey NormanLazada-Microsoft authorised storePacific BookstoreShopee-Microsoft authorised store and the Microsoft Store.

It will be generally available from 24 November.

Surface for Business

Surface for Business devices provides specific experiences and features built especially for commercial customers, including enterprise-grade security, and leading modern management with Autopilot, Surface Enterprise Management Mode (SEMM) and Microsoft Intune. Windows 10 Pro comes standard on Surface for Business devices, offering additional built-in security and management features that lets our customers focus on running their business. In addition to the standard hardware warranty, Surface for Business customers get free Advanced Exchange – a warranty service with expedited device replacement, at no additional cost. To learn more about Surface Laptop Go for Business, commercial customers can connect with their local commercial reseller or visit the Microsoft Store.

The Surface Laptop Go will be available in the following configurations in Singapore:go

[1] Surface Laptop Go display has rounded corners within a standard rectangle.  When measured as a standard rectangular shape the screen is 12.45” diagonally (actual viewable area is less).


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System software and updates use significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and app usage.  1 GB = 1 billion bytes. 1 TB = 1000GB.  See Surface.com/Storage for more details.[1] Surface Laptop Go display has rounded corners within a standard rectangle.  When measured as a standard rectangular shape the screen is 12.45” diagonally (actual viewable area is less).

[3] Up to 13 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2020 using preproduction software and preproduction Surface Laptop Go Intel® Core™ i5, 128GB, 8 GB RAM Microsoft Surface® Edition devices. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.