Microsoft has revamped the Surface Laptop Go. The second version gets an Intel Core i5135G7 processor, as its predecessor has the 10th generation i5. Additionally, Microsoft says the Go 2 is quieter and has an “improved webcam”.
The Surface Laptop Go 2 contains Always this i5-1135G7 processor, next to the Iris Xe GPU. The memory is 4 or 8 GB Lpddr4x and the size of the SSD is 128 or 256 GB. Thus, the 64 GB option from its predecessor ends with the Go 2. Moreover, the new laptop is quieter, cooler better and the webcam is improved. The resolution of this webcam is still 720p.
Microsoft also says that more parts of the laptop can be replaced, such as the keyboard, trackpad, screen, and battery. It’s not clear if Microsoft itself will sell these parts to customers or if only authorized repairers can replace them. The laptop should last 13.5 hours on a 41Wh battery, half an hour longer than its predecessor, and will be given a new color, green-gray.
Other specifications remain the same. For example, the laptop still has a 12.4-inch screen with a resolution of 1536 x 1024 pixels and an aspect ratio of 3:2. The maximum brightness is 330cd / sq.m. The laptop has two USB connections, one of which is Type-C, a 3.5mm jack and a Surface charging port. Moreover, all but the cheapest models have a fingerprint scanner under the power button.
The Surface Laptop Go 2 measures 278.2 x 206.2 x 15.7 mm and weighs 1,127 kg. It’s on sale now and will be delivered from June 7. The laptop costs 669 to 869 euros, depending on the version.
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