Microsoft Surface GO Launches in India, Pricing Starts at Rs 37999


However, it seems like the Redmond giant is now gearing up to take on the newer bezel-less, Face ID-sporting iPad Pro with the impending launch of its tiny Surface Go tablet in the country.

Microsoft has released the Surface Go as a 10-inch hybrid tablet-laptop Windows Computer, which can also be called - a 2-in-1 PC, though it features a Pentium Processor, the Surface Go has been considered to be a powerful tablet on the go.

Since the teaser is already up, it is expected that Microsoft could start selling its most affordable Windows 10 tablet around the festive period of Christmas.

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Microsoft launched the Surface Go globally earlier this year. The Surface Go addresses what people wanted from a smaller device - lightweight, productive and accessible.

On the camera front, the Surface Go features an 8-megapixel rear HD snapper and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter for selfies and video calling. The Microsoft Surface Go will come with 4 GB/8 GB RAM and 64 GB/128 GB of storage and will cost 37,999 and 49,999 respectively. It runs on 64-bit Windows 10 Operating System, which runs on Microsoft's proprietary Windows 10 in S mode. There is no official word on when the Surface Go will be made available for purchase, but it is likely to happen before Christmas, e-commerce site, like the pre-Diwali campaign, probably host special holiday festival sale soon. The 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD variant will cost Rs 50,999.

Surface Go brings to consumers: a productive 2-in-1 device that supports inking with the Surface Pen with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity; a 3:2 high-resolution PixelSense custom calibrated display which is created to render the pages of most school textbooks; a built-in with full friction hinge that extends to 165 degrees helps you stay in your flow from tablet to studio mode, and support for type and mouse input with our Signature Type Cover. There's no fingerprint sensor on board, and you only get one USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a card reader here. Microsoft's Type Cover is sold separately in multiple colours.

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